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Did you know Belgium has one of the highest density of castles per square kilometer in the world? There are hundreds in Wallonia alone, from medieval fortresses to more leisure-oriented châteaux. Such a lovely way to travel through centuries....

Fancy visiting a few during your stay? Have a look at  ideas for fantastic castle days out.

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  • The Château de Beloeil estate
    Come and explore the Château de Beloeil and its park in the province of Hainaut
    Beloeil

    The Château de Beloeil estate

    Visit the Château de Beloeil and discover its vast art collection, its library and its exceptional garden. An essential historical heritage in the province of Hainaut!
  • Château de Franchimont: a medieval fortress in Theux
    Ruins of the Château de Franchimont decorated with medieval standards
    Theux

    Château de Franchimont: a medieval fortress in Theux

    Built in the 11th century on a rock that dominates three valleys in the north of Ardenne, the Château de Franchimont is an major archaeological site in Theux, sure to delight history lovers. Don't miss its museum!
  • Château de Jehay | Amay
    Amay

    Château de Jehay | Amay

    Located in the province of Liège, the Château de Jehay offers a remarkable architecture, unique in Europe. This impressive historical building, surrounded by moats, seems to appear as if by magic as you walk past the forest.
  • Freÿr-sur-Meuse castle and its gardens (Hastière)
    View of the park and its orange trees at the Château de Freÿr in Hastière
    Hastière

    Freÿr-sur-Meuse castle and its gardens (Hastière)

    Freÿr sur Meuse, a Renaissance castle with stunning gardens, is part of Wallonia's protected architectural heritage.
  • The Solvay Estate | La Hulpe
    Sunset at the Solvay Regional Estate park and ponds, with the Château de La Hulpe in the background.
    La Hulpe

    The Solvay Estate | La Hulpe

    The Solvay Estate in La Hulpe, listed as "Exceptional cultural site in Wallonia", features part of the Sonian Forest and the Château de La Hulpe.
  • Reinhardstein castle | Ovifat
    Aerial photo of Reinhardstein Castle
    Ovifat

    Reinhardstein castle | Ovifat

    Nestled in the eastern townships of the Haute s Fagnes, this castle from the 14th century overlooks Ovifat from the top of its peak.
  • The Château de Seneffe, its estate and its Silverware Museum
    Seneffe

    The Château de Seneffe, its estate and its Silverware Museum

    The Château de Seneffe estate and its Museum feature one of Belgium's most important silverware collections.
  • The Château de Logne castle and museum: a medieval day in Vieuxville
    Vieuxville

    The Château de Logne castle and museum: a medieval day in Vieuxville

    Located within easy reach of Durbuy, the castle and museum of Logne are sure to delight the family.
  • The Château de Celles: a fairytale castle in Vêves
    Come and visit the Château de Celles-Vêves
    Houyet

    The Château de Celles: a fairytale castle in Vêves

    With its magnificent towers and beautiful wood panels, the Château de Vêves offers a magical visit. Listed as exceptional heritage of Wallonia, this medieval building is considered one of the most beautiful in Belgium.
  • Château de Louvignies | Soignies
    Chaussée-Notre-Dame-Louvignies

    Château de Louvignies | Soignies

    Set in the countryside, only a few kilometres from Soignies in the province of Hainaut, the Château de Louvignies awaits.
  • Modave Castle and its exceptional gardens
    The Château de Modave fountains and gardens
    Modave

    Modave Castle and its exceptional gardens

    The Modave castle, listed as major cultural heritage of Wallonia, is well worth the detour. Built on a rocky hill in the province of Liège, it is said to date back to the Middle Ages.
  • Park of the Château d'Hélécine | Walloon Brabant region
    Castle of the Domaine provincial d'Hélécine in Walloon Brabant, Belgium
    Hélécine

    Park of the Château d'Hélécine | Walloon Brabant region

    Halfway between Brussels and Liège, this estate is home to an 18th century Neoclassical castle and a stunning park.
  • La Roche-en-Ardenne castle ruins
    Come and visit the feudal castle of La Roche-en-Ardenne
    La Roche-en-Ardenne

