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  • Magoster : the house is situated on the countryside nearby Magoster. This is part of Rendeux and not far away from La Roche-en-Ardenne, Durbuy and Hotton.
  • La Roche-en-Ardenne : a very little town situated where a few valleys meet. La Roche has a cosy shoppingstreet, a swimmingpool and many restaurants. It is famous because of its old citadel which outside walls offer a sinister background for a (free) theatre every summer-evening with lanternslides and music based on the Ghost of Berthe. In the "Rue de la Gare" is the Museum of the Battle of the Bulge.
  • Hotton-sur-Ourthe : this village is known because of it's cave, called Cave-of-Thousand-and-one-Night, deep down in the hill. Hotton lies, seen from La Roche, downstream along the Ourthe. In this river you can swim, or you can canoe or kayak on it. In Hotton are several climbingsites.
  • Durbuy, Barvaux : Durbuy is calling itself the smallest town in the world. It is a cosy and well preserved place, where you can imagine yourself in other ages. Durbuy is about 20 km away. There is the start (or: end) of a beautifull foothpath (lenght 6 km, far away from all traffic) from Durbuy to Barvaux along the river Ourthe.
  • Caves of Han : exceptional caves in Han-sur-Lesse nearby Rochefort. It offers one of the largest caves of Europe. From the center of Han a historic tram can bring you to the entrance of the caves.
  • Ourthe, Samrée : on many places aloung the river you can kayak or canoe. In Samrée (11 km) ski or Nordic ski in wintertimes is possible; also rent of ski.
  • Beffe : rent of mountainbikes by Beffelihills, on about 1500 meters of our house. It is a nice target for a walking because you can eat and drink there something inside the building or outside on a terrace. Internetservices are available too.
  • Rendeux : Manege La Golette offers possibilities for horseriding. Their address is Rue la Golette 15-17, Rendeux-Haut.
  • Wéris : choosen as one of the most beautifull villages of Wallonie. It is also known for its prehistoric dolmens and menhirs.
  • Bikerace Luik-Bastenaken-Luik : usually 2e half of april, and the road Hotton-La Roche is often part of the parcours.
  • Airballoons : end of august a yearly happening in Hotton with lift-off of many airballoons.

Entertaiment for your children

  • Dochamps : nearby Parc Chlorophylle is situated. This is an interesting parc (with playgarden) where children can discover the "world of the forest" in various ways.
  • Ourthe : for elder children go by kayak on the kind river is of course a 'must'.
  • Erezée : here you can find a nice ancient steamtrain and make a travel in the beautifull nature whilst seeing many times the little river Aisne. In Erezée you can also find a small museum showing ancient farmerlife: La Vile Grègne.
  • Wéris : prehistoric dolmens and menhirs.
  • Barvaux : the Labyrinthus, a maze with a search for a treasure. The theme is piracy. It suits especially for children from 3 til 12.
  • Hotton : children playgarden on an little island in the Ourthe; also waterbikes.
  • Transinne : there you will find Euro Space Center Belgium. A large exhibition about spacetravelling and research of the space.
  • Coo : nice daytrip: waterfall and cablechairs (also in summer).

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