Aerial Travel: Summer In The Belgian Countryside

There are numerous protected areas in Belgium with a wide variety of types, protection levels and sizes. 

The GermanBelgian High Fens – Eifel Nature Park (GermanNaturpark Hohes Venn – Eifel), often called the North Eifel Nature Park (Naturpark Nord Eifel), is a cross-border nature park with elements in the German federal states of North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate as well as the Belgian province of Liège. It has a total area of 2,485 km2 (959 sq mi).

The nature park lies between Langerwehe and Eupen in the north and Bad MünstereifelPrüm and Sankt Vith in the south and covers six regions: the Rur Eifel, the High Eifel, the Limestone Eifel, the Our valley, the Venn Foreland and the Hohes Venn, a raised bog and heath landscape, remnants of the last ice age 7,500 years ago.

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