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Trip Planner: Europe / Belgium / Wallonia / The Ardennes / Luxembourg Province / Bouillon / Chateau fort de Bouillon
Get a taste of medieval history at Chateau fort de Bouillon, a castle with origins dating back to 988. Enter by way of one of the three drawbridges, and then explore the castle while learning about its rich history. Don't forget to head down to the basement to see the dungeons and torture chambers. Finish off with a panoramic view of the surrounding landscape by climbing the 16th-century tower. Check online for the times of the free falconry show, performed three times a day. You can park for free next to the castle. Using our custom trip planner, Bouillon attractions like Chateau fort de Bouillon can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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There was something so enchanting about this place, the history, the fact that we could touch the same walls that were built over 1000 years ago. Both my kids and loved the experience. The views were.... more
There was something so enchanting about this place, the history, the fact that we could touch the same walls that were built over 1000 years ago. Both my kids and loved the experience. The views were.... more »
Very impressive castle that is a must when you are visiting Bouillon. The castle is huge, so make sure to reserve enough time if you want to explore everything. Really loved the bird of prey show...
Very impressive castle that is a must when you are visiting Bouillon. The castle is huge, so make sure to reserve enough time if you want to explore everything. Really loved the bird of prey show... more »
Beautiful castle. It is quite breathtaking when you first pull into Bouillon from atop the hill on the other side and the castle is right in your view. It was totally unexpected, but a great surprise. We walked around the town and found the stairs to take us up to the castle. We also hiked down the other side. This gave us so many viewpoints for photos - loved it! At night, they run a light festival on the side of the castle. We did not buy tickets to go inside for that, but if there again would definitely do. We did watch a bit from town and it was still a good show.
Great place to visit. When we were there, a medieval festival was going on with food and games. Really fun! The town itself is great as well with a beautiful castle on top
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