Free unlimited access to the Aquatica centre*
*excluding hammam and sauna
By the lake and at the forest’s edge, ValJoly is the perfect location for peaceful, restful stays. The three-star Résidence Les Cottages de Valjoly is midway between Lille and Brussels on the northern shore of the Lac de ValJoly lake, deep in the Parc Naturel Régional de l’Avesnois. The cottages enjoy stunning views over the lake and gorgeous sunsets over the water.
During your stay you can enjoy the Aquatica Center and its pools free of charge: wave pool with rapid river, waterfalls, massaging jets, tobbogan, special children's pool, swimming pool, solarium. A real enchanted interlude to disconnect from everyday life and create new memories.
Whether for a week or a handful of days, the Les Cottages de Valjoly residence welcomes you into its comfy, fully-equipped terraced cottages. Make the most of the Aquatica centre’s pools, sauna and hammam.
The Valjoly lakeside resort enjoys listed Station Verte status, making it perfect for action-packed stays.
Living room with sofa bed or pull-out beds to sleep two and a wood-burner. A kitchen corner with ceramic hobs, microwave grill, fridge, dishwasher, kettle, toaster, electric coffee pot. One bedroom with a large bed. A second bedroom with two bunk beds and a single bed. One bathroom with shower or tub. Toilet (mostly separate). Terrace with garden furniture. All accommodation options have views over the lake.
The high bed is not suitable for children under 6 years (decree n° 95 949 of 25/08/1995).
The Parc Naturel Régional des Ardennes: Ardennes is home to no fewer than 12 natural parks, and this is the best known of them all.
Parc Naturel Régional de l’Avesnois: Known as the ‘little Switzerland of the North’, this park is made up with rolling green hills, bocage prairies and meadows, sweeping forestland and crystal-clear brooks and streams.
Château country: Make the most of a trip to Valjoly to see the châteaux of Trelon, Chimay and Imbrechies.
Atelier-Musée du Verre glass workshop and museum: Housed in an old glass-making factory in Trelon and dating back to 1823, the museum is a stunning example of industrial architecture and ancestral expertise.
Musée des Bois Jolis: This old water mill is now a wood crafting museum.
Roman forum in Bavay: A listed site of national archaeological interest and a historic monument, this forum is scattered with Roman ruins.
Lille: Just 120 km away lies a City of Art and History: Lille and all its remarkable architectural and cultural heritage.
Brussels: Head 100 km further along and explore the Belgian capital: a vibrant, lively city unlike any other.
Hiking trails, horse-back trekking, boat trips, mountain biking, tree-top trails, kayaking, pedalos, stand-up paddle-boarding, swimming, fishing, archery, trampolining, water park, mini golf, parachute jumps, hang-gliding, and more.
* Auquel s'ajoute les frais de dossier de 25€
Parc Départemental de Val Joly, Le Val Joly
from Paris: Motorway A1
from Bordeaux: Motorway A10/A1
from Toulouse: Motorway A20/A1
from Lyon: Motorway A6/A31
from Marseille: Motorway A7/A6
Valenciennes-Denain airport 70 km away.
Sains-du-Nord train station 13 km away.
Sunday to Thursday: from 9:00am to noon and 3:30pm to 7:00pm.
Friday and Saturday: 9:00am to noon and 3:30pm to 8:00pm.
Visitor's tax (subject to change) : 0,75€ / day / pers.
Deposit : 260€ per accommodation.
Cleaning deposit : 28-112€ net / accommodation / stay according to type