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Reinhardstein castle | Ovifat

  • Château de Reinhardstein, Le Burg Metternich
  • Château de Reinhardstein, Le Burg Metternich
  • Château de Reinhardstein, Le Burg Metternich
  • Classification officielle d'une attraction en Wallonie : 3 soleils
  • 365
  • Châteaux
  • Architectural heritage
  • Guided tour and discovery

Suspended between heaven and earth on its rocky spur, Reinhardstein Castle blends into this forested landscape that is the Warche Valley.

It is on this unassailable site that the fortress was built in the 14th century by the lord of this place, Renaud de Waimes. During the following centuries, Reinhardstein changed hands among several families before falling to Count of Metternich in 1812 who sold his property to... demolishers. In the 1970s, Professor Overloop saved this patrimony by rebuilding it exactly as it was. He used rare 14th century documents to reconstruct the towers and parapet walks. It was a great success.

Today, a tour of the castle invites you to immerse yourself in the life of lords of the Middle Ages. All along this travel back in time, discover a large collection of armour, weapons and tapestries as you go from one room to the next. It is also possible to get something to eat by tasting delicious local cheeses and beers.

 

The annual medieval fair has a different theme each year and activities to delight adults and children alike.

Practical information
 

  • Duration: 1h15
  • Free for children under 6
  • Groups and schools welcome all year, booking required.
  • The opening times can be found on the castle's website. They may change if a private event is hosted on site.

Schedule

From 01 January to 31 December 2020.

Individual visits: outside only.

Opening times: Saturdays ans Sundays at 11 am, noon, 1, 2 3 and 4 pm. Wednesdays at 2.30 pm.

Public and school holidays: every day but Fridays at 11.20 and, 1 and 2.30 pm

 

Price

Free for children under 5.

Information on the walk

Duration

Minimum duration1:15

Facilities

Services

  • Outdoor catering

Equipement

  • Daylight
  • Shop
  • Car parking
  • Parking

Animals

    Pets allowed

    Visites

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    German - EN - FR - NL
    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.