Château d'Aubry

Receptive agencies ,  Conference, seminar, exhibition halls at Aubry-du-Hainaut

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  • Located in the regional park Scarpe Escaut, three minutes from Valenciennes, the vast stately residence of the sixteenth century and its park have been transformed into a place hosting seminars, residential seminars (with 17 rooms), receptions and weddings ... C ' is in the sixteenth century that everything begins; the lord of Aubry-du-Hainaut (Jean de Thiant) replaced between 1500 and 1520 the medieval castle by a Renaissance castle. Several seigniorial families of Hainaut succeed then, including that of the Marquis de Saluces Bernemicourt, and that of Count Van der Burch in the eighteenth century. At the death of the count in 1846, the castle was bought by an industrialist, Mr. Dubois, who restores it with its park (beautiful romantic park '' à l'Anglaise '' with trees multi centenaires) by mixing romantic style of the time and Renaissance architecture. Side street: the Flemish facade (Flemish Renaissance Spain,) in brick, decorated with small mullioned windows is revealed with its tower, similar to that of Palais Rihour of Lille. Park side, the castle adopts a XVIII ° style different, more feminine. The house - like an island - is surrounded by the moats of the old medieval castle; it contains ancient secrets that can be discovered bypassing the castle. In the courtyard of the castle, once the village square, stands the pillory of seigniorial justice, a lion's head in the center. It is here, in public place, that the lord punished the criminals ...
  • Spoken languages
    • English
  • Accepted customers
    • Individuals
    • Groups
  • Equipment
    • Park
    • Private car park
    • Restaurant
    • Reception room
    • Meeting room
    • Terrace
  • Services
    • Breakfast
    • Restaurant
  • Accessibility
    • Mobility impaired