Tourism

The Parc Argonne Découverte sits at the edge of French Ardennes forest, near Vouziers (in South Ardennes). It makes use of educational and play activities to bring visitors and nature and wildlife lovers up close to animals
published on 01/15/2019
The Parc Argonne Découverte sits at the edge of French Ardennes forest, near Vouziers (in South Ardennes). It makes use of educational and play activities to bring visitors and nature and wildlife lovers up close to animals. It is the second most visited paid for destination in the department (42,...
“Ardenne Ecotourism”, Franco-Belgian project led by Agence de Développement Touristique des Ardennes (ADTA), has just been awarded the 2018 Esperluette in Sustainable Tourism category
published on 01/15/2019
“Ardenne Ecotourism”, Franco-Belgian project led by Agence de Développement Touristique des Ardennes (ADTA), has just been awarded the 2018 Esperluette in Sustainable Tourism category. The “Esperluettes” recognise good practice and innovation in tourism development agencies.  The Ardenne Ecotourism...
As part of the Departmental Observatory, the Tourist Development Agency and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Ardennes have just published the 2016 Key Figures for Tourism in French Ardennes to give an overall vision of the local tourist economy
published on 11/09/2017
As part of the Departmental Observatory, the Tourist Development Agency (ADT) and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) of the Ardennes have just published the 2016 Key Figures for Tourism in French Ardennes to give an overall vision of the local tourist economy. With €37 million in direct...
Michelin’s Green Guide celebrates tourist destinations that place an emphasis on discovering a region’s natural and cultural heritage
published on 07/31/2017
The Michelin guidebook first appeared at the start of the 20th century, published by the tyre manufacturers of the same name. Today it’s the industry reference. As well as awarding its famous stars for cooking, Michelin’s Green Guide celebrates tourist destinations that place an emphasis on...
As a cross-border area the Ardennes has developed synergies and collaborations from the outset, in particular with their neighbours in Belgium and Luxembourg
published on 04/04/2017
As a cross-border area the Ardennes has developed synergies and collaborations from the outset, in particular with their neighbours in Belgium and Luxembourg. The Ardenne brand was born out of the desire to be united under a common identity in order to improve the attractiveness of the French,...
The Ardennes offer all of the resources required for the development of this new tourist model
published on 10/03/2016
Tourism is a vital sector within for a territory's economy. According to the Regional Tourism Observatory of Champagne-Ardenne, economic benefits of tourism in 2015 are estimated at 77 million euros, and 1 400 jobs are related to this industry in the Ardennes (French and Belgian). In the Ardennes,...
From Givet in the Ardennes to the Belgian border, to Charleville-Mézières, discover the Trans-Ardennes Greenway
published on 10/03/2016
From Givet in the Ardennes to the Belgian border, to Charleville-Mézières, discover the Trans-Ardennes Greenway. Thanks to its richly contrasting and colourful countryside, the department of the Ardennes is an ideal hiking location. Selected as a "European Cycle Path" in 2010 by a panel of Dutch...
Located to the north of Charleville-Mézières, the Vieilles-Forges lake offers an ideal setting in which to enjoy a host of recreational activities within a breathtaking natural environment
published on 10/03/2016
Located to the north of Charleville-Mézières, the Vieilles-Forges lake offers an ideal setting in which to enjoy a host of recreational activities within a breathtaking natural environment. Nestled at the heart of the Ardennes Massif, and just a few kilometres from the Meuse Valley, Vieilles-Forges...
Located in the Roucy à Olizy-Primat woods in the south of the Ardennes, the Argonne Découverte parc
published on 10/03/2016
Located in the Roucy woods in the south of the Ardennes, the Argonne Découverte parc (formerly named Parc Nocturnia) offers visitors an innovative introduction to the night behaviour of local wildlife and to the observation of animals in their natural habitats. Since it opened in 2015, the Parc...
Well known for the Meuse river valley and its meandering curves, the Ardennes is an ideal setting for river tourism
published on 10/03/2016
Well known for the Meuse river valley and its meandering curves, the Ardennes is an ideal setting for river tourism. In the recent years various pieces of infrastructure and services have been developed to facilitate the discovery of the department's wonderful landscapes along the path of the river...