Canyoning in Les Hautes Fagnes, Namur,
Level of difficulty:
Best time to practice:
Spring, summer and fall (No drying periods)
Down a slide, waterfalls, jumping into deep water and return, a minimum rappelling
Namur is situated in the southern Belgium, at the confluence of the Rivers Meuse and Sambre and straddles three regions, Condorz to the southeast, Hesbaye to the north and Entre-Sampre-et-Meuse to the southwest. It is a city and a municipality in Wallonia, the capital of the province of Wallonia as well.
Canyoning is a sport that has gained increased popularity in the recent years. In Europe the Alps are emerging as a breeding ground for the practice of this sport. One place where you can discover this unforgettable adventure, is in les Hautes Fagnes. In the Hautes Fagnes, it is possible to follow a half day initiation.
Canyoning is down by a river bed. Sometimes walking, sometimes swimming or even using safety ropes to clear a whitewater path. But if you do not want to launch yourself into the adventure alone, an experienced guide will show you the direction.
All aspects of canyoning in Hautes Fagnes will include down a slide, waterfalls, jumping into deep water and return, a minimum rappelling, nothing is to be left out! The equipment that you need, if not provided by local operators, is a combination of neoprene socks, a helmet, a life jacket, a harness, chute, a guide and a liability insurance. Don’t forget after the adventure to enjoy a drink! This is an absolute prerequisite!!! Go to Hautes Fagnes and live this amazing experience .
How to Get to Destination
106.1 miles (172 km), 1 hour 41 minutes
Follow R30. Turn right on Bevrijdingslaan/N351. Stay left and follow the signs for E403/E40/A10/Brussel/Veurne/Oostende/Kortrijk/N31. Turn left on Expresweg/E403 signs for Brussel/E40/Veurne/Oostende/A10/Kortrijk. Continue to A17/E403. At the Brugge intersection follow the signs for E40 to Brussel/Gent. At the intersection 11-17-Groot-Bijgaarden stay right and follow the signs for E40/E19 to E411/Namen/Luik/Antwerpen/Luchthaven Zaventem. Enter E19. Continue to E19/E40. Stay left and continue to R0. At the intersection Leonard-Léonardstay right and follow the signs for E411 to Namen/Luxemburg. Take the exit 14-Namur-Centre to N80. At the roundabout take the second exit to Route de Hannut/N80. Continue to follow N80. Exit. Make an open left turn to N905. Turn right on N905. Take the exit to Route de Marche les Dames/N959. Stay left and continue to Route de Marche les Dames/N959. Stay right and enter Route de Marche les Dames/N959.
62.1 miles (101 km), 1 hour
Follow E313. At the intersection Vottem stay right and follow the signs for E40/E42 to Ring/E25/Luxembourg/Bruxelles/Namur. Stay left and follow the signs for A604/Liège/Luxembourg/Namur/Seraing/Aéroport Liège. At the intersection Daussoulx stay right and follow the signs for E411 to Luxembourg/Namur. Take the exit 14-Namur-Centre to N80. At the roundabout take the second exit to Route de Hannut/N80. Continue to follow N80. Exit. Make an open left turn to N905. Turn right on N905. Take the exit to Route de Marche les Dames/N959. Stay left and continue to Route de Marche les Dames/N959. Stay right and enter Route de Marche les Dames/N959.
40.9 miles (65.2 km)
Brussels South Charleroi Airport,
24.5 miles (39.1 km).
Take a train from anywhere in Belgium and disembark at Namur Central station
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