Circuit unexpected flavours (122 km)
The Arc-en-Ciel Farm grows seasonal and forgotten vegetables with the permaculture method based on natural cycles and the absence of ploughing and chemical fertilisers. The aim is to create a diversified and stable food system integrating sustainable plants, fruit trees and animals close to the natural ecosystems whose diversity seems to be the best asset against diseases.
Possibility of visiting the vegetable gardens for about 2 hours, as well as workshops!
Les Hayettes 126 – 6920 Wellin
+32(0)495 56 52 19 – www.fermearcenciel.be
By appointment for groups of 10 or more people (5 €/pers.).
Between Lomme and the forest, on the outskirts of the village of Grupont, the Jardins du Moulin offer a seasonal production of vegetables in a respectful living and environmental environment. The grounds are intensively managed to maximise the production and diversity of fruit and vegetables in time and space. Observation, adaptation, openness to diversity, permanent cultivation, aesthetics and creation of abundance accompany the daily work. Numerous activities are proposed: visits and workshops on permaculture and small-scale gardening, activities for children and adults, internships, philosophy workshops, discovery days.
Chemin de Lavaux 1 – 6927 Bure (Tellin)
+32(0)474 45 14 24 – www.les-jardins-du-moulin.jimdosite.com
By appointment (free and fair price)
In the heart of the forest of the Domaine de Mirwart, many small treasures are hidden like the didactic apiary of the Marsoult, equipped to let you discover – in all safety – the fantastic world of bees, to the delight of young and old. The aim of the apiary is to preserve the indigenous species: the black bee, also known as the “bee of the region”. In spring and summer, honey is harvested. The apiary is located near the Estate’s fish farm, which is renowned for the quality of its “fario” trout, which are used to supply the local rivers.
Rue du Moulin 16 – 6870 Mirwart (Saint-Hubert)
+32(0)84 36 62 99 – www.province.luxembourg.be
Honey: for sale at the fish farm from Monday to Friday, depending on availability.
Fish farm: open day in December.
The rest of the year, the visit is only open to groups (by reservation).
“At ease…” is the key word of the famous boar’s head brand: Marcassou! It is in the Saint-Hubert forest, at the Barrière de Champlon, that the sausages and dried hams are produced. The former production centre has been transformed into a discovery area “Le Centre Marcassou”. This centre is currently dedicated to group visits consisting of a free guided tour on the traces of the brand, its history, its products and finally a tasting.
Route de la Barrière 72 – 6971 Champlon (Tenneville)
+32(0)84 45 00 00 – www.marcassou.be
Weekdays, 8.30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission one hour before closing time): by appointment only for groups of 40 to 65 people.
Visit with tasting: 7 €/adult, 3 €/child.
Ferme des Frênes – Biofarm, located in the small village of Cens, is a free-range farm with Sattelschwein pigs, Angus cattle and Entre-Sambre-et-Meuse lambs. There is a butcher’s shop on the farm, selling the farm’s own meat and sausages, as well as local cheeses, local organic beers, bread and other tasty products. Vanessa and Patrick also share their love of the trade during visits of 1.5 to 2 hours, with tasting!
Chemin de Mousny 14 – 6970 Cens (Tenneville)
+32(0)479 34 21 05 – +32(0)486 25 33 36 – www.biofarm.be
By appointment only during closing days: 5 €/pers. (min. 10 people).
La Ferme du Long Pré is a small mixed farming and cattle ranch. The ewes are of the Entre-Sambre-et-Meuse breed, a rustic Walloon breed that was recently saved from extinction. The lambs are raised with their mothers in pastures with an exclusive grass diet, a guarantee of quality. All this is done in organic farming. Sophie proposes visits to share her profession with you!
Moulin d’en Haut 1 – 6870 Saint-Hubert
+32(0)495 23 39 15 – www.facebook.com/fermedulongpre
By appointment (without tasting): 5€/pers. (min. 10 people).
