Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #2 in Liège, Belgium


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 23 sights
Distance 8.2 km
Ascend 188 m
Descend 88 m

Experience Liège in Belgium in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in LiègeIndividual Sights in Liège

Sight 1: Église Saint-Nicolas

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The Church of Saint-Nicolas, formerly the church of the Recollets convent, is a church in Liège located on rue Fosse aux Raines in the district of Outremeuse.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Nicolas de Liège (FR), Clt Website, Website

16 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 2: Maison des Récollets

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The Maison des Récollets is a listed building located in the Outremeuse district of Liège, Belgium.

Wikipedia: Maison des Récollets (FR)

71 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 3: Ancien couvent des Récollets

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Ancien couvent des Récollets

The Convent of the Recollets or Convent of Jerusalem was a convent located in Liège, founded at the end of the fifteenth century and belonging to the Order of the Recollets Friars Minor, Franciscan Order. This convent, located in the Outremeuse district, rue Georges Simenon, along the walls of the City, housed up to more than 80 priests, and participated in the life of the City of Liège until the French Revolution. Completely renovated, the building currently houses the Georges Simenon youth hostel.

Wikipedia: Couvent des Récollets de Liège (FR), Clt Website

296 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 4: Église Saint-Pholien

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The Church of Saint-Pholien is a Roman Catholic church located in the Outremeuse district of Liège, Belgium, at the eastern end of the Boulevard de la Constitution. A first church of the twelfth century was rebuilt several times. The current building dates from 1914. The church is placed under the patronage of Saint Feuillen de Fosses.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Pholien de Liège (FR), Website

994 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 5: André Dumont

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André Dumont

André Hubert Dumont was a Belgian geologist.

Wikipedia: André Dumont (geologist) (EN)

36 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 6: Musée Wittert

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Musée Wittert Jean-Michel Bourdoux / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Wittert Museum, the art museum of the University of Liège, preserves more than 65,000 works of various kinds. Located in one of the oldest wings of the university, on the Place du 20-Août in Liège, it changed its name in 2018 and was renovated. New signage has been installed and the exhibition spaces have been completely redesigned so that the semi-permanent exhibition "Wonders and Curiosities of the Art Collections of the University of Liège" can be presented alternately with temporary exhibitions.

Wikipedia: Musée Wittert (FR), Website

298 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 7: Maison À l'Anneau d'Or

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The house À l'Anneau d'or is a former trading house erected in 1754 and located in the historic center of the city of Liège in Belgium.

Wikipedia: Maison À l'Anneau d'Or (FR), Heritage Website

253 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 8: Passage Lemonnier

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The Passage Lemonnier is a covered walkway in the centre of Liège in Belgium that houses shops of all types. It connects the Vinâve d'Île to the rue de l'Université and is crossed, in its centre, by the rue Lulay-des-Fèbvres. Built between 1836 and 1838 by the architects Louis-Désiré Lemonnier and Henri-Victor Beaulieu, the Passage Lemonnier, whose name was drawn by lot between the two master builders, is the oldest covered commercial passage in Belgium; it preceded by eight years the Royal Galleries of Saint-Hubert by the architect Jean-Pierre Cluysenaar, inaugurated in Brussels in 1847.

Wikipedia: Passage Lemonnier (FR)

333 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 9: Hôtel de Crassier

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The Hôtel de Crassier, sometimes spelled Hôtel de Crassiers, is a private mansion built in 1706 and located in Le Carré in Liège, Belgium.

Wikipedia: Hôtel de Crassier (FR), Heritage Website

283 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 10: Collégiale Saint-Jean

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The collegiate church of Saint-Jean l'Évangéliste, also known as Saint-Jean-en-l'Isle, is one of the seven former collegiate churches in the city of Liège, Belgium.

Wikipedia: Collégiale Saint-Jean-en-l'isle de Liège (FR), Website, Heritage Website

357 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 11: Cirque d'hiver

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The Cirque d'Hiver de Liège, often referred to simply as the Cirque d'Hiver, also known as the Cirque des Variétés, is a circular building located in Liège, built in 1853.

Wikipedia: Cirque d'hiver (Liège) (FR)

411 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 12: Église Saint-Christophe

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The Church of Saint-Christophe is a church in the Saint-Gilles district of Liège, built around 1240, and which had the particularity of being both a parish and a beguinage church.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Christophe de Liège (FR), Website, Heritage Website

532 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 13: Trésor de Liège

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Trésor de Liège inconnu / marque déposée

The treasure of the Cathedral of Liège presents in ten thematic exhibition rooms a journey through the art and history of the old principality of Liège.

Wikipedia: Trésor de la cathédrale de Liège (FR), Website

266 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 14: Maurice Destenay

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Maurice Jean Léon Destenay was a Belgian liberal politician and burgomaster. Destenay was a teacher and pedagogue and became the founder and director of the monthly magazine Action Libérale. He became alderman and burgomaster (1963–1973) in Liege and a member of parliament (1949–1965) in the district of Liege. Between 1954 and 1958, he was President of the Liberal Party.

Wikipedia: Maurice Destenay (EN)

361 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 15: Le Plongeur

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The Port des Yachts de Liège is a marina located along the Boulevard Frère-Orban in Liège, Belgium. It is one of the 32 port areas managed by the Autonomous Port of Liège.

Wikipedia: Port des yachts (Liège) (FR)

220 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 16: César Thomson

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César Thomson

César Thomson was a Belgian violinist, teacher, and composer.

Wikipedia: César Thomson (EN)

82 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 17: Eugène Ysaÿe

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Eugène Ysaÿe

Eugène-Auguste Ysaÿe was a Belgian virtuoso violinist, composer, and conductor. He was regarded as "The King of the Violin", or, as Nathan Milstein put it, the "tsar".

Wikipedia: Eugène Ysaÿe (EN)

199 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 18: Église Saint-Jacques

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St James's Church is a church dedicated to James the Less in the Belgian city of Liège, founded in 1015 by bishop Baldrick II as the church for a Benedictine abbey. On the demolition of St Peter's Church it became one of the seven collegiate churches in the city. Its chapter was abolished in 1801 and the church converted into a parish church.

Wikipedia: St James's Church, Liège (EN), Website

400 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 19: Église de l'abbaye de la Paix Notre-Dame

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The Abbey of Peace of Notre-Dame de Liège is a monastic establishment founded in Liège in 1627. It is located at no. 52-54 Boulevard d'Avroy.

Wikipedia: Abbaye de la Paix Notre-Dame de Liège (FR), Heritage Website

775 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 20: Jardin botanique

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The Botanical Garden of Liège is the former botanical garden of the University of Liège, Belgium. Located not far from the city centre, its park offers a green setting to the inhabitants of the district. There are some rare species of trees from all continents.

Wikipedia: Jardin botanique de Liège (FR)

364 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 21: Jardins Jean-Bernard Lejeune

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The Jean-Bernard Lejeune Garden is a garden in the city of Liège, Belgium, laid out in the early 1970s. Crossed by the rue Louvrex, it is located not far from the city centre, above a tunnel serving as an exit to the A602-E25 motorway.

Wikipedia: Jardin Jean-Bernard Lejeune (FR)

723 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 22: Maison Rassenfosse

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The Rassenfosse house is a neo-Mosan-Art Nouveau style architect Paul Jaspar located in Liège, Belgium.

Wikipedia: Maison Rassenfosse (FR)

969 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 23: Église Saint-Gilles

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The Church of Saint-Gilles de Liège is a religious building in the city of Liège, located in the Saint-Gilles district.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Gilles de Liège (FR)


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