Hicycle & Hiking Tours


par Emilie

Come and try the Hicycle Tour & the Hiking Tour

Feeling like going on an adventure? Interested in a fun and engaged trip in Belgium?

Alone, with your friends or family, with your bicycle or by foot, try the new wandering experience from a hostel to another.

Les Auberges de Jeunesse prepared for you routes to re-discover Wallonia and Brussels.

Prepare your backpack and head for Hicycle or Hiking Tour.

The Hicycle Tour is 5 or 10 days on your bike (and in the train*).

The Hiking Tour is a 3 or 6 days hike (and in the train*).

*Train tickets not included.

Why to start a wandering trip in Belgium (Wallonia-Brussels):

  • Accommodation in hostels : friendly places and people to meet. In a hostel, everyone is welcome, no matter how old you are! We host travellers with warmth, respect and care for their needs.
  • Possibility to have your meals in the hostel (or access to our shared kitchen)
  • A roadbook: useful infos, journey theme, spots to see, challenges…
  • GPX routes to download on your favourite app
  • Possibility to start from different places
  • Fun & engaged : a list of eco-civic challenges to take up during your journey
  • Easy to reach for everyone: no need to be a high-level sportsman!
  • Low prices (for us, being able to travel is a right!)
  • A personalized support to make your travel come true: our teams pamper you and help you with your reservations, accommodation…
  • An environmentally-friendly trip (slow tourism) : gentle mobility (train, bike/foot), our hostels have the « Green Key» certification, possibility to pay a carbon offset for your night in our hostel (MyClimate projet), various challenges or activities available…
  • Possibility to share your experiences on your social medias
  • ...
  • ...and YOU will tell us more about it!


You will find soon more information  about the routes, journeys, various useful information, how to book, etc. on our website.

The roadbook will be printed soon: you will be able to get one from the nearest hostel or from one of our partners (list of our partners to come soon).

A foretaste of all your possibilities:

The Hicycle Tour

  • The weekend return trip (2 days - 1 night)

Choose the portion you want and do it both ways!
You can also find alternative routes online to vary the scenery!

  • The West Loop (5 days)

Perfect for a first wandering experience by bicycle: this loop does not have a big elevation gain.
5 steps connecting Bruxelles - Tournai – Mons – Charleroi – Namur - Bruxelles

  • The East Loop (5 days)

A bit more athletic than the West Loop, this one will drive you to Ardenne and Fagnes: various landscapes and elevation gain guaranteed!
5 steps onnecting Namur – Bouillon – Champlon – Malmedy – Liège - Namur

  • The Big Loop (10 days)

This full wandering experience combines West and East Loops: you're in for a 10 days trip connecting all of our hostels!

The Hiking Tour

  • Wandering hike of 3 days (2 nights): Namur - Bouillon
  • Wandering hike of 3 days (2 nights): Liège – Malmedy
  • Wandering hike of 6 days: a combination of the 2 loops!

Save the dates!

Prepare your departure and comeand drop your backpacks in our hostels this summer, we are waiting for you!

The Hiking Tour will be available from the 4th June (only during the weekends in June).

The Hicycle Tour will be available from the 1st of July 2021.

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