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Are you a journalist, a partner or a specialist in communication? On this blog you will find all the information about Ardennes-Etape: press releases, news items, tourist information about the Ardennes and a photo gallery.

This blog is available in English, French, Dutch and German.


Ardennes-Etape offers you his selection of holiday homes and villas for rent in the Belgian Ardennes. The website offers you holiday homes, villas, chalets or even castles from a wide range of different properties.

Guide Ardennes-Pass: engine of tourism in the Ardennes

For over thirteen years, the Guide Ardennes-Pass is re-edited on a yearly base. It gets adjusted and updated in order to provide high quality touristic information to the holidaymakers that have opted for the Belgian Ardennes.  Purpose: promoting the «Ardennes» destination.

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Owner of a holiday home: the holiday profession

Each and every year, the traditional summer interview hands the mic over to beach lovers, ice-cream vendors, the coast guard, restaurateurs,… These summer jobs are well-known. Yet, many remain under the radar because the media doesn’t discuss them. We aim our focus on such a profession, owner of an Ardennes holiday home…

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Ardennes-Pass Guide 2015-2016 : indispensable!

12 versions, 12 yearly editions, and each time more novelties. This year, the Ardennes-Pass Guide dedicates a portion of its 372 pages to restaurants in the Ardennes full of character! A guide filled with lots of tips, which has the sole purpose of promoting the destination «Ardennes »!

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Valentine’s Day in the Ardennes

Valentine’s Day, it’s become a synonym for the most commercial holiday. Who still goes along with this in 2015? A special menu at the restaurant charging you double. Specialties with chocolate of dubious quality. The Valentine’s hearts might make you feel a bit unwell…

And if we threw all of this out the window? Meet three holiday-makers heading out to the Ardennes, Valentine or not.

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Tourism in the Belgian Ardennes: Trend 2014 – Less Dutch Travellers


It’s official, the economic crisis has reached or neighbours to the north. A half million less Dutch travellers took off on vacation in 2014. A hit for the tourist industry in Belgium? Not really… Some industry actors do not succumb to this downward trend: Ardennes-Etape and the Domain of the Han Caves boast positive numbers.

An explanation…

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