If the Porte de Trèves, standing majestically in the centre of the traffic, is unavoidable, few people know that it has had roles as diverse as the ramparts of Bastogne, a prison and even a guesthouse. Elsewhere in the town, and on the periphery, the memory of the Second World War is omnipresent.

  • A 5 km historical bike ride revisiting the Battle of the Bulge
    Bastogne

    A 5 km historical bike ride revisiting the Battle of the Bulge

    This easy 5 km bike ride starts from the Bastogne tourist office then takes you along a historic journey, revisiting the Battle of the Bulge in the area.
  • The Musée en Piconrue and the Maison des Légendes: two fascinating museums in Bastogne
    Bastogne

    The Musée en Piconrue and the Maison des Légendes: two fascinating museums in Bastogne

    These two museums, at the very heart of Bastogne, will reveal the magic of the Ardenne traditions and culture, from the ethnographic heritage to religious craft.
  • Bastogne War Museum: a WW2 commemorative centre
    Bastogne

    Bastogne War Museum: a WW2 commemorative centre

    This cultural centre, dedicated to the second world war, offers an incredible immersion into the Battle of the Bulge. 4 characters, civilians and soldiers, guide the visitors through the galleries, sharing their story as they go along. An interactive, modern presentation sure to wow children and adults alike.
  • Animalaine: a living museum dedicated to wool in Bastogne
    Discover the Living Wool Museum and Animalaine Animal Park in Bastogne
    Bastogne

    Animalaine: a living museum dedicated to wool in Bastogne

    Located in Bastogne (Ardenne), this interactive museum offers a wealth of information on wool, and forgotten trades.
  • A 10 km historical bike ride retracing the Battle of the Bulge
    Bastogne10 km

    A 10 km historical bike ride retracing the Battle of the Bulge

  • Trikes Brigand | Electric moto-kart fun
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    Bastogne

    Trikes Brigand | Electric moto-kart fun

    Looking for a memorable experience? Try Trikes Brigand's fun Drift Trikes... No experience needed!
  • The fort of Boggess (Bastogne)
    Bastogne

    The fort of Boggess (Bastogne)

    South of Bastogne is the Fort of Boggess: an important location in the Battle of the Bulge, which helped with liberating the city during WW2.
  • 101st Airborne Museum
    Bastogne

    101st Airborne Museum

    In the heart of Bastogne, this museum features a rich collection of objects from the Second World War, the Battle of the Bulge...
  • The Trèves Gate: one of the last medieval buildings in Bastogne
    Bastogne

    The Trèves Gate: one of the last medieval buildings in Bastogne

    This monumental, square shaped made of stone was once the main entrance to Bastogne. The Trève gate, built in 1332, was part of the city's ramparts and meant to protect the city. It is now the last hint of the medieval fortifications.
  • Bastogne Barracks - a fascinating WW2 interpretation centre
    Bastogne

    Bastogne Barracks - a fascinating WW2 interpretation centre

    The former US headquarters set up by legendary General McAuliffe in December 1944 is now a WW2 interpretation centre.
  • Techniques et Valorisation du Bois: learn all about the wood trade
    Bastogne

    Techniques et Valorisation du Bois: learn all about the wood trade

    Techniques et Valorisation du Bois (TVB S.A), based in Bastogne (Ardenne), specialises in building wooden structures for play areas, residential or industrial building as well as wood engraving.
  • Serviplast (Ardenne)
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    Bastogne

    Serviplast (Ardenne)

    Serviplast, created over 40 years ago, employs over 157 persons, 2 thirds having handicaps. The quality of their work is fully recognised in the province of Luxembourg.
  • Phil’ Cuisine: delicious duck recipes in Bastogne
    Bastogne

    Phil’ Cuisine: delicious duck recipes in Bastogne

    Phil’ Cuisine, at the heart of the Ardennes, is a family company dedicated to preparing delicious duck recipes, the artisan way: foie gras, rillettes, pâté made with Trappist Orval or Rochefort beer. These refined terroir products are sure to enchant you.
  • L'Atelier du Vieux Marronnier: artisan framers in Bastogne
    Bastogne

    L'Atelier du Vieux Marronnier: artisan framers in Bastogne

    L’Atelier du Vieux Marronnier is a custom framing workshop (pictures, paintings, comic book pages...) in Bastogne, in the province of Luxembourg. Worth a visit!
  • Mardasson Memorial
    Bastogne - Mardasson
    Bastogne

    Mardasson Memorial

    Inaugurated on July 16, 1950, the Mardasson war memorial celebrates the lasting friendship between Belgium and the US, brought together by their victory during the Battle of the Bulge in December 1944-January 1945.
  • Hiking in Wallonia: a WW2 memorial walk in Bastogne
    Bastogne17 km

    Hiking in Wallonia: a WW2 memorial walk in Bastogne

  • Artisanal Meats Murielle Courtois in Bastogne
    Bastogne

    Artisanal Meats Murielle Courtois in Bastogne

    Ham with special flavours made using ancestral methods, Murielle Courtois works in Bastogne according to the tradition, for an incomparable taste.
  • The Foyans ski runs in Bastogne
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    Bastogne

    The Foyans ski runs in Bastogne

    Fancy going cross-skiing with the family? The Foyans ski runs in Bastogne are the perfect place to enjoy outdoors activities and relax.
  • The Schumer-Widart farm
    Ferme Schumer-Widart à Bastogne
    Bastogne

    The Schumer-Widart farm

    The Schumer-Widart farm raise its cattle in Bastogne and invites you to share their passion.
  • Bois Jacques, Fox Holes and Bois de la Paix | Bastogne
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    Bastogne

    Bois Jacques, Fox Holes and Bois de la Paix | Bastogne

    The Bois Jacques is known for is Fox Holes where soldiers used to hide. Nearby is the Bois de la Paix, a tribute to WW2 veterans.
  • Joce des Abeilles | An apiary in Bastogne
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    Bastogne

    Joce des Abeilles | An apiary in Bastogne

    Hives, flowers, bees, and honey! Jocelyne introduces you to the world of beekeepers and the remarkable work of bees in Bastogne.