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Beersel Castle, Beersel, Flemish Brabant, Belgium. - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Beersel Castle

Beersel

Flemish Brabant

Belgium

Château de Belœil, Belœil, Hainaut, Belgium. - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Château de Belœil

Belœil

Hainaut

Belgium

Château de Belœil, Belœil, Hainaut, Belgium - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

 

Château de Belœil

Belœil, Hainaut, Belgium.

 

Since the 14th century the Château de Belœil has been the residence of the Prince de Ligne. The château lies in the middle of a magnificent Baroque garden designed in 1664. Château and gardens can be visited during spring and summer.

Kasteel de Borrekens (Borrkens Castle, known also as Vorselaar Castle), Vorselaar, Antwerp, Belgium - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Kasteel de Borrekens

(Borrkens Castle, known also as Vorselaar Castle)

Vorselaar

Antwerp

Belgium

Carondelet Castle near the village of Crupet, north of the city of Dinant, in the province of Namur, in the Wallonia region in Belgium. - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Carondelet Castle
near the village of Crupet
north of the city of Dinant
Province of Namur, in the
Wallonia region
Belgium.

The Gravensteen ("castle of the count"), Sint-Veerleplein, Gent, Belgium - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

The Gravensteen

"castle of the count"

Sint-Veerleplein

Gent

Belgium

Kasteel van Laarne (Laarne Castle), Laarne, East Flanders, Belgium. - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Kasteel van Laarne (Laarne Castle)

Laarne, East Flanders, Belgium.

 

Laarne Castle is a moated castle, established in the 11th or 12th century to guard the approaches to Ghent from the sea, it was comprehensively renovated in the 17th century.

 

Since 1953 the castle has belonged to the Koninklijke Vereniging der Historische Woonsteden en Tuinen van België ("The Royal Association of Historical Houses and Gardens in Belgium"), to whom it was given by the last private owner, the Comte de Ribaucourt. It is a protected national monument and is now used as a museum.

Laarne Castle, Laarne, East Flanders, Belgium - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Laarne Castle

Laarne, East Flanders, Belgium.

 

Laarne Castle (Kasteel van Laarne) is a moated castle, established in the 11th or 12th century to guard the approaches to Ghent from the sea, it was comprehensively renovated in the 17th century.

 

Since 1953 the castle has belonged to the Koninklijke Vereniging der Historische Woonsteden en Tuinen van België ("The Royal Association of Historical Houses and Gardens in Belgium"), to whom it was given by the last private owner, the Comte de Ribaucourt. It is a protected national monument and is now used as a museum.

Kasteel van Ooidonk (Ooidonck Castle), Ooidonkdreef 9, 9800 Deinze, Belgium - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Kasteel van Ooidonk (Ooidonck Castle), Ooidonkdreef 9, 9800 Deinze, Belgium

 

The castle is the residence of the Earl t'Kint de Roodenbeke.

 

A fortress was first built on the site of the present castle in 1230, intended to defend the city of Ghent and to fortify the river Leie.

Reinhardstein Castle (Château de Reinhardstein(French), Burg Reinhardstein (German), in the village of Ovifat, Waimes (Weismes), in the province of Liège, Belgium - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Reinhardstein Castle

[Château de Reinhardstein (French)]

[Burg Reinhardstein (German)]

Ovifat

Waimes (Weismes)

province of Liège

Belgium

Burcht Reinhardstein / Reinhardstein Castle / Château de Reinhardstein / Burg Reinhardstein, Village of Ovifat, valley of the Warche, Waimes (Weismes) near Robertville in the province of Liège, Belgium. - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Burcht Reinhardstein / Reinhardstein Castle

/ Château de Reinhardstein / Burg Reinhardstein

Village of Ovifat, valley of the Warche, Waimes (Weismes) near Robertville in the province of Liège, Belgium.

 

The castle was built in 1354 for Wenceslaus of Luxembourg by his vassal Reinhard of Weismes.

 

It was nearly destroyed in the 19th century by quarrying, but since 1969 has been reconstructed.

Château Solvay, also called the Château 
              de La Hulpe, La Hulpe, Walloon Brabant, Belgium. - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Château Solvay, also called the Château de La Hulpe

La Hulpe, Walloon Brabant, Belgium.

 

The château was built by the Marquis de Béthune in the French style in 1842. In the late 19th century, the house and estate were acquired by Ernest Solvay, and have since been known as the Domaine Solvay.

 

Today the property is owned by the regional government of Wallonia, and is classified as an "Exceptional Heritage Site in Wallonia." The grounds are open to the public.

Château Solvay, also called the Château de La Hulpe, La Hulpe, Walloon Brabant, Belgium. - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Château Solvay, also called the Château de La Hulpe

La Hulpe, Walloon Brabant, Belgium.

 

The château was built by the Marquis de Béthune in the French style in 1842.

 

In the late 19th century, the house and estate were acquired by Ernest Solvay, and have since been known as the Domaine Solvay.

 

Today the property is owned by the regional government of Wallonia, and is classified as an "Exceptional Heritage Site in Wallonia." The grounds are open to the public.

Castle of Vêves (Le château de Vêves) outside the village of Celles, province of Namur, Belgium. - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Le château de Vêves (Vêves Castle)

outside the village of Celles

province of Namur

Belgium.

 

The Castle of Vêves is classified as Major Heritage of Wallonia.

   
Kasteel van Wijnendale, Wijnendale, Torhout, West Flanders, Belgium. - www.castlesandmanorhouses.com

Kasteel van Wijnendale

Wijnendale, Torhout, West Flanders, Belgium.

 

The present castle is largely a 19th-century reconstruction, but a part of the north wing is still 15th century.

 

One wing is inhabited by the present owners. Another wing is a museum, open to the public.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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