What activities are open at Eau d'Heure Lakes during the Winter holiday season?
YEAR-END FESTIVAL PROGRAM AT EAU D'HEURE LAKES
Your stay at the Lacs de l'Eau d'Heure this winter is approaching and you are wondering what activities are available around the lakes? The following information will interest you!
Find out in this article what activities are offered from the Golden Lakes, what activities are open nearby and what activities are specially set up for the holidays.
This program is just a sample of what the area has to offer. To know more about all the Christmas-New Year animations, you can have a look at the following website: cm-tourisme.be
CHRISTMAS ATMOSPHERE AT GOLDEN LAKES
During the week off between Christmas and New Year's, a mini Christmas market will take place in front of the Golden Lakes reception. The opening hours of this Christmas stall are indicated at the reception desk.
In a special Christmas atmosphere, come and warm up by the fire while sipping a mulled wine, a hot chocolate or a special beer from the region.
A small sweet and salty restaurant is also available to reward you for your winter walk. There is nothing like a Christmas appetizer with a hot drink to punctuate your day in the great outdoors!
Some local products are available for purchase at the counter so that you can take home a small souvenir of the region.
WHAT TO DO AT THE LAKES DURING THE HOLIDAYS?
If the nautical activities are popular during the summer season, many activities remain open during the winter around the Lacs de l'Eau d'Heure.
Here is a non-exhaustive list of activities that will be open during the Christmas-New Year vacations.
- The Aquacentre : pools, slides, etc.
- Spa-Wellness: wellness center with treatment rooms and massages.
- Natura Parc: electric scooter ride around the lakes, Bike Park activities.
- Crocodile Rouge : visit of the dam and many indoor activities including a lazer game;
- The Spin : indoor Escape Game
For the gourmets, opt for a culinary escapade in the region of Chimay with a visit of the Brewery and the Espace Chimay.
FROM MONDAY 26 TO FRIDAY 30 DECEMBER: THE SPECIAL CHRISTMAS GOURMET WALK
In partnership with Natura Parc, Golden Lakes organizes during the first week of the Christmas vacations a special Christmas gourmet walk. Starting from the Bike Park, this 9 km walk is accessible to all and is offered every late morning from 10 to 11 am.
After a gourmet welcome at the starting point, you will be taken to the Golden Lakes Christmas restaurant where an appetizer board made of seasonal products awaits you. From there, you will reach the Natura Parc on the shores of the lake where the gazebo has been converted into a real little Santa Claus cottage. The walk then continues to the refuge for the Christmas dessert.
TUESDAY 27 DECEMBER & SUNDAY 1 JANUARY : TORCHLIGHT WALKS STARTING FROM THE BIKE PARK OF THE LAKES !
The team of Natura Parc, the adventure park of the lakes, proposes a torchlight walk from the Bike Park in a family and friendly atmosphere. This ride will be offered twice during the end of the year vacations. A first edition in Christmas mode on Tuesday 27/12; a second more festive one on Sunday 1st January.
On the program of this walk, a hike in the forest which surrounds the park until the edge of the lake with animations on the course, accessible to all, as well as to baby carriages.
Back at the Refuge du Badon (starting point and home of the Bike Park), the Natura team will welcome you in a Christmas market type atmosphere. On the menu: mulled wine, hot chocolate, but also snacks such as a Christmas burger cooked on the big brazier placed on the terrace, grilled marshmallows, etc.
The access to the walk is 100% FREE.
SUNDAY JANUARY 1ST : THE JANUARY 1ST DIVE!
After 2 years of absence due to a health crisis, the traditional and mythical January 1st dive at the Lacs de l'Eau d'Heure returns this year.
It is on the beach of the Espace Fun, a few hundred meters from our vacation domain that this original and unusual event takes place. At this time of the year, the water temperature at the Plate Taille lake is around 3-4°C. And yet! This does not cool down the numerous participants who jump into the water every year.
In a bathing suit or warm on the shores of the lake, this experience is to be experienced or observed if you are visiting Eau d'Heure during the New Year's long weekend.
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