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Castle Veves

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Address: Rue de Furfooz 3, Houyet 5561, Belgium
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+32 82 66 63 95
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Nice way to pass an hour or so....

Drop in if you are passing. No there isn't masses to see but it has some interesting history, been carefully kept/renovated and the children get to dress up as knights and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 April 2016
Melanie B
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Sherfield On Loddon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

We all loved it. :-) My 2 nieces got to dress up as princesses and couldn't be happier. Lots of historical artifacts to keep adults interested as well.

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Thank Tijs V
Sherfield On Loddon, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Drop in if you are passing. No there isn't masses to see but it has some interesting history, been carefully kept/renovated and the children get to dress up as knights and princesses!

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Thank Melanie B
Belgium
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

This is the first castle our family has visited. When I want to see a castle, this is what I expect the outside of it to look like. It was small but nice. We were finished touring the castle within 1.5hrs. Some of the exhibits were lack luster but the wood and stone in the castle were nice. You must... More 

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Thank Alexis D
Brussels, Belgium
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

This old castle in the Ardennes is one of the oldest castles still inhabited by the family that originally owned it.It is also one of the most imposing in Belgium ; modernisation and alterations have not changed the wholly medioeval character. For 8€ you can visit the furnished rooms on 2 floors, but the most impressive thing about it is... More 

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Thank Giuliana T
Farmington, Connecticut
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

I’m not sure how this castle is so highly rated; perhaps I’m jaded from having seen too many awesome castles elsewhere. It is beautiful from the outside, but there is very little by way of grounds, so you’re basically going to photograph it from the parking lot. It was a bit confusing about where to go from the parking lot,... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015

We came on a weekday, knowing in advance that it was closed. We sat in the car, in the pouring rain, facing the beautiful castle and eating our sandwiches. The rain prevented us from walking around and appreciating the castle more.

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Thank Yehr2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

Amazing views and wonderful staff. The kids (aged 2-15) dressed up, battled in the courtyard with swords, ran around the grounds and respectfully toured the interior. The staff was very laid back and it never really felt like a museum. It's a smaller castle and not as impressive as the larger castles but the experience is my favorite one so... More 

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Thank Bzmama3
Belgium
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2014

This castle is in a picturesque valley and is an easy visit. Convenient parking and inexpensive admission fees. It was not crowded which made it nice on a warm Belgian afternoon. Worth a visit and it only takes about an hour. Plenty of time to do lunch or dinner in Dinant on the river.

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2014

Fantastic visit. They castle is small and you can visit it in a hour. It is fully furnishes so you can see how they lived. It's got a lot of history and a great explanation book. The staff is helpful and young children are provided costumes to enhance their visit and retain their attention. wonderful afternoon.

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Thank CalGirl1982
Kaiserslautern, Germany
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2014 via mobile

We really loved the impressive view of the castle and the furnishings inside. They have information in several languages including English. Each room had its own story to tell. My favorite was the armor room with the original 16th century stone floor, and the dining room filled with Louis XV furniture was very nice. Not stroller friendly, thank goodness we... More 

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