Kasteel de Borrekens, Vorselaar

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Borrekens Castle, known also as Vorselaar Castle or Kasteel de Borrekens, is a castle within the municipality of Vorselaar, in the Belgian province of Antwerp.
The first feudal castle was built at the end of the 13th century by a member of the Van Rotselaar family. It is surrounded by a moat, and guarded by fortified towers at the entrance, to make it difficult for the attackers, surrounded the stronghold.
The family still lives today, and comes form an old important line of nobles: the noble house of Borrkens descents form Laurent de Borrekens, grand Almoner of Brussels, married to Magdalen de Vielleuze. His grandson Englebert de Borrkens was Grans Almoner of Antwerp. Their descendants were incorporated in the Holy empire and knighted.
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  • Lovely place. Nice to have a big walk around.Very peaceful scenery. The castle is in private hands noth possible too see the inside. 
    Lovely place. Nice to have a big walk around.Very peaceful scenery. The castle is in private hands noth possible too see the inside.  more »
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  • Very beautiful 😍 path in the woods with a nice view on the castle 🏰. There is water around the castle.
  • Borrekens is a private owned castle in middle of the nature. We couldn't enter to the castle; however, there is relaxing walking place around the castle.

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