Saint Nicholas at the castle

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November 25 and 26┬áSaint Nicholas (in Dutch Sinterklaas) is staying at the castle. Due to this celebration there are all kinds of activities for children in the Knights route, off course adults are welcome too. We don’t offer guided tours this weekend.

Sinterklaas is one of the sources of the popular Christmas icon of Santa Claus. His white horse Amiergo is waiting on the court yard. Pete (in Dutch Zwarte Piet) is the companion of Sinterklaas and helps him with his hard work. His face is blackened with soot, as he has to climb through chimneys to deliver gifts.

Sinterklaas will be happy to welcome you in the Knightshall of the castle.