Chateau de Chimay, Chimay

With a history dating back a thousand years, Chateau de Chimay remains a major reminder of Europe's tumultuous past. Damaged, modified, and renovated over the centuries, this stone structure served as the stronghold for local princes, dukes, and counts, who ruled the principality of Chimay from the 15th century. You can explore on a self-guided tour, using your mobile device to access audio/video information about the site, or watch a 3D film about the castle's history and cultural significance to this area. Check the website for opening hours, or call in advance to schedule a group tour. Plan your visit to Chateau de Chimay and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Chimay itinerary planner .
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  • Visit through tablets for children (search for ghosts and quiz on the castle) becomes playful, too bad that the exit not back on their discoveries. Very welcome. 1 little dear for 5 people. because not very big and the video at the theater dates and should be modernized.
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  • Beautiful journey through time narrated by motivated guides who know the subject. The small theatre is of rare splendour. The Regular presence of the Princess is a must!
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  • A truly well preserved castle with a very interesting visitor experience. You are provided with an iPad and an application. There is also some guides for you. We were lucky enough to meet the family living there. Make sure to pay a visit to the city of Chimay that is beautiful as well.
  • Genuine, wonderful decorations, living history. In-use castle (not museum), can take photos inside.
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