Popular Accommodations in Ardennes
Highlights in Ardennes
- Hiking in the forest mountains
- Vacation at the lake
- Museum of the Cathedral of Reims
- Chateau de Loménie
- Charlemont Fortress
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Vacation rentals in Ardennes
In Ardennes you will find numerous holiday apartments, which are located in unusual buildings. For example, rent a vacation rental in the Ardennes in a 12th century château. Or enjoy the peace and quiet in the former stables of a castle, which is surrounded by extensive estates. Of course, there are also pretty apartments in the cities of Reims, Epernay, Sedan and Troyes, where a variety of sights await you.Vacation rentals with exclusive equipment
The Ardennes region, with its extensive cycling and hiking trails as well as the unique lake landscape, offers some houses of a special kind. If you would like to rent a vacation rental in the Ardennes, authentic country houses and chalets are at your disposal. A chalet in Ardennes is often equipped with a pool, sauna and whirlpool, so that you can experience pure wellness in your own vacation rental after a beautiful day out.
Holiday in Ardennes
Location and orientation
The Ardennes is actually a forest mountain range that stretches over Belgium, Luxembourg and France. But Ardennes is also called a department in France, which is located in the northeast of the country. The Ardennes forest is located in the north of the department, where you can also choose from countless holiday apartments.
Travelers and Activities
From a vacation rental in Ardennes, located in the north of the region, you can easily reach the extensive hiking area via the mountain range. A popular hiking trail is the well-signposted Route Touristique de Champagne, which leads through vineyards, cereal fields, through the forests of the Ardennes in the north to the lakes in the south. The Vallée de la Meuse runs along steep cliffs and through deep gorges, partly along the banks of the Meuse and through charming villages to Roche à Sept Heures.Enjoy a holiday at the lake
The department of the Ardennes has a magnificent nature reserve, the Lac et Forêt d'Orient, for lovers of fishing, sailing, water skiing and swimming. Here there are three large reservoirs, which represent a fantastic recreation area.
The Ardennes region offers delicious culinary specialities such as the carré des remparts and grand condé cheeses, the boudin blanc de Rethel white sausage and turkey dishes.
Top travel tips
Ardennes has so many charming places to offer that you should definitely visit. An example of this is the municipality of Givet, which is located in the very north of the Meuse. Along the river bank there are nice street cafés. Also worth seeing is the fortress Charlemont, which towers high above the city and which Charles V had built in 1555. By the way, the famous onion festival always takes place here on 11 November.2. Admire the impressive exhibits of the cathedral of Reims
One of the top attractions of Ardennes is the museum of the cathedral of Reims, which is located in the Palais du Tau. In former times the building served as an episcopal palace. The museum shows impressive statues and tapestries of the cathedral. Below a carpet with the image of the baptism of the first Christian king.3. The castle in Brienne-le-Chateau
In every town made famous by Napoleon there is the Chateau de Loménie, which consists of two wings. Here Napoleon spent his apprenticeship as a royal military pupil, whose museum is dedicated to the later Emperor of France. The basement of the building also houses a theatre.