- Architectural heritage
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.
A stunning nature reserve
The walls, partly reclaimed by nature put the focus on biodiversity. Along your visit, you will see quite a varied flora: black pines, hawthorns, larches, celandines, dogwood...
A breathtaking view
Poilvache has always inspired poets and writers: gorgeous panorama on the Meuse river, Yvoir bridge, the Crèvecoeur ruins, remains of a large medieval house, a well, shafts, 9 towers....
- Access is free
- Guided tours possible
- Parking on site
- Pets welcomed if kept on leash
- Not accessible to PRMs
- Duration of the visit: 45 mn-1 h
English - French - Dutch
Cafe - Car parking - Terrace
Guide available/groups - FR - NL