Van der Valk Hotel Verviers

Surrounding area

Activities

Forestia: adventures in the heart of the forest

Forestia offers two major activities, and now meets the expectations of ALL the family! Come spend an unforgettable day with your family, between colleagues or friends ...


The Animal Park
The Animal Park, privatized in March 2002, wlecomes you to discover the animals of our climates in semi-freedom. More than 40 hectares of plains and forests are home to our 300 animals, which are spread over thirty species! ADVENTURE TRAIL, created in March 2007, is accessible from the age of 4 and offers an opportunity to walk in the trees, the forest and its inhabitants, but also a rediscovery of oneself through an adventurous challenge! 9 courses in the trees, over 100 obstacles for young and old, challenging or less challenging (for children from 4 years old and adults without age limit) and a giant zipline of 120 meters!


Forest'bar
Don't forget to go through the great playground, the mini-exhibitions and the FOREST'BAR!
Now our restaurant has a new name: the FOREST'BAR! This resto-bar in the heart of the forest welcomes tourists with a seasonal map for all budgets! The covered terrace overlooks a large playground and allows you to observe the animals keeping a close eye on your children.
And from Thursday to Saturday evening, this privileged place is open to all lovers of good dishes (to be shared or not), music, beers, "natural" wines (or not), atmosphere, concerts, ...
It is also the ideal place to organize events of all kinds: birthdays, communions, weddings, family celebrations, company lunches, ... Do not hesitate to contact us on this subject!
Prices
The "family" rates of the adventure park (including the animal park entrance) are as follows:
• Adult: 26 €
• Senior: 24 €
• Teen 12+: 23 €
• Child 8-11: 16 €
• Child 4-7: 13,5 €
On presentation of proof of hotel accommodation, you will benefit from group rates at the Forestia Park!
• Adult: 24 €
• Senior: € 22.5
• Teen 12+: 21 €
• Child 8-11: 14.5 €
• Child 4-7: 12,5 €

Circuit of Spa-Francorchamps

Less than 20km from the circuit
30 km from Liège and less than 20 km from the circuit of Spa-Francorchamps, at the gates of Fagnes, the new hotel Verviers, of the Van der Valk group, has opened its gates for you since August 1, 2009.
Its location is strategic. Close to the E42 motorway exit, the Ardennes Outlet Center, a cinema complex and not far from the city center, the new four-star hotel offers a quality service in an infrastructure adapted to the needs of both the Business clientele and the leisure clientele.
The Circuit de Spa Francorchamps is located in a magnificent region which offers its visitors a wide range of activities:
Nature hikes, thermal baths, cultural activities, museums, amusement parks, etc ...
Come with your family, stay a few days, you will not be disappointed!
For more information: http://www.spa-francorchamps.be

 

Golf

Close to Verviers, you will find the golf of Henri-Chapelle, the Royal Golf of Spa, and the golf of the Haras.
Check out our golf packages to benefit from great prices on the greenfee.

Hiking

In the vicinity of Verviers, there are innumerable hikes to discover. Whether it is in the Haute Fagnes by the signal of Botrange or through the most beautiful villages of Wallonia, the region is very attractive!
At the reception of the hotel, we will inform you by giving you a small complete kit containing all the necessary documentation.
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The hiking trails are permanent routes marked in white and red. They are intended for pedestrian tourism. The itinerary is described in a topo-guide (for sale in sports shops, information centers for visitors, etc ...) which informs you about the distances, the curiosities encountered. You will also find the GR trails reported on the corresponding IGN maps. On the ground, white and red paint will guide you step by step. A network of 4000 km of trails go through all the regions of Wallonia, allowing you to discover the most beautiful and wild places.
Info: The Paths of Grande Randonnée asbl
4000 kms of marked trails in Wallonia and Brussels
Tel / General fax: + 32 (0) 70 / 22.30.23 - www.grsentiers.org


Liege:

