From the valley of the Meuse, this route climbs a gentle slope for about 10 km along the charming natural reserve of the bottom of Leffe, surrounded by steep rock faces. Follow the small quiet roads, heading towards the Condroz plateau.

You will cross the beautiful villages of Thynes and Sovet, made up of a habitat of limestone, which is common in this region. The route also allows you to discover the Abbey of Leffe, Chession castle and the Lisogne Mill.

After the town of Ciney you will pass through the authentic villages of Leignon and Humain. The route takes you from Condroz to the Pays de Famenne, the perfect place for bike rides along its greenways and country roads. Starting from the bustling town of Marche-en-Famenne, a network of 350 kilometres of waymarked cycle routes and tailor-made tours allow you to discover plenty relaxing rural landscapes.

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After crossing the Bouvignes lock and travelling a few hundred meters along the N948 following the signs (with a green background), take a side road to the right towards Thynes, Sovet and Ciney.

After Ciney, most roads are quiet and not very busy, but without signposts. You will cross the villages of Leignon, Chapois, Haversin, Havrenne and Humain before arriving in the Pays de Famenne and its waymarked cycle network, which starts shortly before Humain, at waymark 34 (chemin Saint-Rémy). From here, signposts will guide you to Marche-en-Famenne.

The entry into Marche-en-Famenne is entirely on a clean green track integrated into the urban boulevard.

Starting point:

Lock of Bouvignes-sur-Meuse, Avenue Colonel Cadoux in Dinant (left bank of the Meuse).

Specific information regarding long term maintenance work: This stage mainly consists of journeys on low-traffic roads, but it is necessary to remain cautious nevertheless. Be particularly careful when you take the bike path along the N949 for about 3 km at the exit of Chapois village.

Practical info

Bike rental and maintenance along the route

Au Vélo d’Or
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Adnet Cycles & Fils
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Dakota Raid
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Rue du Vélodrome 15, 5500 Dinant
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Rue du Petit Elevage 4, 5590 Ciney
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Chaussée de l'Ourthe 100, 6900 Marche-en-Famenne
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Rue des Religieuses 6, 6900 Marche-en-Famenne

Train station

Gare de Dinant
Avenue Franchet d'Esperey 1, 5500 Dinant
Gare de Ciney
Place E. Vandervelde, 5590 Ciney
Gare de Leignon
Rue de la gare, 5590 Leignon
Gare de Chapois
Grand - Route, Chapois
Gare de Haversin
Place d'Odenas, 5590 Haversin
Gare de Marloie
Place de la Gare 1, 6900 Marloie
Gare de Marche-en-Famenne
Rue du Luxembourg, 6900 Marche-En-Famenne

Tourism office

Maison du Tourisme Condroz Famenne
Place Monseu 23, 5590 Ciney
+32 (0)86 40 19 22
Maison du Tourisme Val de Lesse
Rue de Behogne 5, 5580 Rochefort
+32 (0)84 34 51 72
Maison du Tourisme du Pays de Marche & Nassogne
Place de l’Etang 15, 6900 Marche-en-Famenne
+32(0)84 34 53 27


Salaisons du Pont d'Amour
Rue Pont d'Amour, 4 5500 Dinant