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Castle Veves

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Nice castle. Great hikes in the region

We did a hike leading us to this castle and castle walzin. You can easily find this hike when you... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
CoisDeZweed
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Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands
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Epic places in Belgium even Belgians don't know! The Castle of Vêves.

Perched dramatically on a rocky outcrop overlooking the pretty village of Celles, the Castle of... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
Sonja R
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Gingelom, Belgium
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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We’ve visited the castle for about 20 minutes. There is not very much to see. The brochure that explaines everything, the rooms etc..., is not clear. We had the feeling that they did not take the time to really recreate something of historical value. Feels...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We did a hike leading us to this castle and castle walzin. You can easily find this hike when you search for hikes on Google. This castle looks particularly good. It is situated on a cliff, chic you will see if you drive further down...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank CoisDeZweed
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Perched dramatically on a rocky outcrop overlooking the pretty village of Celles, the Castle of Vêves is a fairy-tale (Sleeping Beauty) turreted castle dating back to Pepin of Herstal (AD 670-714) From the 12th century on, the story of the castellany of Celles-Vêves is linked...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Sonja R
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

We toured this with a guide we booked in advance. Privat tour. Well worth the cash! Good guide with well balanced historical explanations! Everybody in the group enjoyed the tour!

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

It looks like it came straight from the pages of a fairy tale, and Veves is a wonderful little castle to the explore. Tucked away in the Belgian countryside - it’s about a 15-minute drive from Dinant - Veves has a wonderful appearance from outside...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

What a nice surprise! Such a nicely restored castle with lots of interesting exhibits inside. It is privately held, but one can visit probably half of the castle, which is furnished with various fitting styles. Most interesting, though, are the exhibits about the history of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank DVreis
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The castle is already nice outdoors and well situated in nice landscape. Inside it is very well maintained and restored. The rooms are not very big but the furniture is very nice and it gives a cosy view. Agree with the other reviews and comments....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jean-Pierre V
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

We all loved it. :-) My 2 nieces got to dress up as princesses and couldn't be happier. Lots of historical artifacts to keep adults interested as well.

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Tijs V
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Drop in if you are passing. No there isn't masses to see but it has some interesting history, been carefully kept/renovated and the children get to dress up as knights and princesses!

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Melanie B
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This is the first castle our family has visited. When I want to see a castle, this is what I expect the outside of it to look like. It was small but nice. We were finished touring the castle within 1.5hrs. Some of the exhibits...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Alexis D
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