Namur Travel Guide - Wallonia's Capital City 

Namur is one of the most relaxing cities in Belgium, creating the perfect setting for couples. Its beautiful scenery and fantastic network of paths and cycle routes set it apart from the traditional congested cities.

A visit to Namur is a must for anyone visiting Belgium. This warm, welcoming city provides a brilliant alternative to the usual crowded bigger cities.

Take a walk along one of the many path routes, cycle around taking in the wonderful scenery or simply experience the laidback lifestyle that Namur represents.

Namur not only offers beautiful scenery, it boasts squares full of designer boutiques, delicious restaurants and vintage stores, providing for a unique and special short break to Belgium.

Take a visit to one of Namur's muesums, where you can find an array of fine art and designs. Alternatively, take a stroll to Citadel, the former fortress of Namur, where impressive scenery and rich history can be found.

What's more, this fantastic city can be reached by taking the Newcastle to Amsterdam ferry crossing with your vehicle, with Namur only being a short 3 hour drive from IJmuiden port.

Things to see and do in Namur

Sightseeing in Namur

The quaint and welcoming city of Namur offers something for everyone, whether you travel with your partner, family or friends. Here are some of the top attractions Namur has to offer:

The Citadel of Namur offers everything in terms of sightseeing and historical adventures. Browse around the historical fortress at your own leisure, or choose to take the fully guided tour, enhancing your knowledge of the events that occured here in the past. With 5 different walking tracks and many tunnels and chambers to explore, a visit to the Citadel is a must!

The Felicien Rops Museum
Dedicated to 19th century artist Felicien Rops, a Namur local renowned for his illusrations of erotic lifestyles and macabre scenes, this museum proudly displays his works of art. A visit to this museum is a must for any lover of art and culture. 

Sightseeing at its best
There are many things to see in Namur, ideal for any tourist that enjoys sightseeing and culture. With beautifully architectured buildings, cobbled streets, towers and theatres, you can always find something to explore in this quaint and cosy city.

Shopping in Namur

Namur shops

In Namur you will find a range of fantastic boutiques offering classical and modern fashion. Not only this, Namur boasts some great gift shops offering traditional souvenirs, children's toys and more.

Get a taste for Belgium and visit one of the traditional chocolate shops, who's aroma alone will not let you walk past without taking a look inside!

When your all shopped out, wander into one of Namur's cafes to sample some of Belgium's finest beers and wines.

Eating out in Namur

It is no surprise that Namur boasts many welcoming restaurants with delicious food on offer. Here are some popular restaurants in Namur:

Restaurant Le Grill
Le Grill offers an array of delicious dishes including; charcoal grilled dishes, fish, salads and local cuisine. With a terrace available upon request, Le Grill is ideal for any couple or group wanting to make the most of their time in Namur.

La Petite Fugue
This welcoming restaurant is group/family friendly and offers delicious French cuisine at affordable prices. Take your pick from a delicious range on the menu, and accompany your meal with a choice of beers and wines, making your dining experience in Namur a one to remember.

Chez Chen
Specialising in Chinese cuisine, the popular Chez Chen restaurant certainly does not disappoint. With an extensive menu, friendly service and delicious food, Chez Chen ticks all the boxes when looking to dine in Namur.


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