Sonian Forest

Sonian Forest, Brussels: Address, Phone Number, Sonian Forest Reviews: 4.5/5

Sonian Forest
4.5
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Lucas M
Belgium64 contributions
Dec 2020
An impressively large forest on the edge of Brussels. There are many different walks starting from many different locations. I have lived pretty much in the middle of it (Tervuren) for my entire life, and still sometimes stumble upon new paths or entire swathes of forest.
Written February 3, 2021
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Eleanor M L
13 contributions
Jan 2020
did you know the sonian forest was there centuries ago? enjoy the woods, the quietness yet not far from city center. a must!
Written January 29, 2020
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Nilz
Pune, India51 contributions
Oct 2019
Had visited a small area but clean peaceful and tranquil. Very beautiful place to walk and take a good fresh air, biking and a noce water body ..
Written October 29, 2019
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GoneGirl4
263 contributions
Oct 2019
take a picnic. make time to inhale the freedom of this Forest. there is no litter . people really do value this place and it is shown great respect as people walk on the ground with care
Written October 18, 2019
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Tom Cav
Brussels, Belgium138 contributions
Jul 2019
Basically it is a vast area / forest surrounding Brussels from the south and south-east.
There are paths and tracks for pedestrians, cyclists and horse riders. Some are covered with asphalt, but most are gravel and dirt roads / paths. A quiet place for people seeking escape from urban life. A large variety of flora and fauna. There you can find a lot of charming places hidden from the crowds.
Written August 25, 2019
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Sir_Franco
Antwerp, Belgium45 contributions
Jul 2019 • Couples
The Sonian Forest is a massive green lung around the southwest of Brussels. We spend two days there. On the first we walked many miles enjoying the lakes, the green, the fresh air. Unfortunately the noise of the traffic on the Brussels Ring was always present.
The second day we explored the forest on electric bikes, a great and fun and relaxing experience. As we got deeper in the forest man made noise faded away completely. Only nature and its pleasant sounds and us.
To my great surprise we did not meet many people walking in the woods.

Two days were to short..
Written July 29, 2019
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mrsdagle
Seattle, WA211 contributions
May 2019 • Couples
I found this by way of Google maps and not any touristic information. Likely a good reason why there are few people there. The other is that it's huge. A great place for forest-bathing (yes, it's real), bike riding, and running. We were visiting a few large cities on our vacation and I just wanted some fresh air and dirt to walk on. This is quite a ways out of the city but easily reachable by metro. Next time I'm in Brussels, I will make more time for this park. There was a connecting path closer to the metro stop but there were some sketchy men hanging out so we walked a few miles through the neighborhood to another entrance. There are also parking lots closer to the entrance.
Written May 24, 2019
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Michael M
41 contributions
Apr 2019 • Family
Take a break from Brussels atmosphere and relax in the Sonian Forest bike-trails. We spent a great 4 hours inside the green forest, and returned with pleasant memories. We paid 25€ for mountain-bike rental for all day.
Written April 28, 2019
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Clogs
Warsaw, Poland2,945 contributions
Apr 2019 • Family
Awesome forest to walk and unwind in. Some good sights to visit as well, such as the Red Abbey (Cloitre Rouge).
Written April 20, 2019
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Markagain
Brussels, Belgium33 contributions
Oct 2018 • Friends
It does not have to be a full day, short walks are mapped out.
A proper old forest of many types of tree with ponds, perfect for wandering with a camera, did not see many animals but that is not really surprising as they can be cautious.
Written March 31, 2019
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