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Franchimont Castle is a medieval castle in the municipality of Theux, province of Liège, Belgium. It sits at the western end of a small hill overlooking the village of Franchimont.It is thought to have originally been built in the 11th century, as a stronghold of the Principality of Liège. The original building was extended several times during the Middle Ages, once after a fire in 1387.In 1487 the castle was besieged, and around the same period the La Marck family took ownership of it. In the early 16th century the outer wall was built, with casemates and an artillery tower added.Today the castle is owned by the town of Theux and is open to the public. The artillery tower at the north-east corner contains a small exhibition and the ticket office.Using our world travel planner, Theux attractions like Chateau de Franchimont can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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Chateau de Franchimont Reviews
Au calme ce château qui continue à vivre grâce a des passionnés et malgré sa destruction partielle et son âge d'une autre époque nous emporte au temps de sa splendeur et permet aux petits de rêver aux... more »Quiet this castle which continues to live thanks to enthusiasts and despite his age from another era and its partial destruction carries at the time of its splendor and allows children to dream of the Knights the or we parents see stones and a history of touch Owers centuries. Don't hesitate to go to the brewery, very nice place!
Un soir d'août, une humeur vagabonde ... et nous voilà à l'auberge du château de franchimont ... ben ce fut génial, une cuisine fine, goûteuse, généreuse, et pas hors de prix. .. et en plus, près de c... more »One night in August, a wandering mood... and here we are at the Inn of the castle of franchimont... well it was awesome, cuisine fine, tasty, generous, and not overpriced. .. and in addition, close to home. A real pleasure and a pure delight. We will come back, that's for sure.
Mooie ruïne met een mooi verhaal. De prijs is €4 per persoon en indien je er een audiogids bijneemt (wat ik wel aanraad) komt er nog eens €1,50 bij. Deze ruïne is zeker de moeite waard om eens te bezo... more »Beautiful ruin with a nice story. The price is €4 per person and if you bijneemt an audio guide (which I recommend) there will be another €1.50. This ruin is certainly worth a visit.
It's is an old ruin, you can see that it is huge, do not expect a large old castle, but for a very friendly small admission price this is a very nice stop
Small, but nice
Worth the visit and modest entry fee
This place has a rich history. I recommend that you should visit and experience the tranquillity of the place
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