• Attractions
  • Châteaux
  • Park (castles)
  • Park/garden
  • Architectural heritage

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.

A Louis XIV castle

  • Built on the foundations of a medieval fortress
  • Was home to Archduchess Marie-Christine of Austria and Duke Albert of Saxony Teschen
  • Designed in a Louis XIV style, the castle is composed of a main building framed by 2 wings. Its two floors are made of local sandstone, limestone rock and bricks
  • he uniformity and clear distribution of its rooms are characteristic of this castle, which decor, furniture and collections date back to the 18th century.

A unique park

Behind the castle awaits a landscaped garden, well worth the detour. 

Combining an English and woodland garden, it features:

  • a belvedere tower
  • an 18th century dovecote
  • a hermitage
  • the Vignou tower
  • a Swiss chalet
  • a bathing pavilion
  • an artificial, in a pre-romantic style, named "The rock"
     
 We loved
The guided tour of the park, to learn about the wealth of symbols in its architecture and structure. Try it in spring: there are waves and waves of anemones then... 

 

COVID-19 : Recreational/tourist travel to and from Belgium is prohibited from Wednesday 27 January to Monday 1 April 2021. In accordance with the latest Covid-19 restrictions, most museums, tourist attractions and information centres are now closed in Wallonia, and events cancelled. We do our best to keep our information up to date but it's always best to check with the site you wish to visit before heading there - by phone, email, social media or simply a look at their website - to see their latest opening hours and entry conditions. Some will prefer you to book your ticket in advance. Infos
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Duration

Minimum duration : 1:00

Langue d'accueil

English - French - Dutch

Services

Outdoor catering - Free catering

Activites

Tennis

Equipement

Shop - Non-smoking - Car parking - Parking - Wi-Fi

Visites

With guide only - Guide available/groups - EN - FR - NL

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