Things to see and do - Chièvres
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Chièvres Travel guide
Chièvres : Michelin's recommendations
This little town belonged to the Egmonts in the 17C. A family member was beheaded in Brussels in 1568.
Tourist attractions Chièvres : Things to see and do
r. du Château
This 15C and 16C Gothic church has a bell-tower with corner turrets. Note the fine funerary monuments and a 15C lectern.
La Ladrerie is a pretty Romanesque chapel nestling in a farmyard just outside town in the Hunelle Valley. It was once part of a leper-house (ladrerie).
Parvis de Notre-Dame
This 18C Renaissance basilica contains a Romanesque pilgrimage statue of the Enthroned Virgin in polychrome wood. Mary is said to have appeared on this site in February 1081. Since the 17C, the statue is often draped in rich garments and ornaments co..