Museums & Heritage

Saint-Materne's Basilica

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Saint-Materne's Basilica


Dating back to the Middle Ages, Walcourt is a fortified town. The only remnant of its rich history is the minor basilica dedicated to St. Maternus. An acknowledged special thousand year-old pilgrimage site thanks to the worship of our Lady of Walcourt, its Roman a statue is one of the oldest miraculous statues in the Western world. Its rich artefacts include : the rood screen - patronage of Charles V, the stalls, the laying in the tomb, the stained-glass windows, etc.

Average length of visit : 1h


  • Free

Opening hours

From 1 June to 31 August, from Monday to Sunday: from 8:30 to 18:30

From 1 September to 31 March, from Monday to Sunday: from 8:30 to 17:30

Visit languages

  • English

  • French

  • Dutch

Services & facilities

  • Parking


  • Disabled access