The smallest town in the world, a medieval castle above the valley, jutting out, with a unique nature…… The five most beautiful places in the Ardennes.
The medieval streets of Durbuy
Durbuy, the smallest town in the world, is well worth a visit for anyone who is the heart of the Belgian Ardennes you want to discover. Although the town in 5 minutes crosses can be, makes the town not less interesting. It is rich in attractions and activities. A walk through the town ensures that you, the medieval atmosphere, with its winding streets and cobble-stones taste.
The children love during the summer, to wander around through the famous maze of Durbuy. Fairy-tale figures, which come forth from the maïsmuren, lead the visitors through the winding maze.
Durbuy combines romance and dynamism. A spot that you simply shouldn’t miss…
I stay in Durbuy
The folklore of Malmedy
The city of Malmedy: internationally known for its folklore, and a full calendar of events. A giant omelette (10.000 eggs), carnival (the “Cwarmê”), the flower market, the christmas market…this city is not sleeping!
Another tradition in Malmedy are the local products: Bellevaux beer, local cheese, the “baisers” of Malmedy , Ardennes sausage,…impossible to resist.
The brasserie Bellevaux is the ideal place for the production process of the Bellevaux beer to discover. Throughout the year, it is possible to visit to commit, but it is especially pleasant to do this in the summer. On the terrace is a nice place to stay while enjoying one of the beers and a bite to eat.
I discover Malmedy
The history of Bastogne
Bastogne is one of the most important Belgian cities in the field of remembrance tourism. The city is especially known for the Battle of the Bulge, during the Second world War. The first thing you see when you use the car park on the Anthony McAuliffe square: an American tanker. Several museums allow you to become acquainted with this dismal past.
Until the end of August 2016, you can be in the Bastogne War Museum, the exhibition “From Texas to Bastogne, Texas Aggies Go To War” visit. The story of 5 Texans in the Ardennes battle.
My weekend in Bastogne
The castle of La Roche-en-Ardenne
Many people give attractive compliments about this destination, also called the “pearl of the Ardennes”. It is true that La Roche-en-Ardennes with its castle, the restaurants, the panoramic views, local produce, and charming straatjes…de worth to go to.
Only the castle, should be visited. He dominates on the valley of the Ourthe. The atmosphere is medieval and authentic, because of the neolithic style, the towers, the arrow slits and dungeon. During days with good weather, visitors can every day watch or even a visit to the medieval weekend that will take place during the first weekend of the month of August.
My weekend in La Roche
The High Fens
The High Fens, a unique place in Belgium, offer a beautiful spectacle to the visitors: you can find wooden footpaths, forests, heaths… . The “nature Park of the High Fens-Eifel” is also certainly important to visit. It is recommended to take a card to ask, before the area of 4500 acres enters. An ecosystem that you agree with the family should visit.
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