From Le Ménil to our lodge: The lodge "La Cab'âne" near Prés Marius...

8 hours to walk, through fields, brushwood, the forest of Signy l’Abbay and the hills of Montmeillant.

Arrival at Près Marius for a fresh bath in the river Malacquise.

 

Duration: 8 hours (23 km).

Simple way. Map provided.

Price 1 donkey: 60 €, 2 donkeys: 110€, without accommodation.

(Overnight stay in the lodge: 90€ / overnight stay: 4 up to 5 persons, campfire upon arrival, opportunity for meal).

 

Return to starting point organised by Un Âne En Ardennes

 

Attention: maximum weight for donkey: 40 kg

 

 


Tour Les Crêtes Préardennaises: 3 days – 2 nights – 38 km  

 

Day 1: Departure at 9 a. m. direction village Lalobbe, you stay the night at the lodge La Cab'Âne 

Evening at the campfire  and overnight stay at the lodge. Opportunity for meal.

 

 

Day 2: Direction High Rope Course of Signy l’Abbaye, overnight stay camping, bivouac or hostel.

 

 

Day 3: Direction Ménil and back to Lallobe with Un Âne En Ardennes.

 

 

Family price including 1 donkey, without other overnight stay in the lodge and without High Rope Course: 240 €.

 

Additional donkey: 40€ / donkey/ day

 

Simply way.

 

Return to starting point organised by Un Âne En Ardennes .

 

Attention: maximum weight for donkey: 40 kg

 

In case of problems we guarantee a “donkey towing” as soon as possible.

 


Tour on top of the crest: 3 to 7 days (+-60 km)


Starting point at the river la Meuse, then La Semoy, just up to the Lake des Vieilles Forges, with overnight stay in bivouac or hostel.


Day 1: of Meillier-Fontaine in Joigny / Meuse (7km): Rock of the Grand Dukes, the Meuse riverside, bivouac.


Day 2: From Joigny / Meuse to Phades 14 or 17 km: you follow for some kilometres the Green Way alongside the Meuse bank – to start slowly.  Then you climb up to the peak of the Liry, with a marvellous panoramic view over the valley of the Semoy and the Ardennes mountains.

You finally arrive at the overnight stay – namely the camping area in Phades, the hostel in Semoy or the bivouac. 


Day 3: Relaxing on the banks of the Semoy river.


Day 4: Phades bivouac (or hostel) 13 up to 21 km – depending on the option chosen: 

The second day is surprising you with spectacular lookout points; you can also benefit from a short passage to Monthermé for a quick revitalisation. 

The lookout points:

* Le Roc la Tour

* La Roche à sept heures

* La Longue Roche

* La Meuse

* La Roche aux 7 villages


You choose your accommodation for the night – hostel or bivouac. (subject to availability)


Day 4: Bivouac (or hostel) to the beach of Lake des Vieilles Forges (bivouac
or hostel)

You leave Monthermé and walk through the deep forests of the mountain massif. Very quietly the way becomes more and more flat and calm.

In the afternoon you arrive at the large Lake des Vielles Forges with its fine sandy beach.


Day 5: Relaxing on the sand beach: kayaking, ropes course, Elfy Park, beach and swim.


Day 6: direction Castle Médiéval de Moncornet (12 km) (opportunity to visit the castle). You return into the forest for half a day walk direction Montcornet. In the afternoon you have time to discover the interior of this castle built in 11th century: labyrinth, donjon, chapel, legends,….


Price: starting with 50 € / day for a family and 1 donkey (without location of equipment as tent, spirit stove, mattress,….)


Price for a second donkey: 40€/donkey/day


 

Medium-ambitious way.

 

 

Attention: maximum weight for donkey: 40 kg

 

In case of problems we guarantee a “donkey towing” as soon as possible.


From one valley to the others: 8 days – 7 nights – 80 up to 130 km

Starting at Thiéarche, via the Ardennes massifs, through the valleys of the Meuse and Semoy up to the Lake des Vieilles Forges, for a family composed out of 4 persons.

Accomodation in hostels, camping area or bivouac.

Accommodation in hostels, camping area or bivouac for a family and 1 donkey, without guide.

 

Price: starting with 50 € / day for a family and 1 donkey (without location of equipment as tent, spirit stove, mattress,….)

 

In bivouac, 80 € / day with 2 donkeys for a family composed out of 4 persons.

 

In case of problems we guarantee a “donkey towing” as soon as possible.


Liberty track

Handing over of the donkeys at a point fixed before; here you also give them back at the end of the tour. In the meantime you experience a real adventure. You are on your own and follow your own dreams. The nights you stay in hostels or rest in bivouacs.

Prices starting with 50 € / donkey, graduated prices.

 

 

Do not hesitate to contact us for location, accommodation etc...

 

In case of problems we guarantee a “donkey towing” as soon as possible.