Things to see and do - Enghien
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Enghien Travel guide
Enghien : Michelin's recommendations
Located on the linguistic frontier where French gives way to Flemish, the lordship of Enghien was granted to the Arenberg family in 1606 by Henri IV of France. Long renowned for the manufacture of tapestries depicting sylvan scenes in bluish-green hues, this attractive city is today best known for its delightful park.
Tourist attractions Enghien : Things to see and do
av. Élizabeth B - 7850 Enghien
The park was originally laid out in the 15C, but only became one of the finest in Europe thanks to Charles d'Arenberg in the 17C. The chapel tower is all that remains of the former château demolished in the 19C. The present château was built in 1913 ..
r. Montgomery 7 B - 7850 Enghien
This 12C Romanesque keep, near the church, was turned into a town residence in the 16C, unlike Ath's Burbant Tower which retained its military appearance. The small Tapestry Museum is a reminder that Enghien once had major tapestry workshops (15C-18C..
r. des Capucins B - 7850 Enghien
This 1616 church has a fine Renaissance mausoleum in one of its chapels. The chapel opposite is dedicated to Our Lady of Grace, whose miraculous statue crowns the altar. The high-altar has a 17C ebony and ivory altarpiece framing an Adoration of the ..