Taking the high road around Durbuy | cycling routes in Wallonia
- Departing from
Centre de Durbuy
Pont de l'Ourthe
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Province : Luxembourg
This magnificent circuit jumps from summit to summit on some of the prettiest roads in the Condroz and Famenne regions.
At Durbuy, however, we are on the borders of the Condroz region and that’s where we head first. From the start, the route climbs steeply, reaching the summit after Palenge – and what a view to greet us!
To the left we can see the blue line of the Ardennes, while to the right Chardeneux – a member of the “Plus Beaux Villages de Wallonie” scheme – nestles in a dip that is so typical of the Condroz landscape. It’s worth taking the optional detour to see it: surrounded by fields and crops, the village lights up the Condroz landscape with its flowers and restored façades.
Back on the circuit, at Somme-Leuze we find a kind of ideal image of a rural landscape. We are entering the Famenne here. The points-noeuds direct us through a wood as we approach Grandhan, and a lovely greenway takes us back into Durbuy.
Good to know!
“Famenne à Vélo” has 350 km of signposted cycle routes. Printed or digital details available.
Tracks and minor roads.
A demanding circuit, with some hard climbs. The roads and tracks are, however, very pleasant to bike along.
About 15 years old, if experienced.
From the centre of Durbuy, by the bridge over the River Ourthe. Follow the road in the direction of Palenge.
Follow points-nœuds: 50, 52, 53, 54, 92, 91, 90, 10, 9, 8 and 7.
Free at Pré Georis, rue du Comte d'Ursel.
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Tourist information on the town DURBUY