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Foret de Soignes and Parc de Tervuren 1-day guided hike in Brussels

Old wall remaining in Le Parc de Tervuren
Foret de Soignes and Parc de Tervuren 1-day guided hike in Brussels
Le Parc de Tervuren 1
Le Parc de Tervuren 2

Discover a different side of Brussels with this hiking traverse across the Foret de Soignes in the southeast edge of the city. Local guide Nathalie will show you the best spots!


1 Day

All year



* Discover the fairy-tale like Foret de Soignes on the edge of Brussels

* Spend a day out in nature while only minutes away from the city

* Bring children along! The itinerary can be adapted to the needs of your group!


Join me on this amazing day-long hike in the Foret de Soignes and discover a different side of Brussels!

Both if you are from the city or in Brussels for a few days, this 5-6 hour walk across the Foret de Soignes is an experience not to be missed. Located on the southeast edge of Brussels, this 4,500-hectare forest is a favorite among locals and visitors alike.

Majestic beeches, ponds lost in the morning mist, trails that will make you feel like if you were in a fairy-tale… the forest is a real delight!

We will meet at the Hermann Debroux Metro Station (8 stops from Montgomery), from where we will start our walk. The hike will take between 5 and 6 hours. Halfway through, we will arrive to the magnificent Parc de Tervuren and its wonderful Arboretum. If you are interested, we can even visit the Royal Museum for Central Africa, located in the park, which has just been renovated.

The hike is open to everyone, regardless of age or fitness level. If there are children in the group or if you don’t feel like doing a day-long hike, I can also make the itinerary shorter. And if you are bringing the baby along, I can choose paths that are accessible for strollers. There is also the option of taking the tram from the Parc de Tervuren back to our starting point at the Hermann Debroux Metro Station.

This tour can be done year round, although the Spring is the best period. Please remember to bring an extra layer during the winter, rain protection and trekking shoes (preferably waterproof) are also required. And don´t forget your picnic lunch!

Want to join me on this fantastic traverse of the Foret de Soignes? Send a request and let’s start planning our day together.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

The price doesn't include the lunch (please bring your picnic and a drink), the pubic transport fee (1.5€ per person) to go from Tervuren back to Herman Debroux and the entrance fee of the museum if we decide to visit it.

About the guide

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Mountain Leader

A tireless curiosity and a passionate interest for natural heritage led me to train as a Nature Guide with the Cercle des Naturalistes de Belgique. After that, I followed in the footsteps of more experienced guides and became a Mountain Leader, certified by the Belgian Alpine Club.

During our tours, I´ll share with you my knowledge about the nature and culture of the different areas we visit and will help you discover the joys of walking.

Pleasure, simplicity, respect and trust are the four ingredients of my personal philosophy. Join me and discover the most beautiful trails in Belgium.


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