Things to see and do - Dinant
Unmissable tourist sites
Dinant Travel guide
Dinant : Michelin's recommendations
Dinant is a famous tourist centre occupying an outstanding site in the Meuse valley. The blue-roofed town is dominated by the onion-domed bell tower of its collegiate church and massive citadel. Dinant's name originates from the French word dinanderie (copperware). The town is also famous for its honey cakes and is the birthplace of such famous figures as the painter Joachim Patinir, Antoine Wiertz and the inventor of the saxophone Adolphe Sax.
Tourist attractions Dinant : Things to see and do
pl. Reine Astrid B - 5500 Dinant
Nothing remains of the edifice that became a collegiate church in the 10C. It was rebuilt in the Romanesque style in the 12C (only the north door remains). The Gothic church was erected from the 13C to the late 14C. The onion dome and campanile date ..
rte de Sorinnes B - 5500 Dinant
The first castle, from 1051, was rebuilt by the Bishop of Liège in 1523, then destroyed by the French in 1703. Its present appearance dates from the Dutch occupation (1818-1821). The citadel was turned into a museum , with reconstructions, dioramas,..
Rue en Rhée B - 5500 Dinant
The Mont-Fat Tower , standing in the amusement park, has a terrace that offers a panoramic view of Dinant and the Meuse Valley. The Prehistoric caves (Grotte de Mont-Fat) lie halfway up the hillside. Water streaming off the plateau and into cliff-..
Rue de l'Aiguigeois 1 B - 5503 Achêne
Set in a woody area a 5-minute drive from Dinant, Hostellerie Gilain is a family-run hotel that features its own restaurant, which serves regional and French cuisine and has been awarded with 1 Michelin star. Free WiFi is available in the entire prop..
Rue Du Vélodrome 15 B - 5500 Dinant
Prix Prices from : 60 €
Set on the banks of Lesse River, 50 metres from Anseremme Train Station, Hotel Aquatel offers functional accommodation units, water sport facilities, a restaurant and a bar. Bicycles can be rented on site. The centre of Dinant is 3.5 km away. All ro..
De Pont-a-Lesse 31 B - 5500 Pont-a-lesse
Best Western Dinant Castel de Pont-a-Lesse is located in the heart of the Ardennes. This renovated manor house is only 5 km from the city centre of Dinant and offers an indoor pool. The hotel rooms have satellite TV and black-out curtains for a comf..
r. Grande 22 B - 5500 Dinant
This restaurant is on the main shopping street. It is popular for its seasonal menus at reduced prices, as well as its small à la carte menu with oriental dishes. Quiet, peaceful atmosphere enlivened by retro touches. The chef is a trained pastry coo..
r. Cousot 3 B - 5500 Dinant
Located in a manor house since 1991, this restaurant is on the banks of the Meuse. It has earned itself something of a reputation thanks to its "Gourmet Invitation" menu and fine wine list. Spacious restaurant area decked out in bright colo..
rue A. Daoust 49 B - 5500 Dinant
With 30 years' experience under his belt, Antonio Maffia is the godfather of Dinant's restaurant milieu. His signature? Bringing sun-soaked ingredients into dishes that are very much of the moment. Good value for money.
pl. Saint-Nicolas 11 B - 5500 Dinant
Fuchsia, turquoise blue and red paint the colourful picture that frames this endearing establishment. The classical, flavoursome cuisine is greatly appreciated, as is the pleasant terrace in fine weather. Delightful service.
r. Vélodrôme 2 B - 5500 Anseremme
This restaurant in a village near Dinant is decorated in a palette of deep red tones outside, and orange at the back. The menu offers a number of grilled meat dishes; very decent prices.
Charreau des Capucines 23 B - 5500 Dinant