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The must-sees

  • Castle farm (17th c.): Imposing fortified seignorial holding once surrounded by a moat – Listed monument
  • Old brewery  (19th c.): A tall building with a hop dryer under the roof
  • Notre-Dame de Lourdes chapel: Neo-Roman chapel at the south-eastern entrance to the village
  • Ruins of the Castle of Montaigle (14th c.): On a rocky spur, imposing ruins of an ancient medieval fortress – Exceptional heritage of Wallonia (Outside the village – 2 km)
  • Interpretive tour: Discovery tour of the village with educational boards (Starting point: Place de l’église)
  •  The Molignée Valley: Picturesque valley and site of great biological interest “Natura 2000”

A rural heritage

Carrying on through the winding roads leading to the village, you will be surprised to discover so many riches hidden behind these mounts.

The castle farm, the former girls’ school, the old forge, the old brewery – all these buildings and limestone houses have kept the traces of their former use. The whole is structured in a central core around the church. The castle farm, built in the 17th century, has kept its defensive aspect: the three corner towers and the traces of the drawbridge over the moat, replaced by a three-arched bridge. The three towers of the castle impose their majesty on the village and make a mockery of the church clocktower. Which of these towers or the church clocktower will reach higher into the sky? To find out, you have to go 3 km further, to the impressive ruins of the Castle of Montaigle, an exceptional heritage of Wallonia.

A former 14th century count’s residence on a rocky spur, the ruins will bring the castle and the church of Falaën into line! An adjoining museum tells the story of this remarkable medieval site.


The audios

The Chateau Ferme

The school for girls

The old brewery

The Old Forge

The view point

Avenue Colonel Cadoux, 8
5500 Dinant
+32(0)82/22 28 70


Syndicat d’Initiative d’Onhaye
Rue Les Communes, 23
B 5523 Weillen
Tél.: + 32 (0)82/ 69 95 15
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The association Les Plus Beaux Villages de Wallonie (The Most Beautiful Villages of Wallonia) oversees a network of 31 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.