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A very pleasant afternoon

We were very lucky as we arrived when the last guided visit was about to start. It was in french... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2017
IsabelRuteSM
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Lisbon, Portugal
Gardens were lovely

The gardens are very beautiful and unfortunately, due to time pressures, we could not stay long... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2017
David B
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Ooidonkdreef 9, Deinze 9800, Belgium
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

We were very lucky as we arrived when the last guided visit was about to start. It was in french which was ok for us. There are also visits in flemish. The castle is only opened in Sundays afternoons but as the owners of the...More

Thank IsabelRuteSM
Reviewed July 31, 2017

The gardens are very beautiful and unfortunately, due to time pressures, we could not stay long enough to visit the inside of the castle which was a regret. We are planning a return trip to see the insides which if anything like the outside should...More

Thank David B
Reviewed March 25, 2017

If you are in the neighborhood or around Gent, be sure to visit The Castle of Ooidonk. Wonderful place to spend a day!

Thank Lorena Tim B
Reviewed July 1, 2016

Even just a walk in the park with a view on the castle is worth the detour. The setting is wonderful. Visiting the castle is dreaming a bit .

Thank Hilde C
Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Overall a pleasant visit. We paid €9 per person for the gardens and castle tour. The gardens themselves aren't really worth it, not even the €2 cost for the gardens alone. They are tiny, and there is no way to even sit on the grass...More

Thank giulietta429
Reviewed April 25, 2016

You really have to visit this elegant castle which is the residence of of Count 't Kindt de Roodenbeke and lies in a bend of the river Leie. Please check the hours for the guided tours in this splendid castle which is considered as one...More

Thank Divingmama
Reviewed February 24, 2016

This castle is beautiful with multiple turrets and an actual drawbridge across its mote. Generally, only the grounds are open, but they are lovely and well-tended. Great destination for cyclists beginning in Deinze.

Thank alwaysSummer23
Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Open on Sunday's in summer, visit is 9€ per adult, and it's worth it. Historically interesting because it goes back all the way to times of Charles the Fifth. The history is present in all the rooms, well conserved, and one notices that it is...More

1  Thank Gogo1515
Reviewed August 2, 2015

Castle in Spanish-flemish Renaissance style. Beautiful little water castle in a nice park. The family still lives in the castle. You can visit the place from 1st april until 15 sept on sundays and public holidays from 14.00 tot 17.30. Look also for public events...More

Thank BillemonM
Reviewed July 29, 2015

I was fortunate to be invited to a wine tasting at the Castle. Lovely peaceful surrounding make it difficult to think back on the many battles fought on this ground. Would be worth a visit if in the area, even without the wine!

Thank carstairs323
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