The Ardennes are really packed with activities, attractions, events and nature parks. During the school holidays there is also a full entertainment program on the campsite and in the area there are opportunities for active sports and other outdoor activities. We have selected the best activities for you and we have placed the information in the following topics:
- The surroundings of the Ardennes: villages, museums, flea markets, fishing ponds, breweries, caves, spa factory,...
- The sources of Spa visit the famous sources of the Ardennes!
- Walking in the Ardennes hiking trails, parks, forests, maps, suggestions
- Belgian beer and breweries fine Belgian beers, breweries and routes
- Events in the area and on the campsite: Grand Prix, Tour de France, 25 hours of Spa
Because of its location in the Ardennes there is plenty to do around the campsite. You can visit one of the many villages, visit an animal park or the caves of Remouchamps. Fancy a bit of culture? No problem, visit one of the many fortresses, a castle, the water museum or the old mineshaft of Blegny. Thirsty? Visit one of the breweries where until today traditional beer is brewed and while you're at it test the delicious beer cheese that they make. In short, there plenty to do!
The best-known sources, also called "Pouhon" are scattered around Spa. They are all open to visitors and it is highly recommended to make a tour of the various sources.
The Ardennes are ideal for hiking. On the Internet there is a lot of information to be found, but we will already give you the highlights. As a starting point for your walk, you can choose the campsite or you can choose to drive by car for a while and then embark on your hike. The most beautiful areas to hike are the High Fens, through the Hoegne Valley, at the Fagne de Malchamps, along the river Niglingspo and Domaine de Bérizinne. There are many other walks that are worthwhile.
Belgium has the best beers and the nicest breweries to visit. We have selected a few for you.
The biggest event in the area is of course the Formula 1 Grand Prix at the circuit of Spa-Francorchamps, each year around the last weekend of August. Furthermore, there are events such as the annual music festival Francofolies de Spa and the 24 hours of Spa, the 100km Spa / le Mans, various rally competitions and cycling events such as Luik - Bastenaken - Luik. View our event page for more information.