Sister Anne, can you see anything coming? It’s difficult not to take in the surrounding countryside when you’re climbing up to the Château Fort de Logne. Immerse yourself in this fortress which was home to famous warlords, known as the "Wild Boars of the Ardennes".
Nestled on top of a rocky outcrop overlooking the Ourthe valley, you’ll need to put on your walking shoes to reach this castle. It’s easy to see why this place has been a refuge for local people and passing visitors for centuries. With a breathtaking view over the valley, you can see why this exceptional location was chosen as the site for a fort. A fort that was eventually destroyed by order of Charles V in 1521 and whose ruins you can explore today. Ready to discover this piece of history in Vieuxville-Ferrières? Unearth the mysteries of Fort de Logne with your audio guide or by joining a guided tour...
Ready for a treasure hunt?
Before storming the castle, take the opportunity to visit its museum, housed in a 16th-century farmhouse, to discover what castle life was like in the Middle Ages. What next? You can’t have a castle without treasure! At the heart of the Château Fort de Logne lies the Golden Goat, a legendary animal rumoured to be guarding the castle’s magnificent treasure. How can we find him? By solving 6 riddles with the help of your team, of course! Keep your eyes peeled, the clues are not hidden far away... Still got some energy left? Time for the falconry display! In summer, a falconry show featuring around thirty birds of prey will have you gazing at the sky in wonder as you admire their majestic flight. Eagles, hawks, owls and buzzards soar along the ruins, leaving you on a high at the end of your visit.
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