Saison: Spring

Archery

Description Introduction to archery and discovery of the bow history through the history of mankind. Good to know Extra charge per pupil for the rental of the material Reservation If you are interested in this activity, you may contact us at : contact@villers.info

Into the wild

Description See where the wind takes you! Build fire, a shelter…learn different techniques to survive in the countryside… During these activities, your pupils will feel like real Robinson Crusoes. With a nature guide, they will learn how to live with nature, in the countryside. They’ll for example learn how to make fire using natural tools… Read more »

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

Exploraid

ExploRaid is a company specializing in the organization of team-building activities. ExploRaid often uses the park of Villers-Sainte-Gertrude for its activities. To learn more about ExploRaid, follow the link to visit its website.

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 »

Archery

description: Open to hall, archery is a great activity that promotes team work. Have fun with your colleagues as you exercise your concentration and self-control to aim at the target. extra information: Extra costs per person to hire archery equipment. to book: Interested in this activity? Contact us at : contact@villers.info

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 »

Indoor climbing

description: On the Gîte’s climbing wall, try rock climbing, an activity that promotes team work : mutual help, self-confidence and trust in your team mates! extra information: Extra costs per person to hire the climbing equipment. to book: Interested in this activity? Contact us at : contact@villers.info

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

La Petite Merveille

Located in Durbuy, La Petite Merveille is one of the biggest adventure parks in Belgium. You can book activities such as : Kayaking Adventure Park Via Ferrata Speleo LPM Challenge Park Extreme Jumps Challenger Indoor Challenger

Close to VSG – Museum

Museums to visit near Villers-Sainte-Gertrude. The house of Megaliths in Wéris (Wéris – 7 km) The toy museum (Ferrières – 8 km) Domaine de Palogne (Vieuxville – 8 km) Manhay History 44 museum (Manhay – 12 km) The Beer and Peket museum (Anthisnes – 24 km)

Close to VSG – Gastronomy & local produce

Activities to discover products made by local artisans in and around of Villers-Sainte-Gertrude. La Chèvrerie d’Ozo (Izier – 4 km) La Chocolaterie « Defroidmont » (Erezée – 10 km) La Brasserie « Fantôme » (Soy – 13 km) La Micro-Brasserie de la « Ferme au Chêne » (Durbuy – 14 km) La Confiture « Saint-Amour » (Durbuy – 14 km) Bonbon chic (Durbuy – 15 km)

Close to VSG – Recreational activities

Recreational activities near of Villers-Sainte-Gertrude. Le Labyrinthe (Barvaux-sur-Ourthe – 10 km) Le Tramway Touristique de l’Aisne (Érezée – 11 km) The Topiary Park (Durbuy – 15 km) Le Mini-golf de Durbuy (Durbuy – 15 km) Adventure Valley (Durbuy – 13 km) The little train (Durbuy – 15km)

Close to VSG – Nature activities

Nature activities near Villers-Sainte-Gertrude. Rivéo (Hotton – 18 km) The caves of Hotton (Hotton – 19 km) The Chlorophylle Park (Dochamps – 25 km) The caves of Remouchamps (Remouchamps – 26 km) Le Monde Sauvage d’Aywaille (Aywaille – 28 km)

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

Archery

description: Learn about archery and discover its link with the history of man. Aim at the target and try to shoot! extra information: Extra costs per person for the archery equipment. 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

Relaxation and senses

description: Discover nature through your senses: sight, hearing, touch, taste and smell. Get familiar with relaxation techniques through some simple exercises that will allow you to cultivate peacefulness. to book: Interested in this activity? Contact us at : contact@villers.info

Farm products

description: Learn how to make different farm products such as cottage cheese, cream cheese, yoghourt, butter, bread, jam, chutney and so on. extra information: Extra cost per person for ingredients. 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

Indoor climbing

description: In a safe environment, try rock climbing with your friends on the estate’s climbing wall. extra informations: Extra cost per person for 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 »

Nature colours

description: Become a nature artist! With a guide, go for a walk in the surrounding area and pick up what you need to create a colourful work of art. extra information: Extra costs per person for additional material. to book: Interested in this activity? Contact us at : contact@villers.info

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

Rock climbing

description: Introduction to climbing in full nature, and more precisely to “Boulderen”, or rock climbing. Good to know : Starting from Villers-Sainte-Gertrude, we advise you to schedule one full day for this activity (2 X 3 hours). Extra charge per pupil for the rental of the climbing material. Reservation If you are interested in this… Read more »

Indoor climbing

Description During this activity, your pupils will take up climbing on our climbing wall. Good to know Extra charge per pupil for the rental of the climbing equipment. Reservation If you are interested in this activity, you may contact us at : contact@villers.info