Venture out during Open Monument Day

On Sunday, September 10, many heritage sites open their doors for the annual Open Monument Day. Once again this year, a nice series of initiatives were developed at ErfgoedApp . In this article we would like to highlight a few tours. Are you heading out yourself this weekend with the app? Then share your experiences on social media with #erfgoedapp and #omd2023. Here's to an inspiring and engaging Open Monuments Day!

Hidden gems along Turnhout lane
At the starting point in 't Gasthuis, Heemkundige Kring Jan Vleminck explains more about the history of the lane (between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.). The walk will describe some of the buildings that shed light on the changing appearance of the Turnhoutsebaan during the inventory by Erfgoed Voorkempen.
Walk 'On the Road with Mary'
The Weg-Om is one of the oldest processional roads in the country, connecting several chapels in the center of Halle and the fields just outside of town. A beautiful walk that definitely belongs on your bucket list! The 5.6-kilometer route takes you past numerous chapels, crucifixes and...
Villas with heart and soul
Lokeren and Moerbeke have a lot ofmonumental villas and castles from the late 19th-early 20th century on their territories.
Beastly Heritage Walks with the ErfgoedApp
On the occasion of Heritage Day 2023, the city's Department of Monuments & Heritage Affairs launched its first two thematic walks in the ErfgoedApp. In the city center of Bruges, you will get to know the beastly character of some historical pearls and of the city center in itself. Let yourself...
GhostBunkers - Deinze
Through the digital heritage game GostBunkers you will learn more about the bunkers of the Bruggenhoofd Gent. Go on a mission in a real bunker and, together with three other friends, dive (below) into your neighborhood's wartime past.
Gits inside out - heritage bike tour in Gits and Hooglede with the...
Via the ErfgoedApp you will learn more about Gits and its surroundings. Cycle the 24 kilometer loop and discover known and unknown heritage at some 18 locations. Discover Gits and Hooglede from the air, take a sneak peek inside various buildings and much more....
Explore the expo Liksems with the ErfgoedApp
Use the FARO ErfgoedApp for an optimal visit to the expo. Using the FARO ErfgoedApp , dive deeper into the subject matter, then head out to explore the Lightning Experience routes (3 bike routes, 2 walking loops and a city tour).
Walk 'Wondrous Vosselaar'
This activity belongs to ' Paving the road between Antwerp and Turnhout ': activities along the Turnhoutsebaan - Antwerpsesteenweg.
Historical-photo quest Gontrode
Using the scavenger hunt at ErfgoedApp , walk through the village and get additional information about the various historic buildings. Marvel at how Gontrode has changed over the past 100 years; or maybe not! Also visit the photo exhibition in the...
Audio tour Kunstkaai: a school building with a young heart and a...
On Open Monument Day, Kunstkaai opens its school gates to the general public. You can join one of the audio tours of the building. During the audio tour you will discover not only the beautiful architecture but also the stories of the people behind the school walls. (Former) employees and...
The soot and soot houses along rail line 29
The route of the former railroad is now a very busy bike and walking path and will soon become bike lane F106.
Walk 'Street histories Sparrow neighborhood'
The Sparrow neighborhood encloses an area enclosed between Justus Lipsiusstraat, Tiensevest and Blijde Inkomststraat.
In preview, discover new museum in renovated House Janssens
Today, the imposing facade of Huis Janssens still dominates Zamanstraat and makes one dream of a rich past.

The range of tours at ErfgoedApp offers something for everyone. Here you browse through the permanent offerings. Discover all ErfgoedApp tours during Open Monumentendag here. Want to go through the full program on Open Monument Day? You can do so here.