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Private Vimy and Belgium Canadian Battlefield Tour from Bruges
"We will leave your accommodation in Bruges at 9am driving towards Vimy to visit the Grange subways and tunnels where the Canadian Divisions stood just before the assault in April 1917. You will march in the trenches in the footsteps of these heroes. I visiting Tyne Cot Military Cemetery and Memorial the largest CWGC's cemetery in Europe. The walls are bearing 35 000 names of soldiers who have no known grave the cemetery contains 12 000 graves 8 400 are unknown. From there we drive to Passendale Crest Farm Memorial the Brooding Soldier in Sint Juliaan where the German's used for the first time gas. from there going to Langemark to see the ""Studenten Friedhof"" the resting place of more than 44 000 German soldiers.Before arriving in Ypres you will stand at Esse
From EUR275.00
 
Guided Boat Trip in Ghent
"This is a boat trip in the historical heart of Ghent. It is an informative boat trip along the River Leie which takes you through the city of Ghent to let you discover the period of the Middle Ages. See the silent witnesses of the prestigious and gloriou the big old meat-market as well as the rugged and steep walls of the Castle of Counts. Admire the only traditional remaining wooden house front.There are open and covered boats available and there will be guided commentary so you can enjoy the views whil"""Enjoy a 40 minute guided boat trip in the historical heart of Ghent with live explanations. Departure is from one of the most beautiful spots in the city the Graslei which is the medieval port in the centre of Ghent. There are open and covered boats at your disposal."title=Highlights&1=40-minute+boat+cruise+along+the+River+Leie+in+Ghent&2=Travel+by+open+or+covered+boat+and+see+the+sights+from+the+water&3=Admire+the+Graslei%2C+the+Castle+of+Counts+and+the+Groot+Vleeshuis&4=Choice+of+several+departures+throughout+the+da""
From EUR7.00
 
Brussels Super Saver: Private Brussels Sightseeing Tour plus Battle of Waterloo Tour
"Depart your Brussels hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle for your 8-hour tour. If there’s anything you want to see more of let your guide know: your tour is private so the itinerary can be tailored to your interests.The morning is spent in Brussels with the first stop being at the Grand Place Brussels' magnificent medieval main square. Stroll by the baroque and Gothic buildings as you hear about their history and walk to the Statue of the Peeing Boy (Manneken Pis) to learn why this quirky monument of a urinating boy was placed here in the mid-1600s.Drive to the Laeken district
From EUR127.00

More Things to Do in Namur

Other Things To Do At The Citadel

Not only is Namur's Citadel fascinating as a military stronghold there's a host of other interesting bits and bobs scattered around within its walls.Main Pic: Following the partial demilitarisation in...
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Dec 24, 2015

An Absolute Must Do - The Citadel

Towering over the city is massive hulk of the Citadel de Namur, 2000 years of successive fortification and refortification which have dominated the city's history. Archaeologists have traced human...
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Dec 24, 2015

Halle Al'Chair

Unfortunately I didn't have time to go inside but the Halle Al'Chair certainly looks interesting. This is the former meat and fish market, built between 1588 and 1590 and is one of the city's oldest...
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Dec 22, 2015

Ideal For An Afternoon Beer!

Even if you don't take any of the guided tours of the Citadel it is still a fascinating, and educational, site just to wander. There's plenty of informative signage and the views constantly change as...
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Dec 21, 2015

Monument to the Heroes of the Province

Belgium was literally on the front line at the start of both World Wars and throughout World War I was the front for much of its duration. The provinces of Namur, along with that of Liege, saw bitter...
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johngayton
Dec 21, 2015

Where The Table Had My Name On It

I was going to write Le Ratin-Tot up as "Nightlife" tip, despite having only dropped in for a couple of afternoon beers, but it seems it doesn't actually advertise as being open after 19.00, or maybe...
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Dec 21, 2015
 
 
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Cathedrale Saint Aubain

This version of Namur's cathedral was quite a late arrival on the scene, having been built between 1751 and 1771 and consecrated the following year. It replaced an earlier cathedral, also dedicated to...
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Dec 20, 2015

Eglise Saint Loup

This fine piece of Pays Bas Baroque architecture in the old city centre is particularly interesting for the fact that it was originally built as the chapel for the Jesuit college here in Namur, the...
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Dec 20, 2015

Not Quite The London Eye

For all the fun of the fair Namur hosts an annual festival in May dedicated to "travelling arts" with visiting clowns, acrobats, tightrope walkers and the like. The centrepiece is La Grande Roue, a 30...
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Dec 19, 2015

Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste

This church caught my eye for the simple reason it was next door to the bar who's terrace table had my name on it when it got to beer o'clock.This is this city's oldest church, dating from the 13th...
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johngayton
Dec 19, 2015

Wandering The Back Streets

Although the old city is quite compact there's a very distinct sort of sub-quartier as you head towards the river. Between Rue de l'Ange and Place St Aubain, below Rue St Jaques, there's a mini-maze...
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johngayton
Dec 19, 2015

For A Riverside Stroll

The river which loops south of the old town of Namur is La Sambre, the name appropriately having been derived from the Gaulish "samara" which means "tranquil". This made for a pleasant stroll as I got...
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Dec 19, 2015

A Pleasant Little Park

I came across this little park, "Parc Louise Marie", during my random wandering bit when I first visited Namur as a stop-off between Liege and Mons. Although all I did was have a walk through it on my...
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johngayton
Dec 19, 2015

Citadel

Biggest I've seen in Europe even when compared to Budapest, Salzburg, Graz.We were there with grandparents, who found it a bit of a struggle to walk all the way up with the pram in tow. Consequently,...
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halikowski
Jul 23, 2014

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Rue du Premier Lanciers 10, Namur, Namur, 5000, Belgium
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Avenue de l'Ermitage, 1, Namur, Namur, 5000, Belgium
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1455, Chaussee de Dinant, Wepion, Namur, Namur, 5100, Belgium
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Place de la Station 14, Namur, Namur, 5000, Belgium
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Chaussee de Liege 1178, Namur, Namur, B-5101, Belgium
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Avenue Baron de Moreau 1, Namur, Namur, B-5000, Belgium
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"A city to get to know better..."
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"A Bourgeois Town"
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"Namur,"
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"NAMUR"
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"So Interesting That I Went Back For Seconds"
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