- Folklore and Tradition
This procession of 150 to 200 horseriders pays tribute to the patron of the village: Saint Renelde.
The riders first join a 5 am mass before starting the Grand Tour at 7.30 am along with musicians, also on horses. The 30 km route reaches the neighbouring communes before going back to the church.
Saturday evening: mass in the church during which the relics of Saint Renelde will be placed on the carriage
Sunday morning: the procession follows the 28 km route. Mass at Quenast at 10 am. Return to the church at 4 pm
Monday morning: Small procession around the church.
The event always takes place the weekend following Pencost
Before getting on the road, do contact the closest tourist office to your destination. If you are going to the Hautes Fagnes, please remember the number of visitors is limited each day. The Hautes Fagnes Tourist Office will give you the latest details. The Luxembourg and East Cantons Tourist Office will give you the ski slopes opening times. For additional skiing and winter sports information in Belgium, you can contact the East Contons Tourist Office.
Event planned for the month of June 2022 (1)
(1) Dates and programme may be subject to change.