Tour a number of outstanding, history-steeped sites
The Prince-Bishops’ Palace in Liège
, Saint-Paul Cathedral
, St-Barthélemy Church
and its famous baptismal fonts... so many sites shaped by history and that you can admire when passing through the Ardent City.
Set out to besiege fortified castles in Liège province
Who has not dreamed of playing bachelor knights, running through mazes, or sharing a huge banquet in a majestic hall? Find this medieval atmosphere
by exploring the castles of Jehay
Explore abbeys that abound in charm
The only 5-sun site in Liège province, Stavelot Abbey
welcomes you in a superb setting. This ancient, recently renovated monastic foundation
contains no fewer than three museums
, whose themes are as varied as they are exciting (the Museum of the Spa-Francorchamps Circuit
, the Musée historique de la Principauté de Stavelot-Malmedy
and Musée Guillaume Apollinaire
If you prefer cuisine
to museums, you’ll opt for the Abbaye de Val Dieu
! This haven of peace located in the Pays de Herve
is a Cistercian abbey
that offers tours of its brewery. You will also be able to sample beers
produced there on site.
Descend into the bowels of the earth at Blegny-Mine
Descend into the depths of the mine
to discover the process
of coal extraction
. Visit Blegny-Mine
(a Unesco World Heritage site), belonging to one of the 4 last collieries that are open to visitors in Europe, is made via a descent in a cage to – 30 and – 60 metres underground... a unique experience
that’s not to be missed!
Do you know the history of the fortified position of Liège?
Established at the end of the 19th century, the fortified belt
around Liège is made up of twelve forts
. Renowned for their heroic resistance during the battle of Liège
, these forts still exist today and, for the most part, are open to visitors