Barvaux Sur Ourthe Tourist Information

General summary of​ city: Barvaux-sur-Ourthe, also known as​ Barvaux, is​ a​ city that is​ part of​ the province of​ Luxembourg. The province of​ Luxembourg consists of​ five different districts: the Arlon District, Bastogne District, the Marche-en-Famenne District, the Neufchâteau District and the Virton District. The primary languages spoken within the city of​ Barvaux-sur-Ourthe and other cities within the province of​ Luxembourg include French, Dutch and German.

The city of​ Barvaux-sur-Ourthe holds a​ number of​ restaurants specializing in​ French, Belgian, and Dutch cuisine. Additionally, not to​ be missed features in​ Barvaux-sur-Ourthe include the Labyrinthus and the myriad golf courses made available to​ tourists. Finally, tourists can enjoy a​ full day of​ watersports and other recreational pursuits while staying in​ the lovely city of​ Barvaux-sur-Ourthe.

Other cities within the province of​ Luxembourg are easily accessible from: Barvaux-sur-Ourthe. The Barvaux-sur-Ourthe train station has routes to​ nearby cities like Durbuy, offering travelers the opportunity to​ explore the province with relative ease.

Places of​ interest:

The Labyrinthus at​ Rue Basse Commène in​ Barvaux-sur-Ourthe, is​ a​ great place to​ visit for old and young alike. The site of​ the Labyrinthus is​ a​ series of​ hedges that creates a​ maze—a maze that is​ altered every year. The entire visit may last up to​ three hours long, and there is​ a​ gift shop and restaurant at​ the Labyrinthus in​ Barvaux-sur-Ourthe. The Labyrinthus is​ only open three days during the week however, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. All three days the Labyrinthus is​ open from 10:30 am to​ 7:30 pm. Free parking is​ available, but dogs are not allowed on the site. The cost of​ admission at​ the Labyrinthus is​ 7.5 Euros for adults, 5.5 Euros for children ages 5 to​ 11, and children 4 and under gain free entry.

While staying in​ Belgium, why not enjoy a​ good game of​ golf? The Blue Green Golf Durby at​ Route d'Oppagne 34 in​ Barvaux Sur Ourthe, Belgium has 18 holes and some of​ the world’s most beautiful greens. Tourists can spend the day out on the lush greens honing their golfing skills and the Green Golf Durby is​ the perfect site for the entire family.

Things to​ do:

While visiting Barvaux Sur Ourthe, tourists can travel to​ nearby Durbuy, a​ town noted as​ 'the smallest town in​ the world.' The city of​ Durbuy has population that just passes 500 inhabitants. Further, the city of​ Durbuy has castles that date back to​ the late 800s and the city still has many medieval homes in​ existence. Tourists can step back in​ time when they enter Durbuy and get a​ look at​ what medieval life was like. The Ourthe River is​ perfect for kayaking and canoeing and travelers staying in​ Barvaux Sur Ourthe often make the short trip to​ Durbuy to​ engage in​ the water sport of​ their choosing. Typical passage from Barvaux Sur Ourthe to​ Durbuy is​ accomplished via taxi, or​ bus—all available from the train station in​ Barvaux Sur Ourthe.

Other attractions to​ be found in​ nearby city of​ Durbuy include the Topiary Park, the Belvedere, and the Confiturerie Saint-Amour. The Topiary Park has a​ variety of​ box trees that are cut in​ fascinating shapes—a feature that should not be passed up while visiting Belgium. Meanwhile the Belvedere offers a​ panoramic view from the top of​ a​ massive cliff that overlooks the entire city. Fantastic photos can be taken from the Belvedere. Finally, the Confiturerie Saint-Amour is​ a​ jam factory that tourists can visit for free. Tourists can see a​ variety of​ jams being made and if​ they desire, they can purchase products at​ the factory. The Confiturerie Saint-Amour also produces other products and the site is​ an​ excellent tourist destination for adults and children alike.

Food & Drink:

There are a​ number of​ fine dining locations in​ Barvaux-sur-Ourthe, Belgium. First, tourists may find a​ fine meal at​ the Au Petit Chef at​ Rue Basse Sauvenière 8 in​ Barvaux-sur-Ourthe. The Au Petit Chef has both a​ lunch and dinner menu that sure to​ please. Guests can dine while enjoying the view from the restaurant’s terrace, beneath a​ gorgeous parasol. Try mussels served in​ your choose of​ garlic cream or​ butter and your choice of​ wine accompanies the meal. Don’t forget to​ finish off your meal with an​ impressive crème brulee! The Au Petit Chef is​ open from Wednesday to​ Sunday from noon to​ 2:30 pm and from 6:30 pm to​ 9:00 pm. Street parking is​ available.

Meanwhile, the Les Mignees is​ open every day of​ the week and provides guests with the best in​ Belgian food. The Les Mignees is​ located at​ Route de Marche 110 and, like the Au Petit Chef, guest can dine on the terrace if​ they desire. Alternatively, the le Grillon at​ En Charotte, 33 in​ Barvaux-sur-Ourthe offers French cuisine to​ hungry guests and visitors can sample the cured ham, melon salad, a​ variety of​ cheeses, and seafood dishes, among other fine foods.

Hotels & Accommodation:

Le Chalet Finlandais
Le Chalet Suisse
Le Chalet Canadien
Le Chalet Hollandais
Le Chalet Suedois
Le Chalet de Montagne

Entertainment: Barvaux-sur-Ourthe lies just beyond Durbuy and it​ is​ one of​ the main locations in​ Belgium when it​ comes to​ watersports of​ all kinds. at​ the base of​ the Rocker de Glawans, there is​ a​ tourist resort for all those travelers looking to​ engage in​ watersports while staying in​ Barvaux-sur-Ourthe. Kayaking, canoeing, and swimming are just some of​ the fun activities in​ store for travelers staying in​ Barvaux-sur-Ourthe. Riverside walks are recommended, as​ travelers can watch the many water enthusiasts engage in​ their favourite sport.

There are plenty of​ mountain biking opportunities when staying in​ Barvaux-sur-Ourthe, the bike trails are beautiful in​ the city and tourists can choose to​ either bike or​ hike the trails. of​ course, after a​ full day of​ entertainment and recreation, Barvaux-sur-Ourthe and the surrounding areas are filled with pubs, restaurants, and cafes that offer the finest in​ Belgium dining. Visitors can try venison, wild boar, rabbit, pheasant or​ their choice of​ fish. Further, sampling different Belgian beers is​ a​ favourite pastime of​ many tourists in​ Barvaux-sur-Ourthe.

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