• Folklore and Tradition

A fruity folkloric event! The day following the Macrâlles' Sabbath, the town of Vielsalm will celebrate blueberries.

Once upon a time...

A legend says that a group of young people, coming back empty-handed from foraging blueberries, saw a woman carrying a full basket. Seeing them so disappointed, she offered them a glass of Pecket and Tcha-Tcha (nectar made from these berries). The drink finished they turned into macrâlles...

The organisers of the fair will therefore appear as witches making their broom fly, blowing powdered bones on the public.  Guilds, carriages, bands will join in.


  • Artisan market
  • Street animations
  • Giant puppets 
  • Evening party in the Communal Park


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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Event planned for the month of July 2021 (1)

(1) Dates and programme may be subject to change.

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