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Castle Kasteel Oud-Poelgeest, Oegstgeest

Oud-Poelgeest castle, in Oegstgeest

Well-known by his tulips, their channels and their mills, Holland also it is home of magnificent medieval castles. Their majestic constructions of long ago lodge in their inner modern activity: a hotel and a museum are two charmers and interesting examples that we will know today. And to feel like kings, of vacations in Holland.

In Utrecht is the Kasteel-Museum Sypesteyn. One is an old reconstructed castle in 1884 by Go Sypesteyn, that faithfully followed the design of the previous building that had occupied that one place during several centuries.

The magnificent gardens that surround the building are own of the style of century XVI, and own an exotic collection of gorgeous plants and trees. Inside the museum, the collection of Goes Sypesteyn is not less admirable: old pictures, porcelain, clocks, pieces of silver and fantastic sculptures compose an exhibition that there is to lose itself.

This castle is very popular between the enamored ones, that usually choose it like scene for the ceremonies of their marriages. It is common that, during the celebration, a route guided for the guests is realized, and who the marriage cake is cut in the room of the tea. During the sunny days, this room gives access to the terrace, where dinner usually be served. A magical frame for a little while unforgettable.

Another magnificent castle of Holland is in Oegstgeest, in the province of Southern Holland, to the west of the country. One is the Kasteel Oud-Poelgeest, to 10 minutes of the center of Leiden. It is located in an immense park that also lodges a constructed hotel recently, that counts on rooms and completely equipped conference halls.

It is possible to enjoy a drink inside the castle, in a magical atmosphere. In addition, numerous strolls, routes in bicycle and exits of purchases are organized by the hotel. It is an option different and wonderful to enter in a past and remote dimension, the beautiful gardens of the Oud-Poelgeest.

Practical information on the Sypesteyn Castle

  • Address: Nieuw Loosdrechtsedijk 150 - Utrecht
  • Schedules
    • Of 1º of April to 1º of November: Saturdays, Sundays and 17,00 holidays from 12,00 to hs.
    • Of 1º of May to 1º of October: of Tuesday to Thursday, 10,00 to 17,00 hs; Saturdays, Sundays and 17,00 holidays from 12,00 to hs.

Practical information on the Kasteel Oud-Poelgeest

  • Address: Poelgeesterweg 1 - Oegstgeest.
  • Prices (breakfast including)
    • Double room: 105 Euros.
    • Simple room: 90 Euros.
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