Dancing procession of Echternach

Local nameHopping procession of Echternach
LocationEchternach, Luxembourg

The dancing procession of Echternach is an annual Roman Catholic dancing procession held at Echternach, in eastern Luxembourg. Echternach's is the last traditional dancing procession in Europe.

The procession is held every Whit Tuesday around the streets of the city of Echternach. It honours Willibrord, the patron saint of Luxembourg, who established the Abbey of Echternach. Echternach has developed a strong tourism industry centred on the procession, which draws many thousands of tourists and pilgrims from around the world. The procession is inscribed in 2010 as hopping procession of Echternach on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dancing_procession_of_Echternach

Official Website http://www.luxembourg.public.lu/fr/actualites/2010/11/16-echternach-unesco/index.html

Address 8 Porte Saint-Willibrord, Echternach 6486, Luxembourg

Coordinates 49°48'50.156" N 6°25'17.982" E

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