Hainaut

Chimay

Chimay
The Essential
The little town of Chimay lies at the foot of the "Hainaut boot", on the southern edge of the Rance forest. The bridge over the River Eau Blanche offers a fine view of its famous castle. Chimay also has memories of Froissart, author of well-known Chronicles in the 14C and Mme de Tallien, one of the most beautiful women of the 18C and 19C, best known for having encouraged Tallien to overthrow Robespierre.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Chimay

Lake
Lake
This 100-ha nature reserve, surrounded
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Castle of the Princes of Chimay
Castle of the Princes of Chimay
This Renaissance castle's bluish-grey
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St Peter and St Paul Collegiate Church, Chimay (Collégiale des Saints-Pierre-et-Paul)
St Peter and St Paul Collegiate Church, Chimay (Collégiale des Saints-Pierre-et-Paul)
This 16C freestone church has retained a
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Our Lady of Scourmont Abbey
Our Lady of Scourmont Abbey
This Trappist abbey was founded in 1850.
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