The National Park of the Semois Valley in the Belgian Ardennes, located very close to the French border, spans over 3,700 hectares.
The stories, ruins, and legends of this ancient Cistercian abbey make this complex a must-visit. You can also explore its beer museum and attend the Sunday service in the new section still inhabited by Trappist monks who continue to produce the highly sought-after Orval cheese and beer.
Distance 9 km
An immensely rich array of local products will delight your taste buds in the numerous surrounding restaurants: Game from our forests in all its variations, trout from our rivers, dishes featuring Florenville’s potatoes, Gaume-style cured meats, and Orval cheese, all accompanied by the many delightful local beers or Maitrank.
On foot, on horseback, or by bike, come explore a stage of the St. James’s Way that passes right in front of our house. Discover the Gaumaise Lorraine, take part in the Transgaumaise. A vast selection of marked trails winds through the surrounding forests and along the banks of the Semois.
From Chiny to Bouillon, an incredible discovery of landscapes.
Listening to the call of the rutting stag and the sound of their antlers clashing as they clash is a fascinating sight.
From mid-September to mid-October, you can go to certain places in the surrounding forests to listen. We strongly advise you to be accompanied by a nature guide or a forest ranger to avoid disturbing the wildlife.