Hotel d'Hane Steenhuyse eerste verdiep
© Marthe Hoet

City palaces

Discover the majestic homes of the d’Hane Steenhuyse and Vander Haeghen noble families. Colourful salons, artistic furniture, luxurious wallpaper, and titillating mural paintings take you back two hundred years in time.

Sint-Pietersabdij kampvuur

Our historic houses are temporarily closing their doors.

Everything is quiet. Quiet in our abbeys, our city palaces, our castle. Just now, more than ever, our houses long for your admiring glances from the keep, your whispers in the corridors, your daydreaming in our salons, your smiles as you listen to our our audio guides and your cheerful conversations afterwards in the Pietersbar. Just when we all want to be out and about, looking for warmth and security. Just when a little culture would be so healing... But needs must...

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