Accessible churches

Accessible churches

500 buildings to visit freely !

Welcoming churches

Welcoming churches

Through and for future generations

Shared churches

Shared churches

Dare to rethink the places

Living churches

Living churches

Public activities apart from religious ceremonies

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Discover our Network Open Churches

The churches

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The events

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The circuits

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A Network in the heart of Europe

Open Churches believes that churches are of the public domain and they should be open for visitors. They are not just for religious purposes, but as village centres, a representation of social life, a cultural space, and a touristic site.

Open Churches is a network of « open and welcoming churches » in the heart of Europe. Thanks to this website, the visitors will be able to discover which buildings belong to the ‘Open Churches’ with information about the opening times, descriptions, photos, highlighted elements of the church, information on events, etc.

The organization’s main goals are to Empower religious heritage and make it accessible for the local population, to create the correct atmosphere that will help visitors discover the richness of our religious heritage, and to organize social activities such as concerts and exhibitions to bring people closer to religious heritage and involve them in its safeguarding.

The Open Churches network is now present in Belgium, France and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, coordinated by regional entities.
For more information on our operations and local activities, select one of the regions below.

MULTIPLE CHURCHES, SHARED CHURCHES

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The new open churches – brochure 2020-2021 has been released

The new open churches – brochure 2020-2021 has been released

Discover our new brochure with almost 500 sacred places to discover in Belgium, France and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

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6 new routes "In the heart of the Ardennes"

6 new routes "In the heart of the Ardennes"

11 welcoming rural churches open their doors to you to share their history, treasures and unique atmosphere. Original and inspiring destinations for your family excursions.

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The spirit of the surroundings around Lierneux

The spirit of the surroundings around Lierneux

A rural tour around 11 churches and chapels in the Liège Ardennes. This itinerary for bike, motorcycle or car, gives pride of place to the region. It takes you through a gentle and rounded country ...

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