Corroy-le-Château Castle

Gembloux, Belgium

Castle of Corroy-le-Château was built between 1220 and 1230 by William of Brabant, the castle is one of the best-preserved medieval buildings in Belgium, with gigantic round towers and a moat.

After some eight hundred years in the possession of the descendants of William of Brabant, the counts of Nassau-Corroy. One of the owners was Alexis of Nassau-Corroy, bastard son of Henry III of Nassau-Breda. His descendant Joseph-Ignace de Nassau, 1st Count of Corroy refurbished the castle and interior. The latest of whom to live there of their descendants is the Marquess of Trazegnies d'Ittre.

Today the castle is open to the public in summer season every Sundays.

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Founded: 1220-1230
Category: Castles and fortifications in Belgium

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Adrien P (2 years ago)
Beautiful castle surrounded by trees, well located in a beautiful region! Pay attention not to enter the property, its private.
Bogdan Florescu (2 years ago)
Great time during medieval fair.
damiano cani (5 years ago)
So beautiful, full of history and magnificent. It is extremely well preserved and the whole park is tidy and neat. If you can enter (it is a private domain and people are actually living there) it is worth a visit.
Daniel Avram (5 years ago)
Nice place, interesting collection and beautiful interiors.
Edouard Piron (5 years ago)
Interesting for enthousiasts
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