From 1st April to 30th September between 8:00 and 21:00
From 1st October to 31th March, between 8:00 and 18:00
Guided visits to the Park and Estate are by appointment.
The Château is not open to the public!
The Regional Solvay Park in La Hulpe is affectionately called the "Park
of a thousand rhododendrons", and is one of the loveliest places for a
stroll in the country.
Lawns, woods, rhododendron beds, and remarkable varieties of trees
enhance some 227 ha. This magnificent wooded park just outside Brussels
boasts paths around and over tree-lined hills and ponds with
exceptionally rich animal life.
It is also home to Béthune castle, built in 1842 using the Loire castles
as a model, and its French gardens with decorative sculptures.
Don't miss another noteworthy accessory: the Horta pump --a hand pump in
"art nouveau" style by the Belgian architect Victor Horta,