OUR COUNTRYSIDE CODE
Here are some tips to help us preserve our natural treasures, as well as some safety tips 🙂
- Respect nature, geological heritage, wildlife and plants; do not pick plants, flowers or fruit of any kind.
- Please respect the traffic laws which apply to country paths as well as to public roads. You also need to follow all traffic interdictions and restrictions.
- Walk on the pavement when there is one, if not walk on the left side of the road, facing the upcoming traffic.
- Make sure that you are always clearly visible for drivers (wear light/bright colours).
- Stay on the paths and follow the permanent or temporary signposting.
- Please show the utmost respect for private property, do not enter before obtaining the owner’s prior permission.
- When you meet other ramblers/people, please respect the rules of common courtesy at all times. Take the initiative, greet them!
- Please be discreet, remember that noise can be a nuisance.
- Don’t scare the field animals.
- Keep dogs on a leash and under tight control.
- It is strictly prohibited to light fires.
- Don’t drop litter or dump rubbish.
- During the hunting period, please make sure there is no ongoing hunt before setting off. You will find the hunting calendar with the dates per council on this website.
- Remember to pack enough drinking water.
- Wear proper walking shoes or sturdy boots.
- Check out the weather forecast before heading out