De Beekse Toren

• Historical monument on the Vrijthof square

Tower media

All you need to know about the tower and more is in this guide (64 pp.), which contains an English summary. Available at bookshop Gianotten Mutsaers in Tilburg, bookshop Peter Swaanen and the tourist office in Hilvarenbeek or order online by sending a request to

Village carilloneur Gideon Bodden at work on the YouTube channel of Chardy van Riel:

The bells of St Peter’s Church on the YouTube channel of Leander Schoormans:

A true classic, this ode to the tower, performed by Jo Hoogendoorn. Text and music are by Sjef Naaijkens and Jef van der Heijden, who shortly after the war formed the musical duo the ‘Slampampers’:

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