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Chateau de Bouillon

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Lovely village in Belgium

Have a walk along the river or up to the castle: the view is well worth it, the village is lovely... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Francesca R
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Well worth a visit

We’ve visited the chateau with our two kids. This is place is very well suited for children, they... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Peter1086
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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One of the most impressive remains of feudalism in Europe and the oldest feudal vestige in Belgium. Its origins go back to the 8th century. It is a key account for the medieval architecture and is famous for the 1st crusade, lead by Godfrey of...more
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Espl. Godefroid de Bouillon 1, Bouillon 6830, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have a walk along the river or up to the castle: the view is well worth it, the village is lovely and food is great. nice to spend a sunny sunday around the nature

Thank Francesca R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve visited the chateau with our two kids. This is place is very well suited for children, they experience it as a big adventure. The castle itself is quite big so make sure you have good walking shoes. You can park right in front of...More

Thank Peter1086
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This castle is really worth visiting. It's a great place to explore with lots of tunnels etc. It was definitely worth getting the English language guidebook. We didn't bother with an audio guide and didn't need it as the English guidebook had a good map...More

Thank MeldrewVictor
Reviewed 29 September 2018

We read about the castle and so visited it in September. There is a car park at the top just outside the entrance. There is an audio guide available in 4 languages. The castle was amazing some of it built into the rock. Wear sensible...More

Thank 42david42
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Typical medieval castle in the middle of Belgian nowhere that we visited on a rainy Sunday. Even though the weather was not friendly at all and it was pouring heavily we enjoyed very much strolling through this magic place. We spent 2 hours discovering narrow...More

Thank BorisBru
Reviewed 4 September 2018

This was such a great place to visit. Be careful if you are driving to the castle though, some roads are very narrow to navigate. The entry prices were very reasonable and all throughout the castle and grounds were points of interest. There's one particular...More

1  Thank sophiea11111111
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

There's a good show with owls and eagles. Beautiful castle with a great view of Bouillon. It's possible to get there with the car.

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 22 August 2018

This chteau is situated above Bouillon.In order to get there one should climb with the car to the chateau parking area and the proceed to the entrance. The entrance fee was 6.5 Euro to a senior citizen and 5 Euro to a student. Othrewise it...More

1  Thank אלכס א
Reviewed 21 August 2018

This is a fascinating castle with lots of underground passages and interesting features. Reasonable pricing with written guides in English 1.5€, and audio at 2€. Falconry demonstrations at leadtb3 times per day starting at 11.30 are really good, although not in English, you’ll get the...More

3  Thank Kath M
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The castle of Bouillon is a great place to visit if you are a lover of history. Perched on a hill-ridge and overlooking the small city of Bouilllon it is a well maintained fortress which has many parts to discover. It is advisable to visit...More

1  Thank Luecht
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flobell
12 August 2018|
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Response from MarkMM55 | Reviewed this property |
I do not know for certain, but since it is an outside show, I doubt they would perform in bad weather.
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Lauravsharp
14 July 2017|
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Response from Chris K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is worth the stop. Quaint little village. and you can walk around parts of the castle on the outside. The town looks like a postcard. We were also just looking for a place to stop and I was glad we stopped.
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melovechups
11 January 2015|
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Response from Alessandro006 | Reviewed this property |
con l'auto, passando da lige e percorrendo l'autostrada che porta a Lussemburgo
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