Château de Modave
Rue du Parc 4
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A superb 17th-century castle perched on a rocky outcrop above the Houyeux river valley in the province of Liège.
Inside the castle, where about twenty richly decorated and furnished rooms are open to the public, you can admire remarkable ceilings, works by stuccoer Jean-Christian Hansche, sculptures, paintings, Brussels tapestries and 18th-century furniture.
There is also an accurate full-scale replica of the hydraulic wheel built by Rennequin Sualem in 1667 which was used as a model for the machine at Marly.
Last entry at 5 pm.
Closed on Mondays (except public holidays and during July and August).
Groups: all year round by reservation. Guided visits available in French, Dutch, English and German.
A cafeteria in the basement serves coffee, lunch and snacks.
The ground floor of the castle (2/3 of the visit) is accessible to disabled people. There are special parking spots, as well as adapted toilet facilities.
Access: E42/A15 Namur-Liège, exit 7, direction Huy and then Modave.
Free of charge for children under 12 years of age accompanied by an adult.
Audio-guide included in the entrance fee.
Tourist information on the town MODAVE