Liège is a major Walloon city and it is the third largest city in Belgium with a population count of around 197,000 residents. The city is most well-known for its wealth in medieval buildings, churches and top class art galleries and museums. It holds the title for being the ‘’Most Visited City in Wallonia’’ (which is the French speaking region in Belgium).
An interesting event that annually takes place in this city, is the Les Epicuriales, for which Parc de La Boverie turns into a food paradise, visitors are able to taste all kinds of dishes, participate in workshops and chef competitions, and picknick. Another event is the Summer BeerLovers’ festival, which takes place in September. During this event, people are able to taste various kinds of craft beer from Belgian producers, and they can take part in brewing master classes. Other events include music festivals like The Organ Festival and the HarmoLiège Festival, and cultural events, such as the Secret Gardens and Corners Day (la journée Jardins et Coins secrets) and The Heritage Days (les journées du patrimoine)
When visiting this city, tourists, internationals and business people alike tend to explore the many monuments, animated and lively streets, churches and cathedrals, such as the ‘’Scale’’ the Mountain of Bueren, which has been nominated as being the most extreme stairway in the world, place du Marché, which is one of the most buzzing places in the city, filled with bars, la rue du Carré, which is a historical medieval center, and the Collegiate Church of St. Bartholomew, which is a church in Mosan-style. Another highlight worth visiting is the St. Paul Cathedral, an exquisite and beautiful Gothic-style Roman Catholic cathedral. It is the seat of the Diocese of Liège.
Liège is a city of culture, history, medieval buildings and monuments. The city allows for beautiful pictures, great tours and plenty of recreational activities. A trip to Liège would definitely be a unique experience for you and your colleagues. Are you interested in an incentive trip, after reading about this destination? Go through the must-sees that are mentioned below, and request a quotation!