    La Roche-en-Ardenne castle ruins

    Overlooking La Roche-en-Ardenne and the Ourthe river, the ruins of the feudal castle offer an unprecedented journey to the 9th century. This historic visit, nestled in the province of Luxembourg, can also be enjoyed through the many events organised year round.
  • Bouillon castle: a medieval gem in Wallonia
    Watch a falconry demonstration at the Bouillon castle
    Bouillon

    Bouillon castle: a medieval gem in Wallonia

    Built on three rock pitons overlooking the Semois river, the Bouillon Castle is a remarkable monument in the province of Luxembourg, retracing almost a thousand years of history and military architecture.
  • Rochefort Château de Lavaux-Sainte-Anne, nature and cultural heritage
    Outside view of the Château de Lavaux-Sainte-Anne and its gardens
    Lavaux-Sainte-Anne

    Rochefort Château de Lavaux-Sainte-Anne, nature and cultural heritage

    The castle of Lavaux-Saint-Anne, its three museums, its park and gardens in the province of Namur are sure to enchant the whole family.
  • Le Château de Bioul vineyard near Namur
    Gate of the castle overlooking the inner courtyard
    Anhée

    Le Château de Bioul vineyard near Namur

    The Château de Bioul is proud of an 11 hectares vineyard, created by 2 passionate winemakers. Why not stop by to learn more about their skills and passion?
  • Château de Chimay: an interactive and historical visit
    Chimay

    Château de Chimay: an interactive and historical visit

    This superb castle, more than a 1,000 years old, is near the Scourmont abbey which makes the Trappist Chimay beer.
  • Annevoie water gardens | Meuse Valley
    Annevoie-Rouillon

    Annevoie water gardens | Meuse Valley

    Discover these amazing gardens, created 250 years ago and considered one of Wallonia's cultural treasures. How could anyone resist taking a stroll between the fountains, waterfalls, ponds and stunning combination of French, Italian and English style gardens?
  • The park of the Enghien castle, an exceptional place to stroll through
    Enghien

    The park of the Enghien castle, an exceptional place to stroll through

    The medieval city of Enghien, at the edge of the Eastern part of the Hainaut region, is proud of superb 182 hectares park.
  • The Château d'Havré and its gardens | Mons
    Mons

    The Château d'Havré and its gardens | Mons

    The Château d'Havré is a beautiful, ancient building built just on the outskirts of Mons, in Belgium.
  • Château de l'Avouerie d'Anthisnes | Beer and Pékèt museum
    Anthisnes

    Château de l'Avouerie d'Anthisnes | Beer and Pékèt museum

    L’Avouerie, former residence of the Hauts Voués, opens the doors of its 17th century castle and museum dedicated to beer and pékèt.
  • Château du Fosteau |Thuin
    Thuin

    Château du Fosteau |Thuin

    At the peak of an undulation towering above the surrounding meadows, can be seen the silhouette of the Château de Fosteau. This imposing 14th-century fortified manor house is still armed with its seven elegant towers.
  • Raeren castle and its ceramics museum
    Raeren

    Raeren castle and its ceramics museum

    A magnificent building surrounded by water, Raeren castle invites you to discover thousands of ceramic objects retracing the history of what was once a major pottery centre.
  • The château de la petite Flémalle and its park
    Flémalle

    The château de la petite Flémalle and its park

    In the province of Liège, the Château de la Petite Flémal gives free access, all year round, to its park and gardens. This setting, throughout the seasons, is ideal for a stroll and recharging your batteries.
  • Château de Waroux in Alleur (Province of Liège)
    Alleur

    Château de Waroux in Alleur (Province of Liège)

    The Château de Waroux, at the entrance of the region of Hesbaye, is located at its culminating point (182 m high). Now used of exhibitions and cultural activities, it offers an ever changing program to visitors.
  • Château des Princes de Ligne | Antoing
    Antoing

