The Grand Commandery Alden Biesen is one of the most imposing castle estates in Belgium.
Enjoy a walk around Westerlo, taking in a river, two castles, an abbey and a nature reserve
A few kilometres from Bruges stands a little-known castle with a romantic English garden, lake, maze and art collection
The ideal way to spend a day in the Belgian Hageland: a walk, lunch, and castle visit!
Beauvoorde Castle looks 17th century. But it was created in the 19th, through the romantic vision of one man
The Castle of Lavaux-Sainte-Anne features three museums and a nature reserve
Gaasbeek Castle is an outstanding place to visit, and holds special art exhibitions through the year
View imposing buildings. Stroll down quaint alleyways. Visit museums. Walk under the river. Drink in the city’s oldest pub
Located to the east of Leuven, Horst Castle has remained largely untouched since the middle of the 17th century
Two different walks to explore Domain Solvay, the Chateau de La Hulpe, the Folon Art Museum, and the surrounding woodland
A morning 10 km country walk to go with your afternoon visit to the Tower of Eben-Ezer that I covered in a previous post
And now for Something Completely Different! I guarantee that the Tower of Eben-Ezer is unlike anything you’ve ever seen before.
Dungeons, a torture chamber, displays of swords and guns, and some outstanding views from the top, combine to make a trip to Gravensteen Castle in Gent a great day out for kids.
Enjoy a tour around a 17th century château, followed by a walk along the Hoyoux river valley
Brunch, a walking tour, lunch, a castle visit, plenty of churches … and much more! How is it possible to spend just a day in Gent when it needs a week to do it justice? With apologies to Paul Simon, here are my eight steps to enjoy a […]