11 April - 31 October 2011. About two hours south of Brussels is the famous 15th century Castle of Chimay, situated on a rocky outcrop above the Eau Blanche river.

Although history books refer to a castle in the town as far back as 1,000 years ago, the present castle was built in 1607 and belongs to the Caraman family, otherwise known as the Princes of Chimay.

Interesting architectural features include the castle's ancient vaults and the marks on the fa

General Info

Address Château des Princes de Chimay & Parc du Château, Rue du Château 14, 6460 Chimay, tel. +32(0)60513827

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Castle of Chimay

Château des Princes de Chimay & Parc du Château, Rue du Château 14, 6460 Chimay, tel. +32(0)60513827

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