La voie verte Trans-Ardennes
Trans-Ardennes bike path

18 km
Donchery > Montcy
The Trans-Ardennes Greenway has been getting longer in the last few years and it isn’t set to stop quite yet! From 2017, cyclists can enjoy a 130km route linking the towns of Givet and Mouzon, taking in the beautiful landscapes of the French Ardennes, riding along beside the Meuse River.
Useful contacts

Tourist Office for Charleville-Mézières
and surrounding area

4, place Ducale
08102 Charleville-Mézières cedex
03 24 55 69 90


24, place Ducale
08107 Charleville-Mézières cedex
03 24 56 06 08

By train

Train + vélo en Champagne-Ardenne

TGV high-speed trains  Paris / Charleville (1hr 45mins) / Sedan (2hrs) : 2 direct trains per day.

TER regional trains  Charleville / Givet (travelling beside the Meuse River) 8 to 12 trains per day, on which you can transport your bicycle for free. Note that the Pass’ Ardennes AR retour offers tickets for just €6 at time of writing, for trips in July and August, plus on weekends and public holidays the rest of the year. Railway stations served are at Charleville-Mézières, Nouzonville, Joigny, Bogny and Monthermé.
By car

A4 motorway Paris > Reims then A34 > Charleville-Mézières.

The D1 road runs along the Meuse Valley between the towns of Charleville and Revin.

Special bicycle parking areas can be found at Donchery and at Montcy-Notre Dame

Bike hire / Repair


Le Colvert Mosan - Hôtel Chabotier - Point relais de Montcy Notre Dame
rue Jean Roger
08700 Nouzonville

Choice of mountain bikes, hybrid bikes, classic Dutch bikes and bicycle trailers for children
+33 7 88 16 49 65

Eating   La Papillote
6 Place du théâtre à

Le Diapason 

25 quai Arthur Rimbaud

La Table d’Arthur

9 rue Bérégovoy

Le Domaine du Faucon

Route de Vrigne au Bois

Chambres d'hôtes
La Ferme de Saint Julien

30 place de la Basilique
+33 3 24 33 24 75
+33 6 07 94 41 35

Chambres d'hôtes et hôtel
Le Domaine du Faucon

Route de Vrigne au Bois
+33 3 24 41 87 83

Hôtel Kyriad
Place Bozzi
+33 3 24 26 32 32

Hôtel Campanile
Route de Francheville - ZAC du Moulin-Blanc
+33 3 24 37 54 55

Charleville-Mézières fully merits an all-day visit :

Place Ducale square
This is the heart of Charleville. A cousin of the Place des Vosges in Paris, its Renaissance pavilions surrounded by arcades are brightened by yellow stone and red brick. Guided tours and horse-drawn carriage trips are organised by the Tourist Office. Numerous bars and restaurants.

Musée Arthur Rimbaud
Quai Rimbaud
08000 Charleville-Mézières
03 24 32 44 65
Photographs, memories, prints, illustrating the life and work of Rimbaud through a series of exceptional documents.
Open every day except on Monday.

Le Musée de la Statuaire à Donchery
Place de la République
+33 3 24 26 00 89
Located in the former sacristy of the church of Sainte-Onésime, the town of Donchery’s museum displays some remarkable treasures for visitors to admire. Its collection of statues is particularly worth viewing.
Local produce   Le carolo
Le carolo: a pâtisserie, or refined cake, named after the inhabitants of the town of Charleville-Mézières, the recipe based on meringue made with powdered almond topped with a praline cream – a treat for visitors to try.

Ardennes de France

24 place Ducale - BP 419
08107 Charleville-Mézières cedex
+33 3 24 56 59 70
All specialities are guaranteed 100% Ardennes produce. The Ardennes de France brand is a sign of quality regional produce for those of you in search of authentic produce from the French Ardennes.
Mise à jour 25/04/16
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The Trans-Ardennes bike path has been

by Ardennes County Council
La voie verte Trans-Ardennes
With the financial support of the Champagne-Ardenne
Regional Council and of the European Union
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