Open Churches

Open Churches

A network of open and welcoming churches

Welcome to all of you

Welcome to all of you

May the discovery of this place be for you the occasion for a peaceful rest for the body and serene for the mind....

Dear visitor, walker, cyclist or passerby,

Dear visitor, walker, cyclist or passerby,

enjoy the tranquility of this church. Make yourself a cup of tea and enjoy the moment.

Kids' corner

Kids' corner

I draw my church

Find a church

Discover our Network Open Churches

The churches

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The events

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The circuits

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More than 400 open and welcoming churches

Belgium - France - Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

Dear visitor,

Open Churches is a network of more than 425 open and welcoming churches in the heart of Europe.

Thanks to this site, you will be able to discover for each building belonging to the “Open Churches” network : the opening periods, a description, photos, elements of the church highlighted, information on events,...

A space open to all... you enjoy heritage, art, silence, spirituality, community life, rest,..... Our members welcome you by opening the doors of their building.

A European network

Since 2016, the network has continued to expand in Europe: Belgium, France and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Each region sets up an organization to coordinate the network locally.

For more information on the local organization, please select the region below.

OPEN CHURCHES DAYS 2019

OPEN CHURCHES DAYS 2019

Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd June 2019

theme "Emotions".... More than 500 churches opened their doors for us... first feedback

Echoes and pictures

News

first meeting day open churches

first meeting day open churches

Our religious and cultural heritage in its diversity and uniqueness is presentable. The doors should be open not only to tourists, but also to the locals, so that they can admire the well-preserved churches.

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The exhibition "The Unusual in Religious Buildings" is to be seen in Moha until 14/10/19

The exhibition "The Unusual in Religious Buildings" is to be seen in Moha until 14/10/19

Discover our exhibition "The Unusual in Religious Buildings" at Our Lady of the Rosary church in Moha (Wanze) and enjoy this church adorned with stained glass windows in a thousand colours, which celebrates precisely the centenary of its reconstruction.

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Masterful Art!

Masterful Art!

Experience the Flemish Masters in 45 churches, chapels, monasteries, beguinages, castles and town halls, from Bocholt to Nieuwpoort. From 1 June to 30 September 2019

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