Procession of Sainte-Rolende

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Procession of Sainte-Rolende


This march is one of the most important as well as one of the longest and most popular of all the processions of Entre-Sambre-et-Meuse. From 4 am to 6 pm this folkloric parade which is made up of some three thousand marchers dressed in Napoleonic costumes and representing a considerable number of different military companies, makes its way through a total of ten villages. The grand finale is when the procession enters the streets of the centre of Gerpinnes at around 6 pm.

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  • UNESCO world heritage
    UNESCO world heritage


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