Le Bochetay: Holiday park Ardennes

Le Bochetay

General information about this holiday park


The holiday park 'Le Bochetay' is quietly situated on a sometimes hilly terrain and is an ideal starting point for hikes and bike rides. The bungalows for up to 6 people are completely on the ground floor and are scattered in groups in the forest. The interior finish is always in wood which gives a pleasant atmosphere.

Area information Durbuy and Marche-en-Famenne where this park is located, is rich in cultural and sporting activities: kayak, climbing, mountain bike, golf, horseback riding, etc.

The holiday park Le Bochetay is especially recommended for families or groups of friends who want to enjoy a quiet environment and the pleasant atmosphere of a wooden bungalow.

Park information

Park facilities

At the entrance of the park you will find the restaurant with a large terrace and extensive menu. Two communal barbecues with tables and benches are at the guests' disposal with gastronomic ambitions.

Sports infrastructure in the park: mini golf, tennis, basket and bocce.

Activities in the vicinity of the park: Mountain bike (rent of bicycles at 3km), kayak (10 km), horseback riding (5km), golf (6km), swimming pool (6km), climbing, etc.

At only 2 km from the park you can pamper yourself at the fitness and balneotherapy center (Club Evasion).

Route

Key address:
Ourthe & Somme Reception
Trou du Renard 9
5377 Somme-Leuze
Tel: 086.32.21.19
Fax: 086.32.28.82
info@ourthe-somme.be

Recommended itinerary:
- Via Brussels: E411 towards Namur / Luxembourg. Beyond Namur (Namur), exit 18, N4 towards Marche. In Sinsin, exit Durbuy / Somme-Leuze (N929). Then take a left towards Durbuy. You drive through the villages of Nettinne, Heure and Baillonville. In Baillonville, follow the N63 in the direction of Luik (Liège) and take the first exit to Somme-Leuze. Take the second road left after the church (follow the yellow arrows Ourthe & Somme).

- Via Liège: In Liège direction Ardennes / Luxembourg. Follow the ring until exit 37 (Seraing / Marche, in the tunnel). Keep following the direction of Marche. At the football stadium of Standard, take the N63 in the direction of Marche. Follow this road until the Somme-Leuze exit. Take this exit, turn left and immediately right towards Durbuy / Somme-Leuze. In Somme-Leuze follow the yellow arrows Ourthe & Somme. You can pick up the key of your house at the reception of Ourthe & Somme.

Opening hours of the reception
Monday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue - Wed - Thu: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Closed on Sundays

If you can not arrive during our opening hours or on the reserved arrival day, we ask you to report this by telephone or email (see above).

Photo album Le Bochetay

Activities

Animation

In the Land of Valleys, numerous activities are organized throughout the year:

  • Every Wednesday morning: market in Barvaux
  • Every Sunday morning: market in Bomal
  • Carnival of Marche-en-Famenne
  • Easter and chocolate market in Durbuy
  • Gourmet walks
  • July and August: every Wednesday evening market of stitch products in Heure / Somme-Leuze.
  • Flower market and bird market in Marche-en-Famenne.
  • Weekend of forgotten vegetables in the 'Le Pré Gourmand' in Heure
  • Christmas market and skating rink in Durbuy (weekends of December).

More information about these activities can always be requested by mail.

For the kids

Access to the park by car is limited by a bareel, young children can safely walk in the holiday park and on the two playgrounds.

Children activities in the area:

  • The Provincial Domain of Chevetogne with 10 playgrounds, an outdoor swimming pool and a petting zoo
  • The caves of Han and the animal park
  • Farmers' golf in Heure (variant of miniature golf)
  • The beach on the Ourthe in Noiseux

Surroundings

Sights

To discover in the area:

  • Le Pré Gourmand: vegetable garden with forgotten vegetables in Heure
    Chevetogne Domain Gardens: ten thematic gardens
  • Durbuy, the smallest city in the world, visit the old town and the Topiary park (buxus garden)
  • The walk of Megaliths and the museum of Wéris
  • The Caves of Han and the Caves of Hotton
  • The village of Chardeneux: one of the most beautiful villages in Wallonia
  • The Domain of Hottemme: Exhibition of more than 50 bioramas
  • Malagne La Gallo Romaine in Rochefort: the life of the Gallo-Romans on the ruins of one of the largest cities of Gaul


Regional info

Barvaux
Barvaux lies on the banks of the Ourthe. You will find nice boutiques and cozy restaurants here. There are numerous outdoor sports to practice: kayak, mountain bike, adventure, etc. It is an ideal base for exploring the area. Durbuy (3 km) is the main attraction. Famous places such as Marche (19 km), Hotton with the caves of '1001 Nacht' (10 km) or La Roche with the famous ruins (19 km) are easily accessible from here.

