- Religious heritage
Find out more about making Chimay Trappist beers and cheeses. Discover the Abbey of Scourmont, located on a plateau near Chimay.
Origin of the Abbey
Go on a journey in the past and go back to 1850, when at that time a small group of monks came to settle on the wild plateau of Scourmont, near Chimay. The monks built a monastery of great beauty and developed a farm, a brewery and a cheese factory.
Take time to admire and visit this beautiful church. Lose yourself in the beautiful garden of the Abbey which is accessible to the public. Discover a few steps from the Abbey of Scourmont, the Chimay Experience which offers a visit on the making of beers and Trappist cheeses of Chimay.
Follow the history and origins of the Trappists!