Waulsort Abbey

Hastière, Belgium

Waulsort Abbey was a Benedictine monastery located at Waulsort, Wallonia, now in Hastière. The monastery was founded in 946 by Irish monks. Saint Maccallin and Saint Cathróe were the first two abbots. Saint Forannan (d. 980) was also subsequently abbot of Waulsort.

The abbey was dissolved during the French Revolution in 1793, when it was sacked. The surviving structures have been remodelled as a private house.

The former abbey is principally known as the owner, from the 10th to the 18th century, of the Lothair Crystal.

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Founded: 946 AD
Category: Religious sites in Belgium

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David Verlé (2 years ago)
Too bad this can't be visited These photos were not taken by me
Thierry De Block (2 years ago)
From the outside... nicely maintained
Gust Dickens (4 years ago)
Castle from the other side of the Meuse. After a steep climb beautiful view. Very quiet not to walk in this nature.
Eric De Vlieghere (4 years ago)
Nice quiet and well maintained place
alain malisoux (4 years ago)
I only go there by bike, but it's beautiful
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