Mill of Soulme
Listed mill and its beaver river in the heart of a natural reserve in the Belgian Ardennes.
Le Moulin de Soulme is a listed historic residence located below one of the thirty most beautiful villages in Wallonia.
It is located in the heart of a protected European nature reserve where your patience will allow you to observe beavers, herons, pike, salamanders or multicolored butterflies in a preserved flora.
Protected nature reserve
For its "Great Biological Interest", the entire site of the Mill with its orchards, meadows, river and woods is located in a Natura 2000 protected area at the crossroads of nature walks and a pilgrimage route to Compostela.
Mill from 1797 classified
Dating from the 15th century, refurbished in its current appearance in 1797 and listed since 1976, the Mill is located below the village of Soulme, one of the 30 most beautiful villages in Wallonia, whose church and presbytery are also listed.
Private estate of 3ha
The property, made up of orchards, large meadows and woods surrounding the Mill, is located at the bottom of the splendid Hermeton valley, which you enter by venturing down a path at the end of the village of Soulme.
Activities in the heart of nature
The Boucle de l'Hermeton will take you through the pretty typical villages crossed by the Hermeton and its magnificent valley. Through woods and fields, this route will take you to the heights of the valley. The loop deviates to join the RAVeL.
Kayaking on the Lesse
Climbing in the Meuse
Close to heritage sites
Citadel of Dinant
The Citadel of Dinant, reached after climbing 408 steps or taking the oldest cable car in Belgium, brings together 10 centuries of history: from the time of the fortified castle to that of the 14-18 war. The highlight of the visit is the breathtaking view of the city.
Located in the heart of the Molignée valley, the abbey founded in 1872 welcomes you to share a moment of spirituality in conviviality. The Abbey of Maredsous perpetuates the tradition of welcoming Benedictine monks in an exceptional natural setting.
Railway museum and its collection of the industrial and railway past of our beautiful country! Fantastic locomotives will take you back to the great era of steam. The oldest locomotive dates from 1894!
Freÿr sur Meuse, a Renaissance castle with stunning gardens, is part of Wallonia's protected architectural heritage. The site, nestled by the Meuse, enjoys the breathtaking setting of a valley.
Annevoie water gardens
Discover these amazing gardens, created 250 years ago and considered one of Wallonia's cultural treasures. How could anyone resist taking a stroll between the fountains, waterfalls, ponds and stunning combination of French, Italian and English style gardens?
Immerse yourself in the eventful history of the Mosan valley thanks to the Maison du Patrimoine Médiéval Mosan (MPMM) and discover what life was like in the region during the Middle Ages.
The calm of the hermeton
From Soulme, several hikes take you through the steep and winding part of the Hermeton valley. The slopes are steep and wooded. The hike will take you through fields, country roads, meadows, and woods.
The hermeton crossing the property, the banks of the orchard form many fishing opportunities. With the introduction of salmon in 2023 and its salmon trout, the hermeton represents 6 kilometers of superb fishing spots.
Safety & Accessibility
As a listed historic residence, the Moulin de Soulme and its surroundings, unfortunately, cannot be fitted out for people with reduced mobility (eg due to its many stair steps of non-standard heights) and can present certain dangers for people distracted or for children left unsupervised (e.g. the reach, the river, the wheel the interior staircase and the overhang towards the cellar left without railings or barrier can cause a fall).