GR AE-N SENTIER ARDENNE - EIFEL (TRONÇON NORD) (EUPEN)
GR 14 - SENTIER DE L'ARDENNE (MALMEDY)
GR 5 - MER DU NORD - MEDITERRANEE (VISE)
GR 56 - SENTIERS DES CANTONS DE L'EST (SANKT VITH)
GR 563 - TOUR DU PAYS DE HERVE (DALHEM)
GR 57 - VALLEE DE L'OURTHE ET SENTIER DU NORD (BARCHON)
GR 571/572/578 - CIRCUIT DES VALLEES DE LEGENDES (COMBLAIN-AU-PONT)
GR 573 - SENTIER VESDRE - HOEGNE - HELLE (ANGLEUR)
GR 576 - TOUR DU CONDROZ LIEGEOIS (HUY)

LES SENTIERS DE GRANDES RANDONNÉES ASBL (SGR) (LIEGE)
ITINERAIRES REMARQUABLES EN WALLONIE: N°25 (SPA)
LA FAGNE LES PIEDS DANS L'EAU (SPA)
PETIT TRAIN (SPA)
PETIT TRAIN TOURISTIQUE (SPA)
PROMENADE A SPA BERINZENNE (SPA)
PROMENADE DES BOBELINS (SPA)
PROMENADE DES BOBELINS (SPA)
PROMENADE DES BOBELINS (SPA)
SPA - AUX SOURCES DE L'EAU (SPA)
COO - AU COEUR DE LA HAUTE ARDENNE (STAVELOT)
PROMENADE A BEAUMONT (STAVELOT)
STEMBERT - D'UNE VALLEE A L'AUTRE (STEMBERT)
ANES EN FÊTE A.S.B.L. (STOUMONT)
ROUTE BUISSONIÈRE (TILFF)
PROMENADES A TROIS PONTS (TROIS-PONTS)
RANDONNEE DES FONTAINES FONTEINENTOCHT (TROIS-PONTS)
RANDONNEES A PIED ET VTT (TROIS-PONTS)
RANDONNEES A VTT (TROIS-PONTS)
ROUTE SOMMETS LIENNE-AMBLEVE (TROIS-PONTS)
TOUR LEROUX (TROIS-PONTS)
AU PAS DE L'ANE (TROOZ)
JE FILE EN VILLE (VERVIERS)
ITINERAIRE "PAYSAGE ET PATRIMOINE" (VILLERS-LE-BOUILLET)
PROMENADE A TRAVERS VILLERS-LE-BOUILLET (VILLERS-LE-BOUILLET)

Mountain biking

The "Line 38" is the old railway line which crosses the Pays de Herve and which formerly connected Chênée to Plombières. Now integrated into the RAVeL network, it has become one of the most beautiful greenways in Belgium, reserved for hikers, joggers, riders and mountain bikers. If necessary, the Information Center for Visitors of the Pays de Herve provides you with mountain bikes and VTC to go where the line 38 used to go. ( http://www.ligne38.be/locationdevelos.html )
Suggestions for trails in the Eastern Townships

  • Tour du lac d'Eupen : 14km
  • Le circuit du pays d'Eupen : 31 km
  • Au fil de la Gueule : 23km
  • Circuit des barrages reliant la Gileppe à la Vesdre : 36km
  • Le tour du lac de la Gileppe : 16km ( sans voiture)
  • Le circuit du pays de St-Vith : 27km
  • Le circuit des moulins de l'Our : 33km
  • Circuit de l'Our, depuis sa source jusqu'au trois frontières: 44km


Itinerary available at the reception.
To know all the most beautiful routes of the region, go to: www.randovelo.org/en/veitin.php

 

Survival

We recommned you a company that specializes in organizing sporting events for companies as well as for individuals or groups of friends.
The quality of the service and the material placed at your disposal is our first concern. Our main goal is to enable you to succeed in your event.
Adventure, kayak, climbing, mountain biking, rappel, helicopter, dropping, scooter, 4x4, horse, reptiles, reflection, rafting, archery, paintball, quad, karting, tents, team building, housing, discoveries, speleology, parachute, ...
The possibilities are endless to spend an unforgettable time in the Ardennes! The site of Coo is close to the circuit of Spa Francorchamps.
For a day or a weekend, your outdoor adventure awaits you!

