Bouillon Fortress, its exhibition and its Birds of Prey Show
Esplanade Godefroid 1
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Bouillon Fortress is a remarkable example of almost 1000 years of history and military architecture in Belgium.
It was built on three rocky outcrops overhanging the Semois river and is characterised by a labyrinth of corridors and huge vaulted halls. It is considered to be one of the most ancient and fascinating vestiges of feudal Belgium.
Don't miss the falconry spectacle every day from 1 March to 11 November.Take a tour around the educational exhibit on birds-of-prey included in the ticket and the exhibition on all things written: "Scriptura, from plume to PC".
You can also combine your visit to the castle with the Archéoscope Geoffrey of Bouillon and the Museum of the Duchy.
The fortress and its history
The fortress, built in the 8th century, was established by Godfrey, leader of the first Crusade (1096).It was militarily occupied until 1830 and was comprehensively renovated by the famous architect, Vauban.
Information about the visit
Closed on 25 December and 1 January.
- every day from 1 March to 11 November.
- Adults €7 individual or €6.50 as part of a group
- Seniors €6.50 individual or €5.70 as part of a group
- Students €5 Children €5 individual or €4.30 as part of a group
Guided visits available in French, Dutch, German and English.
Japanese guide books are available for €1.50.
Audio guides - €2.
Tourist information on the town BOUILLON