Discover a Beautiful Pearl Along the Meuse River

Dinant is a picturesque city in the Belgian province of Namur, located on the banks of the Meuse river. It is known for its beautiful natural surroundings, with cliffs and forests surrounding the city. Dinant has a rich history and has been inhabited since Roman times. It is famous for its beautiful medieval Citadel, which sits atop a rocky peak and offers panoramic views of the city and surrounding countryside.

View of the beautiful village of Dinant along the Meuse River

Another well known landmark in Dinant is the Collegiate Church of Notre-Dame, which dates back to the 12th century. The church is home to some beautiful works of art and is a popular tourist attraction.

Collegiate Church of Notre-Dame in Dinant

Dinant is also the birthplace of Adolphe Sax, builder of musical instruments and is foremost remembered for his invention of the saxophone. It is possible to visit the house of Adolphe Sax which has now been transformed into a small museum. You will find it in the center of Dinant at the Adolphe Saxstraat 37.

Statue of Adolphe Sax, creator of the Saxophone in Dinant

In addition to its cultural and historical attractions, Dinant is also a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts. The region is home to a number of hiking and biking trails, and the Meuse is popular for boating and fishing. Dinant is a charming and unique destination worth visiting.

Cable car going up to the Citadel in Dinant

View of cable car and Citadel in Dinant along the Meuse River in Belgium

View of Collegiate Church of Notre-Dame from the Citadel in Dinant

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Jurgen Huibers
Jurgen Huibers

We are a family of five hailing from the picturesque landscapes of Belgium. Our passion? Exploring the wonders of Europe. Through our travels, we aim to ignite your wanderlust and provide inspiration for your European adventures. Take a glimpse into our journey so far, and don't hesitate to reach out for more details about the places we've had the pleasure to visit. Your dream European holiday awaits, and we're here to help you make it extraordinary!

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