The Ardennes... the green pearl of Belgium where time seems to stand still. Are you dreaming about it? The Belgian Ardennes are the perfect destination if you want to take a break with family or friends. The perfect address that is easy to reach with your own transport. This makes the region a great destination for a weekend break. But you can also enjoy yourself for longer in a holiday home in the Belgian Ardennes. Belvilla has a holiday home somewhere in the Ardennes suitable for every group of travellers.
Just an hour's drive from Brussels is the smallest town in the world: Durbuy. This town was recorded in the Middle Ages and has managed to preserve its medieval setting. In Durbuy you can stroll round the many small shops. Durbuy also offers a day of golf at one of the most beautiful golf courses in the Benelux.
The sporty ones among us can indulge themselves in the Ardennes. You can walk for hours on the miles of hiking trails through beautiful scenery. Mountain biking is also a sporty way to admire the varied scenery of the Ardennes. The Ardennes have several rivers, which are generally quite calm. This makes them perfect for kayaking or canoeing with family or friends.
After all that sporting activity, you've earned a nice cold beer, haven't you? You can enjoy delicious, local beers at one of the local breweries, which are often less well-known to the general public. In addition to a delicious beer, we recommend you take a look at the Belgian abbeys. The Belgian abbeys are beautiful complexes where you will have a great time.
In the 9th century castle of La Roche-en-Ardenne, the ghost of the Countess of La Roche wanders around. You can will learn everything about the Countess of La Roche on a guided tour of the castle. In summer, many other activities are organised in the castle, such as attending the falconry display or spending a weekend in the 17th century.
Luxury villas, but also holiday homes, bungalows, quaint chalets, group accommodation, romantic apartments and holiday homes ... at Belvilla, you can choose from a wide range of holiday homes in this part of Belgium. If you want to take your dog on holiday, a holiday home in the Ardennes also makes a good choice. This region is perfect for a driving holiday to Belgium, too. The region is known for its rugged scenery with impressive panoramas and large forests. During your stay in self-catering accommodation in the Ardennes you will be surrounded by nature. Besides the varied landscape, there is no shortage of unique cities, picturesque villages and beautiful castles, either. Looking for a charming bungalow? Or maybe a luxury holiday home with jacuzzi and swimming pool? Browse through our range of holiday homes in the Ardennes soon, and find the right accommodation for your holiday. You can also find last minute self-catering accommodation in Belgium in our range, for a relaxing weekend or midweek break.
A holiday home in the Belgian Ardennes is ideal for sports enthusiasts. There is a wide range of outdoor, sporting activities on offer in this region. You can go climbing, abseiling, play paintball and go on survival expeditions, with or without a guide. Or how about a day of mountain biking in the rugged landscape full of forests, steep slopes and small lakes? The walking enthusiast will also find true paradise on a visit to the Ardennes. Whether a beginner or an experienced walker you can enjoy hours of short and long walks. From your holiday house in the Ardennes you will undoubtedly discover something new every time.
There are also rivers in the Ardennes. This makes canoeing and kayaking popular activities, especially on warmer days. In winter, you can also go skiing and cross-country skiing in this area. At the foot of the High Fens, you can often strap on the skis on the ridges of the Ardennes hills as early as mid-December. The ski resorts in the Ardennes usually open once about ten centimetres of snow has fallen. You can experience winter fun on the slopes around Spa, Stavelot and Stoumont, too. Not a fan of skiing? Walking is definitely worth doing here, too. Because once snow has fallen in the Ardennes, the landscape changes into a true winter paradise. After an active day in nature, you can spend the evening relaxing in your comfortable holiday home. There are plenty of fun things to do in the area, making this region the perfect destination for a family or friends weekend. With Belvilla, you have a choice of beautiful self-catering accommodation for groups, so you are bound to find a suitable place!
