Situated in the heart of Bastogne, and near to several main motorways, this central location is ideal for discovering the many attractions and points of interest in the Province of Luxembourg and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
Bastogne, the famous Nuts City, became world-renowned for its role in World War II. Museums and numerous sites around the city allow visitors to understand and relive the terrible events of the winter of 1944.
The woody Ardenne plateau provides the perfect setting to enjoy a walk through nature. The Ardenne plateau and the Semois and Ourthe valleys offer a range of sports and leisure activities.
Bastogne and Environs
Bastogne is first and foremost ‘Nuts City’, a name evoking the city’s historical heritage, which is tied to the Battle of the Ardennes:
- The Mardasson Memorial and the new Bastogne War Museum: www.bastognewarmuseum.be.
- The Bastogne Barracks, the cellars in the army barracks where Patton uttered his famous ‘Nuts’ in the winter of 1944.
- Au Pays d’Ardenne Original Museum, dedicated to the Battle of the Ardennes and early agricultural trades.
- 101st Airborne Museum, set within the former Officers’ Mess in the army barracks
- Bastogne Ardennes 44 Museum, located between Bastogne and Wiltz.
Bastogne is full of attractions to visit as a family or in a group:
- The Living Museum of Wool: www.animalaine.com.
- The Piconrue museum: www.piconrue.be.
- The Bison Farm: www.fermedesbisons.be.
Bastogne and the surrounding areas offer plenty of opportunities for walking, cycling and horseback riding along marked trails. Electric bicycles are also available for hire. For more details visit: www.bastogne-tourisme.be.
Are you a beer, wine or whiskey lover?
Just 10 minutes from the hotel, in the direction of Wiltz, the Centre Bohey hosts wine and single malt whiskey tasting. These drinks specialists also have a wide selection of regional beers. Find out what’s on in the current tasting and activities calendar.
Wiltz, 17 km away from Bastogne, is home of the Musée National d’Art Brassicole (National Museum of Brewing): www.wiltz.lu/en/tourism, a must-see for all beer enthusiasts.