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Trail Running in Belgium: Top Outdoor Adventures Awaiting You


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Step into the wilderness and dash through lush forest and among sublime rolling hills

Belgium is a small country of Western Europe. Beyond its beautiful medieval towns and exquisite cuisine, this country has many exciting natural attractions. Trail running is one of the best ways to discover the wonders Belgium has to offer, as well as a challenging activity.  Les Hautes Fagnes, one of the largest natural reserves in the country, is a great destination. The southern region of Wallonia offers different trails among nature like Bouillon and Engreux. To take part of these trips you should be in excellent physical conditions as you’ll be running between 10 and 20 kilometers each day. Visit all year round for varying conditions of trail running.

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FAQs: Trail Running in Belgium

What should I know about Trail Running Belgium?

Located in Western Europe, Belgium covers an area of just over 30,000 square kilometers, and shares borders with the Netherlands to the north, Germany to the east, Luxembourg to the southeast, and France to the southwest. To the northwest the North Sea lies off its coast. There are thick forests on rolling hills and rugged and rocky terrain in the Ardennes, and the plateau of the High Fens in the east of Belgium, all excellent for trail running.

Why should I choose Belgium for my Trail Running adventure?

Sublime natural scenery

The varying landscapes of Belgium are stuffed with stunning views and natural beauty. The Ardennes is a region of rolling hills and mountains cloaked in extensive and lush forest where rivers cut through the range. The High Fens is a plateau that is a protected nature reserve and is home to Botrange, the highest point in the whole of Belgium.

Rich and varied culture

Belgium both shares a national culture that connects all linguistic differences as well as regional cultures that are integral aspects of each part of the country. Central to its national culture is its world-class cuisine and fine beers, while almost every city and town in the country holds festivals, some of which date back centuries, celebrating the nation and each region.

Routes for everyone

The running trails that zigzag across Belgium not only offer an exhilarating way to experience nature, but are open to a large range of runners of different levels of ability. There are easier trails that with lighter hills and less technical aspects, but also more challenging terrain of steeper hills, difficult trails and longer runs. There is a trail for every runner.

What can I expect from the weather in Belgium?

Belgium is home to a maritime climate like most of the northwest of Europe, with cool winters and comfortably warm summers, along with rainfall during all seasons.

Which language is predominantly spoken in Belgium?

German, French and Dutch.

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What’s the high season for Trail Running in Belgium?

Visit all year round for different conditions of trail running.

What people are saying about Trail Running | Belgium



Pour ceux qu’un stage/week-end organisé de Trail tente, je ne pourrais que vous recommander Trek Atout. Superbe weekend passé dans les Hautes Fagnes... 3 sorties trail sur des tracés magnifiques, super encadrement et top ambiance... plus que vivement conseillé ! Merci Thibault

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