Extend your stay and enjoy a 4 day break to the Belgian Ardennes staying in the picture-postcard town of Dinant. Beautiful scenery, intimate restaurants and chocolate, Lots of it. Even if you haven’t got a sweet tooth, you’ll be bowled over by the Ardennes region and it’s an incredibly compact and easy place to drive.
Dinant - Squeezed between the River Meuse and the high rocks that overlook it, Dinant is a little town indeed. Its main features are the imposing citadel high above the town and the Collegiate Church of Our Lady with its characteristic pear shaped bell tower.
Head south from Brussels into the rolling hills of the Belgian Ardennes complete with picture-postcard towns and grand country houses dripping with history. Bouillon lies close to the border of France, nestled on a sharp bend of the River Semois, in the heart of the Ardennes forest this small medieval city is a popular destination for short breaks to the region.
In Southern Belgium there is a cluster of 22 villages that call themselves Les Plus Beaux Villages de Wallonie. You can tick off some of the finest of these on a gentle circuit of the province of Namur. Head along the beautiful Meuse and Molignee valleys to find cutesy gems such as Falaen, Crupet and Celles.
Laon to Dinant
Departing Laon after breakfast today you have the choice of taking a direct route to Dinant via Vervins and Chimay or a more scenic drive via the Parc Naturel regional des ardennes. arrival in Dinant and the Hotel should be mid/late afternoon.
Mileages: Direct Route approx. 95 miles
Scenic Route approx. 100 miles
Look What’s Included
• 3 Nights at the Riverside Ibis Hotel, Dinant
• Buffet breakfast each morning
• Detailed Road Book featuring Maps, Great Drives & Local Attractions
• Commemorative Tour Rally Plate
• Complimentary Car Parking at all Hotels
This hotel has been hand-picked for its quality, facilities and location