The Land of Memory offers you a list of walks not to be missed around our different historical sites. They're the perfect routes to exercise while discovering history! Everything is set up by bike or on foot to ensure you have an unforgettable time. Ready to travel back in time?
A ride through the Fortified Position of Liège is ideal for discovering the area by bike. Discover two of the city’s many forts in a unique way to travel through the past century’s history. This route covers a total distance of 20 km. It is very accessible and can therefore be done with the whole family, young and old!
You will also be immersed in nature through magnificent landscapes. On the way, the first stop at Fort Lantin awaits you. This is the only one of the forts of the Fortified Position of Liège that has not been modified since 1914.
Further on, the Castle of Waroux is your second objective. It is classified as an exceptional heritage site of Wallonia. This elegant building is now open to the public during large exhibitions that are organized there. Outside of the exhibitions, the castle can be visited only by reservation.
Finally, the National Necropolis of Fort Loncin will be the last stop to close the loop. Due to the tenacity of its garrisons and the explosion it suffered, the impressive remains of which can still be seen today, this fort is the symbol of the Battle of Liège. Moreover, it is also considered as the symbol of Belgium’s heroism in the face of the German attack in 1914.
A combined pass exists to visit these two sites at a lower cost! We advise you to visit this site to plan your trip. The itinerary is all mapped out; all you have to do is enjoy it!
Would you like to go for a walk in the remnants of 14-18? Let’s meet in Rossignol at the brand new 14-18 Memorial Center in the castle’s park, on Rue Camille Joset! Visits are free and open to the public. Attention, however, concerning the opening hours on Wednesdays from 1 to 5 pm and weekends from 10 am to 5 pm.
From there, march on to the remnants of the Battle of Rossignol by following two routes. The first route of 7 km includes a slight difference in altitude and a short passage through the woods, for about 2 hours of walking. The second route of 11.5 km is reserved for experienced walkers, with a more extended path through the woods. It can be done in about 3 hours of walking.
Both routes cover different themes such as the battles, the participants, the monuments, etc. It’s a unique experience to dive into the heart of history!
We also offer two guided tours in the heart of the Verdun battlefield. These 2-hour tours will immerse you in the daily life of the poilus. Two thematic tours will take you on a journey through history.
The Souville tour starts from the parking lot of the Verdun Memorial. It takes place every Wednesday. You will discover the Bussières Turret, or the Lion Monument.
The second tour is the Thiaumont circuit, which takes place every Saturday. We will meet you at the parking lot of the Douaumont Ossuary. You will visit the Froideterre work or the Israelite monument during this hike.
Both visits require a reservation. Therefore, we invite you to visit the Verdun Tourist Office or the Tourisme Verdun website to reserve your place!
The Schumannseck Remembrance Trail pays tribute to the Battle of the Bulge in the winter of 1944/1945. This battle was the deadliest on Luxembourg soil. A 2.8 km walk will allow you to discover the history of this terrible battle by experiencing the emotion still present on this once bloody ground. You will find the traces of the rifle holes called “foxholes
The Path of Remembrance is an immersive route where you will come across reproductions of soldiers and civilians who will take you on a journey through time to relive history. It leads to the “Massegraf” monument, erected on the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Luxembourg. It is located where German and American soldiers were temporarily buried during the war. An emotional walk!
A unique exhibition to discover the living conditions and the key events that took place in the cross-border territory of Land of Memory (France - Belgium - Germany - Luxembourg) between 1914 and 1945.I discover