Time for relaxation, spirituality, tradition and... beer and cheese! The Benedictine monks of Maredsous Abbey welcome you to their Saint Joseph visitor centre. Visit the cafeteria, browse the bookshop and souvenir shop, stop by the playground and don’t forget to: Visit the abbey itself and try the traditional food produced here.
A visit full of history
Maredsous Abbey is located in the Molignée valley and was founded in 1872. From 1882 onwards, it became a cultural centre. We won't give any more away as your guide will tell you all about the Abbey’s history and take you through the monks' cemetery, the garden and their private estate. Enjoy this moment of calm and tranquillity and then it’s time for some delicious food!
A gourmet museum
Take the opportunity to visit the small cheese museum where you can discover the secret ripening process of the famous Maredsous cheese.
Ardennes-étape customers receive an exclusive benefit with this experience:
1 free ticket with the purchase of a paid ticket with the code AE2022 when booking online
When you book a holiday home on our website,you have access to the Ardennes-étape Privilege programme that offers many lovely surprises with our local partners!
- The cheese factory is not open to the public
- Private tours and large group visits are also available to book. Contact our partner
- The Abbey is located near the RAVeL
- €7 per adult
- €5 per student / senior
- Free for under-12s
Book online with the promotion code AE2022