Food and Wine, Day Trip / Out of Town
Kid Friendly: No.
You must be able to go in and out of a car
Maximum travelers: 4
Spanish (conversational), German (conversational), French (fluent), Dutch (fluent), English (fluent)
Daytrip to Trappistabbays
Belgium is famous for having 1752 different beers (see Beerwall Brugge) but only six of them are made in the abbays and NOT in breweries.
There are only 11 real Trappistbeers in the world , 6 of them are in Belgium.
A day trip can be organised to 3 abbays in Wallonia CHIMAY-ROCHEFORT-ORVAL or 3 in Flanders ACHEL-WESTMALLE-WESTVLETEREN (desicion can done be on the spot)The beertastings are in the abbay or a pub in front of the abbay. For visiting breweries, please note that some have to reserve min one week before the visit.
Start from your hotel to 3 monasteries where monks brew their on beer, Westmalle, West l'éternel, Achel or Rochefort, Chimay, Orval. Back to the hotel end of the day
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Brussels
End location: anywhere in Belgium
Duration: 9 hours
Duration about 9 hours, dépends Meeting location and traffic
transportation in Renault Espace Deluxe max 4 persons
Tasting 2 beers in each abbay, transport in comfortable Renault Espace Deluxe, English talking guide, gasoline
Estimated Local Cash Needed
25 Euro - Little souvenirs