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Tour audioDiscovering Nivelles

2 Étapes du circuit

  1. Aperçu de l'audioguide
  2. Aperçu de l'audioguide

    Welcome to Nivelles, a town steeped in tradition. Its history melds with that of the great abbey founded by Itta of Aquitaine, wife of Pippin of Landen, and whose first abbess was St Gertrude, great-great aunt of Charlemagne.

    The Collegiate Church of St Gertrude today is one of the most important Romanesque churches in Europe and is still the beating heart of the town, though not the only trace of its prestigious past.

    Let’s take a look at Nivelles’ main curiosities…..

  3. 1 The Friars House and Saintes Gate
  4. 2 Church and former Convent of the Recollects (Récollets)
  5. 3 Some private mansions
  6. 4 Picturesque Streets
  7. 5 Museum of Archeology, Art and History.
  8. 6 The Law Courts
  9. 7 St Gertrude's Collegiate Church
  10. 8 La Maison du Flambeau (House of the Torch)
  11. 9 The Simone Tower and Ramparts
  12. 10 The St James Quarter
  13. 11 Dodaine Park
  14. 12 Mansion of the Baron du Taye
  1. Aperçu de l'audioguide

    Welcome to Nivelles, a town steeped in tradition. Its history melds with that of the great abbey founded by Itta of Aquitaine, wife of Pippin of Landen, and whose first abbess was St Gertrude, great-great aunt of Charlemagne.

    The Collegiate Church of St Gertrude today is one of the most important Romanesque churches in Europe and is still the beating heart of the town, though not the only trace of its prestigious past.

    Let’s take a look at Nivelles’ main curiosities…..

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