Cortewalle Castle

Beveren, Belgium

Cortewalle Castle dates back to the 15th century, and is one of the oldest in the Waasland. It is built of white sandstone, in Flemish Renaissance style. For centuries it was in the possession successively of the Triest, Goubau and de Brouchoven de Bergeyck families, until the Brouchovens sold it to the municipality of Beveren, who use it for the storage of the extensive and important De Bergeyck archives.

Today Cortewalle castle hosts the Municipal Local History Museum with a rich collection of lace and a restored Aubusson tapestry.

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Essendreef 2, Beveren, Belgium
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Founded: 15th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Belgium

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Michael Thompson (2 years ago)
Just Beautiful!!
Yanchun Yi (2 years ago)
It's a pity that we only looked outside
Ian Dale Naranjo (3 years ago)
Nice place to walk around and enjoy the greenery
Sophie's Foodie Files (3 years ago)
A very beautiful & well kept castle with a moat. There are also sculptures in the moat. Flowers everywhere, a decent domain with many grass fields, flowers & smaller white bridges. It sits besides a number on our bike tour.
John Holt (3 years ago)
Wow! I came across Kasteel Cortewalle whilst cycling across Europe and it's fascinating. The grounds are well maintained and the views are spectacular, especially the bridge and the castle itself. Well worth dropping in for a visit.
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