Montaigle Castle Ruins

Onhaye, Belgium

Montaigle Castle was built in the 14th century, and destroyed by Henry II of France in 1554. It stands on a rocky spur overlooking the valleys of the Molignée and of the Flavion. The site was used during the Late Roman period for a Belgo-Roman fortification.

The ruins are open to visitors, convention spaces are also available.


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Founded: 14th century
Category: Ruins in Belgium


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Oriana Grasso (8 months ago)
Very beautiful place surrounded by green areas with hiking paths. Nice discovery!
Cezar Neculae (9 months ago)
Very interesting old fort, destroyed in 1554 and never rebuilt again. Some restoration work done in the recent years. The panoramic view over the valley is very impressive. There is no parking available, you must leave the car some 1 km away.
Felix Rumpf (10 months ago)
Beautiful ruins in a beautiful landscape. Well worth a visit.
Stein Runar Bergheim (12 months ago)
The ruins of Chateau de Montaigle must be among the most imposing sights in Belgium. The castle is (was) situated on a high outcrop between two rivers. The site is in varying states of repair and the surrounding forest area has many paths for walking. Children, if they are anything like my son, will enjoy this place. It also helps that it is within day trip distance from Brussels.
Johan Giglot (15 months ago)
Beautiful situated ruin and historic museum. For a 45min visit.
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