• Attractions
  • Religious heritage

The Notre-Dame de Basse Wavre basilica was built in the 16-17th century on the ruins of a Benedictine priory. It has been an important centre of pilgrimage for the last 500 years.

Religious procession

The Grand Tour, which takes place the first Sunday following June 24th, is the reason why te church was promoted to the basilica status in 1999.

Cultural heritage

  • The Notre Dame de Paix et de Concorde statue in the Marian Chapel
  • A shrine protecting the relics of over 40 saints and martyrs, some from the 20th century (Brother Mutien-Marie, Mother Teresa, Damien de Molokai...) 


Rue du Calvaire,1300Wavre
COVID-19 : Recreational/tourist travel to and from Belgium is prohibited from Wednesday 27 January to Monday 1 April 2021. In accordance with the latest Covid-19 restrictions, most museums, tourist attractions and information centres are now closed in Wallonia, and events cancelled. We do our best to keep our information up to date but it's always best to check with the site you wish to visit before heading there - by phone, email, social media or simply a look at their website - to see their latest opening hours and entry conditions. Some will prefer you to book your ticket in advance. Infos
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