Aywiers Abbey Ruins

Lasne, Belgium

Aywiers Abbey was founded in 1215 by Cistercian monks. It prospered and grew thanks to donations up to 2000 hectares. During the the French Revolution the abbey will be sold and the new owner demolished it partly. Today the seven-hectare garden is surrounded by ancient walls, containing superb hundred-year-old tree specimens, shrubs and rare plants, a pond and springs as well as a garden of aromatic and medicinal plant.



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Rue de l'Abbaye, Lasne, Belgium
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Founded: 1215
Category: Religious sites in Belgium

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Hubert van de Werve (11 months ago)
Seasonal and unmissable meeting place for pleasure garden enthusiasts.
Edouard Ledent (16 months ago)
10€ presale, 12€ entrance and 14€ for the WE. Exhibition-sales of garden products. The Limauge family welcomes you to their home and makes these marvelous gardens and their know-how available to nursery operators and visitors. Is celebrations in 2022 the 30 years of the organization. The children and nephews of this family participate in the smooth running of the day in terms of meals, bars and entertainment, under the watchful eye of Alain and his wife Patricia. In parallel, the sons develop the Lutgarde brewery already offering 3 or 4 blonde, brown and IPA beers. The family is also involved in the Languedoc vineyard at Château Gragnos, which you can taste during the Jardins d'Aywiers.
Roxane Vanhaelen (2 years ago)
Very nice place, nice! Small flat compared to the rather complicated access by car
Van d'helsen Marc (2 years ago)
Beautiful area. Each year there are quality exhibitors. For me only small problem are each year the same at the same locations.
Jph Din (2 years ago)
Pleasant walk, too bad the prices are extremely high.
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