Festival des Plus Beaux Villages du Pays de Herve – Wallonie, Belgique


On the 3rd, 4th and 5th of June, The Festival of the Most Beautiful Villages of Wallonia will take place in the region of the Herve AOC cheese. Centered around all the possibilities of this unique product, the Festival takes place in the beautiful villages of Clermont-sur-Berwinne, Soiron, Olne and Limbourg.
As Guest of Honor, the Italian Delagation from the “Borghi Pui Belli D’Italia” will be represented by the region of Lombardy, specificaly by the villages of Monte Isola, Bienno, and Lovere. The Silencio Teatro group will be on show, as well as unique products from all regions of Italy, Ecce Italia.


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Friday, June 3rd in Soiron : in the evening, the festival will officially begin with opening in the church, followed by a meal (pig on a spit) and a ball with lanterns in the heart of the village.

Saturday, June 4th : in the morning, symposium of the Most Beautiful Villages of the Earth in Limbourg followed by a guided tour of the village. The sports hall of Thimister, which will start the show-drive “The day Herve cheese was born! “Then welcome the opportunity for a Beautiful Villages of local products market with an epigraph implementation of Herve cheese. Musical entertainment and inductions by brotherhoods Herve will be organized in the evening.

Sunday, June 5 at Olne, you have the opportunity to take alocal breakfast and a guided walk in the village and countryside. The regional market and the show-drive will continue throughout the day always in Thimister.

This project is the fruit af a close collaboration between “Most Beautiful Villages of Wallonia” , the municipalities of Thimister-Clermont, Olne, Pepinster, Limbourg and the Maison du Tourisme of Herve , the cultural center The Streetlamp , The Youth of Thimister , the Association of Herve Cheese and village associations such as the Ban of Soiron and local brotherhoods. This is the first time an event of this magnitude can link the 4 ” Most Beautiful Villages of Wallonia ” of Herve.

Many local and regional associaitons combine their effort to provide you with the best our region has to ofter, this event is designed for you! Whether you chosse to take a relaxing walk, discover local products or taste then included in new recepieces, this Festival is the right place to be.

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