Things to do in Namur, Dinant and surrounding areas
Explore Meuse is a dynamic region located at the gateway of the Belgian Ardennes. Enjoy a wide variety of attractions in Namur and beyond. There’s something for everyone: castles, fortresses, museums, and exhibitions. You can even rent a boat or enjoy a boat tour on the river Meuse. Jump in and discover all the things to do around Namur and Dinant!
Activities a stone's throw from the Belgian Ardennes
Summer or winter, there is always something to do in the Explore Meuse region! Summer gives you the opportunity to take a boat tour or a cruise on the Meuse, or a range of water sports such as paddle boarding or kayak down the river Lesse. Enjoy the sun and special moments with friends by renting an electric boat in Namur or Dinant. Is the sky clouding over? Don’t panic! Why not try one of our wellness centres for a spot of relaxation? Saunas, hammams, massages and jacuzzis are on offer to relax and let yourself go. Do you want to immerse yourself in our traditions and local products? Then choose to visit one of our regional producers and artisans. They will be happy to open their doors and give you a glimpse of their manufacturing secrets as well as the history of their products. Ideally located, Explore Meuse is an essential destination to visit before heading to the Belgian Ardennes!
Along the water
Our region, crossed by the Meuse, offers numerous activities on the water. With boat tours and cruises or renting an electric boat, you can sail on the Meuse and discover the region from a different angle. At the harbourmaster’s office, private yachts and other private boats can be moored here for several days.
Local products and artisans
During your visit to the Meuse valley, take a look at the local products and the way in which they are produced. Some local producers and regional producers even welcome visitors. Amongst these are the Chateau de Bioul wine estate, the Caracole brewery, the Warnant snail farm, the Mosans beehives and Li P’tite Brèssène.
Shopping in Namur
Namur is not only the capital of Wallonia, but also a fantastic shopping destination. We have selected the best places for you, which have been recommended by our friends in Namur! Take a stroll through the charming pedestrian streets through the city and discover the shops and boutiques that add to the authenticity of this city. “Un p’tit coin de parapluie” is one of the most highly recommended, where Murielle welcomes you with her legendary smile. She has an eye for detail and will undoubtedly find the piece that fits you like a glove!
Wellness and well-being
Treat yourself to a moment of ultimate relaxation and enjoy one of our wellness offers for a well-deserved break! On a trip to Namur? We highly recommend Wellne5t! All the facilities you need to relax are available here: sauna, indoor swimming pool, hammam, jacuzzi, whirlpool and a massage service. A great way to combine sightseeing and relaxation during your stay.
Immerse yourself in the underground world by visiting the cave in Dinant or relax in one of our two casinos! There is always something for everyone!