European Championship for Young Florists
17 & 18 September 2017, Sint-Truiden
1. Minderbroeder site (competition location)
The entire complex, including impressive sober baroque church and museum DE MINDERE, is built around two courtyards with a 17th century core. The priests can withdraw to the cloisters and walled garden. The garden is home to remains of the medieval city walls.
You can take in the life of Francis of Assisi and his disciples, the Minderbroeders, on a fascinating discovery tour at Museum DE MINDERE. Immerse yourself and discover valuable works of art and interesting stories alongside the flower arrangements.
Minderbroeder site: entrance via Museum DE MINDERE and Minderbroeder Church with cloisters
Capucienessenstraat 1, Sint-Truiden
Striking structure with a 16th century renaissance tower and late Gothic elements. The church is a neo-Romanesque reconstruction from 1887, designed by architect Serrure.
The oldest and most beautiful church in Sint-Truiden, a textbook example of Romanesque architecture from the 11th century, built by abbot Adelardus II (1055-1082).
4. Klaarchitectuur, chapel De Waterhond
The protected 16th century chapel De Waterhond has undergone extensive renovation and now combines the old character of the original building with modern additions by architect Gregory Nijs.
Breendonkstraat 41, Sint‐Truiden
5. Tourism, old town hall
The renovated town hall, the eye-catcher in the centre of the market, is definitely worth a visit. This building really shines through in its setting in the renovated Grote Markt. You will also find Tourism in the town hall, where you can go for tourist info about Sint-Truiden and surrounding areas.
Grote Markt, Sint‐Truiden
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Sint‐Truiden, capital of Haspengouw
You can find tourist information about Sint-Truiden here.
TIP: Sint-Truiden by Lights
On Sunday 17 and Monday 18 September, after sunset you can follow the lanterns along a tour of lit up historic buildings in Flanders' 6th monument city.