Residence Durbuy

Residence Durbuy

General information about this holiday park

For a weekend or a week of rest, for an unforgettable stay like no other in consultation with nature and culture, or simply for indulgence or relaxation, choose Résidence Durbuy. Résidence Durbuy - a luxurious holiday park in the middle of nature - only 3 km from the picturesque world-famous town of Durbuy.

In the 'smallest town in the world', situated between the twists of the Ourthe and at the foot of the high rocks, you can stroll on a terrace or on the market square, get lost in the narrow streets with surprising buildings and shops. Throughout the year there are numerous events in the town.

The area also offers a range of outdoor activities on or near the Ourthe.

The extra spacious homes of the holiday park are attached to a hill and are accommodated in a villa. Each of them has its own entrance. The houses have a capacity of 2 to 10 people.

Résidence Durbuy is the ideal destination for an unforgettable stay for two, with family or with friends.

The park's outdoor swimming pool is open in June, July and August.

Park information

Park facilities

Résidence Durbuy offers numerous services and infrastructures for a successful holiday.

Communal covered swimming pool (with whirlpool and sauna), located at the entrance of the park (Note: Bathing cap and classic swimming trunks required - shorts and bermuda forbidden The opening hours of the swimming pool are determined by the municipality itself, Ourthe & Somme can not be held responsible in case of unforeseen closure and / or inaccessibility of the swimming pool - (In 2015, the swimming pool will be closed for maintenance at the following periods: 02 / 01-10 / 01, 29/06, 30/06, from 31/08 to 04 / 09, 6/9 from 13h) access paying.

In the summer months, young people and the elderly can enjoy the park's outdoor swimming pool (with sun loungers). OPEN: June, July and August.

Other available infrastructure: small playground, laundry, sandwich service via the reception during weekends and school holidays, free loan of fondue set and raclette equipment, rental of DVDs. Hiking maps and hiking books are available at the reception.

La Brasserie de Bohon, located next to the park: snacks, beers, soft drinks, etc.

Nearby: kayak, mountain bike, adventure programs, horseback riding, golf, climbing, abseiling, quad biking, mapped walks...

Internet:
For all our guests there is FREE wireless internet available in the park. From anywhere in the park it is possible to connect to the internet.

You only need a laptop with a WiFi card (standard with all new models) or a PDA that supports WiFi. When you request an overview of the wireless networks, you will find the network 'Résidence Durbuy' in the list.

To surf, you only need to connect to this network.

For all kinds of information you can contact the reception. 

Route

Key address:
Résidence Durbuy - Reception
Rue Fond Ste-Anne 2
6940 Durbuy
Tel: + 32 / 86.21.46.00
Fax: + 32 / 86.21.10.06
residence.durbuy@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, Baillonville, Noiseux, Monteuville and Petithan.

- 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 Baillonville / Durbuy exit. Take this exit and turn left towards Durbuy. You drive through the villages Noiseux, Monteuville and Petithan.

At the T-junction in Petithan turn right towards Barvaux. After about 3 km you take a left and follow the signposting to 'Résidence Dubruy' (orange arrows). The key of your house can be picked up at the reception of the park.

Through googlemaps 

Opening hours of the reception
Monday: from 9 am to 12 pm and from 2 pm to 5 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: by appointment
Friday: from 9 am to 12 pm and from 2 pm to 8 pm
Saturday and Sunday: from 9 am to 12 pm

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS: open every day
For the day of arrival with an arrangement (Pentecost, Christmas, New Year), the reception is open as on Friday.

If you can not arrive during our opening hours or on the reserved arrival day, we ask you to report this by telephone at the number 086 / 21.46.00 or at the reservation office on the number 086 / 32.21.19

Photo album Résidence Durbuy

Activities

Animation

In the land of 'Ourthe & Aisne', we organize a lot of activities:

  • Every Wednesday morning: market in Barvaux.
  • Every Sunday morning: market in Bomal.
  • Easter and chocolate market in Durbuy.
  • Christmas market and skating rink in Durbuy, weekends of December.

More information about the activities of the region can always be requested by mail.

For the kids

You want the cream of the crop for the little ones? Then book a children's bungalow! These bungalows are fully furnished with all necessary comfort for young children: changing table, bed with access stairs, tunnel and extra games, table with bench sets, children's cutlery and plates, children's pool, high chair ... one room is specially equipped for this (1 bed + 1 cot).

In the park our young guests can also have fun on the small playground, in the swimming pools (outdoor (access paying) and covered).

The area also offers numerous activities for children:

  • The park 'Chlorophylle' in Dochamps where you will discover the forest in an original way.
  • In July and August the 'Labyrint' of Barvaux: get lost in a corn field of 11ha with surprising figures
  • The Caves of Han: the cave, the wildlife park, the speleogame, the museum of the underground world, etc.
  • Le Monde Sauvage d'Aywaille: safari, playground, sea lion show, etc.

Surroundings

Sights

The environment of Durbuy is an important tourist area.

Visit the 'confiturerie Saint-amour ', the traditional beer brewery 'La Ferme au Chêne' or the diamond museum 'Diamour'. The 'Topiaires park' will surprise you with its unique collection of boxwood images.
Besides this 'smallest town in the world' there are other attractions: the domain of 'Hottemme' (150ha in Barvaux) - a must for animal lovers and nature fans.

The castle farm of Grandhan from the 15th century, the Romanesque churches of Tohogne and Bomal where the Aisne and the Ourthe flow together. The dolmen and menhir of Wéris and the Caves of Hotton are also worth a visit.


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, ... 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 another: the intimate "Cour des Moines" with classified houses, the Romanesque church and the Vieux Moulin ... In the area you can visit the Caves of 1001 Night (Hotton), but also the buxustuin in Durbuy, the castle of Modave ... 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 not included in the rental price)
  • Bath and kitchen linen
  • Toilet paper
  • A swimming cap and swimming trunks (swimming shorts are forbidden and swimming caps are compulsory).
  • 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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