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Preparing your trip to Namur: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

Namur, Belgium 1. Namur does not have its international airport but has a major railway station. Most often, it serves trains from Brussels, Luxembourg, and Paris. From the French capital, the city can be reached by high-speed train in 2.5 hours.
2. Some architectural attractions and bridges are more interesting to admire in the evening. At nightfall, they are decorated with spectacular illumination.
3. Shopping enthusiasts would be most interested in strolling through the central streets. They look like a series of stores and shopping centers of all possible kinds.
4. Fans of event tourism should plan a trip to Namur for the summer or the first half of autumn. Most interesting fairs and festivals are held here during this period.
5. The city has many comfortable hotels offering pretty affordable prices. The most expensive are those housed in historic castles and mansions. However, it wouldn't be hard to find a 100-euro room even here. Copyright
6. Active tourists should rent a car for a vacation. On the outskirts of the city, there are many historical and natural attractions, which are not always convenient to reach by public transport.
7. Geographically, Namur is located in the very center of Belgium. It would be the best starting point for tourists who want to take a country-wide trip.
Guests of Namur will have a chance to get acquainted with the traditions of Walloon cuisine, which is distinguished by a variety of interesting and hearty dishes. At restaurants representing … Open
8. The city is very small, the bulk of its attractions are concentrated in the historic district. If you don't miss anything, it's best to explore this area on foot.
9. The ancient fortress is located on a hill, many tourists prefer to reach it on foot. If you don't really want to walk up, you can get here by a small train.
10. Local museums and cultural centers provide large discounts for students, children, and seniors. Several times a month, all museums can be visited for free.
11. Some local churches are only accessible at certain hours. Be sure to clarify their schedule before the tour.
12. Taxi services are quite expensive in Namur. Using them will be beneficial only to those traveling in groups. The rest give preference to public transport or car rentals.
13. A small tourist information office can be found at the railway station. Here you can get a city map for free, as well as clarify any other information of interest.
14. Most locals speak French but there is no point in trying to communicate in English. Those who are not fluent in French should take a phrasebook with them on a trip.
15. It's not too hot in Namur even in summer so be sure to prepare some warm clothes. It would useful for those who are going to get out in nature and visit caves located in the mountains.
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What to visit being in Namur - unique sights

Chateau Miranda

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The place is all about broken windows, lots of garbage on the floor, walls with cracked peeling paint, rotted ceiling, and tables and chairs covered with a thick layer of dust. The castle only continues to look spectacular from outside. However, it hides a frightening ambience within its walls. Some enthusiasts aren’t frightened nor with the possible collapse of the castle, nor with numerous legends about ghosts. They especially come to the abandoned building after dark and stay there for a night to witness a ghost. Actually, the chance of finding homeless who take refuge from the vagaries of the weather in Chateau Miranda is much more probable. … Read further

Hallerbos Forest

From the series “Stunning Beauty Places of the Earth, Unknown to Tourists”
The forest is located in the surroundings of the town of Dvorp and is only a 30 minute drive from Brussels. The fact that the sight is located in the immediate vicinity of the large industrial centers makes it even more strange. According to the approximate bills, the age of the unique Blue Forest forms about 400 years. The researchers believe that so extensive hyacinth thickening has formed on its territory in the course of a few centuries. Today, the forest is the unique ecosystem that serves as a location for rabbits, deer and rare birds. If you are lucky, you can meet the forest inhabitants during the hike. … Read further

Montagne de Bueren

From the series “Furious Footways Around the World That Make You Dizzy”
Guests of Liege, who are not lazy to walk to the end of the stairs, will have an opportunity to admire not only unique historical sights. From the historic district, a wonderful panoramic view of the Maas river opens. Walking on the stairs will be comfortable and pleasant even for those who do not like long walks. On the stairs in certain places beautiful shops were established, where you can always relax. There is a cult place of interest in Liege with the official name "Buren Mount", it was named after the nobleman Vincent de Buren, who played an important role in the defense of the city. … Read further

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