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Rock climbing, crags and meaty treats on Traincation to Belgium

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Flying is so yesterday. If you want to avoid expensive taxis and getting perved on by the new airport security checks, then trains are the only way to get around. Whether you’re looking to large it in Latvia or get kinky in Helsinki, Traincation expert Hollie Wicks bring you the the weird and wonderful of European Traincations


This week we are sending you to one of the most beautiful areas in Belgium, called Rochers De Freyr, for a pretty cool rock climbing Traincation

What’s all the fuss?
RockclimbingRochers De Freyr is a top spot for rock climbing in Belgium, and it has a five star rating from belclimb.net.  The site contains seven main crags and eight secondary crags with over 600 routes available to you!

It may be both physically and mentally demanding, but it is the perfect activity for both the adrenalin junkie and the outgoing person who is up for a heavy outdoor activity. Believe me you will feel on top of the world!

The natural rock face, Rochers de Freyr, dominates the river Meuse. Situated in Hastiere and is the most popular climbing spot across the country. Whether you are a beginner or you’re a dab hand at the activity we are sure there is a climb you will enjoy tackling. And of course enjoy the stunning landscapes on your way up!

AuvieuxsaintmartinGetting there
To get to Belgium from London it is very easy! At the St Pancras International station, go via the Channel Tunnel straight to the central Brussels, Belgium in just over an hour.

But before moving on to Hastiere, why not try and find the Au Vieux Saint-Martin restaurant (pictured), and relax and enjoy a well-seasoned meat dish. Then go enjoy the climb!

 Picture it

London to Brussels

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Global Cool wants you to lead a green and happy life. This article can help you to be green by taking the train instead of the plane to keep the planet happy.

Pics: Dualdflipflop (CC) and Auvieuxsaintmartin

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