Sonian Forest

The Sonian Forest to the southeast of is a vast area of pristine nature dominated by beech and oak trees. It is a paradise for outdoor activities, and a much-needed leisure area where citizens of the crowded city can relax and regain breath.
Photo: Donarreiskoffer, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

is situated 1 km northwest of Sonian Forest. Photo: Panel22, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is situated 1 km north of Sonian Forest. Photo: Michel wal, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Railway station
Boitsfort railway station is a railway station located in the municipality of in , and operated by the SNCB/NMBS. is situated 1½ km northwest of Sonian Forest. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is situated 1½ km west of Sonian Forest. Photo: GdML, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

or Watermaal-Bosvoorde is a residential suburb of the city of in , and one of the 19 municipalities which form the Brussels-Capital Region. Photo: Ben2, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Sonian Forest

50.7833° or 50° 47' north
4.4167° or 4° 25' east
Open Location Code
120 metres (394 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Catalan: Bosc de Soignes
  • Catalan: Forêt de Soignes
  • Catalan: Hêtraie cathédrale
  • Catalan: Zonienwald
  • Catalan: Zoniënwoud
  • Catalan: bosc de Soignes
  • Cebuano: Forêt de Soignes
  • Chinese: 苏瓦涅森林
  • Czech: Sonijský les
  • Dutch: Forêt de Soignes
  • Dutch: Zonienbos
  • Dutch: Zonienwoud
  • Dutch: Zoniën
  • Dutch: Zoniënbos
  • Dutch: Zoniënwoud
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: غابة سونيان
  • English: Forêt de Soignes
  • English: Zonienbos
  • English: Zonienwoud
  • English: Zoniën
  • English: Zoniënbos
  • Esperanto: Sonia Arbaro
  • French: Forêt de Soignes
  • French: Zonienbos
  • French: Zonienwoud
  • French: Zoniën
  • French: Zoniënbos
  • German: Sonienwald
  • German: Zonienwald
  • Greek: Δάσος του Σουάν
  • Greek: Σονιακός δρυμός
  • Hungarian: Soignes-i erdő
  • Italian: Foresta di Soignes
  • Italian: foresta di Soignes
  • Japanese: ソニアン森
  • Japanese: フォレ・ド・ソワニュ
  • Japanese: フォレ・ド・ソワヌ
  • Latin: Silva Sogniacensis
  • Latin: Sonia
  • Latin: Sonia silva
  • Latvian: Zonjenas mežs
  • Polish: Forêt de Soignes
  • Polish: Zoniënwoud
  • Romanian: Forêt de Soignes
  • Russian: Суаньский лес
  • Spanish: Bosque de Cuidados
  • Spanish: Bosque de Soignes
  • Spanish: Bosque de Sonios
  • Spanish: Bosque de Suenos
  • Spanish: Bosque de Sueños
  • Spanish: Bosque de los Cuidados
  • Spanish: Foret de Soignes
  • Spanish: Forêt de Soignes
  • Spanish: Zonienwald
  • Spanish: Zonienwoud
  • Spanish: Zoniënwoud
  • Swedish: Forêt de Soignes
  • Tamil: சோனியன் காடு
  • Ukrainian: Суаньський ліс
  • Vietnamese: Rừng Sonian
  • Vlaams: Zoniënwoud
  • Walloon: Forêt d' Soignes

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