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The Saint-Gérard de Brogne Abbey

  • Religious heritage

The Brogne Abbey, a mere 20 km from Namur and Charleroi, was founded in the early 10th century. This stunning building has now been converted into a hotel, complete with a restaurant, an exhibition space and a centre promoting Belgian viticulture.

The Benedictine abbey was originally created in 919 by Gérard de Brogne. The actual building dates from 1743 and still has its 18th-century crypt.

Do have a look at the abbey's agenda to see the events organised throughout the year.

The Centre Vivant de la Vigne et du Vin Belge

Its aim?

  • Promote Belgian wine, its history, the grape varieties used...
  • Understand and present the work done in the vineyards in Belgium
  • Organise tasting and events presenting the quality of the wine produced locally

A selection of wine is available for sale on site.

Guided tours of the Brogne Abbey

Tours can be organised for groups (20 persons minimum) on request  - please book beforehand.
All year round, fee: 3.5€/person

The Hostellerie de l’Abbaye

The former monks' cells, fully renovated, now welcome guest. Expect a simple but comfortable decor.
The hotel counts 20 bedrooms, all with their own bathroom and  TV.
Breakfast is included.

La Table de l’Abbaye

Sure to delight all lovers of French cuisine. This elegant address serves dishes created by an inspired chef, grilled meat and even has "all you can eat" options and a cheese trolley.

Please note the restaurant is only open on Saturday evening.

Catering service with delivery to the address of your choice.

The microbrewery

The Bastogne brewery, nestled within the abbey, produces a splendid ale - well worth a try.

Meetings and seminars at the abbey

Its peaceful setting is perfect for work sessions. The abbey offers a choice of rooms of different size for celebrations, seminars, reunions, launches. Screens, projectors, whiteboards can, of course, be arranged on request.

Visitors with specific needs

The Brogne Abbey brewery is one of the many sites certified by Access-i (meaning with facilities or/activities adapted to travellers with specific needs). You will find more details on the website to plan your visit.

 

Facilities

Equipement

  • Cafe
  • Shop
  • Car parking
  • Cycle rack
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Restaurant

Animals

    Pets allowed

    Visites

    FR

    Additional information

    Parking busYes
    Secure ParkingYes
    The information provided is an indication only. We advise you to inquire directly with the organisers of the event that interests you before you leave.