Namur The Essential
Namur, at the confluence of the Sambre and Meuse rivers, was once an often besieged, major military site. Today, it is still overlooked by its citadel, retains numerous churches and is a prosperous, mainly commercial and administrative town. Namur is also a popular tourist centre, the political capital of Wallonia, housing the province's Parliament, and boasts the renowned university colleges of Notre Dame de la Paix.
The Tour Joyeuse, once part of the