Outdoor Activities in the Ardennes
The dense forest, hills and cliffs with meandering rivers are the perfect terrain for several outdoor activities. Camping in the Ardennes is quite popular and you’ll find many campsites for tents, caravans and motorhomes. However wildcamping is strictly forbidden.
There are countless hiking routes through nature with various sights and terrains. Some of the popular hiking routes are located in the valley of the Semois. Cyclist and mountainbikers will also love the variation of terrain and beautiful scenery the Ardennes has to offer. You can find the best hiking and mountain-biking routes on www.routeyou.com
Kayaking and Canoeing is also quite popular in the Ardennes. From spring to autumn you can rent kayaks or canoes on several places. The Ourthe and Semois rivers are perfect for beginners. The Lesse river has a bit more sensation to offer with a few small waterfalls. For more information check the kayaking and canoeing in the Ardennes page.
But there is more! You can also go caving, climbing, abseiling or learn several other survival skills.