Fosteau Castle

Thuin, Belgium

The first castle at Fosteau was erected in the 14th century. In approximately 1380 Wauthier de Semousies became owner when Duchess Joan of Brabant gave it to him. His successors were the lords of Zwenne, de Marotte, de Henry and de Jamblines. They built several other buildings around the castle. The hall is Gothic.

The castle became a protected monument in 1979. Since 1980, it has housed an exhibition of antique furniture. Everything within the castle is also available for sale.

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Rue du Marquis 2, Thuin, Belgium
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Founded: 1380
Category: Castles and fortifications in Belgium

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en.wikipedia.org

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Jean Renier (2 years ago)
Magnifique château, nous ne l'avons pas visité.
Jean-Charles d'Aoust (2 years ago)
Surprising and magnificent place worth, for sure, the detour. Excellent reception.
Justine Gillart (3 years ago)
We happened to walk past this castle and were made to feel very welcome. The visit of the interior but also of the garden pleased children and parents. The chateau is well maintained and the explanations we received were interesting ... a place filled with charm and history ...
Janete Cywiak (3 years ago)
Lovely place! The building is magical. The current owners live there. They are discreet and welcoming. The furniture is chosen and displayed with taste. The historical elements (linked to the Battle of Waterloo) are illustrated by documents illuminating the life of a soldier. The garden on a human scale like the rest ends in serenity this pleasant moment. Allow a little less than 2 hours for the visit which is well worth the detour.
Martha Turnbull (4 years ago)
Great Castle. Our guide is excellent, knows his history and the symbolism of the art in the castle. Beautiful antics to be bought. A must see.
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