Things to see and do - Geel
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Geel is known for its colony of mentally-ill patients lodged by local families. Mental illness is part of the town's legend, as the Irish princess St Dympna was beheaded here by her father who is said to have been driven mad by the devil.
Tourist attractions Geel : Things to see and do
Sintdymphnaplein B - 2440 Geel
This Flamboyant Gothic church has fine furnishings. Note the 16C black and alabaster marble Corneille Floris mausoleum (chancel), an altarpiece depicting St Dympna's life (high-altar) or the 15C Brabant altarpiece showing Passion scenes (south transe..
Stationsstraat 50 B - 2440 Geel
The romantic Hotel Roosendaelhof is located right in the heart of Geel. In this beautifully restored 17th century building you will find lovely design and great services and facilities. The tastefully decorated hotel has 10 rooms in the coach house ..
Dokter Van de Perrestraat 33 B - 2440 Geel
Art Nouveau house (1913) with a redecorated modern interior, near the town entrance. The female chef serves carefully prepared and generous dishes. Courtyard-terrace at the back.
Hollandsebaan 7 B - 2440 Geel
Enjoy creative chef Bart's cooking at this charming inn on the edge of the woods. The setting and dishes are elegant with the latter featuring fine ingredients such as lobster with a foie gras fondue. Superb champagne list.
Bel 162 B - 2440 Geel
This former farm is fully worthy of its name: a cosy ambience, elegant decor and bare beams set the scene. Peter Vangenechten, the chef, concocts subtle, modern dishes with brio, using only premium quality produce. You will be captivated by this Beau..