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City break in Namur. Active leisure ideas for Namur - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Bord de Sambre à Namur Namur is a great vacation destination for those who like picturesque natural beauties. The city and its immediate surroundings have many beautiful places to explore. Many interesting hiking trails are laid along the banks of the Lesse River. It is unnavigable, only part of this river is accessible for kayaking and canoeing. In the warmer months, local sports centers organize rafting here. Walks along the waterfront are very popular among tourists. Here you can visit picturesque forests, admire beautiful cliffs and rocks. Local forests are inhabited by many wild animals and birds. The best time to go for a walk is the warm season. Several ancient castles have been preserved in these places, so walking can always be combined with sightseeing.
The main historical symbol of the city is La Citadelle de Namur. The very first fortification in its place was erected back in the 3rd-4th centuries by the Romans. The bastion built by them … Open
The most important symbol of the city is the wonderful Maas River, on the banks of which a unique natural oasis formed. The river is considered shallow and is distinguished by the variety of fish species. They serve as a natural feed for herons and other waterfowl, therefore this natural area attracts bird watchers and ornithologists from around the world. Here tourists are offered interesting excursions through the forests, during which they can see rare birds. There are also excellent fishing spots on the banks of the river.
The most famous natural attraction of these places is the Ardennes Forest, one of the most valuable natural sites in Belgium. Besides many rare deciduous and coniferous trees growing here, the forest is also famous for its grottoes and caves. The Ardennes Mountains can be explored on the territory of the extensive nature reserve. The most interesting hiking trails are laid in the foothill areas. Here are the most beautiful caves hiding stalactites and stalagmites, as well as deposits of valuable mineral components. In recent years, the trails passing through the forest have been well equipped. From comfortable wooden bridges and viewing platforms, you can admire all this natural splendor. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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 … Open
To enjoy the natural beauties of the region, there is no need to go far beyond the city limits. Namur has picturesque parks, the most beautiful and comfortable of which is Louise - Marie Park. The park lies on the riverbank and has convenient walking paths and benches at every step. In summer, its visitors have a lot of space for active games, so locals like to spend time with their families here. Many people come to the park just to feed the birds living here.
One of Namur's main entertainment centers is Grand Casino, a legendary historic casino. It occupies a spectacular old building standing on the riverbank and attracts not only fans of gambling but all fans of evening rest in an unusual setting. In the evening, the casino building and its surrounding area are spectacularly illuminated, which makes the area one of the most interesting for evening walks. Classic casino tables and all kinds of slot machines are available for guests here. You can also diversify your leisure in a nice bar. It is worth noting that the casino often hosts evening show programs.
In the warmer months, one of the favorite spots among townspeople is Parc Attractif Reine Fabiola. This beautiful park is an open-air entertainment and leisure center that would be of interest to absolutely everyone. For the smallest ones, it provides playgrounds with slides and sandboxes, while sports grounds are available for adults and older children. In summer, an open-air stage is set up in the park to hold regular concerts. The park has a lovely cafe. While adults enjoy their favorite dishes, children can play on the playgrounds equipped here. In many ways, this park is aimed at vacationers with children, but local youth and older people are frequent visitors too.
Fans of an unusual setting must visit the popular cafe Aux 3D Namur. This cafe is noteworthy because here you can not only enjoy your favorite dishes but also play board games. Shelves with various games stand right in the hall, and visitors can use them for free. Such an original cafe will be an ideal place to relax on a rainy day having fun with the whole family. Holidays and fairs taking place in the city all year round will not let you get bored Active tourists and festivalgoers would be most interested in visiting Namur in summer.
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Namur
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Ardennes' , 66.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Avesnois' , 86.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Grenspark de Zoom - Kalmthoutse Heide' , 108.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'De Meinweg' , 114.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'De Groote Peel' , 115.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Namur
♥   Amusement park 'Walibi Belgium' Wavre, 32.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'ZoetWaterPark' Oud-Heverlee, 42.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Euro Space Center' Transinne, 56.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Expo ’58' Brussels, 60.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Plopsa Indoor Hasselt' Hasselt, 62.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Namur
♥   Water park 'Aqualibi' Wavre, 32.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Océade' Brussels, 60.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Spa & Aquapark Turčianske Teplice' , 70.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Molenheide' Houthalen-Helchteren, 77.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'AquaMundo Center Parcs Erperheide' Peer, 86 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Namur
♥   Restaurant 'Parfums de cuisine' Namur. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Cuisinémoi' Namur. Type - Market cuisine|Modern cuisine. 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Au Phil des Saveurs' Namur. Type - Mediterranean cuisine|Modern cuisine. 1.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Les Sens du Goût' Namur. Type - Market cuisine. 1.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'L’Agathopède' Namur. Type - Creative French. 1.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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City break ideas for neighbours of Namur

Guide to your best city break in Namur - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Namur - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Namur?' disappears immediately.
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