Durbuy-Barvaux
According to experts, Durbuy is the smallest town in the world, situated along the Ourthe and at the foot of the Ardennes. For lovers of good cuisine, cozy terraces and nice shops, Durbuy is a true paradise. Of course there is plenty of opportunity to walk, descend the Ourthe by kayak, make a trip with a mountain-bike or on horseback into the forest. Some attractions nearby: the caves '1001 night' in Hotton, the dolmens and menhirs in Wéris, the castle of Logne.

Havelange
The municipality of Havelange consists of a large number of villages and hamlets in the beautiful rolling countryside of the Condroz. Lovers of table pleasures will certainly enjoy: you can enjoy many original local dishes that can be bought directly from the producer. The "Route du Fromage" starts to enjoy a certain fame. Furthermore, the area is dotted with castles and other architectural gems. The village of Ossogne is definitely worth a visit: the watermill, the castle and the narrow streets with authentic houses and farms. Havelange is centrally located for trips to Namur, the Grottoes of Han, the recreation area at Chevetogne and Dinant.

Heure / Somal / Moresée
Heure is a rural village and for a large part quite high. You will find several restaurants of very good quality. The tourist office is located in the center. From here also leave most of the signposted walks of the region. Moressée is a few kilometers from Heure. Here you can enjoy total peace and a beautiful panorama. Very popular with walkers. Nearby you will find Somal, a typical Ardennes village with half-timbered houses, located in a valley. Distance to Durbuy about 10 km, to Marche 8 km, to Rochefort 25 km.

Noiseux
Tourist village in the Ourthe valley. From most homes you have a beautiful view over the river. In the summer you can use the specially laid out beach and sunbathing area. From there you can also launch canoes. In the village are the necessary shops (bakery, superette), as well as a restaurant. Noiseux is located 7 km from Durbuy, Marche and Barvaux and belongs to the commune of Somme-Leuze.

Ny / Hotton
The picturesque village of Ny is a quiet part of town (150 inhabitants) of the famous town of Hotton (4 km). In this region where the Ourthe de Aisne meets, you can imagine the Ardennes as a single chain of wooded ravines, fast flowing rivers and steep cliffs with here and there a castle. If you decide to visit the sights in the area, you will certainly not be disappointed. There is Hotton, with its Faber mill and its caves (about 5 km), called 'Caves of Thousand-and-One Nights' because of its fairytale dripstones. At less than 10 km you are in Wéris; in the woods around you can see various menhirs and 2 dolmens whose original destination is not entirely clear. Also worth visiting are the small and charming Durbuy with its 17th century castle (15 km) and La Roche (20 km). See also Marche-en-famenne (12 km).

Ocquier
Ocquier is only 8 km from Durbuy, known as the smallest town in the world and the restaurants and taverns round the "Grand'Place". The village gives the typical sight of the Condroz region and offers everything that makes a stay a successful holiday. There is an outdoor swimming pool, you can endlessly walk through the beautiful rolling region. In the village you walk from one surprise to the other: the intimate "Cour des Moines" with classified houses, the Romanesque church and the Vieux Moulin, etc. In the area you can visit the Caves of 1001 Night (Hotton), but also the buxustuin in Durbuy, the castle of Modave, etc. The sports enthusiasts can indulge themselves by sailing the Ourthe by kayak or to practice an adventure sport, plenty of choice!

Septon Domaine de Bellevue
Domaine de Bellevue, which also lives up to its name with the beautiful view from all bungalows, is a few kilometers from Durbuy. Oneux, Septon, Tohogne, Heyd and Oppagne are picturesque villages with many houses in gray stone and all belong to the municipality of Durbuy.

Somme-Leuze
The village has a panoramic view of the foothills of the Ardennes due to its exceptional location. Two rivers, the Somme and the Ourthe meander through the landscape. Somme-Leuze offers you all the ingredients for a quiet holiday in the middle of a beautiful nature. The village is 10 km from Durbuy.

Don't forget

Remember before you leave! Did you provide all items with this list?

  • Travel documents: passport, voucher, travel route, etc.
  • The necessary to pay costs on the spot. In this holiday park you can only pay cash, maestro, bancontact or with VISA / Mastercard.
  • Sheets (if you have not ordered them)
  • Bath and kitchen linen
  • Toilet paper
  • Flashlight (in case of late arrival)
  • IBAN and BIC codes for Dutch

Ask at the reception for discount coupons for the various activities in the area!

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