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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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  • 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.
  • Château de Louvignies
    Saint-Hubert
    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Villers Abbey, part of Wallonia's exceptional cultural heritage
    Venez découvrir l'Abbaye de Villers-la-Ville et ses ruines, dans le Brabant Wallon
    Villers-la-Ville

    Villers Abbey, part of Wallonia's exceptional cultural heritage

    The Villers Abbey, built in 1146, now in ruins is a stunning witness of how the Cistercian Monks lived. The site is considered one of the most complete in Europe as it features remains of all the buildings used daily.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • The Aulne Abbey
    Discover the history of the Aulne Abbey, in Gozée, and the life of its Cistercian monks.
    Gozée

    The Aulne Abbey

    The ruins of the Cistercian Aulne Abbey are nestled on the right bank of the Sambre, in a place beautifully called "Vallée de la Paix" or Valley of peace. The atmosphere is indeed very soothing and calls for a pleasant walk.
  • 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.
  • Stavelot Abbey: the perfect alliance of culture and adventure
    Stavelot

    Stavelot Abbey: the perfect alliance of culture and adventure

    Stavelot Abbey, a Benedictine abbey funded in 651, is a fascinating historical site with quite a modern touch: an abseiling experience from the top of the abbey tower.
  • 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.
  • Maredsous abbey: cheese and beer of character
    Come and visit the Maredsous abbey in Denée
    Denée

    Maredsous abbey: cheese and beer of character

    The Maredsous Abbey, in the Molignée valley, is one of the most beautiful ones in Belgium. Make the most of your visit to admire the architecture of the monastery and taste the famous cheese and beer made on site.
  • Les Thermes de Spa, a wellness break in the province of Liège
    Enjoy the many treatments offered by the Thermes de Spa
    Spa

    Les Thermes de Spa, a wellness break in the province of Liège

    Come and relax in the Thermes de Spa, a superb complex in a valley of the Belgian Ardenne.
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • Notre-Dame d'Orval Abbey: a religious and gourmet visit
    Orval
    Villers-devant-Orval

    Notre-Dame d'Orval Abbey: a religious and gourmet visit

    Founded in 1132, Notre-Dame of Orval is one of the most remarkable Cistercian abbeys in Belgium. This historical location is still home to a bustling community of monks and even... a Trappist brewery.
  • 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.
  • The Floreffe Abbey
    Circuit Gourmand 10 - Abbaye de Floreffe
    Floreffe

    The Floreffe Abbey

    Situated on a promontory overlooking the Sambre Valley, the Floreffe Abbey enjoys the status of being listed as one of Wallonia’s Special Heritage Sites. The building, founded by Saint Norbert in 1121, contains many artistic, architectural and historic treasures.
  • Petit Moulin d'Arenberg an House of Beer | Rebecq
    Rebecq

    Petit Moulin d'Arenberg an House of Beer | Rebecq

    Step back in time as you enter the space of the Petit Moulin d'Arenberg in Rebecq. Enjoy visiting the neighboring beer house ...
  • CHATEAU D'ACOZ
    Saint-Hubert
    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.
  • Notre-Dame de Saint-Rémy de Rochefort Abbey
    Rochefort

    Notre-Dame de Saint-Rémy de Rochefort Abbey

    A community of Trappist and Cistercian monks of strict observance live on the abbey.
  • 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 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
    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...
  • Scourmont Abbey | Gourmet discovery in Chimay
    Chimay

    Scourmont Abbey | Gourmet discovery in Chimay

    Find out more about making Chimay Trappist beers and cheeses. Discover the Abbey of Scourmont, located on a plateau near Chimay.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • The mill-brewery of the Floreffe Abbey
    Floreffe

    The mill-brewery of the Floreffe Abbey

    The mill-brewery, at the foot of the Floreffe Abbey, dates back to the 13th century. It is the oldest remaining industrial building in the Province of Namur
  • The Château des Thermes: wellbeing and relaxation in Chaudfontaine
    Enjoy the Château des Thermes thermal water in Chaudfontaine
    Chaudfontaine

    The Château des Thermes: wellbeing and relaxation in Chaudfontaine

    To get away from it all, make the short pilgrimage south east of Liège to Chaudfontaine’s warm fountains. Here, the spa water bubbles to the surface at a pleasant 37°C balanced in calcium, magnesium and fluorine after its 60-year limestone-soaking journey.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Château du Fosteau |Thuin
    Saint-Hubert
    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.
  • The Brasserie du Val Dieu and its abbey (Aubel)
    Abbaye du Val Dieu
    Aubel

    The Brasserie du Val Dieu and its abbey (Aubel)

    The Cistercian abbey of Val Dieu is a major site for pilgrimage and traditional Belgian beers in Belgium.
  • 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.