Geocaching in the forest

What is geocaching?

Geocaching is a real treasure hunt outside using a GPS or smartphone (with built-in GPS). Participants go to specific coordinates where they try to find the geocache (box). Inside the geocache you will find at least a logbook that you can sign or an object that you can take with you, on condition that you replace it with another of the same value. This way, the content of the geocache is always changing. When you get home, you can comment on your adventure and report on whether you have found the cache.

Geocaching lets you discover a region through a treasure hunt that will delight children, an ideal activity for families and groups of friends! It’s also a playful way of introducing novices to the pleasures of hiking.

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Discover eight new geocaching trails in La Forêt du Pays de Chimay near to the Grande Traversée hiking trail.

The trails are located in La Forêt du Pays de Chimay partner municipalities: Couvin, Viroinval, Philippeville, Doische, Chimay, Momignies, Sivry Rance and Froidchapelle.

The eight trail maps are available at the tourist offices of each municipality and at the Maison du Tourisme Pays des Lacs.

If you don't have one, you can borrow a GPS in return for a deposit (subject to booking and opening hours).

So, it’s time for an adventure!