The site of the ancient Abbey of Villers-la-Ville, a jewel in Wallonia's heritage, is regarded as one of the most complete in Europe. Not because of its state of preservation,...
Night of 2016 trails
On Saturday, March 5, 2016 from 18:30
Tourist office of Villers-la-Ville, 53 Abbey Street, 1495 Villers-la-Ville
To start the 2016 season, the Committee on paths and trails from the tourist offers to brighten up your leisure. Indeed, it is in Italy that takes you to its traditional “Night of the trails.” Music, dance, songs, stories punctuate your journey with torches in the paths of Villers-la-Ville. The story of Italian immigration in the region will also be highlighted in the local entry from the tourist office. Before and / or after your walk, you can enjoy Italian dishes that will bring you the southern sun in your belly.
The artists will be present: Revival Tillycien Dominique Maertens, Andréanique Bachiry, Raphaelle Bouillon, Terra Danza, the choir of the vineyard.
Walkers will be supervised by the Pioneers of the 57th unit Sart-Dames-Avelines. They will be guided and “pampered” by volunteers from the tourist.
Belgium interview with Italy close ties for nearly a century. The mass immigration of Italians experienced by Belgium during the 20th century has a lot. The contribution of transalpine workers labor for the Belgian factories was substantial. In Walloon Brabant, is largely Court-Saint-Etienne, neighboring town of Villers-la-Ville they settled to work in the steel plant Henricot. A history of the arrival of the Italian workers will be a small exhibition visible at the entrance of the tourist office.
Practical information :
Departures for walks every 20 minutes from 18:30
Duration of the walk: + – 1:15
PAF: Adults: € 3; -12 Years: € 1 (torch: € 3)
Information and reservations:
Union of Villers-la-Ville Initiative
Abbey Street 53, 1495 Villers-la-Ville
071/87 98 98 email@example.com, www.villers-la-ville.net