This important sight in Ghent is a castle with a very turbulent past, closely intertwined with the complex—often stormy—political and social history of the city.Read more
Dinant is a small but picturesque city in the Walloon region of Belgium. It stretches along the river Meuse against the steep rock face behind on the eastern side, with a thinner strip on the western side against a forest. Its old town is perhaps one the most impressive sights in Wallonia. Dinant is one of the lesser known destinations. but it makes a perfect day trip for those who wish to explore the hidden beauty of Belgium.
Visit the Collégiale Notre Dame de Dinant (Free)
The church dominating the city's riverbank stands in the place where a previous romanesque one was destroyed by rocks falling from the cliff in 1227. The onion dome tower at the facade together with the striking interior has made it one of the most iconic attractions in Dinant.
Take a cruise tour down the river Meuse to Freyr
The most beautiful cruise reaching the wilder parts of the Upper river Meuse; admire the Priory, the famous castle of Freÿr and its French gardens, the rocks of Freÿr and the highest climbing cliff in Belgium. During the course, you enjoy the audio commentary in various languages.
Visit the Castle of Freyr
The Castle of Freÿr welcomes you into its harmonious premises, which were furnished by the 20 generations who have been living here. The walled terraced gardens, in the style of Le Nôtre, will present to you their splendour and intimacy. The babbling fountains, the perfume of the 300 years old orange trees and the 6 km of small mazes will seduce both younger and older visitors.
Explore the wilderness at Grotte de Han
Bear, bison, wolf, lynx... all of the animals welcome you in the spectacular scenery of a preserved area of 250 ha, elected Best Wildlife Park in Belgium! To visit by Safari-bus or on foot (walking trail of 2.5 km or 5 km). And then plunge into the heart of the geological miracles of one of the most beautiful caves in Europe.