Your apartment is situated in the little village of Coo, in the community of Stavelot. The location is just perfect, because Coo is situated in the center of the Ardennes, which makes it easy to make day trips. From Maastricht to Luxembourg, from Durbuy to the High Fenn, it’s all within reach and there is always something to do. The moment you pass your doorstep you will find yourself in the marvellous nature of the Ardennes, with many hiking routes and the possibility of many sports activities. Directly opposite to the hotel you will find the Waterfalls of Coo and the beautiful nature of the Ardennes. But also the lovely Stavelot, Malmedy, The Thermes of Spa, Francorchamps with its famous Grand-Prix Formula 1 racing circuit, the caves at Remouchamps and Comblain au Pont, the RAVel routesystem for hiking & cycling, many castles, museums, ski slopes, … in short, too much to mention, it is just a stone’s throw away.
Enjoy the Ardennes in every season.
Every season has its own charm in this natural environment. You can visit in spring time to see nature awakening, enjoy the calm of the season whilst making long walks. During summertime, you can marvel at the abundance of flowers in Coo and the lush greenery of the forests around you. Also there are many activities to do and cultural events to attend. After summer you will be in awe over the colours and scents of the woods in autumn. Come to hear the bellowing of the dear and enjoy a delicious game dish in the restaurant on the ground floor. Last but not least, the stunning snow covered hillsides and impressive waterfalls in winter, will take your breath away.
Hiking & cycling routes in abundance.
In the direct vicinity you can, ofcourse, wine & dine on our large and sunny terrace and the cosy restaurant Le Baron has to offer. Make your choice out of its fantastic menu following the seasons. But there are also many hiking and cycling routes through the hillsides, starting from your doorstep. Many of them are well signposted. Be sure to wear good shoes and take something to drink with you. Especially when you go for a long tour. At 500 meters from your apartment, alongside of the lake is a 5 km path that is flat. You might appreciate that, for a change 😉 More lakes can be found in Vielsalm, Spa, Gileppe, Robertville and Butchenbach.
Activities in the close vicinity of Coo.
Many sportive activities can be done in the region. For example: hiking, cycling, mountain biking, fishing, bowling, canoeing, golf, horse riding, tennis, skiing, sledging, karting, paragliding and more. In addition, there are great ski slopes in the near vicinity: Wanne 5 km, Barack Michel 20 km, Botrange 20 km, Lierneux 15 km, Barack Fraitûre 20 km. Both skiing and cross country skiing are possible.
Site-seeing in the surroundings
Furthermore there are many museums, castles, abbeys, breweries and caves to be visited. And during the summer season there is a whole range of cultural events. The tourist agencies in Stavelot and Malmedy have a wide arrange of folders and books on the region. Their friendly personnel will happily and proudly show you what their beautiful region has to offer and you can also find loads of information on the website of Wallonia Tourism. Stroll around the small cities and old villages to find the perfect souvenir and shop around for their delicious local products: the cheeses, the beers, the honey, the sausages, the chocolate, …
The Circuit of Spa-Francorchamps
The famous racing circuit of Spa-Francorchamps is at 13 km distance from your apartment. Easy to be reached through Stavelot or via Moulin de Ruy by car. The agenda of the Circuit of Spa-Francorchamps is full of events from March to November. There is often free access, including on race days, and organized guided tours are available. You will walk around the entire site for a few hours and receive explanations on the circuit. Meanwhile you will see all the important places, such as the stage, the pit lane, the comment booths and much more. The Formula 1 is undoubtedly one of the largest and most popular sporting events in Belgium. It will not leave you untouched!
The Museum of the Circuit in the Abbey of Stavelot not only illustrates the past, but also the present: prestigious cars and motorbikes, as well as numerous documents and photos are displayed. It is a unique museum that you must visit.
Le Baron Apartments is the best place to be
Le Baron Apartments is the ideal place to stay when you want to visit the Ardennes. The unique combination of a comfortable hotel with the extra space of an apartment, makes your stay worthwhile. You don’t have to hang out in a communal area or sit on the edge of your bed. Here you have your own quiet and cosy space to enjoy your holiday. You can use the restaurant on the ground floor and at your wish breakfast is served at your room in the morning. Don’t forget to get a good taste of our own home brew beer Le Baron!