Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #4 in Liège, Belgium


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 23 sights
Distance 9.7 km
Ascend 170 m
Descend 166 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 Saints-Pierre et Paul

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The Church of Saints Peter and Paul is located in Liège, Belgium.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul (Liège) (FR), Website

1825 meters / 22 minutes

Sight 2: 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

296 meters / 4 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

71 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 4: 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)

16 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 5: 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

461 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 6: Théâtre des Marionnettes Royal Ancien Impérial Musée Tchantchès

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The Tchantches Museum is a museum in the Belgian city of Liège.

Wikipedia: Tchantches Museum (NL), Website

454 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 7: Maison de la science

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The Maison de la science is a museum of the University of Liège, established in Liège, Belgium, offering a series of demonstrations, automated showcases whose aim is to introduce people to science while having fun. It highlights the concrete applications of the discoveries made in biology, chemistry and physics.

Wikipedia: Maison de la science (FR), Website, Opening Hours

452 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 8: 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 9: 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 10: 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 11: 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)

66 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 12: Salle Philharmonique de Liège

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The Salle philharmonique de Liège, formerly the Salle des fêtes of the Royal Conservatory of Liège, is a performance hall located on Boulevard Piercot in Liège.

Wikipedia: Salle philharmonique de Liège (FR)

78 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 13: Henri Koch

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François-Henri Koch (10 July 1903 – 2 June 1969) was a Belgian violinist.

Wikipedia: Henri Koch (violoniste) (FR)

193 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 14: 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 15: 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

961 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 16: 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)

597 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 17: 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)

214 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 18: Maison du docteur Janssens-Lycops

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The House of Doctor Janssens-Lycops is one of the most beautiful art nouveau style house achievements in Liège, Belgium. It was built between 1902 and 1903 by Paul Jaspar, the initiator of Art Nouveau in the Ardent City.

Wikipedia: Maison du docteur Janssens-Lycops (FR)

142 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 19: Maison Comblen

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The Comblen House is an art nouveau style dwelling located in Liège, Belgium. It is not in itself a complete art nouveau construction, but the transformation of a neo-classical style dwelling into an art nouveau building. It is considered one of the most beautiful art nouveau buildings in Liège, both for its façade and for its interior, which is articulated under a skylight.

Wikipedia: Maison Comblen (FR)

190 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 20: Église du Saint-Sacrement

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The Church of the Blessed Sacrament is a Roman Catholic church in Liège, Belgium. Consecrated in 1527 and rebuilt by Jacques-Barthélemy Renoz in 1750, it was part of the Augustinian convent before it was suppressed after the French Revolution on September 1, 1796.

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

389 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 21: Parc d'Avroy

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The Parc d'Avroy is a park in the city of Liège located in the central district between Boulevard d'Avroy and Avenue Rogier.

Wikipedia: Parc d'Avroy (FR)

1435 meters / 17 minutes

Sight 22: Église Saint-Louis

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818 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 23: Église Saint-Remacle-au-Pont

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The church of Saint-Remacle-au-Pont, located in the district of Amercœur, is one of the oldest parish churches in Liège. It was so named to distinguish it from Saint-Remacle-au-Mont, located near Saint-Martin.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Remacle-au-Pont de Liège (FR), Website, Heritage Website


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