Escape near Luxembourg in Belgium

The Ardennes, located in the south-east of Belgium, is a region that is ideal for getting away from it all in the immediate vicinity of Luxembourg.

With its large natural spaces and the diversity of its flora and fauna, lovers of hiking and fresh air will be delighted. Enjoy beautiful walks or bike rides, or fishing, canoeing, kayaking, horseback riding, climbing or mountain biking. In winter, you can ski, sled or snowmobile. Some caves are also worth a visit.

If you are looking for culture or folklore, do not hesitate to visit the small picturesque villages. History buffs will discover various castles, monuments and museums recalling the history of the Second World War.

You will also find several shopping centers in Belgium.

Cultural activities

Orval Abbey in Villers-devant Orval

At 75 km from Luxembourg, discover this ancient Cistercian Abbey and its ruins nestled at the bottom of a valley where the Mathilde fountain gushes. Art collections are presented in the 18th century cellars. Thematic exhibitions are also offered during the summer. You can also visit the traditional pharmacy and its garden of medicinal plants.

Come and discover the secrets of the brewing know-how of Orval beer, to be tasted with a good slice of Orval cheese, a real treat!

Book village in Redu

95 km from Luxembourg, Redu is the second-hand book village in Belgium with 17 bookshops. The book festival is always held on Easter weekend. Night parties are also organized, the atmosphere is very nice.

Flea market in Arlon

Only 30 km from the city of Luxembourg, Arlon is a must for flea market lovers or for a family outing. The Flea Market of Old Arlon takes place every first Sunday of the month, from March to November. It attracts many exhibitors but also many visitors.

Euro Space Center in Transinne

For the most scientific, at 94 km from Luxembourg, space comes to life and takes shape, thanks to the magic of light, sounds and images in this unique place in Europe. Discover the temple of the planets, the Columbus laboratory, the international space station and a life-size shuttle. Numerous films including the breathtaking Space Show! Restoration possible.

The Euro Space Center also offers courses for children during school vacations.

Nature discovery activities

Domaine des Grottes de Han

At 110 km from Luxembourg, in Han-sur-Lesse, treat yourself to a day of wonder with a visit to the Han Caves, shaped by the river Lesse. In addition, the Han Wildlife Park, the Underworld Museum, the mini farm and the playground will complete the day. A suggestion: sleep with the bears in the “trapper’s cabin” which will be your refuge for the night.

The Han Caves Estate comes alive with mysterious characters for Halloween

Adventure Valley in Durbuy

At 142 km from Luxembourg, have fun in the biggest adventure park in Belgium with 60 different outdoor activities that can be practiced with family, friends, your sports club or alone. or with friends.

For accommodation, the offer is varied: from the real Indian teepee to the cosy Gallic chalet, via vacation homes, everyone will find something to suit them. Most of them have a bar with beer pump, sauna, open fire and fully equipped kitchen. Catering service possible.

The bison farm in Bastogne

Bison Farm Belgium © Fabrique Imagique

Fabrique Imagique

At 70 km from Luxembourg, a wagon ride among the buffalos will take you back to the time of the cowboys and the Indians. Don’t miss the exhibition on the Indian civilization. Tavern and

typical restoration.

Ski or snowboard at the Baraque de Fraiture in Vielsalm

How about skiing just 100 km from Luxembourg in the Haute-Fagnes? For a day of relaxation and fun, with family or friends, in summer or winter, a change of scenery guaranteed! And as a bonus, a good meal at the Cabane de Fraiture!

Enjoy a day or half day of skiing in this mini ski area at 652 m altitude in Belgium! Recommended for beginners and children or simply to have a good time with family and friends. The Baraque de Fraiture offers a free sledding run, 3 green alpine ski runs (lit at night) and 4 cross-country ski runs that will delight young and old alike. The ski area is also accessible to snowboarders.

Excellent catering on site, ideal for a snack or lunch before or after the slopes.

Baraque de Fraiture B-6690 Vielsalm.

France andGermany also have many destinations to visit with family or friends. Here is something to fill your weekends!

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