Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Liège

Grand Curtius

The splendid Grand Curtius uses the thoroughly renovated mansion of a 17th-century Liège entrepreneur to unite four discrete museum collections. It then makes a very ambitious stab at explaining the whole history of…
Top Choice Architecture in Liège

Liège-Guillemins Station

Around 2km south of central Liège, the city's main train station is an incredible 2009 icon designed by Santiago Calatrava (no, it didn't come in on time or under budget). Its bold white sweeping curves create a uni…
Viewpoint in Liège

Montagne de Bueren

Several tiny medieval passageways burrow beneath the house fronts of Rue Hors Chateau, most disappearing into picturesque hidden yards, but well worth exploring. However, the Montagne de Bueren continues steeply up …
Museum in Liège

Archéoforum

Once one of the greatest churches in northern Europe, St-Lambert’s Cathedral was demolished from 1793 in the aftermath of the Revolution Liégeoise, very decidedly marking the end to the independent prince-bishopric …
Church in Liège

Cathédrale St-Paul

The central cathedral has soaring Gothic vaults, an elaborate neo-Gothic pulpit, colourfully patterned ceiling and fine stained-glass windows. Off the closed-in cloister, its slickly presented three-level Trésor gua…
Museum in Liège

Musée de la Vie Wallonne

In an adapted convent-cloister building, this curious display takes visitors on an amble through the region’s past, exploring everything from 12th-century Mosan metalwork to 1960s room interiors. Notable is the wate…
Church in Liège

Église Collégiale St-Barthélemy

This large Rhenish-style church has twin Saxon-style towers and a cream-and-cerise exterior. It houses a famous 1118 baptismal font that’s one of the world’s most celebrated pieces of Mosan art; the great brass bowl…
Museum in Liège

Musée d'Art Réligieux et d'Art Mosan

Just steps away from the Museum of Walloon Life, is the excellent Musée d'Art Réligieux et d'Art Mosan. Spanning several floors, this museum is chock-full of well-preserved religious relics and paintings f…
Museum in Liège

Trésor

Off the cathedral's closed-in cloister, its slickly presented three-level Trésor guards many artworks, vestments and chalices rescued from St-Lambert’s Cathedral in 1793, most notably the jewel-studded gold-and-silv…
Museum in Liège

Musée Tchantchès

Outremeuse's rakish resident, Tchantchès, appeared one day between two stones in 760, in Charlamagne's reign. This folklore hero and city mascot refused to drink his mother's milk at birth, instead screaming for pék…