Who are we?

Our history
Our commitments
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Our history

Europ’Aventure, creator of hiking holidays in the Ardennes since 1985 !

Hiking in total freedom! “That’s the credo of Europ’Aventure!

Whether you are an experienced hiker or a beginner, eager to discover, travel with family or friends, in a group or on your own. Whether you are hiking, biking, mountain biking or even horseback riding. Europ’Aventure organizes your stay to measure!

The Ardennes on foot: the Ourthe and Laval valleys
Jean-François Lambert takes over Europ'Aventure -

Europ’Aventure is a travel creator, inspired by its forests and country roads.

Europ’Aventure was created by Denis Jusseret and Geneviève Goosse, two passionate hikers, in Sainte-Ode, in 1985. Originally, Europ’aventure was initiated to offer a new product in Belgium: hiking in complete freedom, crossing the Ardennes with luggage transport. Over the years, Europ’Aventure has established itself as a key player in the development of hiking in the Ardennes.

In 2019, Europ’Aventure was taken over by Jean-François Lambert, another enthusiast of hiking, nature and the organisation of “active” holidays. Anchored in the Ardennes, Europ’Aventure has never left and, after being based in Sainte-Ode, a small village in the province of Luxembourg, the company is now located in Marche-en-Famenne. What better way to design hiking programs than to be located in the centre of the Ardennes forest massif, a mecca for walking!

In addition to the setting up of trekking holidays in the Ardennes, Europ’Aventure has also invested in the creation and resale on the Belgian market oftrekking holidays in France, Italy and the rest of Europe.

An undeniable know-how
An agency that knows its products and whose experience makes the difference

Europ’Aventure is a recognized and involved player in the field. By bringing hiking enthusiasts to its lands, it intervenes in local and regional life, as an economic enterprise of tourist interest within the framework of territorial development and as an actor of regional animation. Our stays are elaborated according to your wishes and according to your budget !

    • hiking in freedom, without a guide
    • hikes with professional guides
    • thematic stays, “discovery” stays in Belgium or abroad
    • meetings with the local population in a spirit of conviviality
    • sports activities on request (running, Nordic walking, marathon, white water activities, winter activities)
    • levels of difficulty listed in the data sheets allow a judicious choice to be made

    Our commitments

    Marked trails

    All our hiking trails are marked and easy to follow. Europ’Aventure works in collaboration with GTA (www.gta.be) for the maintenance and promotion of the trails. We also provide maps specially developed for us by IGN to further enhance the experience on these routes.

    Tailor-made trips

    Our trips can be adapted according to your wishes. A day of rest, a diversion for a cultural visit, a visit to a brewery … In any case, don’t hesitate to ask what we can do for you. This is your holiday and it should be just right for you!

    In total freedom

    The vast majority of our hikes are “in total freedom”. No groups or guides to follow. You walk at your own pace and take as much time as you want to enjoy nature, visit villages and other curiosities along our different routes. There is no fixed departure date or minimum group size.

    Trips for all levels of trekking

    Europ’Aventure specialises in hiking trips. These are aimed at all levels. Whether you are an amateur hiker or a seasoned hiker, we have options to suit you. The length of the stages can vary from 8 km to 26 km depending on the itinerary and your desires.

    Quality accommodation

    Europ’Aventure only works with quality accommodation, i.e. *** or **** hotels as well as “3 épis” gîtes. Our partners are recognised players in the region and we have been working with them for many years. All of them also offer excellent seasonal menus.

    The Ardennes specialist

    Europ’Aventure has been THE specialist for hiking in the Ardennes for more than 30 years. We are located in the heart of the region, close to nature and have developed our own itineraries in the region. Our expertise is unrivalled and we are happy to advise you on the region’s curiosities.

    Cycling & mountain biking holidays

    Europ’Aventure has a wide range of stays for cycling and mountain biking lovers in the Ardennes and elsewhere. We provide GPX tracks to facilitate navigation and select specific accommodation (Accueil Vélo) to best welcome cyclists.

    Luggage transport

    For total comfort during your day, Europ’Aventure will take care of transporting your suitcase. You leave it at the hotel reception when you leave in the morning. It will be waiting for you at the next accommodation upon your arrival. This allows you to carry only a small backpack, your camera and your picnic during the day.

    Our certifications

    Our professional recognitions

    Europ’Aventure is an active member of the UPAV (Union Professionnelle des Agents de Voyage). It insures you against all security guarantees via the Travel Agency Guarantee Fund and via professional civil liability insurance imposed by law.

    • Founding member of Wallonie Aventure Nature Tourisme (W.A.N.T.)
    • Member of Wallonie-Bruxelles Tourisme
    • Adherent to the Ardenne brand

    Europ’Aventure is a travel agency certified by

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    Our partners

    A close collaboration with recognized partners, tourism and hiking enthusiasts.

    In addition to the recognition of the community, the partnership with the professionals involved. All our partners are lovers of nature and tourism. We have been working with them for many years with confidence.

    One of the privileged partners of Europ’Aventure is La Maison de la Randonnée – GTA Belgium.

    This association, created 30 years ago, designs itineraries and marks out the circuits with internationally recognised GTA markings (yellow and white and white wave). It maintains the paths and trails so that walkers can find their comfort. La Maison de la Randonnée – GTA Belgium is recognized as a tourist association by the CGT. It also publishes books, topographic maps (produced in collaboration with the National Geographic Institute), topo guides and road-books corresponding to its itineraries. They are translated into different languages (NL-EN-DE-EN). You can find these books for sale on our site.

    Let us also underline the excellent collaboration that Europ’Aventure maintains with hotelkeepers, restaurateurs, guides and all other professionals of the regions concerned both in Belgium and abroad.

    Europ’Aventure offers stays designed by incoming agencies located abroad that offer quality programs, combining discovery of the region, sports activities and human encounters. Europ’aventure has the guarantees of efficient collaboration with its foreign partners recognized by the professional world.

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