The fact that the scenery in the Ardennes is really beautiful is of course nothing new. From your holiday home in this region you can enjoy the natural surroundings, impressive caves, breathtaking valleys, large rock formations and enormous variety of plant and animal species this region is rich in. As a nature lover, don't miss the caves at Han. These caves are a major tourist attraction, thanks in part to their exceptional appearance. The subterranean caves are formed by the river Lesse which runs right through the cave. You won't forget this fairy-tale environment and its beautiful limestone features very easily. But the waterfalls at Coo are also worth a visit.
The Ardennes landscape, with its beautiful vistas, is the ideal backdrop to relax and unwind. In the Fagnes-Eifel natural park, better known as the High Fens, you can enjoy endless heathlands, marshes, moors and surrounding forests. The beautiful scenery tempts you to explore it on foot or by bike. Do you pay attention to everything around you when out walking? Because this area is home to various animal species. Who knows, you may even spot deer or foxes. From your luxury self-catering accommodation or quaint holiday home, you can go out and experience all the beauty around you. Experience all the contrasts for yourself and explore this beautiful region from your holiday home in Belgium. You'll hardly be able to take it all in!
There is plenty to see and do from your holiday home in the Belgian Ardennes. Besides the beautiful scenery where you can do many outdoor activities, there are many other opportunities. You can visit lots of castles, forts and traditional villages and towns. Durbuy, the smallest town in the world, is definitely worth a visit. In Durbuy you walk through narrow streets where you can admire lots of medieval houses, and go back in time. La Roche is also a nice place to visit. La Roche is quite rightly one of the most visited towns in the region, and in the war museum you can learn more about the history of this place. As a true culture lover, don't miss out on the castle of La Roche-en-Ardenne. It is a short climb to the entrance of the castle built of slate, but then you also get magnificent views over the city and the river Ourthe. After this fascinating visit, you can then sample delicious local beers in the local cafés.
The many local breweries are also great for a day out. Belgium is known for its beers made in the abbeys. Abbeys are impressive complexes. Here you can not only sample delicious beer, but also learn about how this beverage is made. A holiday house in the Ardennes is a great place to stay, but you should also make the most of it to make your holiday a unique experience!
While on holiday in the Ardennes, you should also visit the famous town of Spa. This used to be one of the most important spas in Europe, and today it is still the source of some 300 mineral water springs. An ideal destination to get away from it all and leave your worries behind. But this is not the only spa in the region. You will find many wellness centres and thermal baths in this area, so you always have the option of enjoying a relaxing massage near your holiday home. Don't feel like leaving your holiday home? But do you want to experience ultimate luxury and relaxation while on holiday? Book luxury self-catering accommodation in the Ardennes with sauna and jacuzzi and enjoy your own wellness centre at home!
Do you not want to go on holiday without your four-legged friend? We understand that only too well! Belvilla offers a wide range of holiday homes in the Ardennes where your dog is welcome. The region is the perfect destination if you want to rent a holiday home and you don't want to leave your dog at home. Your dog can be safe outside at a holiday home with a fenced garden. What's more, you and your dog will have fun for hours in the rugged scenery that the Ardennes have to offer. Enjoy the outdoors together and completely relax surrounded by nature. Let your dog off the lead while you quietly enjoy all the beauty that this region has to offer. You can't get bored for a moment while on holiday in the Belgian Ardennes!
The Ardennes are ideal if you want to go on holiday with a group of friends, a large family, or for a staff outing. Belvilla has a wide range of self-catering accommodation where many people can stay. How about a holiday home in the Ardennes for 20 people? Or a smaller group of 10 people? Belvilla even has large holiday homes in the Ardennes for 30 people or more! In addition, you can pursue many group sporting activities in this region, guaranteed to give the group a good time. For staff outings, these activities are also ideal for team building. A villa in the Ardennes is a great place to stay with a large group.
Enjoying nature, a day of culture, a long walk with your dog or with a large group on the road ... anything's possible while on holiday in 2019 in the Ardennes. Do you have your perfect Belvilla in mind? Anyone who has fallen for the charm of the Ardennes will definitely come back for a weekend or holiday in this region!