Top things to do in Lessines

Top Choice Historic Site in Lessines

Hôpital Notre-Dame à la Rose

Founded in 1242, this is Belgium’s only medieval convent-farm-hospital complex to have survived reasonably intact. Laboriously restored, it demonstrates the development of medieval medicine from a beautiful herb gar…
Religious in Lessines

Procession des Pénitents

On the evening of Good Friday, an eerie procession of hooded, torch-holding figures travels through the streets in the historic centre. The tradition dates back to the Middle Ages and serves as a reminder of Christ'…