Unmissable tourist sites
Geel Travel guide
Geel : Michelin's recommendations
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 tran..
Markt 45/G B - 2440 Geel
Come and stay at the brand-new, sophisticated Corbie in the city of Geel, amidst the picturesque Campine region, and enjoy professional service. Smooth design and practical facilities, such as a free Wi-Fi connection and PC-TV in the rooms, make thi..
Pas 117 B - 2440 Geel
This small-scale hotel adds luxury and style to your relaxing stay in the heart of charming Geel. Benefit from free Wi-Fi, free parking and a free in-room mini bar. The Hotel Verlooy provides you with a comfortable base, just 200 metres from the mai..
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 ..
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.
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.