Weddings at Château St. Gerlach

Celebrate in style at a country estate

Surrounded by beautiful countryside, manicured gardens and ornate terraces, Château St. Gerlach offers a majestic backdrop for spectacular weddings. Whether it’s an intimate service, taking place in the rose garden, or a grandiose exchange of vows at the estate church, the venue’s experienced events team is adept in crafting bespoke, once-in-a-lifetime celebrations that maximise on the Château’s extensive facilities.

Contact information

Joseph Corneli Allée 1
6301 KK Valkenburg
The Netherlands

Tel: +31 (0)43 608 8888

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Religious & civil ceremonies

Designated as a licensed marriage venue, the Château’s collection of classically designed spaces provide myriad possibilities, from offering a place to say ‘I do’, to private dining and the all-important wedding cake cutting. For a truly monumental experience, the frescoed Church of St. Gerlachus offers a stunning setting for religious weddings.


Guestrooms & suites

For guests looking to extend the festivities, 114 luxurious guestrooms, including a generous, split-level bridal suite, provide ample overnight accommodation.

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An eclectic choice of venues

Accommodating anything from small groups to lavish soirées for up to 1,000 people, Château St. Gerlach’s 15 private spaces vary in size and character. Opulent, historic rooms and refreshing outdoor options are complemented by the St. Gerlach Pavilion – a contemporary structure that harmoniously blends with the estate’s natural landscape.

Exquisite cuisine

Masterfully led by Executive Chef, Otto Nijenhuis, the team at Château St. Gerlach craft inspired dishes to exacting requirements. Delicious canapés, formal dinners, indulgent desserts, sumptuous buffets and more, can be created using ingredients grown in the bountiful estate gardens and surrounding region.

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More about Oostwegel Collection

Celebrate life’s most romantic occasions at any of the four beautifully located, atmospheric venues within Oostwegel Collection. Unique in character and variously sized, there is a selection of luxury properties that can accommodate anything from small receptions and cosy dinner parties, to large banquets and splendid celebrations.

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Frequently asked questions

  • Is Château St. Gerlach a registered venue for wedding ceremonies?

    Yes – Château St. Gerlach is recognised by the municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul as an official wedding location. Legal marriages can be held in the classically designed event spaces or beautifully manicured gardens, whilst religious ceremonies are hosted in the frescoed church of St. Gerlachus.

  • Does Château St. Gerlach have a bridal suite?

    Yes – the two Residential Suites, located in the towers of the original Château, can be used as a spacious, split-level Bridal Suite.

  • How many guests can we invite?

    Château St. Gerlach’s event spaces can accommodate up to 1,000 people. The magnificent estate grounds offer opportunities for al fresco celebrations, whether on the refined terrace or in a specially constructed marquee.

  • What are the culinary choices?

    The estate’s gastronomic tradition extends to weddings. Our Chef de Cuisine will be guided by your personal tastes and requirements to create anything from a sumptuous feast, light buffet or wedding breakfast.

  • Can Château St. Gerlach arrange a wedding cake?

    Our pastry chef can create the perfect wedding cake, baked and decorated to exacting requirements.

  • Can Château St. Gerlach provide floristry services?

    Yes – the estate florist can craft magnificent floral decorations and stunning bridal bouquets.

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