Village de vacances Waulsort: Holiday park Ardennes

Village de vacances Waulsort

General information about this holiday park


Are you a great nature lover or do you need peace? Waulsort is the ideal spot for you. This small bungalow park is located on top of the rocks of the Meuse valley - between Dinant and Givet - and offers guests peace and a beautiful view over the valley. At 2 min walking distance from your cottage you have a beautiful view over the Maas, on top of the 80 meters high rocks. Waulsort is a cozy place to walk or stay. Visit the church and admire the cozy houses of the village that will probably soon be part of the most beautiful villages of Wallonia.

The family park Waulsort has 43 comfortably furnished bungalows. The cottages are connected per 2 or 3 and each has its own terrace with furniture and barbecue. A parking space is provided in the vicinity of each house.

Numerous cultural and sports activities in the surroundings of Dinant.

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

Park information

Park facilities

From June to August you can enjoy the outdoor swimming pool and children's pool.

Playground for children and table tennis.

Route

Key address:
Village de Vacances de Waulsort
Sur le Pairy 1
554 Waulsort
Tel: +32(0)86.32.21.19
Fax: +32(0)86.32.28.82
Email: info@ourthe-somme.be

Recommended itinerary:
- Via Brussels: On the ring follow direction E411 (Luxembourg, Namur), about 30 km after Namur, take the exit Dinant-Philippeville (exit 20). ** You will then come to Philippeville on an express way. You do NOT take the exit Dinant, but the exit Onhaye, Hastière after the high bridge over the Maasvallei. You then follow the direction indicators to the village of Hastière, where you take a left just before the Maas in the direction of Waulsort. You will arrive in the village of Waulsort, where you will take a left up to the holiday park after the lock. You now follow the pictures (Village de Vacances FDM) until you reach the holiday park which is on your left.

- Via Maastricht: In Maastricht you take the motorway to Luik. In Liège you follow the direction «Namur (E 42). At the junction of the E411 and the E 42 follow the direction Luxembourg-Arlon. After about 30 km you take the exit Dinant, Philippeville. (exit 20). Follow the previous description from ** above.

Photo album Village de vacances Waulsort

Activities

Animation

Not to be missed: the Waulsort ferryman. This will take you over the Meuse water in the summer, in the winter you can make the transition via the locks. Take a look under water through the 3 large windows of the locks - who knows you might find some fish.

Throughout the year you can also attend numerous events from the surrounding villages:

  • Guided walk in the Meuse valley
  • Night markets in July and August
  • Night cruise with music in July and August
  • The Sunday of the saxophone in July and August
  • Dinant Jazz Nights (end of September)
  • Various markets and flea markets

For the kids

Children can walk around carefree in the park and enjoy the playground, jeux de boules, swimming pool with children's pool, and table tennis.

Only trips for children:

  • The Provincial Domain of Chevetogne with 10 playgrounds, an outdoor swimming pool and a petting zoo.
  • The caves of Han and the animal park.
  • In Dinant, 'Maison de la Pataphonie': get acquainted with all kinds of musical instruments, do you manage to make a nice melody with it?
  • Mont-Fat and the citadelle in Dinant: cable car and large playground.

Surroundings

Sights

Discover the beautiful flora and fauna of the Meuse valley with every new walk. A must: the boat trip to Dinant or Givet (with stop in Waulsort), pure enjoyment of the quiet nature. The area is also suitable for various sports activities: kayaking, climbing, mountain biking, horseback riding, etc.

Sensors of sensation are expected in Dinant and Agimont Aventure, on the Paintball from Sorinnes or Karting from Fagnes. The castle and gardens of Freyr and the gardens of Annevoie are also worth a visit.

Even more to visit: the citadel of Dinant, the caves of Han, Dinant and Hastière, the railbikes of the Molignée in Falaën, the city of Givet. For gourmets: snail farm in Warnant, beer brewery du Bocq in Purnode and 'La Caracole' in Falmignoul, Dinant cakes, etc.

There is so much to see in this region! Museums, ruins, castles, craftsmanship, etc. for all tastes and all ages.


Regional info

Dinant / Rochefort
Dinant, birthplace of Adolphe Sax, is located in the middle of the green in the Meuse valley, about 20 km from the French border. The town is dominated by the impressive citadel that can be reached on foot or by cable car. The summit offers a grand view of the 'Pearl of the Maas'. At 5 km south of Dinant is the Park of Furfooz, where you can walk through prehistoric caverns and remains of a Roman and medieval fort. Other attractions include: the abbey of Leffe, 'La Merveilleuse', one of the most beautiful caves of Belgium, brewery 'Du Bocq' in Purnode (about 11 km), etc. The amusement park Mont-Fat with underground network, rock gardens and playground is visited by families. Sports enthusiasts can sail the Lesse by kayak, also a cruise on the Maas is possible. In Rochefort, discover the Archaeological Park of Malagne, one of the grand Roman villas of North Gaul, the grotto of Lorette-Rochefort or the Castle of the Counts, which offers a magnificent view over the old town of Rochefort and the Famenne.

Hastière
Hastière is only 6 km from the French border and close to Dinant, tourist attraction known at home and abroad for its unique location on the Maas. Hastière also offers a number of attractions, such as caves, a yacht club (sailing lessons). The most famous and spectacular activity remains of course the famous descent of the Lesse by kayak or controlled boat. The impressive Meuse valley is flanked by rock formations (Freyr), castles and beautifully wooded slopes.

Hour
Hour is a rural village about 18 km from Dinant and 5 km from the famous departure of the Lesse. The area has a lot to offer: the caves of Han and the wildlife park, the castle of Celles, Dinant in the beautiful Maas valley with its citadel, cable car and trips on the river or just for strolling.

Oignies
The Thiérache, the area around Oignies, is a real pleasure for anyone who loves extended forests and untouched nature. Did you know that the center of Europe is '15 countries) in this municipality? The foothills of the Ardennes offer a beautiful spectacle during extensive walks and bike rides. Characteristic of this region are also the original museums and a real steam train that runs throughout the summer season between Treignes and Mariembourg. Cross-country skiing and alpine skiing are open here in winter.

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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