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Did you know Belgium has one of the highest density of castles per square kilometer in the world? There are hundreds in Wallonia alone, from medieval fortresses to more leisure-oriented châteaux. Such a lovely way to travel through centuries....

Fancy visiting a few during your stay? Have a look at  ideas for fantastic castle days out.

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  • Chimay castle: an interactive and historical visit
    Chimay

    Chimay castle: an interactive and historical visit

    This superb castle, more than a 1,000 years old, is near the Scourmont abbey which makes the Trappist Chimay beer.
  • Château de Louvignies
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    Chaussée-Notre-Dame-Louvignies

    Château de Louvignies

    Set in the countryside, only a few kilometres from Soignies in the province of Hainaut, the Château de Louvignies awaits.
  • The Fort de Logne castle and museum: a medieval day in Vieuxville
    Vieuxville

    The Fort de Logne castle and museum: a medieval day in Vieuxville

    Located within easy reach of Durbuy, the castle and museum of Logne are sure to delight the family.
  • Annevoie water gardens | Meuse Valley
    Annevoie-Rouillon

    Annevoie water gardens | Meuse Valley

    Discover these amazing gardens, created 250 years ago and considered one of Wallonia's cultural treasures. How could anyone resist taking a stroll between the fountains, waterfalls, ponds and stunning combination of French, Italian and English style gardens?
  • The castle of Lavaux-Sainte-Anne, nature and cultural heritage in Rochefort
    Discover the castle of Lavaux-Sainte-Anne, in the province of Namur
    Lavaux-Sainte-Anne

    The castle of Lavaux-Sainte-Anne, nature and cultural heritage in Rochefort

    The castle of Lavaux-Saint-Anne, its three museums, its park and gardens in the province of Namur are sure to enchant you. This magnificent castle on the plain of Wallonia is a mere 16 km from Rochefort, 23 from the French border.
  • The Solvay Estate | La Hulpe
    Come and visit the Château de la Hulpe, in the Solvay Estate
    La Hulpe

    The Solvay Estate | La Hulpe

    The Solvay Estate in La Hulpe, listed as "Exceptional cultural site in Wallonia", features part of the Sonian Forest and the Château de La Hulpe.
  • Bouillon castle: a medieval gem in Wallonia
    Watch a falconry demonstration at the Bouillon castle
    Bouillon

    Bouillon castle: a medieval gem in Wallonia

    Built on three rock pitons overlooking the Semois river, the Bouillon Castle is a remarkable monument in the province of Luxembourg, retracing almost a thousand years of history and military architecture.
  • The Château de Seneffe and its estate | The Silverware Museum
    Discover the Château de Seneffe and its estate
    Seneffe

    The Château de Seneffe and its estate | The Silverware Museum

    The Château de Seneffe estate and its Museum feature one of Belgium's most important silverware collections.
  • Château de Jehay | Amay
    Amay

    Château de Jehay | Amay

    Located in the province of Liège, the Château de Jehay offers a remarkable architecture, unique in Europe. This impressive historical building, surrounded by moats, seems to appear as if by magic as you walk past the forest.
  • Modave Castle and its exceptional gardens
    Come and visit the Moldave castle, dating back to the XVIIth century
    Modave

    Modave Castle and its exceptional gardens

    The Modave castle, listed as major cultural heritage of Wallonia, is well worth the detour. Built on a rocky hill in the province of Liège, it is said to date back to the Middle Ages.
  • Ruins of La Roche-en-Ardenne castle
    Come and visit the feudal castle of La Roche-en-Ardenne
    La Roche-en-Ardenne

    Ruins of La Roche-en-Ardenne castle

    Overlooking the city and the Ourthe river, at the very heart of nature, this IXth century castle makes La Roche the gem of the Ardenne and the Luxembourg province. A wonderful journey to medieval times awaits...
  • Château de Celles - Vêves
    Come and visit the Château de Celles-Vêves
    Celles

