Between Lesse and Semois

A weekend of hiking to discover the most beautiful landscapes of the Ardennes

  • You travel on foot
  • Level : Easy
  • Possibilities : 2, 3, 4 days



Hiking between Lesse and Semois

With this stay between Lesse and Semois, Europ’Aventure offers you a break from your daily routine, a two-day hiking break in one of the most beautiful regions of the Ardennes, between the rivers Lesse and Semois. From Daverdisse, a small village nestled in the splendid Lesse valley, you take the road to Porcheresse, passing through Our, a picturesque village of old Ardennes houses before continuing to Paliseul. The next day, you will then head for the Semois valley to arrive in Bouillon, a ducal town with a medieval castle.

Between Lesse and Semois is the ideal solution for a short weekend in the middle of nature: signposted path (yellow/white), quality accommodation, luggage transport, guiding application and information about the region. Everything is planned so that you can make the most of the region and its beauties.

Entre Lesse et Semois is a free walking tour – Duration varies from 2 to 3 days – Departure all year round depending on your wishes and possibilities.


Programme between Lesse and Semois

Day 1

Reception in Daverdisse in the afternoon and handing over of the complete file. Evening meal included.

Day 2

Daverdisse – Paliseul (22 km; + 550 m)
This first stage between Daverdisse and Paliseul takes you from the magnificent Daverdisse valley through woods, forests and pastures to Paliseul. It is no more tiring and only includes a rib worthy of the name, at the exit of Daverdisse. For the rest, it falls between contour lines 340 and 390 (meters of altitude). The itinerary also takes you to the small villages of Porcheresse and Our where a Michelin-starred restaurant is located.

Day 3

Paliseul – Bouillon (27 km; + 450 m)
After spending the night in Paliseul, you join the path that takes you to the hiking finish point. You finish with a spectacular view of Bouillon before arriving in town by a steep path. Possibility to visit the town and the castle. You can choose to take the return trip when you arrive in the late afternoon or relax for an extra night in Bouillon!

Circuit Europ'Aventure - Entre Lesse et Semois

Practical information

Home : day 1, in the late afternoon (the welcome point will be confirmed at the time of booking)
Hiking record delivery.

Dispersion : On the last day at the end of the stage, you will be taken back to the starting point (where your car is). Possibility of an extra night and a return in the morning after breakfast.

Supervision: hiking in freedom, without guide

Accommodation : hotels ***/****

Access : by car (free parking for the duration of the stay)

Dates / prices


The stay “Between Lesse and Semois” can be organized at your best convenience and departures are possible all year round. Please note: from 1 October to 31 December, the itinerary is likely to be deviated in some places due to the hunting season. You will always be warned!


Below is the price list per person for the year 2023. The price depends mainly on the number of nights desired, the type of room and luggage transport.

Double, Twin or Triple Room Single Room
With luggage transport Without Transport With luggage transport Without Transport
2 nights 325,00 € 305,00 € 495,00 € 470,00 €
3 nights 475,00 € 445,00 € 715,00 € 670,00 €


Prices are per person
Discount in case of non-transfer back to the starting point by the organizer.

The price includes :
  • half-board accommodation at each stage in a *** hotel or ****
  • Breakfast and 3-course dinner
  • Luggage transport
  • Possible transfers from the end of the stage to the accommodation
  • Return journey at the end of the hike
  • Free parking on departure
  • IGN map of the hike
  • Complete folder with information brochures, luggage tags, etc.
The price does not include :
  • drinks
  • picnics
  • personal expenses and insurance
  • anything not indicated in “Price includes”.

In pictures



  • You travel on foot
  • Level : Easy
  • Possibilities : 2, 3, 4 days

Why choose Europ’Aventure

The Ardennes specialist

Travel in freedom

Quality accommodation

Marked trails

Cycling & mountain biking holidays

Luggage transport

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