Wednesday, 14 May 2008

Ardennes & Bière de Garde Special ™ (15-18 June 2008)

Ardennes & Bière de Garde Special™

This amazing tour has been put together to mix the Ardennes region of Belgium with the Pays de Meuse region in Lorraine in Northern France, an area most noted for its WW1 Battle of Verdun.
An incredible tour.
Sunday 15-Wednesday 18 June 2008
Frankfurt airport (please contact us for other pick-up points).
Meuse TGV station.
This is just 25km south of Verdun and has links to Paris, Lille and of course the Eurostar.

Outline Itinerary
Please note locations are to be confirmed.
Day 1-Sunday
Into the Ardennes, Belgium Beer Night
Day 2-Monday
Ardennes, Trappistes & Crusaders
  • Mardasson Memorial, Bastogne (B)
  • Millevertus Brewery, Toernich (B)
  • Orval Abbey, Villers-devant-Orval
  • Bouillon Crusader Castle
  • Bouillon town
  • La Vieille Ardenne (bier-cafe & restaurant)
  • Overnight-Bouillon (B)
Day 3-Tuesday
Castles, Forts, Breweries & Battle Sites!
  • Chateau Fort de Sedan, Sedan (F)
  • Brasserie de Chateau Fort, Sedan
  • Musee de Biere, Stenay
  • Brasserie de Chateau Charmois (chateau micro-brewery)
  • Vauquois Hill (village wiped off the map in WW1)
  • Brasserie de Rarecourt
  • Ossuaire de Douaumont (& surrounding WW1 sites)
  • Verdun town
  • L'Estaminet Microbrasserie, Verdun
  • Le Lapin qui Fume-The rabbit who smokes! (bier-cafe)
  • Overnight-Verdun (F)
Day 4-Wednesday
  • Meuse TGV station
Number Places
Only 8 total.


Photos from area.


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