    Château de Celles - Vêves

    Former kingdom of Pépin de Herstal in the VIIIth century, castle of the Beaufort lords (who reconstructed it in 1410) then home to their descendants...
  • Reinhardstein castle | Ovifat
    Ovifat

    Reinhardstein castle | Ovifat

    Nestled in the eastern townships of the Haute s Fagnes, this castle from the 14th century overlooks Ovifat from the top of its peak.
  • Freÿr-sur-Meuse castle and its gardens (Hastière)
    Hastière

    Freÿr-sur-Meuse castle and its gardens (Hastière)

    Freÿr sur Meuse, a Renaissance castle with stunning gardens, is part of Wallonia's protected architectural heritage.
  • Château de Franchimont: a medieval fortress in Theux
    Theux

    Château de Franchimont: a medieval fortress in Theux

    The Château de Franchimont is an 11th-century medieval fortress, built on a rocky peak dominating three valleys north of the Ardennes, about 8 km from Spa.
  • Hélécine estate | Walloon Brabant region
    Hélécine

    Hélécine estate | Walloon Brabant region

    Halfway between Brussels and Liège, this estate is home to an 18th century Neoclassical castle and a stunning park.
  • The Château de Beloeil estate, the Belgian Versailles
    Come and explore the Château de Beloeil and its park in the province of Hainaut
    Beloeil

    The Château de Beloeil estate, the Belgian Versailles

    Built in the 14th century, this massive turreted chateau is surrounded by a wide moat connected to a series of lakes and channels which wind through one of the largest and most ornate French-style gardens in Belgium.
  • CHATEAU D'ACOZ
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    Acoz

    CHATEAU D'ACOZ

    The Château d'Acoz is set in the heart of the Biesme valley, in grounds with gardens, ponds, meadows, woods and hills.
  • The château de la petite Flémalle and its park
    Flémalle

    The château de la petite Flémalle and its park

    On your way to visit the Ardent city, why not stop in Flémalle and visit its castle and park? They won't fail to delight you.
  • The medieval ruins of Herbeumont castle
    Herbeumont

    The medieval ruins of Herbeumont castle

    Built on top of a rocky outcrop overlooking the village and the Semois Valley, the medieval ruins of Herbeumont castle offer a splendid panorama of the river and its meanders.
  • The Château d'Havré (near Mons)
    Mons

    The Château d'Havré (near Mons)

    The Château d'Havré is a beautiful, ancient building built just on the outskirts of Mons, in Belgium.
  • Château de Waroux
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    Alleur

    Château de Waroux

    The Château de Waroux, property of the commune of Ans, is easy recognisable by its sleek and elegant spire. The site, at the entrance of the region of...
  • Château de Moha
    Moha

    Château de Moha

    This stunning castle was set on a rocky spur at the edge of the village.
  • Raeren castle and its ceramics museum
    Raeren

    Raeren castle and its ceramics museum

    This unique collection features more than 2000 pieces covers 500 years of Rhenish and contemporary ceramics.
  • Boussu castle, its park and museum | Province of Hainaut
    Boussu

    Boussu castle, its park and museum | Province of Hainaut

    Built in the 16th century by Jacques du Broeucq, Boussu Castle offers a visit rich in cutural and nature gems.
  • The park of the Enghien castle, an exceptional place to stroll through
    Enghien

    The park of the Enghien castle, an exceptional place to stroll through

    The medieval city of Enghien, at the edge of the Eastern part of the Hainaut region, is proud of superb 182 hectares park.
  • Château de Petit-Leez
    Grand-Leez

    Château de Petit-Leez

    Built in the 17th century, enlarged and slightly modified in the 18th and 19th centuries, this farmhouse testifies to Mosan architecture which once had around a square courtyard the buildings constructed of traditional materials such as brick, stone blue and slate.
  • The ruins of the Crèvecoeur castle in Dinant
    Dinant

    The ruins of the Crèvecoeur castle in Dinant

    The ruins of the Crèvecoeur castle stand beautifully on a rocky outcrop overlooking the tow of Bouvignes. Visitors will have a splendid view on the Meuse valley from there.
  • Château de Trazegnies
    Come and discover the Château de Trazegnies in Charleroi
    Trazegnies

