Leignon Castle

Ciney, Belgium

Leignon Castle is a nineteenth century castle located in Wallonia, a few kilometers south of Ciney. It is a private castle with restricted access to the public.

An old building existed prior to the construction of the castle. Located on a former field by Stavelot abbey, its origins may date back to the nineteenth century. Around 1890, Belgian diplomat and early photographer Isidore Jacques Eggermont acquired the castle with over 400 hectares of land, including farm land and woods. He then built a castle around the old building; hiring Belgian architect Auguste Van Assche for its design, after which the castle took its present form.

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Founded: 1890
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Belgium

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Yurii Kaile (19 months ago)
Such a beautiful castle! Gonna come back when they host an event to see it from all sides, because it's located on private property.
Anelia M. (20 months ago)
Beautiful but private property, it can be seen just from far away. :(
Miro Bxl (2 years ago)
Beautiful chateaux but it’s private, you can’t visit it and not worth it to go there.
La Belgique insolite (2 years ago)
Very beautiful castle in the little village of Leignon. Unfortunately it is private but the best views you can have are from the cemetery.
Igli Martini Kocibelli (3 years ago)
some nice views from the cemetery
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