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  • 6 & 7 June 2021

    Free visit

    05/06/2021
    06/06/2021

    Saints-Archanges Michel et Gabriel

    1000 Brussel / Bruxelles

  • 6 & 7 June 2021
    Visiting the basilica is a unique experience. This monument to peace is the fifth largest church in the world. The life's work of Ghent architect Albert van Huffel is one of the most interesting and largest Art Deco buildings in Western Europe. The panorama (payment required) at a height of 53 metres offers a breathtaking 360° view of Brussels and its surroundings.

    The basilica, a surprising FORWARD view! 

    Exhibition

    05/06/2021
    06/06/2021

    Basilique nationale du Sacré-Coeur de Koekelberg

    1083 Ganshoren

  • 6 & 7 June 2021
    The architect Roger Bastin (1913-1987), in the full maturity of his art, succeeded in combining the sobriety of concrete with the interiority of welcoming spaces: "the architect is directly responsible for welcoming man into what is to be built". In 1964, he drew up the project for the monastery. He endeavoured to respond to all the community's options by maintaining a balance between the desire for space and the need for functional concentration. Roger Bastin's art and curriculum vitae place...

    Visit to the church 

    Free visit

    05/06/2021
    06/06/2021

    Monastère de l'Alliance

    1330 Rixensart

  • 6 & 7 June 2021

    Open door 

    Free visit

    06/06/2021

    Sint-Ulrik

    1700 Sint-Ulriks-Kapelle (Dilbeek)

  • 6 & 7 June 2021
    By appointment only : guided tours of the church and/or the vaulted ceiling and bell tower.

    Guided tour

    05/06/2021
    06/06/2021

    Sint-Martinus

    1930 Zaventem

  • 6 & 7 June 2021
    Our organist, Jan Noordzy, pays a musical tribute to all those who have worked to make life as pleasant as possible during this long coronation period.

    Back to normal 

    Organ concert

    05/06/2021
    06/06/2021

    Sint-Walburgis

    2000 Antwerpen

  • 6 & 7 June 2021
    Why are there pineapples on the oak banister of the pulpit of St George's Church? Question from an interested tourist. They are not pineapples, but pomegranates. Why? The ripe fruit of the pomegranate 'explodes' and scatters a mass of seeds that provide new pomegranate plants. Just as the proclamation from the pulpit is intended to spread the faith. The neo-Gothic nineteenth-century church of the centuries-old parish (founded in 1304) is richly decorated and full of symbols that we often no...

    Reading without words 

    Free visit

    06/06/2021

    Sint-Joris

    2000 Antwerpen

  • 6 & 7 June 2021
    TOURNEE GENERALE... a colourful collection of lute music performed by Sofie Vanden Eynde... This kaleidoscopic programme draws its inspiration from the "Grand Tour", an extensive tour of Europe undertaken by young and wealthy European men and women when they reached the age of 21. Compositions from England, France, Italy, Belgium and Germany are on the programme, all performed on Renaissance lute and theorbo.

    Concert

    06/06/2021

    Sint-Anna-ten-Drieën

    2050 Antwerpen-Linkeroever

  • 6 & 7 June 2021
    Welcome to our attractive church in Hallaar!  Even now we celebrate a pilgrimage mass together every Saturday morning. After the restoration and painting work a few years ago, our church has come into its own as a warm meeting place...

    Free visit

    06/06/2021

    Onze-Lieve-Vrouw van Altijddurende Bijstand

    2220 Hallaar (Heist-op-den-Berg)

  • 6 & 7 June 2021
    Guided tour of our church and information about our parish.

    Guided tour

    06/06/2021
    06/06/2021

    Onze-Lieve-Vrouw van Altijddurende Bijstand

    2220 Hallaar (Heist-op-den-Berg)

  • 6 & 7 June 2021
    The Sint-Jan-Baptist church is the only one of the 11 churches in Heist that possesses five altars. Another striking detail are the obiits or mourning blazons of the noble descendants of the Van Der Stegen family from the vanished Schriek castle. During Open Churches Days, the church can be visited freely. During the opening a guide will be present to tell you more about the special interior and to answer all your other questions.

    Free visit

    06/06/2021

    Sint-Jan-Baptist

    2223 Schriek (Heist-op-den-Berg)

  • 6 & 7 June 2021

    Free visit

    04/06/2021
    05/06/2021
    06/06/2021

    Sint-Jan Evangelist

    2320 Hoogstraten

  • 6 & 7 June 2021
    The doors of the St. Peter and Paul church in Mol are open from 10.00 to 17.00.
    Saturday 5 June: after that there is the weekly Saturday evening celebration at 17.00 hrs.
    Sunday 6 June: at 11 a.m. there is the weekly Eucharist celebration.
    (Number of participants allowed according to the safety measures in place because of Covid-19) .

    Open church 

    Free visit

    05/06/2021
    06/06/2021

    Sint-Pieter en Pauwel

    2400 Mol

  • 6 & 7 June 2021
    The Sint-Dimpnakerk in Geel is a magnificent example of the Demerger Gothic style. Originally erected as a pilgrimage church, it is without a doubt one of the most beautiful and important reminders of the unique past of the Merciful City. According to the legend of Saint Dimpna, the Irish king's daughter Dimpna and her confessor Gerebernus were buried on this spot after they were murdered.

