The castle in Stapelen was first time mentioned in 1293 when it was donated to Willem I van Boxtel. Hendrik Mahie restored the castle in the 19th century to the current Neo-Gothic appearance. The oldest parts of the castle, like the octagonal tower, date from the Middle Ages and the walls from the 16th century. The chapel has a altar from the 17th century. Today Stapelen castle is a monastery.

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tonnie Van den riet (2 years ago)
Geweldig heel mooi en gelegen in een prachtig natuurgebied.
Castle Biker (3 years ago)
4 sterren. Het is meer klooster dan kasteel. Maar voor een klooster ziet het er wel weer heel kasteelachtig uit. Leuk om even rond te lopen en het gebouw te bekijken. Van Boxtel naar Vught staan veel mooie huizen en gebouwen.
riplleyhd @btnet (3 years ago)
Nice place to visit
Angelo Barbosa (3 years ago)
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Michael HD (3 years ago)
Nice place to visit
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