Surprising contrasts in the Liège region

  • 3 days
  • 2 night
  • Liège-Guillemins train station by Calatrava
  • Mirror City - Liège
  • The Collegiate Church of Saint Barthélemy - Liège
  • Church of Saint Barthélemy - Liège
  • Opéra Royal de Wallonie
  • Château de Modave
  • Médiacité - Liège
  • Château de Jehay
  • Grand Curtius museum - Liège
Liège-Guillemins train station by CalatravaMirror City - LiègeThe Collegiate Church of Saint Barthélemy - LiègeChurch of Saint Barthélemy - LiègeOpéra Royal de WallonieChâteau de ModaveMédiacité - LiègeChâteau de JehayGrand Curtius museum - Liège
DescriptionA land of contrasts, Liège province allies both the abundance of the past and modernity.

This three-day stay will allow you to apprehend the full scale of these contrasts: by exploring, on the one hand, the history that has shaped this region through the Historical Heart of Liège or the castles of Modave and Jehay, and on the other hand, modern tourist structures and sites such as the Liège-Guillemins train station, the Tour des Finances, Mirror City, or Médiacité

Duration: 3 days/2 night
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ProgrammeDay 1: ... / Liège
  • Exploration of Liège by car (1h30)
  • Tour of Gare TGV Liège-Guillemins (30 min.)
  • Dinner at a “designer” restaurant in Liège
  • Overnight stay in Liège

Day 2: The castles of the Meuse (Modave & Jehay)
  • Tour of Château de Modave (2h)
  • Lunch at the restaurant of Château de Modave
  • Tour of Château de Jehay and its exhibitions (2h)
  • Dinner at the hotel restaurant
  • Overnight stay in Liège

Day 3: Liège / ...
  • Guided walking tour of the Historical Heart and churches of Liège (2h)
  • Free time – several possibilities: Shop’In Design or exhibition at Mirror City or La Batte
ValidityFrom April to November
Groups of min. 20 persons
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  • Accompanying guide (FR/EN/NL or DE) throughout the day (optional)
  • Free of charge for the group leader and driver
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  • Tour des Finances - Liège

1 - Liège

Shaped by the contrasts between the past, on the one hand, and modernity, on the other, Liège reveals itself to you via a coach tour. Explore, on the one hand, the legacies of the past with the rich cultural and architectural heritage attested by the Historical Heart, the Slopes of the Citadel and, on the other hand, innovation with the Guillemins quarter, its superb train station built by Santiago Calatrava and its impressive Tour des Finances.
  • The Liège-Guillemins train station by Calatrava

2 - The Liège-Guillemins train station by Calatrava

Airy and functional, this high-speed train station, the work of Santiago Calatrava, is an attraction well beyond our borders and is considered one of Europe’s most beautiful railway stations. Discover it in all its facets, from the technological challenge to its aesthetic side.
  • Château de Modave

3 - Château de Modave

Located on a rocky promontory overlooking the Hoyoux valley, the castle offers an outstanding view across the surrounding natural landscape. Partially destroyed in the middle of the 17th century, it was restored and transformed into an elegant pleasure residence, the furniture of which comprises outstanding pieces from the 18th and 19th centuries. The pleasant tour of the gardens is also included.
  • Château de Jehay

4 - Château de Jehay

This castle, with its architecture that is unique in Europe, is a listed part of Wallonia’s outstanding heritage! Between major historical facts and anecdotes, discover the history of this outstanding building and its sumptuous collection of furniture.
  • Collegiate Church of Saint Barthélemy

5 - The Historical Heart of Liège and its churches

Among the unmissable sites in the Historical Heart, discover Saint-Paul Cathedral and its treasure: goldsmithing, ivories, manuscripts, sculptures, paintings, antique fabrics. The Collegiate Church of Saint Barthélemy will also reveal its secrets to you: The baptismal font, one of the universal masterpieces of Romanesque sculpture from the start of the 7th century, is considered one of the seven wonders of Belgium.
  • Médiacité

6 - Free time for shopping

Liège abounds in stores and artisans. To make sure you don’t miss a thing, the “Shop’In Design” guide, provided by us, will accompany you throughout your shopping afternoon! Or visit an exhibition at Cité Miroir: This former converted swimming pool is now an exceptional location for vivid shows put to the service of education, dialogue and culture, right in the heart of Liège. Or free time at la Batte (Sundays only): Don’t miss Belgium’s biggest and oldest Sunday market.