Wednesday 01 May 2019
This itinerary for bike, motorcycle or car, gives pride of place to the region. It takes you through a gentle and rounded country ...
The churches and chapels along the route are not architectural jewels from a distant past. But their simplicity, their effort to be pretty and their density on this territory are a moving testimony of rural faith.
Do not expect any scholarly discoveries, but rather let your feelings and emotions speak for themselves. Visualize the life of yesteryear. Enjoy the tranquility of the small cemeteries, barely disturbed by the sounds of the farm, the singing of birds or the wind from the peaks, in the total indifference of the cows grazing on the other side of the wall.
In spite of the health crisis and its share of restrictions, the four national entities of the Open Churches network have found different ways to continue to promote the religious heritage and to open it up to as many people as possible.
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.
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
During the first weekend of June, Open Churches annually put our religious heritage in the spotlight. For this 12th edition, we propose to you to experience "Emotions".