Ravenhof Castle (Dutch: Kasteel Ravenhof) is a castle in the center of Torhout, West Flanders, Belgium. The city’s park surrounds the castle which now serves as a museum and tourist center. The castle is thought to have been built in the 13th–15th century, but the original building was destroyed and the current building was built on the foundation of its […]

Brepols is a Belgian publishing house. Once, it was one of the largest printing companies in the world and one of the main employers in Turnhout (Belgium). Besides its printing business, Brepols is also active as a publisher. Formerly well known for its missals, the company is now better known for its specialization in historical studies and editions of […]

In the Natuurpunt Museum, the relationship between nature and heritage is established in four exhibition spaces. The collection, old films and historical works of art are used for this. In addition to the permanent exhibition, the museum also houses temporary exhibitions. It pays a lot of attention to new themes and challenges, such as climate change and urban […]

De Liereman is a nature reserve located on the territory of the Belgian municipalities of Oud-Turnhout and Arendonk . The area also includes archaeological sites. The official name of the whole is Landschap De Liereman . This is Landschap De Liereman, in classic Kempen countryside made up of heathland, coniferous forest and dry drifting dunes that stoop to saturated fens. It’s all a habitat for beautiful […]

Turnhout’s local history museum is in a gorgeous 16th-century townhouse, the second-oldest burgher residence in the city and a guesthouse for distinguished visitors in old times. The museum is the HQ for Taxandria, an archaeological society devoted to the Kempen area, founded in 1903 and donating its big collection to Turnhout in 1931. There’s a […]

Walking Turnhout’s city centre you may be stopped in your tracks by this moated castle, the origins of which go right back to the 1200s as a hunting lodge for the Dukes of Brabant. The castle’s present Renaissance appearance is from the 16th century when Mary of Austria turned it into a luxurious residence. The […]

The beguinage of Turnhout is one of the Flemish beguinages that was included on the World Heritage List in 1998 . No exact founding date is known for the Turnhout beguinage, but it was probably founded in the 13th century . The early Classicist gatehouse and the elongated tree-lined square characterize this beguinage. There is a well-preserved baroque church, infirmary and houses from the 16th and 17th centuries. […]

Soudal is a Belgian company whose headquarters is located in Turnhout (Belgium). The company has developed into one of the most important independent producers of silicone and caulks (silicone, polyurethane, marine sealants, acrylics), polyurethane-foams, and adhesives in Europe. Products: Glue Sealants PU foams Coatings Chemical anchor and fillers Tapes and membranes Cleaners, sprays and primers Pistols and accessories

Cartamundi Group is a company based in Turnhout, Belgium, that manufactures, produces, and sells board games, card games, collectible card games, packages and playing cards through its manufacturing and sales subsidiaries.  Services: Pre-production (Prepress, Automation, Mockups, Proofing) Production (Converting, Injection Molding, Card Making & Packaging, Printing, Thermo Forming) Co-creation (Concepting, Content development, Creative Design, Licensing Management, Packaging Design, Web- […]

Turnhout is a Belgian municipality located in the Flemish province of Antwerp. The municipality comprises only the city of Turnhout proper. Turnhout is also the capital of the administrative district with the same name. The Turnhout city council often promotes the city as “the capital of the Kempen area”. This designation is entirely unofficial, since the Kempen area is far larger than the Turnhout district and does not […]