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.
A remarkable site filled with history
Built in 1320, the fortress was then modified in the 14th and 15th century.
The legend days that, when Henri II attacked, 3 officers' fiancées took over the tower and encouraged the soldiers defending the castle. Preferring death to imprisonment, as defeat neared, they jumped from the top of the tower...
The dungeon is the oldest part. With the comtal castle, it helped defend the nearby towns.
Before getting on the road, do contact the closest tourist office to your destination. If you are going to the Hautes Fagnes, please remember the number of visitors is limited each day. The Hautes Fagnes Tourist Office will give you the latest details. The Luxembourg and East Cantons Tourist Office will give you the ski slopes opening times. For additional skiing and winter sports information in Belgium, you can contact the East Contons Tourist Office.