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The birthplace of the Lords of Barbençon, the village was renowned for its glass and marble work. One of the most typical streets is Rue des Marbriers. Together with the area around the church of Saint-Lambert and the presbytery, this forms the historic heart of Barbençon and offers houses of remarkable heritage character.

Beneath the ancient ramparts, the site of the Lac de Barbençon, a haven of peace and relaxation, offers you a welcoming terrace.

Let yourself be taken back a few centuries to discover the historic farms: Jette Feuille and its 17th-century towers, La Bouverie and La Perruque are outbuildings of the old castle, …

Whether you’re on foot, on horseback or on a bicycle, discover Barbençon on a 2-kilometre route and enjoy the peace and quiet of the marked paths and tracks!

Tourist sites

  • Saint Lambert Church
  • “Rue des Marbriers”
  • Saint Joseph’s Chapel
  • Ifs station (nature reserve)
  • Notre-Dame des Lumières Chapel
  • The Lake
  • Old Castle
  • “La Perruque” Farm

Practical information

Office du tourisme de Beaumont
Grand-Place 10, 6500 Beaumont
+32(0)71/58 81 91
Site web

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of kilometres: 
2  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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