A - Haybes mooring station Voir sur la carte
Since 2011, the mooring station fitted with berthing points has become widely used. The nearby harbour master’s office offers a wide range of services (shower, washing machine and tumble dryer).
Opening hours of the harbour master’s office: Open daily from 1 April to 30 September, from 8.00 am to 11.00 am and from 4.30 pm to 7.30 pm.
For more information:
Harbour master’s office
Mooring station in Haybes, municipality listed as a green holiday resort.
Open from 1 April to 30 September 2014.
contact : 03.24.56.47.32 / 03.24.41.11.36 / 06.83.17.21.18 ou email@example.com
B - Walking Voir sur la carte
The slate and legends circuit
Fumay had 50 slate quarries: the mountain looked like a Gruyère cheese. Along the path of legends and slate, the charming Mohron stream cannot erase the memory of what this valley once was. The blue and violet mosaics created by the remains of sheets of slate sparkle at our feet: this starry path leads us to the heart of this story of slate extraction. Just after the schist bridge, a huge, narrow passageway on the bank of the Mohron forms a gaping hole. This is the entrance to a mine. As soon as you enter, the humidity and the cold go right through you. Approaching Haybes, La Platale beauty spot catches the eye. The slag heaps, loaded with black stones, are frozen like petrified monsters.
Just after the Moulin Labotte hotel and restaurant, the Fond d’Oury gallery lights up as you pass by.
Distance: 6 km
Waymarking: red with logo
Start: From the Maison de la Randonnée in Haybes, follow the road that leads to the Moulin Labotte hotel and restaurant
To go further afield
Topo guide, The Ardennes on foot, published by the French Hiking Federation. Walk No 14
Did you know?
On 24 August 1914, the German army crossed Belgium, pushing through the Ardenne and wiping out every pocket of resistance. In Haybes, a massacre occurred: 52 civilians were shot and the martyred city was burnt. The ‘département’ endured four years of occupation.
C - The Maison de la Randonnée Voir sur la carte
A bicycle hire service is available to explore the Meuse valley along the “Trans-Ardennes” green track or follow the many mountain biking circuits in the area.
50 rue Dromart
Tel : 0033(0)3 24 41 02 75
Web : http://www.haybes.fr