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.
On 5 and 6 June, the 14th "JEO" will be held throughout Belgium. In 2019, more than 500 places of worship will offer a weekend of rich and varied activities to an unusual public. In 2021, with the theme "Church, red thread", let's try to beat this record! Online registration is now open and closes on 28 February.
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 new brochure with almost 500 sacred places to discover in Belgium, France and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
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.