Pre-EAM Programme

Wednesday 20th May:
Afternoon: excursion in the Fagnes National Park,  (visit of the Reinhardstein Castle  and drink at the micro-brasserie. Lunch included at Reinhardstein Castle. (expected fee of € 40 per person, all included)

 “It is highly recommended to wear good walking shoes for the excursion. It includes some walking on trails, which is part of the Ardennes experience! The excursion is not suited for guests with walking limitations, the castle has a lot of stairs. On request, we can find a solution for guests with a walking restriction, to join us for lunch and afternoon break.

Departure time and meeting point: 11h30 at Van der Valk Selys Hotel, Liège.
 
For those guests joining us directly at the castle Reinhardstein, the address is: 
Reinhardstein Castle
Chemin du Cheneux, 50
4950 – Ovifat
Tel: 080/ 44 68 68
 
There is an access way between the guests parking and the castle, about 500 meters away. It takes a good 10 minutes to walk down!
 

Thursday 21th May:

Full day excursion:
Discover the land and the flavors of the Land of Herve through a cultural and gourmet walk”  
 
Departure time and meeting point: the coach will leave at 09h15 at Van der Valk Selys Hotel, Liège.
 
Detailed Programme:
10:00 am: Arrival at the Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery (address: rue du Mémorial Américain 4852 – Hombourg)
11:00 am:  First drink at the Grill de la Clouse (Address: Roebroek, 22  –   4880 Aubel) : 1 drink and 3 zakouskis
12:00 noon:  Visit and tasting of the  Aubel artisanal syrup maker Meurens  (address: rue Kan, 2   –   4880 Aubel) 
1:00 pm: Visit of the typical Café Le Berry (Address: Place Antoine Ernst, 22  –  4880 Aubel): 1 drink and soup
2:00 pm: Departure (walking) for the Abbey of Val-Dieu: 5 Km walking
3:30 pm: Stopover at the village of Saint-Jean-Sart (Church  of Saint Jean Sart in the centre of Aubel) : Coffee and a piece of delicious rice pie !
4:30 pm: Continuation towards the Abbey of Val-Dieu (Val Dieu, 227 – 4880 Aubel) : 30 Minutes walk
5:00 pm: Arrival at the Abbey of Val-Dieu, meal at the mill of the Abbey. The meal includes Liège specialities: Boulets Liégeoises, french frites and Val-Dieu beer.
6:45 pm: coaches will pick us up to the Omnisport Hall of Aubel.  Up With People show starts 7:30 PM
 
It is highly recommended to wear good walking shoes for the excursion. It includes lots of walking. The excursion is not suited for guests with walking limitations. On request, we can find a solution for guests with a walking restriction, to join the different spots by car.
 
Note: There is a possibiliy to change clothes at the Omnisport Hall after the excursion. 
 
Coaches will bring us back in Liège after the show at 11.00 pm.
 
Fee: € 60 adults, € 40 for children under 14 years
 
Evening: 
Up with People show in Aubel
Venue: Hall Omnisport, Rue de Kan, 1  –  4880 Aubel
Transportation will be organized from Liège to the show venue, in Aubel. 
Departure time and meeting point: the coach will leave at 6 pm  at Van der Valk Selys Hotel, Liège.
 
The UWP Show will be followed by the traditional alumni reception, hosted by the cast. Be sure to be there!
 
Options:
1. Transportation to and from Aubel + UWP show: € 30 (kids less then 14 years old: € 25)
2. Show only: € 20 (kids less then 14 years old: € 15)
 
Payment on our bankaccount: 
IBAN BE42 7320 5284 5954 (name = Jean-Francois Franssen)  
BIC: CREGBEBB
Deadline: 1st March 
 
If you select on the registration form, the “UWP show” option, you may disregard above bank account details.
 

Friday 22nd May:
Morning: at leisure
Afternoon: Choice of visit in Liège City:

We selected for you a choice of 4 activities: the first three are organised by the Tourism Board of the City of Liège, with an English speaking guide. Departure at 1 pm at the Tourism Centre, Liège.

  1. Discover Liège through its pubs and taverns (3 hours walking): € 10
  2. Discovery of old city of Liège, through its hills via the “Montagne de Bueren” (373 steps – 2 hours walking, with lots of stairs):€ 10  (tour not suitable for people with reduced mobility)
  3. Visit of the historical centre of Liège (2 hours walking): € 10
  4. The last activity is a visit to an exceptional exhibition about Tutankhamun. This exhibition will close a few days after our EAM reunion, and we managed to get a group entrance at 1.40 pm. Venue is at the wonderful Liège Guillemins Train Station. Check this on  https://www.europaexpo.be/  Fee: € 15 (wheelchair accessible)
IMPORTANT: Please make a selection and advise us LATEST 20 APRIL 2020.