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.
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.
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
hire / Repair
Le Colvert Mosan - Hôtel Chabotier - Point relais de Montcy Notre Dame
rue Jean Roger
Choice of mountain bikes, hybrid bikes, classic Dutch bikes and bicycle trailers for children
+33 7 88 16 49 65
6 Place du théâtre à
25 quai Arthur Rimbaud
La Table d’Arthur
9 rue Bérégovoy
Le Domaine du Faucon
Route de Vrigne au Bois
Charleville-Mézières fully merits an all-day visit :
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.
03 24 32 44 65
Photographs, memories, prints, illustrating the life
and work of Rimbaud through a series of exceptional
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.
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
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
Trans-Ardennes bike path has been
constructed by Ardennes County
the financial support of the Champagne-Ardenne
Regional Council and of the European Union