Things to see and do - Namur
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Namur Travel guide
Namur : Michelin's recommendations
Namur, at the confluence of the Sambre and Meuse rivers, was once an often besieged, major military site. Today, it is still overlooked by its citadel, retains numerous churches and is a prosperous, mainly commercial and administrative town. Namur is also a popular tourist centre, the political capital of Wallonia, housing the province's Parliament, and boasts the renowned university colleges of Notre Dame de la Paix.
Tourist attractions Namur : Things to see and do
r. Julie-Billiard 17 B - 5000 Namur
The Oignies Priory treasury, saved from 1940 air raids, is housed in one room. Exhibits include early-13C evangelistaries and reliquaries by the Mosan monk Hugo d'Oignies, whose delicate skill can notably be seen in the black-background medallions wi..
N92 B - 5000 Namur
The Meuse is at its most picturesque while crossing the province of Namur. Its powerful waters have cut a 300m-high valley before gradually lowering in altitude towards the north. The Meuse flows from south to north, like most Belgian rivers, and for..
pl. du Chapitre 1 B - 5000 Namur
This museum displays a fine collection of liturgical objects, including a crown-reliquary in a case adorned with enamel discs (c 1210), a 12C portable altar decorated with ivory plaques, an arm-reliquary of St Adrian (c 1238), a 13C silver-gilt statu..
Rue du Premier Lanciers 10 B - 5000 NAMUR
The hotel is located 656 yds (300 m) from the station, a short walk from the university, the Casino de Namur and the city's historic and business center. It offers 92 fully-equipped rooms, plus a bar, 24/7 snack service and paying car park. Free WiFi..
Rue des Tanneries 13 B - 5000 Namur
Located just a 10-minute walk from Namur Station, Les Tanneurs offers stylish rooms, free WiFi, and a 24-hour front desk. The Meuse River is 4 minutes by foot. Each modern room is decorated in an earth tone décor and has exposed wooden beams, a flat..
Allée de menton, 26 B - 5000 Namur
Set in a former farmhouse, NE5T offers elegant suites with free WiFi and a free secured private parking. Surrounding the manor is a large garden with furnished terrace. The airport of Charleroi is a 30-minute drive. All accommodation features brick ..
r. Bas-Prés 52 B - 5000 Namur
This delightful local restaurant is quite irresistible. Tuck into wholesome French cooking served in a friendly laidback setting, safe in the knowledge that the prices are equally affable.
r. Bailly 10 B - 5000 Namur
Here, diners can savour classic bistro-style cuisine (calf sweetbreads, lobster with asparagus, squab, crème brûlée...) concocted by the highly experienced chef.
r. Peupliers 2 B - 5100 Jambes
This large restaurant built to resemble a liner affords a splendid view over the Meuse. Lovely terrace on piles. The menu offers straightforward and tasty dishes, and is often changed.
chaussée de Dinant 873 B - 5100 Wépion
Chinese restaurant recently opened on the banks of the Meuse. Exterior made from local stone, bright dining room with just a hint of an Asian feel to it, view of the river thanks to the large bay windows.
av. de la Plante 4 B - 5000 Namur
The energetic chef, Phil, endows his culinary concoctions with a distinctive individuality that will take you on a flavoursome voyage. Mediterranean influences abound (in tribute to his Spanish roots) in his well-designed and prepared menu.
r. Arthur Mahaux 3 B - 5021 Boninne
You are cordially invited to embark on a culinary voyage through Wallonia. The chef has created a classical repertory in which local produce takes pride of place.