Transportation to Waterloo Battlefield Sites

Lion's Mound and Parking at Waterloo

Getting to Waterloo and battlefield sights in Belgium is easy by car, train and bus (W or 365) for day trips from Brussels and Charleroi. The battlefield of Waterloo is a popular day-trip destination from Brussels and Charleroi. Transportation options include driving (plenty of parking), the train or the bus. Bus W and 365 offer … Read more

Visit Battle of Waterloo Sights near Brussels

Leeuw van Waterloo

The Battlefield of Waterloo (1815) sites with Wellington and Napoleon museums make an interesting day-trip from Brussels in Belgium. The Battle of Waterloo, fought on June 18, 1815 near Brussels in Belgium, was one of the largest battles ever in Europe prior to the carnage of the twentieth century. Napoleon Bonaparte famously lost here against … Read more

Visit the Battlefield of Waterloo in Belgium

Leeuw van Waterloo

The Lion’s Mound and panoramic painting of the Battle of Waterloo (1815) are the main sights to see on a day-trip to the battlefield (Champ de Bataille) from Brussels. The main sights to see at the site of the Battle of Waterloo (June 18, 1815) near Brussels in Belgium are the Lion’s Mound, a huge panoramic … Read more

Visit Napoleon’s Last Headquarters at Waterloo

Camp bed in the Museum in Napoleon’s Last Headquarters.

The small Dernier Quartier-GĂ©nĂ©ral de NapolĂ©on Museum is in the Caillou farmhouse where Bonaparte spent the night before the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. The Museum in Napoleon’s Last Headquarters is in the farmhouse where the French Emperor spent his final night before his defeat at the Battle of Waterloo on June 18, 1815. The … Read more

Visit the Wellington Museum in Waterloo

Musée Wellington in Waterloo

The MusĂ©e Wellington is in the inn where the Duke of Wellington had his headquarters and famously wrote his report on the Battle of Waterloo (1815). The Wellington Museum in Waterloo is in the former stagecoach inn where the Duke of Wellington had his headquarters during the Battle of Waterloo. The museum has many items … Read more

See the St Joseph Church Memorials in Waterloo

Waterloo Memorials

The Église St Joseph has an interesting Baroque dome and numerous private memorials for the fallen at the Battle of Waterloo near Brussels. The parochial church of St Joseph in Waterloo is directly across the road from the MusĂ©e Wellington. This small church with an impressive dome is well worth a short peak inside. It … Read more

Visiting Chateau de Valencay in Berry, France Centre

Château de Valençay in Summer

Chateau de Valencay in Berry near the Loire was the home of Talleyrand and served as state guesthouse during the reign of Napoleon Bonaparte. Chateau de Valencay is an impressive palace with marvelous formal gardens, a large nature park, a maze, animals, and play areas for children. Valencay served as state guesthouse during the times … Read more