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Forget dusty, boring museums. There are many to discover in Wallonia, each with its own universe, its own atmosphere. Some are vibrant, others quirky or immersive. All are incredibly welcoming, aiming at making learning fun. Exploring them is a pure delight, whether you are coming on your own, with family or friends.

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  • 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 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.
  • SILEX'S Mons: the Neolithic flint mines of Spiennes
    Spiennes

    SILEX'S Mons: the Neolithic flint mines of Spiennes

    Just 6 km from Mons, the Neolithic flint mines of Spiennes or SILEX'S, listed by UNESCO, are well worth a visit...
  • The Domaine des Grottes de Han
    Han-sur-Lesse

    The Domaine des Grottes de Han

    Come and explore the world-famous underground caves of Han-sur-Lesse, near Rochefort. The Michelin guide has awarded the site 3 stars in its travel guide fo Wallonia.
  • The Neptune Caves, a natural gem in Couvin
    Couvin

    The Neptune Caves, a natural gem in Couvin

    Let the skills of nature as an artist amaze you once more... Sculpted by the 'Eau Noire' river 300 million years ago, the Neptune Caves, in Petigny, are one of Belgium's oldest underground cavities.
  • Step underground at the Cave of Comblain (near Liège)
    The Grotte de Comblain in Comblain-au-Pont
    Comblain-au-Pont

    Step underground at the Cave of Comblain (near Liège)

    The Grotte de Comblain, listed as an underground cavity of scientific interest, can be found in the Liège province, on the hills of the Comblain-au-Pont vil
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • The Château de Seneffe, its estate and its Silverware Museum
    Discover the Château de Seneffe and its estate
    Seneffe

    The Château de Seneffe, its estate and its Silverware Museum

    The Château de Seneffe estate and its Museum feature one of Belgium's most important silverware collections.
  • 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 Caves of Remouchamps, a natural gem in the province of Liège
    Sougné-Remouchamps

    The Caves of Remouchamps, a natural gem in the province of Liège

    The Grottes de Remouchamps, a natural gem in the province of Liège, have been open to the public since 182 and offer a boat ride on the Rubicon.
  • Château de Chimay castle: an interactive and historical visit
    Chimay

    Château de 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 d'Hélécine | Walloon Brabant region
    Hélécine

    Château d'Hélécine | Walloon Brabant region

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

    The Château de Beloeil estate

    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.
  • Château de Celles - Vêves
    Come and visit the Château de Celles-Vêves
    Houyet

    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...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The cave of Lorette in Rochefort: a remarkable natural heritage
    Rochefort

    The cave of Lorette in Rochefort: a remarkable natural heritage

    The Cave of Lorette, part of the Caves of Han domain, can be found in the province of Namur, only 300 m from the centre of Rochefort.
  • Château de Louvignies
    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 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.
  • 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.
  • The Spy cave, an exceptional paleolithic site
    Come and Come and discover the Cave of the Man of Spy which overlooks the Orneau valley
    Jemeppe-Sur-Sambre

    The Spy cave, an exceptional paleolithic site

    Follow the steps of your Neandertal ancestors in the Grotte de Spy, near Namur.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Château de Moha (Province of Liège)
    Moha

    Château de Moha (Province of Liège)

    This stunning castle was set on a rocky spur at the edge of the village.
  • 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.
  • 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 Caves of Hotton: a geological gem
    Hotton

    The Caves of Hotton: a geological gem

    Located in the province of Luxembourg, the Caves of Hotton are part of Wallonia's protected natural heritage: a real geological gem!
  • The Goyet Caves
    Archaeological Site of the caves of Goyet
    Gesves

    The Goyet Caves

    .The Caves of Goyet constitute an exceptional archaeological site in Belgium tjust a few kilometres from the city of Namur ..
  • Château de Waroux
    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...
  • 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.
  • La Merveilleuse, a grotto in Dinant
    Explore La Merveilleuse, a grotto in Dinant
    Dinant

    La Merveilleuse, a grotto in Dinant

    Discovered in 1904, "La Merveilleuse" is considered one of the most beautiful grottos in Belgium.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Floreffe caves
    Floreffe

    Floreffe caves

    The story starts in 1860, when Emile Henkinbrant starts digging the foundations of his neomedieval astle. Never did he expect to stumble onto a stunning kastic phenomena, complete with fascinating rooms and 800 m of underground galleries
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • Ardois'Alle | The mysterious world of slate quarries in Alle-sur-Semois
    Alle-sur-Semois

    Ardois'Alle | The mysterious world of slate quarries in Alle-sur-Semois

    Discover the exceptional setting of one of the last Belgian slate quarries.
  • 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).
  • The Scladina Cave | An archeologic site in the Ardenne
    Sclayn

    The Scladina Cave | An archeologic site in the Ardenne

    This excavation site, still active an open to the public, is one of the Prehistoric locations in Belgium.
  • 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 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 Trou des Fées in Virton: a magical location
    Virton

    The Trou des Fées in Virton: a magical location

    Well known by the locals, these exceptional caves feature in many legends linkeds to D’jean dMady but also to the Gaume fairies.
  • 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.