Museums & Heritage

Walcourt, the medieval town

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Walcourt, the medieval town


Built on a rocky spur between Eau d' Heure and Eau d' Yves, Walcourt is a fortified village of medieval origin. It used to have a castle, a collegiate church, a Cistercian abbey, mills, etc. breweries, etc. Remnants of the rich legacy can still be found like walls, old gates, watchtower, Walking tour of the ramparts. During this excursion you will discover the medieval fortifications, the Basilica of St. Maternus and its remnants, such as watchtowers, narrow alleyways, old doors, enz.


  • Free

Free map available at the tourist office

Opening hours

Modalities COVID-19: respect social distancing. If it is impossible to observe: it is compulsory to wear a mask.

Free entry all year round

Services & facilities

  • Cafeteria
  • Parking