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Castle Marnix de Saint-Aldegonde, 2880 Bornem, Belgium is situated between Antwerp and Ghent and at 40 minutes from Brussels.

From Brussels: take the A12 direction Antwerp / Boom ; in Willebroek / Breendonk take exit 7 direction N16 Sint-Niklaas.

Follow direction Sint-Niklaas, pass Bornem South an immediately take Bornem Centrum. Keep following signs “Kliniek” or “Kasteel”. The driveway beyond the hospital will take to the parking lot near the castle buildings.


Castle Marnix de Saint-Aldegonde can be visited without appointment on 15 August, the last 2 Sundays of August and the 2 first Sundays of September from 13.30 to 16.00 h. Admission : € 7 per person. Doors close at 17.15 h.

Visits by appointment from 15 April to 1 November. Groups of minimum 10, maximum 25 people.

3 Programs :

  • • Program 1

    Guided tour of the castle and carriage museum.
    Admission: € 8 per person.
    Guide’s fee of € 60 to be paid on the spot. Groups of minimum 10, maximum 25 people.

  • • Program 2

    Tour of the castle and the carriage museum under surveillance of a free attendant.
    Admission: € 8 per person
    Groups of minimum 10, maximum 25 people.

  • • Program 3

    Visit of the carriage museum only under surveillance of free attendant.
    Admission: € 6 per person.
    This visit is suitable for children and as there are no staircases to climb for people in a wheel-chair

    Bookings :
    Visits in Dutch / English / French 03/889 90 09 (caretaker)

Exceptionally? Groups of less than 10 people are allowed . Entrance fee € 10 + fee of the guide.

Bookings will definite after transfer of the amount owed. Guides are paid on the spot. Transfers to account IBAN BE 87 0013 7114 3294 / BIC GEBA BE BB / Fortis Bank. Mention name, date and elected program.

The illustrated castle guide (French / Dutch) can be bought for €€ 10 and may be signed by the owners of the property.

Bookings obligatory. No guide will be contacted unless the amount owed is transferred ot the account: IBAN BE 87 0013 7114 3294 / BIC GEBA BE BB / Fortis Bank