Shopping

Mall
Right next to the Hotel is a brand new shopping center with:
• Décathlon
• JBC
• Maison du Monde
• Dreamland
• Marques à suivre
• Kruidvat
• And much more

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Chocolaterie Darcis www.darcis.com
Street Crapaurue
121 B-4800 Verviers


Dawance Store www.dawance.eu
From Spa
100 4802 Verviers-Heusy


Verviers - Jour & Nuit - confort d'intérieurs  www.jouretnuit.be
Boulevard de Gérarchamps 16
4800 Verviers


HMaison Galerie Art'n Pepper  www.artnpepper.com
Street Henri François Grandjean
16 4800 Verviers

 

Walking routes

In Verviers
The path of the fountains
Useful information:
• Starting point: Rue J. Cerexhe (on the quays)
• Distance: 4 km
• Duration: 2 hours
• Difficulty: medium
• Details: www.paysdevesdre.be
The route "I go in town"
Useful information:
• Starting point: Rue J. Cerexhe (on the quays)
• Distance: 6 Km
• Duration: 3 hours
• Difficulty: medium
• Details: www.paysdevesdre.be
 Website of Mr Jérôme not to be missed: http://www.marcel-jerome.be/

Karting

The Eupen karting offers you a multitude of formula for fun and relaxation:

http://www.eupenerkarting.be/fr/eupener-karting/link/

 

Skydiving

TANDEM VIP PACKAGE
Want to spend a weekend of 1st class in the Ardennes?
So this VIP package is waiting for you!

A perfect blend of comfort and adventure. The ideal opportunity to stroll in the heart of the Ardennes, recharge your batteries and also take a maximum of sensations. And for this, head to the Skydive Spa, the biggest parachuting center in Belgium, where you can exchange your voucher for a tandem jump valid for one person.

After some explanations of rigor, you will embark in the plane and start the ascent, up to 4.000m. The door will open and, tightly attached to your instructor, you will make a free fall of 45 seconds, where you will have nothing else to do but enjoy. A maximum of adrenaline, from which one generally returns satisfied, the radiant face and conscious of having experienced something exceptional.
http://www.skydivespa.be/fr/saut-parachute-tandem-vip.html

 

Paintball

New in front of the Hotel Verviers on our private land
The biggest paintball field in Belgium

In the heart of Verviers on the site of the old workshop, we welcome you for a paintball session in a unique setting.
Equipment
We have abandoned the "Co2" system for the revolutionary compressed air system, allowing you to play paintball in all types of weather with unmatched pleasure and quality. The paintball gun and the masks we offer are the best on the market. GUN "typmann 68", "JT Spectra" masks. We advise you to come with old clothes and shoes to play, you will certainly be more comfortable. If you do not have one, we will provide you with a cotton suit free of charge.

Price
              Sniper   |  commando    |   VIP
2 hours     30 €     |      48 €   |      1125 €
incl. 100 balls    |    500 balls  |   5500 balls
Ball supp. 100> 8 € 100> 8 € | 100> 8 €

Program "VIP" with exclusive paintball field and 5500 balls for a group of maximum 45 people 990 € (package for the group)

Location
The meeting point is the parking of Hotel Verviers, from here we will walk to the paintball field just on the other side.

Managers
After the safety briefing on the practice of paintball and we are certain of the understanding of all the players regarding the necessity of wearing the protective mask throughout the game, we offer several games and scenarios based on communication and group strategy.

Which games:
The flag The mutant The president The prison The doctor ...

It's up to you to submit the craziest scenarios! In case of a bachelor/bachelorette party we remain open for any idea.
We advise you to provide old clothes and shoes to play, you will certainly be more comfortable. If you do not have one, we will provide you with a cotton suit.
Visit:
http://www.paintball-verviers.be/
http://www.eventonline.be/fr-16033-15320-nouveau-face-224-lhotel-verviers-sur-notre-terrain-priv233.html