Group Visit

If you come in a group, you can discover the fortress in various ways. You can immerse yourself in the history of the castle during a guided tour. Or you can do your own tour with the Comedy Audio Guide by Wouter Deprez. Do you have more time on your hands? If so, you can combine your trip to the Castle of the Counts with a visit to one of our other houses.

Castle of the Counts with a guide

Stories about lords and their vassals, justice and righteousness, edification and destruction, and the past and present. The Castle of the Counts is the ideal place to discover Ghent’s troubled past.

Languages available in Dutch, French, English, German and Spanish
Duration 90 minutes
Number maximum of 15 people per guide

€101 per guide + admission tickets

2024: €103

Bookings book your guided visit 10 days in advance, via

If you are accompanied by a group of at least 15 people, you get free admission. Go to the box office for your free ticket.

Castle of the Counts with audio guide

Discover or rediscover the Castle of the Counts with a unique audio tour by comedian Wouter Deprez. He gives his own individual and witty view of the emergence of Flanders’ most imposing fortress. He serves up his own individual view of the world of roaming counts, crusaders, and courtly love. With the equally poetic and amusing drawings of illustrator Randall Casaer, you really can immerse yourself in the Middle Ages.

Languagesavailable in Dutch, French, English, German and Spanish
Duration90 minutes
Price included in the admission ticket
Book online

Visio guide for deaf and hearing impaired persons

The hearing impaired can experience Wouter Deprez’s comedy tour thanks to a visio guide. This multimedia guide is available in Flemish or international sign language and is included in the ticket price. We recommend that you book your visio guide prior to your visit through our ticket shop.

Book online (visioguide)