Explore the Foret de Dave and Foret d'Acremont and the villages surrounding them. This is the COndroz region. Really extensive managed forest, though easy to get lost. At the end of June found wild strawberries and raspberries there, and lots of cherries... (Sart Bernard, on slip road from village on to major north-south trunk road).
Step into the past and discover 850 years' daily life history by strolling through the ruins of one of the nicest architectural sites of Europe.
This is a most satisfying excursion if you are based in Namur.MY VILLERS-LA-VILLE PAGE...
- Budget Travel
- Historical Travel
Namur also has it's University
Université Notre Dame de la Paix.
Visit the travelogues to view more photos of the University
Enjoy a beautiful cruise on the River Meuse (from Namur to Dinant or further).
This is surely the best way to view the upper reaches of the Meuse and its breathtaking scenery.
Centrally heated boats.
Bar service and light snacks.
On board guide service in different languages.
Go in the COUNTRYSIDE at the discovery of the most interesting farms of this area, they are mainly classified by the ministry of Monuments for their architectural wealth (Fermes en carré).
This the farm SCLEF in MEUX - LA BRUYERE (Province of Namur - 10 KM far away)
NAMUR IN WINTER ... this is a very recent picture ... because this is winter now in Belgium and we have a little snow ... taken from the citadel of Namur, very good panoramic view of the city and the other way of the river ...
Between Tienen (Tirlemont) and Namen (Namur) there was a railroad connection. Now these days the old railroad is used as bikeway and hiking path.
So last sunday (19 mai), we went out for a ride as the weather was still very nice.
More photos on the travelogue.
South of Dinant you'll find a little town called Anseremme and nearby you have Freyr with a lot of climbing possibilities.
Other places with climbing possibilities are Durbuy, Sy, Marche, ...
For more impressions about my several climbing trips, take a look at the travelogue 'climbing'.
The '7 Meuses' in Rivière. The Meuse is one of the two rivers that are going through Namur. On your way to Dinant, there is a village called Rivière (River) where you can see the Meuse surfing through the landscape. In fact you'll see here 7 Meuses as the river is going through the hills. You can reach the top of the hill by walking on small path trough the forest and rocks.
There also a camping at this point, with a vue on the Meuse
As we were exploring the city, we ended up in this lovely park, with a small lake and caves. We decided to relax here for a while and make plans where to go next.
This place (I mean castle and park) belongs to the Belgian rally pilot Grégoire de Mévius and his family ... YES, really ...