Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #5 in Liège, Belgium


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 20 sights
Distance 9.9 km
Ascend 268 m
Descend 168 m

Explore Liège in Belgium with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in LiègeIndividual Sights in Liège

Sight 1: Chapelle Saint-Augustin | Hôpital de Bavière

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The Chapel of St. Augustine, commonly known as the Bavarian Chapel, is a Roman Catholic religious building built in 1894 and located in the Outremeuse district of Liège.

Wikipedia: Chapelle Saint-Augustin (FR), Clt Website

481 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 2: 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 Recollets Friars Minor, Franciscan Order. This convent, located in the Outremeuse district, rue Georges Simenon, along the walls of the Cité, housed up to 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

87 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 3: Église Saint-Nicolas

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

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

370 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 from 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

873 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 5: 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 make people discover science while having fun. It highlights the practical applications of discoveries made in biology, chemistry and physics.

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

452 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 6: 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)

383 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 7: 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

213 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 8: Salle Philharmonique de Liège

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The Philharmonic Salle of Liège, formerly village hall of the Royal Conservatory of Liège, is a performance hall located on boulevard Piercot in Liège.

Wikipedia: Salle philharmonique de Liège (FR)

66 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 9: 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)

82 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 10: César Thomson

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César Thomson

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

Wikipedia: César Thomson (EN)

220 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 11: Le Plongeur

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The Liège Yacht Port 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)

1330 meters / 16 minutes

Sight 12: Parc de la Boverie

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The Parc de la Boverie is a park in the city of Liège located between the Meuse and the Dérivation rivers in the administrative district of Outremeuse. It is connected to the Quai Mativa by the Mativa footbridge, spanning the Derivation, and to the Quai de Rome by the La Belle Liégeoise footbridge across the Meuse.

Wikipedia: Parc de la Boverie (FR), Heritage Website

1093 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 13: 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 the Boulevard d'Avroy and the Avenue Rogier.

Wikipedia: Parc d'Avroy (FR)

732 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 14: Maison Piot

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The Piot house also called the Maison des Freemasons by the neighborhood is undoubtedly one of the most successful achievements of the Art Nouveau style in Liège. It is the work of the architect Victor Rogister, one of the best representatives of Art Nouveau in Liège for Henri Piot, director of the mechanical factory. The sculptures were produced by Oscar Berchmans.

Wikipedia: Maison Piot (FR), Heritage Website

401 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 15: 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 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)

364 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 16: Jardin botanique

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The Liège botanical garden is the old botanical garden of the University of Liège, Belgium. Located not far from the city center, its park offers a green setting to residents of the neighborhood. There are some rare species of trees from all continents.

Wikipedia: Jardin botanique de Liège (FR)

214 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 17: Maison du docteur Janssens-Lycops

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The House of Doctor Janssens-Lycops is one of the most beautiful art nouveau house realizations 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)

593 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 18: Église de l'abbaye de la Paix Notre-Dame

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The Abbey of Peace Notre-Dame de Liège is a monastic establishment founded in Liège in 1627. It is located at 52-54 Boulevard d'Avroy.

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

961 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 19: Maison Rassenfosse

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

Wikipedia: Maison Rassenfosse (FR)

969 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 20: Église Saint-Gilles

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The Saint-Gilles de Liège church 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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