Art, Pèkèt and Chocolate

  • 1 day
  • Chocolats Darcis
  • Musée La Boverie - Liège
  • boulet liégeois
  • Pékèt liégeois
  • Maison du pékèt - Liège
  • Maison du pékèt - Liège
  • Palais des Princes-Evêques - Liège - vue extérieure
Chocolats DarcisMusée La Boverie - Liègeboulet liégeoisPékèt liégeoisMaison du pékèt - LiègeMaison du pékèt - LiègePalais des Princes-Evêques - Liège - vue extérieure
DescriptionTake a day to allow yourself to be charmed by the art and the regional heritage of Liège province.

Before sitting down to dine, tour the newly opened Musée de la Boverie, which is located in a lush and soothing setting. Next, set out to explore the local cuisine with the chance to sample the famous “boulets liègeois” and the sampling of pèkèt, a local alcoholic drink that won’t leave you unmoved!
Finish this festive and gustatory day by passing through the chocolaterie Darcis, where you’ll find it hard to resist taking a bite out of some delicious chocolate.

Duration: One day
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Programme
  • Exploration of the collections of the Musée de La Boverie (1h30)
  • Tour of Liège by coach (1h)
  • Lunch of local specialities at a restaurant in Liège
  • Sampling of Pèkèt at the Maison du Pèkèt and/orfree time in the city centre
  • Tour of the Chocolaterie Darcis (1h) or chocolate workshop (optional)
  • “Coffee /chocolate” break (optional)
ValidityExcept Mondays (Musée La Boverie closed)
Groups of 20 persons min.
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  • Accompanying guide (FR/EN/NL or DE) throughout the stay (optional)
  • Free of charge for the group leader and driver
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Circuit n° 1
  • Musée La Boverie

1 - Musée La Boverie

Located in the Parc de la Boverie, this Liège museum that opened its doors in 2016 offers not only a showcase for the permanent collections of the City of Liège, but also a programme of international exhibitions. This abundant programme is sure to attract numerous art-lovers.
  • “boulet liégeois” meatball

2 - Exploration of local cuisine

Sample the genuine “boulet liégeois” meatball, the incomparable spearhead of Liège cuisine. In addition to this tasting, explore the history of the “Confraternity of the Gay Boulet”, a collective that brings together some die-hard boulet fans.
  • La Maison du Pèkèt

3 - Pèkèt sampling

This Walloon name describes a usually fruity, local alcoholic drink that is based on juniper. It can be served straight or diluted, or even aflame for the more daring drinkers. La Maison du Pèkèt offers you the chance to discover the beverage through around thirty fruity flavours. Located in a square of old residences, which have been fully renovated while maintaining the charm of 18th-century buildings, this house entices us to enjoy the well-known laid-back attitude and warmth of Liège’s inhabitants.
  • Darcis chocolate

4 - Chocolaterie Darcis with “coffee/chocolate” break

Belgian chocolate is a world-renowned gastronomic speciality. Make the most of this excursion to discover the talent of Jean-Philippe Darcis, a renowned chocolatier! From bean to mouth, run through the exciting production stages that lead to this irresistible sweet, or discover the rudiments of this culinary art courtesy of various workshops, led both by Jean-Philippe Darcis and other chefs from all disciplines.