Lieu: From the Gîte

Beavers

description: Accompanied by a guide, go visit beavers’ site to learn more about the animal and its habitat. You will have the opportunity to discover dams built by this little architect and, hopefully, see beavers. extra information: Private vehicle necessary from Villers-Sainte-Gertrude. Ride not-included in the price of the activity. to book: Interested in this activity? Contact us at : contact@villers.info

Wildcraft

description: A memorable adventure in which you learn how to survive in nature! With your colleagues learn how to light a fire with different material, to build a shelter and to find drinkable water. This activity is a great mix of light hearted moments, team work and practical training. Extra information: This activity can be combined with… Read more »

Rock climbing

description: Give your employees the opportunity to try an activity that combines balance, focus and flexibility. Have a go at rock climbing near Villers-Sainte-Gertrude. extra information: From Villers-Sainte-Gertrude, we suggest taking a whole day to do this activity (2 x 3 hours of activity). Extra costs per person for climbing equipment. to book: Interested in this… Read more »

Drop-off

description: After this activity, you will never be lost again! Together with our colleagues, get dropped off and learn to find your way with maps and compass and discover survival techniques. to book: Interested in this activity? Contact us at : contact@villers.info  

Wild cooking

description: Accompanied by a nature guide, go for an unusual but yummy walk. We will take you to the forest to learn how to recognize, find and collect edible plants, berries, mushrooms (in the autumn) and insects. Afterwards, in a pleasant atmosphere, you will prepare the products you have picked in order to taste them. Bon… Read more »

Treasure hunt

Description: During your workshop, the treasure hunt is an exciting challenge that will appeal to your employees. With your colleagues, enjoy a fun educational walk in this team building activity. Encourage group working and discover the area of Villers-Sainte-Gertrude. to book: Interested in this activity? Contact us at : contact@villers.info

Wildcraft

description: Learn how to survive in the nature! Accompanied by a guide, learn survival techniques: light a fire, build a shelter, find fresh water and edible plants… extra information: This activity can be combined with “Wild cooking” (2×3 hours of activities) to book: Interested in this activity? Contact us at : contact@villers.info

Animal tracks

description: Thanks to your guide, learn how to track the animals that hide in our forests. Learn to find animal tracks: footprints, droppings and hair, … and work out which animal has passed by. to book: Interested in this activity? Contact us at : contact@villers.info

Nature photo hunt

description: Get ready with your camera and go for a nature photo hunt. Your guide will give you a specific theme such as  animal tracks, trees, insects or unusual shapes. Go for a walk, open your eyes and catch the best picture! extra information: To do this activity each participant has to have their own camera…. Read more »

Rivers and fishing

description: Accompanied by a guide, discover rivers and their ecosystem. At the right time of the year, the guide will offer you the opportunity to catch fresh water crayfish. Extra information: Available during the crayfish fishing season and subject to extra costs per person. to book: Interested in this activity? Contact us at : contact@villers.info

Orienteering

description: Learn how to find your way thanks to maps and compass. Go for a hike using this technique and discover the links between landscapes, natural habitats and the history and culture of the area around Villers-Sainte-Gertrude. to book: Interested in this activity? Contact us at : contact@villers.info

Birds

description: With a guide, go for a walk and discover the birds that live around Villers-Sainte-Gertrude. Activities: Bird observation and identification; Birdsong recognition; Making nesting boxes (extra cost/pers.) to book: Interested in this activity? Contact us at : contact@villers.info

Limestone terrain

description: With a guide, go for a walk to discover the “Famenne Calestienne”, a narrow strip of land consisting mainly of limestone. You will learn more about calcareous soil and its influence on fauna and flora. to book: Interested in this activity? Contact us at : contact@villers.info

habitats

description: Accompanied by a guide, go for a walk around Villers-Sainte-Gertrude. The guide will explain the different landscapes you see in terms of the seasons, the terrain and the wildlife. to book: Interested in this activity? Contact us at : contact@villers.info

“Plateau des tailles”

description: Acompanied by a guide, go for a walk to discover the “Plateau des Tailles” a landscape similar to the “Hautes Fagnes” (High Fens), nature reserve between Belgium, Netherland and Germany. Learn more about this specific landscape and its ecological value. extra information: Private vehicle necessary from Villers-Sainte-Gertrude. Ride not-included in the price of the… Read more »

Badgers

description: Accompanied by of a guide, visit the haunts of  badgers to learn more about this animal and its habitat. extra information: Badgers are nocturnal animals so it is better to do this activity in the evening. Private vehicle necessary from Villers-Sainte-Gertrude. Ride not-included in the price of the activity. to book: Interested in this… Read more »

Forest

description: Accompanied by a guide, go for a walk in the surroundings of Villers-Sainte-Gertrude and discover our beautiful forests. Learn more about fauna and flora, soil composition, the forest’s ecological and economical role, legends, and so on. to book: Interested in this activity? Contact us at : contact@villers.info

Rock climbing

description: Accompanied by a guide, have a go at rock climbing near Villers-Sainte-Gertrude. extra information: From Villers-Sainte-Gertrude, we suggest taking a whole day to do this activity (2 x 3 hours of activities). Extra cost per person for the climbing equipment. to book: Interested in this activity? Contact us at : contact@villers.info

Dropp-off

description: After this activity, you will never be lost again! Get dropped off and learn to find your way with maps and compass and discover survival techniques. to book: Interested in this activity? Contact us at : contact@villers.info

Wild cooking

description: Since the time of prehistoric man, Mother Nature has offered man the opportunity to eat. Today, are we able to recognize the edibles plants? With a guide, go for a walk in the surrounding area and learn how to recognize plants, berries, mushrooms, insects and other things that we can eat. Afterwards, prepare the products… Read more »

Treasure hunt

description: Go for a fun educationnal walk around Villers-Sainte-Gertrude and learn more about its history and its culture. Answer questions, solve riddles and play games to get the chance to find the hidden treasure. to book: Interested in this activity? Contact us at : contact@villers.info

Mushroom

Description: With a guide, go for a walk in our beautiful forest to learn more about mushrooms and mushroom picking. You will also have the opportunity to taste the mushrooms you find. to book: Interested in this activity? Contact us at : contact@villers.info