    Château des Princes de Ligne | Antoing

    Near Tournai, the Château des Princes de Ligne can be visited through guided tours, rich in historical details and anecdotes A real neo-Gothic gem to discover in Hainaut.
  • Boussu castle, its park and museum | Province of Hainaut
    Boussu

    Boussu castle, its park and museum | Province of Hainaut

    With its vast garden, its funerary chapel and its interpretation centre, the Château de Boussu offers an unforgettable visit. This unique architectural ensemble can be found near Mons and the Grand Hornu site.
  • Medieval life at the Ecaussinnes-Lalaing Castle
    Ecaussinnes-Lalaing

    Medieval life at the Ecaussinnes-Lalaing Castle

    Between Nivelles and La Louvière, the fortified castle of Ecaussinnes-Lalaing delights visitors with its medieval setting and its stunning 18th century vegetable garden.
  • Château de Trazegnies
    Come and discover the Château de Trazegnies in Charleroi
    Trazegnies

    Château de Trazegnies

    Prestigious witness of the medieval times in Belgium, the Château de Trazegnies presents its rich heritage through guided tours, events and cultural activities throughout the year.
  • Chateau de Rochefort
    Rochefort

    Chateau de Rochefort

    Formerly the biggest castle of the Famenne, the Count of Rochefort Castle is today known for its historical and archaeological interest. Today, the fortress is visited during guided walks and offers fun activities for children.
  • Château de Moha (Province of Liège)
    Moha

    Château de Moha (Province of Liège)

    This stunning castle, set on a rocky spur at the edge of the village, opens its magical setting to visitors.
  • The fortress of Montaigle ruins
    Onhaye

    The fortress of Montaigle ruins

    At the confluence of the Flavion and the Molignée, stand the remains of the medieval fortress of Montaigle once a count's residence. Its Archaeological Museum is well worth a visit.
  • The Château d'Attre, its listed park and its rock | Ath
    Brugelette

    The Château d'Attre, its listed park and its rock | Ath

    In Brugelette (Hainaut), the Château d'Attre is one of the most authentic witnesses of the 18th century in Belgium. The listed park, at the heart of the 17 ha estate delimited by the Dendre, is also worth the detour.
  • Château de Petit-Leez | Gembloux
    Grand-Leez

    Château de Petit-Leez | Gembloux

    Ideally located between Brussels and Namur, the Château de Petit-Leez invites you to take a stroll through its park, its contemporary art exhibitions, as well as a permanent collection of sculptures from Zimbabwe.
  • Poilvache medieval ruins
    Yvoir

    Poilvache medieval ruins

    Located just a few kilometres from Dinant, the Poilvache ruins overlook the Meuse river and the charming village of Houx. These remains, which date from the 13th and 15th century, are well worth stopping by and are listed as exceptional cultural heritage of Wallonia.
  • Burg-Reuland castle
    Burg-Reuland

    Burg-Reuland castle

    Visit one of the largest and most beautiful fortresses in the Ardenne, the castle of Reuland, nestled in an exceptional green setting. Take a stroll through the ruins and the renovated 9th century building. Even Emperor Charlemagne stayed there.
  • The medieval ruins of Herbeumont castle
    Herbeumont

    The medieval ruins of Herbeumont castle

    Built on top of a rocky outcrop overlooking the village and the Semois Valley, the medieval ruins of Herbeumont castle offer a splendid panorama of the river and its meanders.
  • Corroy-le-Château medieval castle | Gembloux
    Corroy-Le-Château

    Corroy-le-Château medieval castle | Gembloux

    Built around 1270 by Count Philippe de Vianden, the castle in Corroy-le-Château offers guided tours presenting its precious furniture as well as its decorative and architectural heritage. This site is one of the finest examples of princely medieval architecture in Wallonia.
  • The ruins of the Crèvecoeur castle in Dinant
    Dinant

    The ruins of the Crèvecoeur castle in Dinant

    Overlooking the city of Bouvignes, the ruins of the Château de Crèvecoeur offer a superb view of the Meuse valley as well as a remarkable natural site.