Thierry Castle Ruins

Hastière, Belgium

Thierry, bishop of Metz, received the abbey of Waulsort in 969 AD. To protect it, he founded a castle to the opposite side of river Meuse. It was destroyed in 1675 by French army and left to decay.

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Hastière, Belgium
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Founded: 10th century AD
Category: Castles and fortifications in Belgium

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4.3/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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Justine Pype (8 months ago)
No longer accessible, has become part of a closed nature reserve. But unclearly closed and due to erosion the descent there to the Meuse has become very steep and dangerous.
Lesley Baudoncq (Suskevirus) (13 months ago)
Not that hard to find with a little creativity. Unfortunately, access to the site is no longer allowed.
VT (18 months ago)
Amazing area for walks and views but wouldn't go just to see the ruins.
Kelly Achten (19 months ago)
Nice ruin to view. Too bad it hasn't been maintained or restored a bit better. From this spot you have a beautiful view of the valley of the Maas and you can see the impressive castle of Waulsort on the other side on the left.
Anne Baard (2 years ago)
Nice walk with beautiful views.
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