    Visit the St. Dimpna Church 

    Free visit

    05/06/2021
    06/06/2021

    Sint-Dimpna

    2440 Sint-Dimpna (Geel)

  • 6 & 7 June 2021
    Ancient St. Peter's Church, votive paintings; representation of the students of the Mechelen Conservatory; exhibition of works by students of the Academy.
    Possibly also on Sunday afternoon (depending on the staff).

    Opening museum, music, drawings 

    Free visit

    05/06/2021

    Sint-Pieter-en-Paul

    2800 Mechelen

  • 6 & 7 June 2021
    Exhibition of "Hanswijk children's portraits". The Hanswijk Basilica has the largest collection of votive paintings in Flanders. It comprises 42 portraits of children, which (mainly in the 18th and 19th centuries) were presented to the statue of Our Lady of Hanswijk with the aim of asking Mary for long-term protection against illness and accident.

    The exhibition can be seen every day (except Wednesdays) from 26 March to 4 July, from 1 pm to 5 pm.

    Gifts to the heavens 

    Exhibition

    04/06/2021
    05/06/2021
    06/06/2021

    Onze-Lieve-Vrouw van Hanswijk

    2800 Mechelen

  • Exhibition of "Hanswijk children's portraits". The Hanswijk Basilica has the largest collection of votive paintings in Flanders. It comprises 42 portraits of children, which (mainly in the 18th and 19th centuries) were presented to the statue of Our Lady of Hanswijk with the aim of asking Mary for long-term protection against illness and accident.

    Exhibition open every day except Wednesday.

    Gifts to the heavens 

    Exhibition

    26/03/2021 - 04/07/2021

    Onze-Lieve-Vrouw van Hanswijk

    2800 Mechelen

  • 6 & 7 June 2021
    With great reservation.

    Free visit

    06/06/2021

    Sint-Jan de Doper

    3000 Leuven

  • 6 & 7 June 2021
    This church is not one of the seven wonders of Leuven for nothing. It has a very interesting history, many hidden treasures and an organ that is unique in Europe. Discover what you would otherwise pass by! Reservation is necessary.

    Discover the former Jesuit church! 

    Guided tour

    04/06/2021
    05/06/2021
    06/06/2021

    Sint-Michiel

    3000 Leuven

  • 6 & 7 June 2021
    In and around Vlierbeek church there are many hidden stories. Discover them together with experts!

    Hidden stories 

    Guided tour

    05/06/2021
    06/06/2021

    Onze-Lieve-Vrouw Vlierbeek

    3010 Kessel-Lo (Leuven)

  • 6 & 7 June 2021
    Free visit. Powerpoint about the history of the church. Guided tour.

    Open church 

    Free visit

    06/06/2021

    Maria Hemelvaart

    3020 Winksele (Herent)

  • 6 & 7 June 2021
    Visit St. Paul's at your own pace! Documentation is available when entering the church.

    Free visit

    05/06/2021
    06/06/2021

    Sint-Paulus

    3080 Vossem (Tervuren)

  • 6 & 7 June 2021
    Invite the descendants of the families whose names are visibly recorded somewhere in the church to a coffee table in the church.

    Taking up the thread 

    Reception

    06/06/2021

    Sint-Maarten

    3300 Vissenaken (Tienen)

  • 6 & 7 June 2021

    The Church as the thread of this community in the past, present and future 

    Free visit

    05/06/2021
    06/06/2021

    Sint-Maarten

    3300 Vissenaken (Tienen)

  • 6 & 7 June 2021
    On the occasion of Open Churches 2021 (Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 June), you can enjoy unique images and expert explanations of the recently restored Marianum, the recently preserved St. Anne's altarpiece, the St. Leonard's altarpiece, the Passion altarpiece and the St. Catherine's altarpiece via digital means in the comfort of your own living room - coronaproof permitting.
    The Madonna of the Rosary, locally usually called the Marianum, and the four large viewing boxes testify to the refined artistry of...

    5 masterpieces of the St Leonard's Church in the spotlight 

    Free visit

    05/06/2021
    06/06/2021

    Sint-Leonardus

    3440 Zoutleeuw

  • 6 & 7 June 2021
    For more than 230 years St Quintinus church in Zonhoven, together with the old town hall, have been THE eye-catchers in the centre of Zonhoven. With "Diorama Zonhoven 1900" the visitor, thanks to the modern techniques of 3D-printing, gets an unforgettable look back at the centre of the municipality around the beginning of last century, with the church as centrepiece. (Design and development: Jean Bya).

    Diorama Zonhoven 1900 

    Exhibition

    05/06/2021
    06/06/2021

    Sint-Quintinus

    3520 Zonhoven

  • 6 & 7 June 2021
    Celebration focusing on the principles of the Open Churches network.

    Eucharist 

    Festive celebration

    05/06/2021
    06/06/2021

    Sint-Quintinus

    3520 Zonhoven

  • 6 & 7 June 2021

    Carillon Bells Concert

    06/06/2021

    Sint-Quintinus

    3520 Zonhoven

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