Walking in the Ardennes covers 32 day walks between 2 and 24km and one multi-stage route, the Sentier du Nord. The Ardennes region in southern Belgium overlaps into Luxembourg and France and features rolling hills, deep valleys, rivers and wide reaches of forest. Walks take in WW2 battlefields, medieval castles, towns and villages.
Walks can be done at any time of year; June and September are best as accommodation is open, crowds are unlikely and there is a good chance of decent weather.
Belgium: Dinant, Spa, Bouillon, Malmedy and La Roche-en-Ardenne; Luxembourg: ClervauxDifficulty Difficultywalks have no technical difficulties but vary considerably in length and height gain; no specialist equipment is required.
The extraordinary and renowned habitat of the Hautes Fagnes; the cave systems at Han-sur-Lesse or Rochefort; Bouillon and its castle; the military museum at Diekirch in Luxembourg.
Publication date: 2014
Folded dimensions: 12 x 17 cm / 4.72 x 6.69 in