• Attractions
  • Monument
  • Architectural heritage
  • Museum or Interpretation Centre

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
Rue du Gouvernement 12,7800Ath
Covid-19: in accordance with the latest Covid-19 restrictions, most of the museums and touristic sites 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
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.

Duration

Minimum duration : 1:30

Langue d'accueil

English - French - Dutch

Visites

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

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