Namur

  • Namur is worth a detour. Cross its beautiful bridge. A citadel on the Champeau hill dominates the town. You can get there along the Route Merveilleuse. This bastion of the end of the 15th and 16th century is an illustration of defensive architecture. In the centre of the town, the Oignies priory treasury reveals work by an early 13th century goldsmith. Otherwise, the Saint-Loup church stands out for ...
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  • Despite its airs of a quiet little town, the capital of Wallonia has concealed treasures, like its 2,000 year old citadel.
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  • It is possible to take a cruise on a riverboat departing from Namur.
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  • The colourful shutters of Namur brighten up the façades of the houses.
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  • This cathedral is one of a kind in Belgium: typical of the mid-18th century, it blends the Baroque, Rococo and Classical styles.
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  • The gateway to the Ardennes of Belgium, the city offers plenty of sites to see, such as he citadel, with its impressive fortifications, and its historic centre.
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  • The city of Namur is traversed by the Sambre, the left tributary of the Meuse.
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Amy Adejokun
Amy Adejokun Expert destination Belgium

Namur is worth a detour. Cross its beautiful bridge. A citadel on the Champeau hill dominates the town. You can get there along the Route Merveilleuse. This bastion of the end of the 15th and 16th century is an illustration of defensive architecture. In the centre of the town, the Oignies priory treasury reveals work by an early 13th century goldsmith. Otherwise, the Saint-Loup church stands out for its baroque style.

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