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No. 1 — July 13, 2022

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Musea Brugge entrusted with collection of drawing masterpieces

The Jean van Caloen Foundation entrusts the Musea Brugge with the administration of a prestigious collection of almost 2.000 drawings by world famous artists like Michelangelo, Jordaens and Boucher. The drawings date from the late 16th century until the 20th century and were collected primarily by Baron Jean van Caloen. An invaluable asset to the Bruges Print Room.

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Neo-gothic monument close to Bruges

In 1856, Baron Charles van Caloen and his wife Countess Savina de Gourcy Serainchamps had the romantic Loppem Castle constructed. The architecture and interiors are preserved in their original state. Moreover, the castle is home to a rich art collection.

In the past, artists and kings visited here. Today, you are guests of the builders and the first residents.The Jean van Caloen Foundation ensures the upkeep of the property and welcomes visitors to the castle and its surroundings.



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A visit

A perfect day out

The impressive castle is set in a romantic park with ponds and a maze – an ideal outing for young and old! Individual visitors can tour the castle from the Easter holiday until the end of the autumn break (End of October into the beginning of November in Belgium). Groups can visit the castle every day of the year, by appointment. 

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Not to be missed!

The Castle and estate hosts events regularly. The Jean van Caloen Foundation organizes them, working with partners such as the Zedelgem Municipality and the West Flanders Tourism organization. Check our website or Facebook page regularly for more information. 

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Reception rooms

A unique location

Are you looking for an original location for a party or meeting? The castle's converted manège is now a banquet hall. Companies or private persons can hire this attractive space. The hall can seat 250 to 300 people. And it can accommodate 450 guests at a standing reception. The castle's vaulted cellars are available for smaller events.

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