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Tour Burbant, a medieval dungeon in Ath

  • Monument
  • Architectural heritage

From the Château d’Ath, in the historic centre of the city of giants, remains a fortified dungeon dating back to the 12th century. This 20-metre-high tower overlooks the City of Giants and offers a fascinating guided tour to visitors.

Discover the tower

Listed as exceptional cultural heritage of Wallonia, this Anglo-Norman tower is quite impressive in size: 20 m high, 14 m large, and walls 4 m wide.

In the guard room, visitors can enjoy an interesting documentary, presented by Baudoin IV and his equerry: "Ath, daughter of Baudouin IV and the Dendre river" or the history of this medieval military fortress.

Conclude your visit with...

The Tourist office can also organise, on request:

  • a guided tour of the city
  • a visit of the history and folklore museum
  • educational animations for schools

Price

3€/adult, 2.5€/child, 2.5€/senior - Groups: 2.5€

Information on the walk

Duration

Minimum duration1:30

Facilities

Services

  • Visitor guide for groups

Visites

EN - FR - NL
EN - FR - NL
With guide only

Organisers

The information provided is an indication only. We advise you to inquire directly with the organisers of the event that interests you before you leave.