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The Château of Modave, also known as the Château des Comtes de Marchin is a château near the village of Modave in the province of Liège, Belgium.HistoryThe oldest part of the building, the donjon, was built on a strategic rock high above the valley of the river Hoyoux. The oldest parts still visible today date probably from the 13th century and were erected by the lords of Modave. In the 16th century the castle and the estate of Modave became the property of the Haultepenne and de Saint-Fontaine families.In the next century Jean-Gaspard-Ferdinand de Marchin (1601–1673), a great military commander, acquired the castle and turned it from a medieval fortress into a luxury Baroque residence. His son Ferdinand de Marsin neglected the property and lived in France.Later owners were successively: Maximilian Henry of Bavaria, Elector of Cologne and Prince-Bishop of Liège (1682–1684); Cardinal William Egon of Furstenberg, and his heirs (1684–1706); Baron Arnold de Ville (1706–1772); and Anne-Léon, Duke of Montmorency, and his heirs (1772–1817). In the 19th century it was owned by the non-noble families of Lamarche, Braconier and Van Hoegaerden. Finally, the Compagnie Intercommunale Bruxelloise des Eaux ("Brussels Intercommunal Water Company") bought the property in March 1941, in order to protect the important water catchments in the park. The company still owns the château today and has been restoring it with great care. It is open for visitors from April until October and it is also used as a prestigious venue for concerts and receptions.Use our Modave tourist route planner to arrange your visit to Chateau de Modave and other attractions in Modave.
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城の起源は１３世紀ですが、現在の城は１７世紀に再建されたものです。 小さな城ですが、内部の調度品が素晴らしく素敵な城でした。 ツアーで訪れましたが、日本語のオーディオガイドを使用して順番に観光できたので自分のペースで回れてよかったです。印象に残ったのは最初に見学した大広間の天井に彫られたマルシャン家の紋章と家系図、それからダイニングルーム、タペストリーが掛けられた部屋でした。 こじんまりとしていま... more »The origins of the castle is a 13th-century castle now is was rebuilt in the 17th century. Nice interior furnishings is a small castle, but was a nice Castle. It is because Japan-language audio guide could explore in turn visited on the tour, but good location at your own pace. Remained in the impression was then room dining room, tapestry-hung Marchand House carved into the ceiling of the Salon first visited coat of arms and family tree. Small was a nice Castle.View original
C'est toujours avec plaisir que nous retournons, soit en couple ou avec des amis au brunch du dimanche. Nous avons mon épouse et moi, été une fois de plus enchanté des buffets tant par la qualité que ... more »It's always with pleasure that we return, either as a couple or with friends at the Sunday brunch. We have my wife and I were once more enchanted buffets both quality and diversity. Always quality and especially very friendly service. Thanks also for the welcome which is reserved for the customer. Even if we know the environment we always love to come back for beautiful markets in the vicinity of the Castle. We will return soon. Guy SimonetView original
Ce château très bien restauré mérite le détour pour une visite touristique. Très beaux batiments, grands cour, on y organise des mariages Une 20taine de chambres modernes très accueillantes et spacieu... more »This very well-restored Castle worth a look for a tourist visit. Beautiful buildings, great court, we organize weddings a 20taine of modern rooms very cosy and spacious, clean, with excellent perfect. A new bedding, perfect and excellent. Good guaranteed calm night. The breakfast buffet is served from 7: 00 to 9:30. WiFi throughout the hotel. A beautiful location in the vicinity of HuyView original
Eric DessyIdyllic setting. Smiling and attentive staff. Attractive and competitive price. Great brunch. AgainView original
Marie-Cécile JoannèsVisited in winter, the Park and the terraces have certainly not show all their potential. But the castle is still beautiful. Come to see a temporary exhibition, I first was surprised and disappointed by the audioguide that wouldn't talk to me this one., but the Castle, its successive owners. I didn't come to it and my girls (13-15 years) either. But since we were there... listen... And well, the disappointment didn't last. The history of this castle, its interior architecture is told brilliantly. My most young even listened to several additional info (upon request). In the end, a very interesting visit and never boring. Kudos to the developers!View original
JacquesdriesenmailExcellent infrastructure very well organizedView original
SF Quad vLOGBeautiful castle. See 👌View original
David Van MosselbeenVery beautifully restored and furnished Castle.View original
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