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Visit : Castle, Architectural Heritage

Fosteau Castle

Fosteau Castle
© FTPH - A.Genart

At the peak of an undulation towering above the surrounding meadows, the silhouette of the Château de Fosteau can be seen. This imposing 14th-century fortified manor house is still armed with its four towers. The Lords of Semousies, Sars, Zwenne, Marotte, Henry, Jamblines and, finally, Aoust all carefully developed residential buildings around the central keep. In this building you can see one of the finest Gothic rooms in Belgium. Beautiful and simple French gardens designed as a series of terraces laid to lawn spread out down to the pond. The castle has been a listed monument and the surrounding area has been a listed site since 1979.


Practical information

The castle is closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Guided tours of the castle, Le Petit Musée Vivant de la Pharmacie (living pharmacy museum), Memorial to General Count Reille and the gardens by the owner, only by appointment. Duration: 1h15. Groups of at least 25 people: €4 per person.

Access: by road: E19-A7 (Brussels-Mons), exit 20 Feluy/Seneffe; nationale 559, direction Seneffe, Lobbes, Leers, towards Beaumont /Train: nearest stations: Thuin and Lobbes.


INDICE PASSE-PARTOUT: 000253


Castle, small Pharmacy museum, memorial for General Count Reille and park: €3/pers - €2 for students and senior citizens.



PARKING FOR COACHES Car park Shop PARKING FOR TWO-WHEELED VEHICLES

Information

  • tel. : +32 (0) 71 59 23 44
  • fax : +32 (0) 71 59 49 00
  • website : http://www.chateaufosteau.be
  • email : info@fosteau.be

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Location

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