Discover the Ardennes

Perhaps the most beautiful part of all Belgium are the Belgian Ardennes. This natural area contrasts sharply with the ugly Belgian cities such as Liege. Perhaps this makes your arrival in ‘the mountains of Belgium’ all the more beautiful.

The best spots in the Ardennes

When you go on holiday to the Belgian Ardennes, you can enjoy beautiful nature, good food and interesting historical sights. In this article I will discuss some of the most interesting sights in the Belgian Ardennes, to give you an idea of what to expect during your holiday in this beautiful region.

The Bouillon castle

One of the most impressive sights in the Belgian Ardennes is the Bouillon castle. This impressive fortress dates back to the 11th century and stands high above the city of Bouillon. The castle is surrounded by a moat and has thick walls that suggest it was an important strategic point in ancient times.

Today, you can visit Bouillon Castle to admire the beautiful views over the city, or to learn about the area’s rich history. Various exhibitions and guided tours are available to tell you more about the history of the castle and the important events that took place here.

Bouillon – The Belgian Ardennes

The Han Caves

The Han caves are another popular attraction in the Belgian Ardennes. These impressive caves were created by the erosion process of water and are today one of the largest and most beautiful caves in Europe.

During a visit to the Han Caves you can admire the impressive underground world, consisting of beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. Various guided tours are available, taking you past the most beautiful parts of the caves and providing interesting information on how the caves were formed and how they have changed over the years.

The city of Dinant

Dinant is a beautiful city in the Belgian Ardennes, known for its picturesque location on the river Meuse. In Dinant you can enjoy the beautiful views over the river and the surrounding hills while strolling through the city’s narrow streets.

To the Ardennes

The Belgian Ardennes a fun holiday destination, with many attractions suitable for both young and older travellers. So if you are looking for a holiday destination rich in adventure and unforgettable experiences, the Belgian Ardennes is the perfect choice.