Castle Walzin
Château de Walzin

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Picture perfect, Castle Walzin is nestled right on top of a jaw-dropping cliff. Walk around the castle or kayak in the river Lesse to enjoy the views.

Who doesn’t love a pretty Belgian castle? Castle Walzin might be closed to the public, but it’s still a great castle to see. Just a 20 minute drive from Dinant, people say it’s one of the prettiest castles in Belgium. While the castle is pretty, it’s the area around it that really sells it. Drop by to snap up photos of the castle and river. You can even go kayaking!

Viewpoint: want the best view of the castle? Walk a little ways away from Castle Walzin to discover the quiet semi-secret Viewpoint Château de Walzin right by the river Lesse.

See the castle on a kayak

Kayak along the river Lesse in the summer. You’ll see great views of the castle! Even if you’ve never been kayaking before, you should be fine. The river around the castle is easy going and only 60m deep. Children over the age of 5 can also kayak along so bring the family. Rent a kayak here

Some history details: Castle Walzin has been around since the 13th century. You can still see the Renaissance horseshoe tower with 4 cannon posts. The castle was actually burnt down by the French army in 1554. These days, the castle is privately owned.

Updated on 25 November 2021

Tips and Tricks

  • Drone photography is allowed around the castle
  • You’ll get a nice view of the castle from the bridge on the river Lesse

Getting There

20 min drive from Dinant

  • By Car: parking at the end of Rue du Barrage.
  • By Bus: short walk from bus stop Furfooz Rue du Camps Romain. Bus 67/1 stops here

Castle closed to the public. Surrounding area open 24/7.


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