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Former kingdom of Pépin de Herstal in the VIIIth century, castle of the Beaufort lords (who reconstructed it in 1410) then home to their descendants, the counts of Liedekerke Beaufort... Vêves, despite turbulent history, appears to us now as a peaceful icon of centuries past and a masterpiece of military architecture.
Built on a rocky peak, the castle features 5 stunning towers as well as a remarkable timbered gallery from the XVIth century. The rooms, decorated with XVIIIth century furniture, rare china, historical souvenirs and paintings will charm the visitors by its refined atmosphere.
Inhabited by the same family since its construction, Vêves proves to be a sentinel of time and history.

Practical information

Guided tours in Dutch, English, French, German, Polish and Spanish.
Duration: 45 for a self-guided visit, 1h15 for a guided tour.
Last visit at 5 pm.
The castle is sometimes closed for private events on Saturday afternoons.
Groups: every day but Wednesdays, pre-booking required. Private guide 50 €, to be requested well in advance.
Animals are only accepted in the castle if carried by their owner.

COVID-19 : Recreational/tourist travel to and from Belgium is prohibited from Wednesday 27 January to Monday 1 April 2021. In accordance with the latest Covid-19 restrictions, most museums, tourist attractions and information centres 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
This information is given for indication purposes only, best to check with the site you hope to visit before heading there - by phone, email, social media or simply by visiting their website.

Duration

Minimum duration : 45
Maximum duration : 1:15

Langue d'accueil

English - Spanish - French - Dutch

Services

Outdoor catering

Equipement

Cafe - Daylight - Shop - Car parking - Parking

Visites

Guide available/groups - German - EN - ES - FR - NL

Discount vouchers

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