Brisy is an idealic holiday destination, surrounded by unspoilt nature with numerous activities available for sports enthusiasts, hikers, mountain bikers, kayakers, skiers, culture buffs and gastronomists alike.
Brisy, in the Gouvy municipality, is a sleepy hamlet not far from the Ourthe river in the heart of the Ardennes. A stone's throw from the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, it neighbours the towns of Houffalize, Vielsalm and Bastogne.
- Trajectory Ourthe
Tennis courts sportscenter Houffalize, tel. 061/28.90.52
Those who want to partake in a spot of equestrian will be contented in the neighbouring village of Sommerain in the municipilaity of Cherain
There are fishing ponds in Lac de Cherapont, Fond du Paradis, Gouvy and in La Grange, Achouffe 7, Wibrin. A permit is required to fish in open waters such as rivers.
Gouvy's territory encompasses eleven nature reserves with a total area of 50 hectares.
Gouvy is part of Deux Ourthes National Parc that encompasses 76,000 hectares of pristine nature, spread over six municipalities.
Brisy is an ideal base for folklore, festival and culture buffs. Or for those who enjoy a delicious craft beer and other culinary delights.
A number of local beers are brewed in this region, including Lupulus, Chouffe and Vieille Salme.
Bar Brasserie Chez Derick, Brisy
A large number of war memorials can be found in this region, including in Bastogne and Houffalize.
In Bastogne you'll also find the Bastogne War Museum.
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