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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Daniel Avram (3 years ago)
Nice place, interesting collection and beautiful interiors.
Edouard Piron (3 years ago)
Interesting for enthousiasts
Emmanuel-Pierre Guittet (4 years ago)
A splendid medieval Castle in the middle of a majestic park. Definitely worth seeing and visiting.
Joe's Channel (4 years ago)
This place is beautiful. From what I could find online, it was built around 1230. To think that this 800 year old castle is still looking so good is amazing. Even the walk up to it between the large overhanging trees is beautiful. If you're in the area, it's worth the time to swing by.
Renee Filius (4 years ago)
Nice! Beautiful view.
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