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From its illustrious castle, the vestiges of the entrance gatehouse and the high surrounding walls remain.

On this former fortified promontory, surrounded by an island of trees. a neoclassical residence was erected and now reflects in the waters of the lake.

Beyond this precious architectural heritage, the hike through the Barbençon area will allow you to admire not only its beautiful lake and majestic trees but also one of the last remaining native yew locations in Wallonia!

Tourist sites

  • Saint-Lambert Church: listed monument
  • Nature Reserve: native yew station
  • Remarkable tree : giant sequoias
  • Barbençon lake
  • Perruque farm : listed monument
  • Former medieval fortress and remarkable trees: Purple Beech and Common Plane tree
  • Remarkable tree line: Common plane trees
  • Panorama (Chapelle Sainte-Anne): village of Barbençon and Fagne-Famenne landscape
  • Former limestone quarry

Practical information

Ce circuit vous est proposé en partenariat avec l’Office du Tourisme de Beaumont.

Office du tourisme de Beaumont
Grand-Place 10, 6500 Beaumont
+32(0)71/58 81 91
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of kilometres: 
10,5 km

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The association Les Plus Beaux Villages de Wallonie (The Most Beautiful Villages of Wallonia) oversees a network of 32 villages, bearers of a strong territorial identity and reflecting traditional architecture. It is committed to promoting the rural, cultural and natural heritage of Wallonia and is a part of the development of local and responsible tourism.

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