The province has a fine network of PME (small and medium sized companies). In addition to the exploiting of its natural resources (wood, agriculture, stone, cattle breeding...), tourism represents a complete economy sector estimated at close to 6000 jobs.
The tourist market, has become a real tool of development and an important purveyor of jobs, both direct and indirect. The Ardennes attract millions of tourists each year, who come mainly from Belgium but also from abroad, mainly from neighboring countries.
Visitors mainly come on vacations, to recharge their batteries, find some serenity and quiet in contact with the preserved nature !
The number of beds in Luxembourg is close to 50,000 commercial beds shared between accommodations such as hotels, camping sites, holiday villages, gites and guest rooms spearhead of our province.
Over 400 brasseries-restaurants, of which 5 have Michelin stars and 18 Michelin « bib gourmand » , remarkable proof of the know-how of our chefs and of the good value for money provided by our destination.
A network of attractions, fine cultural curiosities enliven the moments of relaxation. Land of encounters, of sharing, our province adds to its immaterial cultural heritage of UNESCO 2 of its local specialties « the Ardennes' ham » and « the Pâté gaumais » and also 2 great events, « the agricultural fair of Libramont » and « the Festivities of Saint-Hubert » that attract thousands of visitors each year.
But what the tourist appreciates and looks for when coming here, are the values of the Ardennes and its inhabitants : the Well-being, the Authenticity, the Enchantment and the Sharing. Reasons that have incited the Province of Luxembourg to develop in partnership with the other actors of the Belgian Ardennes, the French Ardennes and the Grand Duchy, a European tourist project « Marque Ardenne »
with the goal of favoring the trans-frontier valors of the Ardennes' and boost its appeal.
The goal in tourism is to « stick» as much as possible to the requests of a evermore demanding clientèle, by providing quality innovative products, that meet their most detailed expectations, while enhancing the assets of our territory and the valors of the Ardennes.
Infos : www.luxembourg-belge.be