Enchanting Wallonia

As the much-anticipated holiday season approaches, immerse yourself in the enchanting festive atmosphere of Wallonia. Explore the crème de la crème of European Christmas markets, each offering a unique experience. 

Towns & Cities: 

Liège (25 Nov – 30 Dec): 

Belgium’s oldest and largest Christmas market invites you to indulge in the grandeur of over 150 huts filled with local gifts and culinary delights. The vibrant city of Liège not only captivates with its market but also offers a rich cultural experience, exquisite cuisine, and lively parties. 

Mons (2 – 31 Dec): 

A must-visit in our region, Mons promises a dynamic experience with varied activities each weekend, ensuring delight for both kids and parents. From a village of world flavors to a chance to meet Santa, concerts, parades, giveaway competitions, and more, Mons is a festive haven for families and friends. 

Durbuy (24 Nov – 7 Jan): 

This tiny city boasts one of our most picturesque markets. Wander through cobbled alleys adorned with huts and pine trees, offering a truly magical experience. Durbuy is the perfect place to discover or rediscover its stunning charm. 


Beloeil (1 – 3 Dec): 

For one weekend only, the “Belgian Versailles” opens its doors, welcoming you with over 40 huts around the castle and park. Take a delightful stroll and perhaps enjoy a train ride led by Santa himself. 

Annevoie (24 – 26 Nov): 

This weekender at Annevoie charms with fairy decorations. The water gardens come to life with dazzling illuminations and over 70 exhibitors showcasing artisanal and local products. 

Modave (9 Dec – 7 Jan): 

Step into the world of Modave, where 25 rooms are decorated with illuminations and Christmas trees, creating a unique backdrop for your market exploration. 

Enghien (15 – 17 Dec): 

Enghien, with over 100 exhibitors, offers sustainable, local products and delicious delicacies. The park’s beauty will astonish you, and don’t miss the animations, spectacles, parade, and saxophone concerts. 


Maredsous (17 Nov – 25 Dec): 

Experience the holiday season in the peaceful setting of Maredsous Abbey, where you can explore a beautiful market. The abbey’s serene surroundings provide a unique atmosphere, and you can savor Maredsous beers and cheese. 

Stavelot (3 – 10 Dec): 

In Stavelot, embrace the true essence of Belgian craftsmanship. With over 50 artisans showcasing their crafts, from glass and wood sculptures to woolen gifts, you can explore a wide range of unique creations. Enjoy local terroir products and visit the museums, including one dedicated to the Spa-Francorchamps circuit. 
Make this holiday season unforgettable by visiting one or more of these extraordinary Christmas markets. Only one mulled wine away!  

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