Village :: Wéris (Belgium)
Famous for its dolmens, Wéris is one of the most beautiful villages in Wallonia. Newer buildings and surrounding plains and forests are also worth a look.
Amid stunning scenery of plains and forests full of marked trails, the village of Wéris leaves no one indifferent to its charm. It boasts a unique heritage: menhirs and dolmens of pudding stone - which is basically the ancient kind of concrete, made of pebble stones. Because the best things in the life come for free, the access is to megaliths is free, though guided tours can be organized on request. Still, curious traveler can get more information in the Musée des Mégalithes.
Village's pretty half-timbered houses of limestone or sandstone are perfectly restored, as well as splendid castle-farm of the 17th century. Romanesque Church dates in 11th century, which of course pales in comparison with megaliths (whose age is around 5 thousand year), but is very old by all standards nevertheless.
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