    Château de Trazegnies

    Located between Mons and Namur, the Château de Trazegnies, dating back to the XIth century, is a precious example of Belgian feudal architecture.
  • Burg-Reuland castle
    Burg-Reuland

    Burg-Reuland castle

    Visit one of the largest and most beautiful fortresses in the Ardenne, the castle of Reuland, nestled in an exceptional green setting. Take a stroll through the ruins and the renovated 9th century building. Even Emperor Charlemagne stayed there.
  • Château du Fosteau |Thuin
    Thuin

    Château du Fosteau |Thuin

    At the peak of an undulation towering above the surrounding meadows, can be seen the silhouette of the Château de Fosteau. This imposing 14th-century fortified manor house is still armed with its seven elegant towers.
  • Château d'Attre
    Attre

    Château d'Attre

    A must-see historical site located near the city of Ath (Province of Hainaut), the château d'Attre is one of the most authentic witnesses of the second half of the 18th century in Belgium. Its 17 hectares estate, lined by the Dendre river, is quite stunning.
  • Chateau Comtal de Rochefort
    Rochefort

    Chateau Comtal de Rochefort

    Rochefort Castle was once the largest castle in the Famenne, today it's an important historical and archeological site. Today, you can visit with guided walks and fun activities for children.
  • Corroy-le-Château medieval castle
    Corroy-Le-Château

    Corroy-le-Château medieval castle

    Built around 1270 by Count Philippe de Vianden, this castle in the plains of Wallonia, in perfect condition, is one of the most beautiful examples...
  • Château des Princes de Ligne a Antoing
    Antoing

    Château des Princes de Ligne a Antoing

    Visit the Castle of the Princes of Antoing Line, A magnificent neo-Gothic house where you can also see the wall of enclosure and the bolewerk (fortified bastion).
  • Gardens in bloom at the Château des Ducs d'Havré (near Mons)
    Havré

    Gardens in bloom at the Château des Ducs d'Havré (near Mons)

    The Château des Ducs d'Havré, near Mons, is home to splendid flower gardens, fully in bloom between June and September.
  • Harzé castle and its Milling and Baking Museum
    Harzé

    Harzé castle and its Milling and Baking Museum

    The Milling and Bakery Museum will take you through the extraordinary adventure of harvesting grain, processing flour with old mills and bread making.
  • Poilvache medieval ruins
    Yvoir

    Poilvache medieval ruins

    Located just a few kilometres from Dinant, the Poilvache ruins overlook the Meuse river and the charming village of Houx. These remains, which date from the 13th and 15th century, are well worth stopping by and are listed as exceptional cultural heritage of Wallonia.
  • Visit'Entreprise | Château de Bioul
    Bioul

    Visit'Entreprise | Château de Bioul

    The Château de Bioul is proud of an 11 hectares vineyard, created by 2 passionate winemakers. Why not stop by to learn more about their skills and passion?
  • Medieval life at the Ecaussinnes-Lalaing Castle
    Ecaussinnes-Lalaing

    Medieval life at the Ecaussinnes-Lalaing Castle

    Situated between Nivelles and La Louvière, the Ecaussinnes-Lalaing Castle proposes visits and entertainment in an authentic medieval décor.
  • The Château de l'Avouerie d'Anthisnes, for a historical visit and its Beer and Pékèt Museum
    Anthisnes

    The Château de l'Avouerie d'Anthisnes, for a historical visit and its Beer and Pékèt Museum

    The Château de l’Avouerie d’Anthisnes, in the province of Liège, welcomes you for a gourmet and historical visit.
  • The ruins of the fortress of Montaigle
    Onhaye

    The ruins of the fortress of Montaigle

    The Montaigle Located in Falaen, at the confluence of the Flavion and Molignée, the ruins of the Montaigle castle will seduce the poet in you...castle, which used to the home to a count in the 14th century, is built on a rocky spur.