The Transfamenne

3 days of walking to discover this magnificent region located in the north of the Ardennes.

The Famenne is one of the most beautiful regions in Belgium for hiking. Situated on the borders of the Condroz plateau and the Ardenne, the Famenne offers a varied landscape where the Ourthe (which has its source in the Ardennes) and the Lesse have dug their beds. Europ’Aventure proposes you to discover this region thanks to this 3-day stay on a marked out itinerary designed by our partner GTA.

From the small village of Nassogne you travel 57 km in 3 days and discover Marche-en-Famenne, Verdenne or Hotton before arriving at the medieval city of La Roche-en-Ardenne.

The Transfamenne can also be combined with the first steps of the Transardennaise to create a 6-step loop. It is the ideal solution for a short walking holiday without too many gradients: marked trail (yellow/white), quality accommodation, luggage transport, guidance application and information about the region. Everything is planned so that you can make the most of the region and its beauties.

Hiking in freedom – Variable duration from 3 to 4 days – Departure all year round according to your availability and your possibilities.

Program

Day 1

Nassogne Reception in Nassogne in the afternoon and handing over of the complete file. Possibility to visit the village. Evening meal included.

Day 2

Nassogne – Verdenne (22 km; + 381 m) This first stage takes you from Nassogne to Marche-en-Famenne and Verdenne. You will pass through the villages of Ambly and Waha known for its Saint-Etienne church, a Romanesque building from 1050.

Day 3

Verdenne – Marcourt (21 km; + 355 m) From Verdenne, take the signposted itinerary that takes you to Hotton to discover this village on the banks of the river Ourthe and then continue on to Marcourt. From Hotton, the route to Marcourt is very hilly and takes you past a cemetery where 666 British soldiers who fell in the Second World War are buried. Transfer at the end of the day to the accommodation.

Day 4

Marcourt – La Roche-en-Ardenne (14 km; + 455 m) This last stage is not the longest but it is hilly. It will take you from Marcourt to La Roche-en-Ardenne, dominated by the ruins of a medieval castle. End of the hike on arrival at the Bronze Square. Possibility to visit the town and its castle before returning to the starting point. You can also choose to spend an extra night on site and return the next morning.

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. Framing : hiking in freedom, without guide Accommodation : hotels ***/****, bed and breakfast *** (it is possible that a transfer can be organized to the accommodation if there is no accommodation at the end of the stage) Access: by car (free parking for the duration of the stay), by train + bus Luggage transport: the transfer of luggage from one accommodation to another is provided by the organiser and included in the price of the stay.

Dates / prices

Dates

The stay on the Transfamenne 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!

Prices and formulas

You will find below the list of prices per person for the year 2021. 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
3 nights 370,00 € 340,00 € 545,00 € 505,00 €
4 nights 480,00 € 450,00 € 695,00 € 655,00 €
  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 *** or **** hotel or bed and breakfast ** 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”.

From

370,00 

You travel on foot

Level : Easy

Possibilities :3, 4, 5 days

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