8 days in The Ardennes Itinerary

8 days in The Ardennes Itinerary

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8 days in The Ardennes Itinerary

Start: Liege
1
Liege
— 1 day
train:  1​h
2
Durbuy
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
La Roche-en-Ardenne
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Dinant
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Liege

1
day
Liege

Liege
Although decidedly industrial on the outskirts, Liege also boasts impressive architecture.
For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Liege trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Brussels Airport, Liège Airport and Brussels South Charleroi Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Liege can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. You will leave for home on the 21st (Wed).

Things to do in Liege

Museums Parks Historic Sites

2
nights
Durbuy

Durbuy ©
Durbuy is a Walloon city and municipality located in the Belgian province of Luxembourg. On the 22nd (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Etienne de Waha, get in on the family fun at Adventure Valley Durbuy, and then stroll around Topiary Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Modave, take in the spiritual surroundings of Radhadesh - Chateau de Petite Somme, then find something for the whole family at Le Labyrinthe de Barvaux-Durbuy, and finally delve into the distant past at Dolmen nord de Weris - Patrimoine exceptionnel de Wallonie.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Durbuy online itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Liege to Durbuy takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Durbuy, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to La Roche-en-Ardenne.

Things to do in Durbuy

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Eglise Saint-Etienne de Waha, Chateau de Modave
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Adventure Valley Durbuy ©
Adventure Valley Durbuy
Topiary Park ©
Topiary Park
Chateau de Modave ©
Chateau de Modave

2
nights
La Roche-en-Ardenne

La Roche-en-Ardenne ©
La Roche-en-Ardenne is a Walloon municipality of Belgium located in the province of Luxembourg and the arrondissement of Marche-en-Famenne. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Chateau Feodal, shop like a local with Naturane, then contemplate the long history of Mardasson Memorial, then see the interesting displays at Bastogne War Museum, and finally learn about all things military at 101 Airborne Museum Le Mess - Bastogne. On the next day, examine the collection at Musee de la Bataille Des Ardennes, then identify plant and animal life at Parc a Gibier, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Bouillon, and finally delve into the distant past at Abbaye d'Orval.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the La Roche-en-Ardenne trip itinerary builder app .

La Roche-en-Ardenne is very close to Durbuy. In August, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Dinant.

Things to do in La Roche-en-Ardenne

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Bastogne, Chateau de Bouillon, Abbaye d'Orval, Parc a Gibier
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Bastogne War Museum ©
Bastogne War Museum
Chateau de Bouillon ©
Chateau de Bouillon
Mardasson Memorial ©
Mardasson Memorial

3
nights
Dinant

Dinant ©
Located along the Upper Meuse Valley, the city of Dinant features colorful buildings framing its famous church and a clifftop citadel in the background.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Parc de Furfooz. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): delve into the distant past at Parc de Furfooz, explore the fascinating underground world of The Domain of the Caves of Han, examine the collection at Maison Adolphe Sax, then don't miss a visit to Adolphe Sax Statue, and finally steep yourself in history at La Citadelle de Dinant. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Old Town of Durbuy, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Bouillon, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye de Maredsous, and finally make a trip to Church of Our Lady (Collegiale Notre-Dame).

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Dinant trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Liege to Dinant by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Dinant

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Abbaye de Maredsous, Old Town of Durbuy, Chateau de Bouillon, The Domain of the Caves of Han
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La Citadelle de Dinant ©
La Citadelle de Dinant
The Domain of the Caves of Han ©
The Domain of the Caves of Han
Old Town of Durbuy ©
Old Town of Durbuy