Trail Cycle Spa - Bicycle tour of springs and fountains - Photo

Bicycle tour of springs and fountains

Randonnées de la Maison du Tourisme de Spa Hautes-Fagnes Ardennes PRO

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Length
Length
11.5 km
Max alt
Max alt
457 m
Uphill gradient
Uphill gradient
229 m
Km-Effort
Km-Effort  
14.5 km
Min alt
Min alt
251 m
Downhill gradient
Downhill gradient
230 m
Boucle
Boucle
Yes
Creation date :
05/12/2022 09:04
Updated on :
10/04/2024 11:57

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Cycle
Cycle
0m
Difficulty : Medium

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About

Trail Cycle of 11.5 km to be discovered at Wallonia, Liège, Spa. This trail is proposed by Maison du Tourisme de Spa Hautes-Fagnes Ardennes.

Description

The landscape of Spa is quite hilly, so the tours require some energy.
If you are afraid of hills, we suggest renting an electrically assisted bicycle.
This ride will take you to the city's famous fountains, known colloquially as "pouhons". Take
a cup to taste the different spring waters.
Starting from the Pouhon Pierre le Grand1 , the main spring of the city, you cross the city passing the Casino and
the Casino and head towards the Barisart spring which, until the middle of the 19th century, ran freely in a meadow where it was then captured.
where it was tapped. You continue your journey towards the Géronstère2 spring, known as the enragée. Its water is
ferruginous and carbo-gaseous water has a strong taste.
Then take the fountain road towards the Sauvenière spring. Here you will find two small
small buildings housing the precious springs. You will also see the footprint of Saint Remacle. The legend says
The legend says that the water of this spring drunk when you put your foot in this footprint reinforces the fertility of women.
The walk then takes you to discover the Tonnelet spring3, which dates from the 17th century and was originally collected in a barrel.
originally collected in a barrel, hence its current name. Then take the Ravel or the route du Tonnelet to reach the
centre of the town

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Elevation profile

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Points of interest

Point of interest Spa -  Maison du tourisme Spa - Hautes-Fagnes - Ardennes et Office du tourisme de Spa - Photo
Maison du Tourisme de Spa Hautes-Fagnes Ardennes
Point of interest Spa - Pouhon Pierre le Grand - Tourist office of Spa - Photo
Maison du Tourisme de Spa Hautes-Fagnes Ardennes
Point of interest Spa - The Tonnelet spring - Photo
Maison du Tourisme de Spa Hautes-Fagnes Ardennes
Point of interest Spa - the Sauvenière and Groesbeek springs - Photo
Maison du Tourisme de Spa Hautes-Fagnes Ardennes
Point of interest Spa - The Pia pouhon - Photo
Maison du Tourisme de Spa Hautes-Fagnes Ardennes
Point of interest Spa - Géronstère spring - Photo
Maison du Tourisme de Spa Hautes-Fagnes Ardennes
Point of interest Spa - The Barisart Spring   - Photo
Maison du Tourisme de Spa Hautes-Fagnes Ardennes
Point of interest Spa - Fountain
Maison du Tourisme de Spa Hautes-Fagnes Ardennes

Positioning

Country:
Belgium
Region :
Wallonia
Department/Province :
Liège
Municipality :
Spa
Location:
Unknown
Start:(UTM)
703363 ; 5597261 (31U) N.

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