Hiking and Relaxation Stays
On foot or by mountain bike, it's up to you to choose the best way to admire the return of summer to our geological region "La Calestienne".
In the heart of the Famenne, a hiking stay to recharge your batteries!
We are pleased to offer you a hiking program that can last from 3 to 5 days.
It will start from the mill and will follow a star-shaped route in our region called the Calestienne and labelled Geopark by Unesco.
You will discover the exceptional richness of its fauna and flora as well as the particularly numerous karstic phenomena.
These are all the most beautiful panoramas and paths that this particular geology offers, just a stone's throw from Brussels and Luxembourg.
A beautiful adventure awaits you in this unique region where you will penetrate a nature overflowing with scents and authentic nature. The alternation of hedgerows and forests will easily lead you to the summits with a breathtaking panorama on the schistous plain.
Possibility of a walk accompanied by a nature guide!
Course of the stay :
Stay of well-being in an exceptional mill from which the hikes make you discover the authenticity of our region.
The hikes start around 9am for a return around 4pm, in order to enjoy the facilities and the garden on the banks of the Lesse. Dinner at the table d'hôtes around 7:00 pm.
Day 1 : Welcome and installation
Your arrival is planned from 4:30 pm at the Moulin de Resteigne and installation in your rooms.
Around 7:00 pm, a welcome cocktail awaits you to present you the course and all the details of the organization of the stay.
Dinner at the table d'hôtes around 7:30 pm.
The hikes planned for your stay:
Day 2: Contours of the Bois de Boines (23,3 km; + 444 m)
You leave on foot from the Moulin de Resteigne and start your hike by following the Lesse and its meanders for nearly 5 km. You cross the pretty village of Belvaux. After the village, you leave the bank of the Lesse to go up through the wood of Boines, at the limit of the domain of the Caves of Han. You go back down to the Lomme river which you reach after 12km. The hike takes you to the villages of Han-sur-Lesse and then Auffe via the marked GR path. There you can enjoy a 360° panorama on the Famenne. You will come back to the Mill by paths crossing forests and hedgerows.
Day 3 : The loop of the Tellin ponds (26,1 km; + 595 m)
From the Moulin, you reach the village of Tellin. You will then take the marked loop walk of the ponds and discover a succession of wetlands, small bodies of water, and charming streams in the heart of the woods. After the succession of ponds of the provincial fish farm and some very wet passages, you arrive in front of the pond of the Monks. Here, the cuckoo's bread and Solomon's seal cohabit with ferns and brooms. Other species such as the queen of the meadows, the sparse rush, etc., border the stream of the Pierre au Charme. This site also sometimes sees the passage of the black stork. Be careful, you cross a quiet zone until the Bois de Tellin, silence is imperative. Up to Fosse Hawette, you will identify in turn the wild pear trees, the wild cherry trees, the sorbiers des oiseleurs and the centaurée. A large number of tree species accompany you on your way. At the end of the stage, you leave the loop to return on foot to the Mill.
Day 4: The Hautes Roches and the Hermit of Resteigne (16,2 km; + 261 m)
For this third day of hiking, we suggest the Lesse valley which winds through the center of the massif. It is a 4 hours walk with no major difficulty and 250m of positive difference in altitude. The objective of this day's walk is the exceptional site of the Hermit of Resteigne which you will reach by taking the preserved paths of the nature reserve of the Ardenne-Famenne park.
This program is given as an indication and can be modified in case of weather disturbance or on request to adapt to your physical condition.
Data sheet :
By car (free parking for the duration of the stay)
The welcome takes place from 4:30 pm on day 1 at the Moulin de Resteigne. In case of delay or difficulties to join us, contact us at +32 495 77 66 69.
Installation, presentation of the stay. Dogs are not allowed
This is the end of your stay, departure is after breakfast.
Don't hesitate to leave us a kind word in our guestbook.
If you wish to extend your stay, please contact us for availability and rates.
Contact us by phone or e-mail to make an option. Confirm this option by paying a deposit of 30% of the total amount of your stay.
Upon receipt, we will send you a confirmation of your stay. The balance must also be paid 21 days before departure.
In case of a last minute reservation (less than 21 days before departure) the total payment of the stay will be requested.
Payment of the balance :
At the latest 21 days before the beginning of the stay. An email will be sent to you the day before the 21 days, in order to invite you to pay your stay.
CONTRACTUAL INFORMATION :
- The registration to the stay implies the acceptance of the rates proposed in the estimate, the technical sheet of your stay and the conditions of sale, which come into effect upon receipt of your deposit and the sending of our confirmation.
- Your registration to the proposed stay means that you have read the program, that you are in good health and that you have no medical constraints to the practice of walking.
We nevertheless advise you to have the opinion of your doctor before any sporting commitment!
Our hikes are of easy level with a difference in altitude between 200 and 400 meters, without any technical difficulty and lasting from 5 to 6 hours.
Everyone can enjoy them. The goal of the stay is the discovery and the conviviality, the pleasure is our key word.
If you wish to have one of our certified nature guides for a day's walk (+-150€/day), just ask and he will take you to the heart of this Calestienne region, and you will discover at your own pace, the wonders of this region.
We will sometimes have to adapt each day so that the pleasure remains intact to modify the indicated program: either at the level of the organization, or directly because of the weather or your level of form.
THE PRICE :
Below you will find the price list per person for the year 2023.
The price depends mainly on the number of nights desired and the type of room desired.
THE PRICE INCLUDES :
- breakfast, lunch pack and 3 course dinner
- free parking at the accommodation for the duration of the stay
- roadbook and GPX tracks of each itinerary
THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE :
- personal expenses and insurance
- the nature guide (ask us at the time of booking +/- 150,00 € for a guided walk)
- everything that is not indicated in "The price includes".
|Nuits||Chambre double||Chambre single|
|2 nuits||235 €||340 €|
|3 nuits||345 €||480 €|
|4 nuits||440 €||620 €|
|5 nuits||525 €||760 €|