Our Lady with the Rose Hospital in Lessines, an aura of history
Hôpital Notre-Dame à la Rose
Place Alix de Rosoit
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In search of a unique romantic break? For one day, plunge into the past and discover the enchanting setting of the Lady with the Rose Hospital.
A combination of history
Today you can discover the hospital's treasures thanks to:
- A discovery journey through 20 rooms, each sharing the everyday life of the sisters and of the patients during the Middle Ages to nowadays
- The pharmacy
- Two wards
And not forgetting the beautiful scenery at the hospital!
Tourist information on the town LESSINES
Hidden behind a high wall of whitewashed bricks you will find the secret garden – a former cemetery for nuns converted into a herb garden, where a few tombstones still lie....
Founded in 1242, the Our Lady with the Rose is one of the last self-sufficient hospitals, complete with a farm, gardens, ice chamber and cemetery....