Vallée de Rabais - Virton: Holiday park Ardennes

Vallée de Rabais

General information about this holiday park

The holiday park 'Vallée de Rabais' is located 2 km from Virton, in the heart of the Gaume region, also known as the Belgian Provence thanks to its microclimate.

The extensive forests around the park provide a wonderful environment for walks and bike rides. The culinary specialties of the area will surprise you. Vallée de Rabais is an ideal destination for sports enthusiasts, where you can rent a pedal boat or kayak in the summer and enjoy the lake.

The cottages for 6 or 8 people are perfectly integrated in the environment and are mostly on a southern slope. You are welcome here with your family or group of friends.

Wi-fi available in the apartments (for a fee).

Park information

Park facilities


Wi-fi available in the apartments (for a fee).

Catering: 'La Pailotte Gaumaise': snacks of regional products, beers, large range of coffee and tea.

The lake is undoubtedly an asset for this park, especially during the summer months, you can sail with a water bike or kayak. Fishing (permit for 1 day or half a day).

A laundry with washing machine and dryer are available. Hiking maps are available at the reception.

In the close vicinity of the park the following activities are possible: horse riding, swimming, mountain bike, walks, kayak on the Semois, etc.

Route

Key address:
Vallée de Rabais - Reception
Rue du Bonlieu
6760 Virton
Tel: +32 63.57.01.44
Fax: +32 63.57.14.42
rabais@ourthe-somme.be

Via googlemaps

Recommended itinerary:
- Via Brussels: A411 direction Namur - Luxembourg. Follow E411 until Habay, exit 29. Follow direction Virton. After about 15km, a few kilometers before Virton turn left to Vallée de Rabais.

- Via Luik: follow direction Ardennes. Follow the E25 until Bastogne / Neufchateau. Take the E411 towards Luxembourg / Arlon. Follow E411 until Habay, exit 29. Follow direction Virton. After about 15km, a few kilometers before Virton turn left to Vallée de Rabais. The key of your house can be picked up at the reception of the park.

Opening hours of the reception
Monday: 9 am - 11 am and 2 pm - 5 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: by appointment
Friday: 9 am - 11 am and 2 pm - 6 pm
Saturday: 9 am - 11 am
Closed on Sundays

School holidays: Open every day except Wednesday.

If you can not arrive during our opening hours or on the reserved arrival day, we ask you to report this by telephone on the number 086 / 32.21.19 or on the park 063 / 57.01.44.

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

Photo album Vallée de Rabais

Activities

Animation

Throughout the year numerous animations are provided in the villages of the area: local markets, flea markets, craft markets, music festival in Virton (June), street artists in Chassepierre (penultimate weekend of August), Christmas markets, etc.

The reception team will be happy to inform you about these options during your stay.

For the kids

For the little ones, several playgrounds are provided (one of which is extra large and several small ones).

For our younger guests the region also has some extra activities to offer:

  • The bison farm and Animalaine in Bastogne.
  • The Eurospace Center in Transinne 
  • Houtopia - the children's world - in Houffalize
  • The theme park Walibi-Lorraine

Surroundings

Sights

The beauty of the woods, the flowery meadows, the natural areas, the religious, military or civilian patrimony of the Gaume are an ideal holiday destination for everyone. Starting from the Vallée de Rabais holiday park, the following trips are worth a trip:

  • Military tour with a visit to Montauban, Montmédy and the citadelle Vauban, the fort of the line Maginot - Fermont, etc.
  • Folkloric tour: the museum of the Gaume and the Canadian totem of Virton, the chapel of Torgny, etc.
  • Architectural tour: visit of various castles, churches, chapels, houses and monasteries of the area
  • Nature tour thanks to the numerous marked walks
  • Gastronomic tour: discovery of the beer and cheeses of Orval, the 'Biscotin' (the pie of the Gaume), the Riesling of Torgny, the Pinot noir and Pinot gris of Latour.

Further to discover: beautiful typical villages such as Gérouville (founded by the monks of Orval), Damvillers, Marville, Torgny (one of the most beautiful villages of Wallonia).

Vallée de Rabais is also located near the French and Luxembourg border - even more destinations for your trips!


Regional info

Virton
In the southernmost part of the province of Luxembourg, in the heart of the Gaume, lies the small charming town of Virton. Its hilly and wooded surroundings enjoy an extraordinary micro-climate, giving it the name of 'Belgian Provence'. Virton is ideal for trips to the fort of Montmédy (F), the abbey of Orval where real beer canisters are brewed and the city of Luxembourg with its historic center and wonderful shopping opportunities.

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
  • 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!

Attention: It is forbidden to swim in the lake!

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