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Orval, 100% eco-friendly

Where to find organic food in the local area

Fancy exploring the area around Orval in slow-tourism mode? Here's a selection of places to visit that are in total harmony with the environment and within 20 km of the abbey. Local, organic and eco-friendly!

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Close-to-nature accommodation

  • "Le Charmoy" Gite: a country gite in grounds of 40 hectares at the edge of the woods. You'll stay in a renovated farmhouse just 10 minutes from Orval abbey:
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  • Ferme de la Vieille Hage:  a farm gite located on a Natura 2000 site in Lahage (15 minutes from Orval):
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Organic farm and restaurant 

  • Lady Green: 20 minutes from the abbey, the chef concocts dishes from organic, seasonal produce that she insists must be all fresh: 
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  • Ferme des Marronnier: you'll find cow dairy produce at this farm just 20 minutes from Orval: cheeses, maquée (Wallon fromage blanc), butter, etc.: 
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Local and organic food shops

  • Manufacture Deremiens: a luxury chocolate factory in Belgian Luxembourg, 10 minutes from Orval. Guided tours available: 
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  • Naturellement bien:  herbs, organic groceries and local produce, in Tintigny (15 minutes from the abbey): 
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  • Epicentre in Meix-dvt-Virton: a village grocery selling regional and organic produce, including loose foods:
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  • Soin de soie: clothes shop also offering holistic massages, in Rossignol (15 minutes from the abbey): 
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  • Poupilaine: a shop where everything is made from wool. Fabrice, the owner, even proposes wool workshops, also in Rossignol:
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  • La Laine des Coccinelles: items made from locally-sourced wool, in Lahage (15 minutes from Orval abbey):
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  • Un brin de campagne: herbs and medicinal plants grown right here on the farm in Ansart, 20 minutes from Orval abbey:
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  • Epi-cerise in Chiny:  fresh, local and organic produce (bread, fruit, cheese, sandwiches, etc.), in Chiny (15 minutes from Orval): 
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Producers' markets:

  • Small market in Florenville: 10 km from Orval abbey, Wednesdays from 11 am to 5 pm except on the 1st Wednesday of each month: 8 am to 1 pm
  • Han Farmers' market: every Friday evening in Tintigny 
  • Farmers' market in Chassepierre: 15 minutes from the abbey, every Sunday morning 
  • Farmers' market in Avioth: on the first Sunday of each month (14 minutes from Orval)
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