Namur

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NamurNamur Travel Guide

Namur is one of the most unique cities in Belgium which offers something distinct from other Belgian cities. Featuring a slow paced lifestyle, Namur is home to one of the most dramatic settings in Wallonia, thanks to its geographical location. The high rising cliffs of the Grognon offers visitors a panoramic view over the rolling plains to the north. With its unique culture and a 2000 year old long history with regards to fort-building and siege breaking, Namur is home to over 100,000 people. Namur, the capital of Wallonia, offers plenty of things to do and activities worth participating in. Explore the slow paced lifestyle of locals, take part in its many celebrations and visit some of the loveliest attractions in and around Namur with a cheap car hire. Discover the natural attractions of Namur by booking a cheap car hire. Make sure to book a car rental few weeks before your travel date for a chance to get the cheapest rates possible.

Shopping

Home to a good number of stores, Namur prides itself as a shopper’s paradise. Despite its small size, the city attracts thousands of shopaholics annually. Here you will find some of the most exotic boutiques, craft stores and shops scattered in the narrow pedestrian streets of the Old Town. The city’s main shopping streets are the Rue de Fer, the Rue de l’Ange, the Rue Emile Cuvelier and the Rue de Bruxelles, which locals sometimes refer to as the “open sky shopping mall”. The city is also home to lots of energetic open air markets and the best days of the week to enjoy visiting the market is one Saturday. On this day, you will find lots of stalls selling all kinds of fresh local produce.

Getting there and getting about

Strategically located in the center of Belgium, Namur can be easily accessible by train, flight or car. Visitors have a lot of transport options to choose from. In order to have easy access to the city, regardless of the transport option you opt for, the best thing is to aim for Brussels. For international travelers, the major gateway into Namur is through Brussels Airport. From here you can head south either by road or rail into the city which is just about an hour trip.

Accommodation

Namur is home to a limited number of accommodation options, so it is best to make online reservations before visiting. The city is home to a few four star hotels where guest will enjoy hospitability at its best. However, for a town with a reputation for being the capital of Wallonia, there’s perhaps a few accommodation option than you might expect for a place its standard. For budget travelers, there are a good number of incredible small hotels, guesthouses and B&B’s located around Muese. Also there are some lovely cottages and farmhouses for rent in the rolling hills and woods around Namur. For those traveling on a tighter budget, there are also attractive youth hostel in town to cater to your needs.

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