Taste circuit on Celtic territory (70 km)
Discover the “K Maboge” farm in Libin. This family farm, whose grandfather Aril transferred the torch to his son Henri. After a visit of about 30 minutes, you can go to the butcher’s shop located 50 m away and run by the grandson Kévin to buy the products. The leading products? Smoked ham, black and white sausage and beef.
Rue Paul Dubois 55 – 6890 Libin
Farm: +32(0)495 77 23 37 – www.facebook.com/KMaboge
By appointment only. Free visit without tasting.
Virginie invites you to discover her farm and the breeding of dairy goats of an exceptional Alpine breed, “Les Alpines de la Core“. This goat farm also offers a wide range of products such as fresh cheese platters, aperitif cubes, veined cheese, cheese in rolls or spreadable, yoghurt …
Chemin de la Core 48 – 6800 Bras-Haut (Libramont-Chevigny)
+32(0)474 50 33 37 – firstname.lastname@example.org
By appointment only. Visit with tasting (approx. 1 hour): 5 €/pers.
Min. 5 persons/max. 15 persons.
Did you know that before becoming a trout, it must first pass through the egg, larva and young trout stages? In the beautiful surroundings of the Freux ponds, there is a fish farm that has been in operation since 1889 and whose trout production is now exclusively organic. Francis is happy to share his knowledge and experience with you. After the visit, it is imperative that you buy some products (fario trout/rainbow trout, fountain salmon and crayfish, depending on the number and period of the year).
Rue Suzerain 3 – 6800 Freux (Libramont-Chevigny)
+32(0)497 73 51 01 – www.latruitedefreux.be
By appointment only.
Free visit of approximately 1 hour without tasting.
Christine and Philippe from “A la main verte” are permaturists. Apart from vegetables, they also grow small fruit and other products (onion bulbs, potato seeds, strawberry plants, aromatic plants, fruit bushes, annual and perennial flowers, “Les Thés de Marie”). During a guided tour, they explain all the cultivation methods “+/- 1 hour”.
Les Colais 30 – 6800 Ourt (Libramont-Chevigny)
+32(0)61 22 31 32 – +32(0)477 68 00 12
By appointment only in June, July and August. Min. 4 pers. over 16 years.
Adults: from 6 €. Children: up to 5 €.
La Chatte” beer was originally brewed in the village of Neuvillers, whose inhabitants gave the brewery the nickname “les tchèts” (“the cats of Neuvillers”). La Brasserie des Tchèts is now located in Flohimont and offers several beers, including La Chatte Blonde, Blanche and Brune.
The brewery can be visited all year round, discover the production process of the beers and… Taste them!
Rue du Printemps – 6800 Flohimont (Libramont-Chevigny)
+32(0)61 55 01 61 – www.brasserie-des-tchets.be
By appointment only. Min. 10 persons. 5 €/pers.
La Chèvrerie et laiterie du Wisbeley produces its own home-made raw milk products, including cheeses, home-made ice cream, fruit yoghurts, etc. Its specialities include macerated cheese in olive oil with Provencal herbs. Children (and adults) will love discovering the goat farm.
Rue Wisbeley 63 – 6800 Recogne (Libramont-Chevigny)
+32(0)498 12 08 32
Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.
Free visit (about 20 minutes) with tasting.
Laurence invites you to discover a special culture – that of saffron. Visit Safranloy preferably during the flowering period (autumn) in the form of an experience sharing. Discover this story of life change, of a desire to return to nature and a passion for gardening. You will also be able to buy by-products (saffron syrup, pumpkin jam and soap) and culinary aromatic herbs from an additional culture.
Vieille Voie 4 – 6890 Anloy
+32(0)475 70 81 04 – www.safranloy.be
By appointment only.
Fee: 5€ p.p. / Free under 12 years. Free tasting
Ismaël Martin shows you around his farm, which has been awarded the “Porc fermier” label. In his butcher’s shop, you will find meat straight from the farm (Parthenaisian cows, farm pigs), as well as a grocery. One of its specialities: the Saucisson de la Chestelle, a 100% pure pork sausage.
Rue de la Chestelle 56 – 6890 Anloy (Libin)
+32(0)61 28 78 70 – +32(0)497 45 11 49