Liège – the ardent City

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Nicknamed the “Ardent City”, Liège is the leading tourist city in Wallonia. Crossed by the Meuse, abounding in green spaces and particularly hilly, it has a unique landscape in store for visitors.

 
  • Eglise Saint-Barthélemy - Liège
  • Place Cathédrale de Liège
  • Palais des Princes-Évêques de Liège
  • Place Saint-Lambert - Liège
  • Le Perron et la Place du Marché - Liège
  • Cœur historique de Liège
  • Cœur historique de Liège

Liège has a rich history that has left behind an outstanding heritage:

  • Its countless religious buildings include Saint-Paul Cathedral, the Saint-Barthélemy Collegiate Church, the Cointe Basilica or the Saint-André, Saint-Jacques and Saint-Vincent churches.
  • Its historical heart, without doubt one of the most history-steeped quarters with its Prince-Bishops’ palace, Place Saint-Lambert, City Hall, its famous Perron, its Hors-Château quarter or its numerous lanes and blind alleys.
  • Its forts open to visitors including the Fort de Boncelles, the Fort de Pontisse, the Fort de Lantin, the Fort d’Emobourg or the Fort d’Aubin-Neufchâteau.
  • Gare des Guillemins de Liège
  • Gare des Guillemins de Liège - Vue intérieure
  • Tour des Finances de Liège

While the past is always present in Liège, modernity is also on the march:

  • Its Guillemins quarter located a few hundred yards away from Liège city centre and which recently saw the building of impressive infrastructures designed by globally renowned architects. Visitors can thus marvel at the high-speed train station designed by Santiago Calatrava, the Tour des Finances or the Centre du Design.
  • Musée de la Vie wallonne - Liège
  • Musée de la Boverie - Liège
  • Aquarium-Muséum de Liège
  • Opéra Royal de Wallonie - Liège
  • Orchestre Philharmonique de Liège
  • Théâtre de Liège

Fans of museums and culture will be in their element in Liège:

  • Multiple, diverse offers in terms of museums, including the Museum of Walloon Life, which offers an original look at Wallonia from the 19th century to the present day, or the Aquarium-Muséum, which allows you to discover hundreds of different marine species. Not forgetting the Musée de la Boverie, located in the superb setting of the Parc de la Boverie and offering several exhibitions of international standing.
  • The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of Liège, the Théâtre de Liège, not forgetting the Opéra Royal de Wallonie, the modern architecture of which is sure to amaze you, are so many places that will fill your evenings with melodies and laughter.
  • Parc de la Boverie - Liège
  • Parc d'Avroy - Liège

Do not pass by the numerous parks and green spaces that Liège has to offer:

  • Its paths of the Slopes of the Citadel, real havens of peace located a few steps away from the centre of Liège and the Montagne de Buren. These places, blessed by nature, invite you to take a stroll.
  • Green spaces such as the Parc de la Boverie, the Parc d’Acry or the botanic garden.
  • Médiacité
  • Galerie Saint-Lambert - Liège

Liège will tempt you with what it has to offer in terms of shopping:

  • Its many pedestrian streets located in the city centre abound in boutiques that will exceed all your desires.
  • Shopping centres such as the Galeries Saint-Lambert, Belle-Ile or Médiacité, which offers more than 124 brands in an original setting.

Info

Maison du Tourisme du Pays de Liège
Quai de la Goffe, 13 - B-4000 LIEGE
Tel. +32 (0)4 221 92 21
www.visitezliege.be
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