Edegem a small pelgrimage village near Antwerp
"The appearance of Maria in 1858"
It is told that Maria appeared here in the year 1858. She was standing on the same spot in the rock where this madonna statue is put.
From then on, Edegem became one of the recognized pelgrimage locations in Belgium.
"The Our Lady of Lourdes Basilic"
In the middle of a green landscape what looks like a rural area, you will find the Basilic of Our Lady of Lourdes, called after the appearance of Our Lady in 1858.