Tenneville-Bad….in full forest !
The city of Tenneville is known for its crossing through the National 4 which, by the way, makes it so easily accessible, but it is much more than just this. Walking along the country roads you will soon notice that this is a region that combines conviviality, enjoyment of simple things and exotic expanses of nature.Even if you take the time to walk on two ancestors of the famous N4, the Chaussée Marie-Thérèse or the old Roman road Metz-Tongres, the countryside appears as far as the eye can see… and the forest is never far away! More than half of this area of the Forest of Saint-Hubert is covered with trees. Between the impressive forest of Freyr, the nature reserves or the viewpoints where you can observe fauna and flora, this is undoubtedly a region where time is taken to live the present moment.
Shinrin Yoku destination in the Ardens
The practice of forest bathing (also known as “Shinrin Yoku“) is adopting a different way of being in the forest, a different way of walking… Take advantage of the benefits of the trees and reconnect with nature, but also (and especially?) with yourself. The guided forest baths are organised all year round by the Syndicat d’Initiative de Tenneville. Accompanied by sylvotherapists, these are always new
Rational approach or Zen attitude, there are several formulas. And for those who prefer to discover this practice with positive effects for body and mind on their own, there will soon be a path dedicated to it.
In the Forest of Saint-Hubert, various adaptations have been made to allow the observation of nature, wildlife, etc. In these “timeless” places, which can be reached by various walks, tranquillity is particularly important…
The walking routes take you to the observation area of Les Amonys (walk n° 8, IGN map “Entre rivières et forêts”), the observation area of Bilaude (walk n° 7, IGN map “Entre rivières et forêts” / walk n° 4, IGN map “Au Pays de Saint-Hubert”) and to the Tour de Priesse (walk n° 7, IGN map “Entre rivières et forêts”). In the commune of Saint-Hubert, in the observation area of the Borne (walk n° 7 on the map “Au Pays de Saint-Hubert”).
The Forest de la Fontaine
The Forest de la Fontaine located on the outskirts of the village of Laneuville-au-Bois is a green oasis crossed by a path of about 1 km. It is also known in the region as the “trail of ants” which joins the beacons you can follow once you get there. This is the ideal route for a walk with the children. A change of environment guaranteed in the Deux Ourthes Natural Park! In order to make nature accessible to as many people as possible, a number of facilities are also made to enable people with disabilities to enjoy a restful moment in the forest
The Forest de la Fontaine
The Forest de la Fontaine located on the outskirts of the village of Laneuville-au-Bois is a green oasis crossed by a path of about 1 km. It is also known in the region as the “trail of ants” which joins the beacons you can follow once you get there. This is the ideal route for a walk with the children. A change of environment guaranteed in the Deux Ourthes Natural Park! In order to make nature accessible to as many people as possible, a number of facilities are also made to enable people with disabilities to enjoy a restful moment in the forest.
the municipality of Tenneville is also.....
Local flavours and a gastronomic visit can be planned on the 122 km long “Unexpected Flavours” gastronomic circuit. To discover Tenneville, you can also choose “Tenneville Découvertes”. A collection of topoguides available for free at the Maison du Tourisme. Each booklet invites you to explore local villages according to their natural, architectural, etc. heritage.For example, one of the sections (Histoires d’Arbres) leads you to the site of the “Vieille Eglise“. A place that makes a leap into the past through the memory of Matthias Barnewall, 10th Lord Trimleston, an Irish elite officer who fell at the Battle of Ortheuville…A few kilometres further on you will reach the Saint Hubert Chapel, a symbolic place in the history of Saint Hubert and not far from there is the Rouge Croix. Legend has it that here the saint met the deer with the cross…
The tour of "la ferme des frênes"
Thanks to this educational walk starting from the Ferme des Frênes in the village of Cens, learn to understand the assets of the agricultural landscapes. This brand new 5.3 km marked route takes you on a journey of discovery while enjoying superb views of the region.
To discover Tenneville, you can also choose “Tenneville Découvertes”.
This is a collection of topoguides available for free at the Maison du Tourisme. Each booklet invites you to discover the villages of the region according to their natural or architectural heritage… One of the volumes (Trees in the spotlight), for example, takes you the site of the “Vieille Eglise”. This place takes you back to the past through the memory of Matthias Barnewall, 10th Lord Trimleston, an elite Irish officer who died at the Battle of Ortheuville… A few kilometres further on you reach the Saint-Hubert chapel, an emblematic place in the history of Saint-Hubert and not far from there the Red Cross is situated. Legend has it that it was here that the Saint met the Red Cross stag…
The favourite walk of the Syndicat d’Initiative
In autumn, don’t miss the “Promenade de Mochamps” (IGN card “Entre rivières et forêts”). At that time, the deciduous trees are yellow, orange…and when the sun shines, the forest is great! This 9.7 km route takes you close to the moorland of Rouge Poncé as well as the viewpoints of Bilaude and Priesse.The 5 km loop that forms the route is accessible for prams and persons with reduced mobility. So everyone can enjoy a pleasant dip in the forest!
VILLAGES AND HAMLETS
Baconfoy, Beaulieu, Belle-Vue, Berguème, Cens, Champlon, Erneuville, Grainchamps, Journal, Laneuville-au-Bois, Mochamps, Ortheuville, Prelle, Ramont, Tenneville, Trèsfontaines, Wembay, Wyompont
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