Dinant The Essential
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Dinant is a famous tourist centre occupying an outstanding site in the Meuse valley. The blue-roofed town is dominated by the onion-domed bell tower of its collegiate church and massive citadel. Dinant's name originates from the French word dinanderie (copperware). The town is also famous for its honey cakes and is the birthplace of such famous figures as the painter Joachim Patinir, Antoine Wiertz and the inventor of the saxophone Adolphe Sax.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Dinant
Château de Crèvecoeur viewpoint
Château de Crèvecoeur viewpoint
This fortress was named "Heartbreak
60 minutes
Rocher Bayard
Rocher Bayard
This 40m-high jagged rock is where it is
30 minutes
Grotte la Merveilleuse
Grotte la Merveilleuse
This cave has an outstanding profusion
60 minutes
Citadel
Citadel
The first castle, from 1051, was rebuilt
60 minutes
Park
Park
This park lies on a chalk cliff site, in
60 minutes
Church
Church
This church from 1623 contains Louis
15 minutes