places of interest
princely castle and region “de Merode”
Abbey of Tongerlo
The best way to discover the breathtaking landscapes is by foot or bicycle. Then you can fully enjoy the famous still inhabited castle by prince ” the Merode” and the restored city hall.
you can find more info on www.demerodeonline.be
Abbey of Tongerlo is one of the top sites to visit in Westerlo.
Alongside the cycling track ” abdijenroute” you can also visit the other abbey’s (e.g Averbode). You can admire the famous masterpiece replica of Leonardo Da Vinci the “Last Supper” in a dedicated exposition room.
The 17th century “Kaaibeekhoeve” at the end of our street takes you back in time…
Soccer arena KVC Westerlo
Musea & culture
The soccer arena of KVC Westerlo “Het Kuipje” is located on walking distance from our B&B Carpe Diem, so you can combine a thrilling soccer event with an invigorating night rest.
Da Vinci museum abdij Tongerlo
Streekmuseum van de zuiderkempen
Kamp C – provincial centre for sustainable civil construction
Sport & leisure
horse back riding in the Kempen
The sports complex “Het Sporta” that houses many sporting events and numerous facilities for indoor & outdoor sports is located on only 2 miles from our B&B.
Also the famous family park “Bobbejaanland” with thrilling roller coasters is easy to reach by car or bicycle ( 10 km)
If you feel like exploring the neighbourhood on horse back, you can even do this with a tour guide.