The new Guide Ardennes-Pass arrived!

There are yet again a few novelties. There is a VIP discount card, a new tourist zone, a more detailed map of the Belgian Ardennes and, of course, new partner activities.

Memorial tourism in the Ardennes

The Belgian Ardennes are home to many museums, monuments and other remains of both World Wars. Read about memorial tourism in the Ardennes.


One of the most beautiful hikes in the country. The trail leads you alongside the mountain river of the Ninglinspo, throughout the astonishing scenery around Aywaille in the Liège province.

The Eau d’Heure Lakes

The Eau d’Heure Lakes are the perfect destination for a trip with family or friends. Water sports, beautiful hikes, a visit to the dam or just doing nothing on the beach: it is all possible.

The Ardennes for food lovers

Delicious food is an essential part of the perfect vacation. Have a look at the file completely dedicated to gastronomy in the Ardennes.

Meet our reporters

The Ardennes-Etape reporters travel through the Belgian Ardennes looking for the best and the finest and report back to you on the website.

Ardennes-Etape thinks of wheelchair users

The Belgian Ardennes are accessible to everyone: young or old, adventurous or not so much, active or calm, families, groups of friends... The same goes for the disabled.

Holiday in the Ardennes with your dog

Holiday in the Belgian Ardennes with your dog, it’s absolutely possible. There are many activities, hikes and restaurants where your furry friend is more than welcome.

Banneux, world famous place of pilgrimage

Since the Virgin Mary in 1933 appeared to an 11-year-old girl the small village of Banneux in the Belgian province of Liège became the most important place of pilgrimage in the country, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors every year.

Bouillon, nostalgic and dynamic

Looking for a holiday destination where both history and dynamism are ubiquitous. Bouillon is the place to be in the Belgian Ardennes.

Marchés de Noël en province de Namur

Marchés de Noël en province de Namur with Ardennes-Etape
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Christmas Markets in the province of Namur



Choirs, concerts, brass bands, a visit from Father Christmas and a relaxing festive atmosphere. Stretching from “Rue de Fer” to “Rue du Grognon” with the grand chalet in the "Place d’Armes” at its heart, the Namur Christmas Market is large but friendly. In addition to the hundred or so wooden chalets, you can also enjoy its large ecological ice rink and horse-drawn carriage rides.

Dates: from the 2nd to the 30th of December 2011
Contact: 071 70 36 18


Discover Dinant in its Christmas attire in “Rue Adolphe Sax”, at the foot of the collegiate church. The town is completely illuminated for the occasion and the decorations are ideal for having a wander around and trying the typical Christmas wares. Take a stroll to find the Christmas storytellers and orchestras!

Dates: From the 16th of December 2011 to the 1st of January 2012
Contact: 0032 82 22.90.38


Gift time” has arrived in the majestic setting of the Abbey of Floreffe! 45 craftsmen of various arts exhibit their various creations. The ideal place to get inspiration on Christmas gifts! Also the ideal time to try the abbey cheese and Floreffe beer.

Dates: from the 26th of November to the 30th of December 2011 during the day.
Contact: 0032 81/44 53 03



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