Visit : Museum/Discover, Castle, Architectural Heritage
Fondation van der Burch
Rue de Seneffe 1-2
7191 ECAUSSINNES-LALAING (ECAUSSINNES)
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Situated between Nivelles and La Louvière, the Ecaussinnes-Lalaing Castle proposes visits and entertainment in an authentic medieval décor.
This medieval fortress is built on the foundations of the former castle and preserves the memory ofthe families who lived there: the Lalaings, the Croÿs, and the van der Burchs. The ground floor evokes the Middle Ages (the armoury is impressive). The first floor is reminiscent of the 17th century. Very varied collections are exhibited and make the caste an interesting museum.
The castle and the vegetable garden are listed as exceptional heritage sites in Wallonia.
Medieval entertainmentDiscover Vita medievalis, a medieval entertainment for groups (min. 30 people). An authentic medieval décor and a host in costume plunge you into the Middle Ages.
Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9am to 11am and 1pm to 5pm.
To book, call +32 (0)67 44 24 90.
1 April to 30 June and 1 September to 1 November: Sundays from 10am to 12pm and 2pm to 6pm.
1 July to 31 August: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10am to 12pm and 2pm to 6pm.
Minimum 12 people, booking required, 1 April to 1 November.
Contact the castle for availability, prices and bookings.
Individual visits, non-guided
Seniors and children: €6
Children under 12: €5
Don't hesitate to end your day with a visit to the castle's kitchen garden.
Discover medieval life at Ecaussinnes-Lalaing Castle.
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