Boetzelaer Castle, which is over 750 years old, was extensively restored in the past and now shines in a new light.

Embedded in an idyllic Lower Rhine park landscape with the Boetzelaerer Meer, the castle has been inviting since 2003, among other things. to stay overnight. In addition, the medieval knight’s hall and the classical ballroom of the historic moated castle offer many options for events, wedding celebrations or conferences. For those who would like to visit the castle, the public rooms of Boetzelaer Castle are open every Sunday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. (See homepage if there are changes!)


Boetzelaer Castle Kalkar

History: Boetzelaer Castle is located in Kalkar-Appeldorn and is one of the oldest and most important castles in the German-Dutch border area. The oldest parts of the castle date from the 13th century. The castle was inhabited for over 500 years by the von Boetzelaer family, which is where the name of the castle comes from.
Guided tours: Sightseeing tours by arrangement for up to a maximum of 25 people / tours for children by arrangement.
Events: A wide variety of events, including crime dinners, concerts and readings.
Specials: Spend the night at Boetzelaer Castle / Celebrations and meetings at the Castle / Civil and free weddings / Open for coffee and cake on Sundays from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., at the same time there is the opportunity to visit the castle’s public rooms.

Castles and Palaces on the Lower Rhine:

Boetzelaer Castle Kalkar

Location : Reeser Straße 247, 47546 Kalkar-Appeldor

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This map shows some historic castles and palaces in the region of the Lower Rhine. Some are among the most beautiful castles in Europe.

Castles & Palaces

Historic Buildings

You will find numerous historic building in the region of the Lower Rhine. For example castles, churches, mills and more.

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