Citadel

Interesting
The first castle, from 1051, was rebuilt by the Bishop of Liège in 1523, then destroyed by the French in 1703. Its present appearance dates from the Dutch occupation (1818-1821). The citadel was turned into amuseum , with reconstructions, dioramas, miscellaneous items and a small weapons collection recalling the main events of its history and that of the town. The walls, 100m above the Meuse, offer aview of the town, the collegiate church and Meuse Valley.

Useful information

Address:

rte de Sorinnes, 5500 Dinant

Phone:

+32 82 22 36 70

Price:

8 € (-12 years old 6 €)

Opening hours

Apr-Sep: 10am-6pm; early Oct-mid Nov: daily except Fri 10am-5pm; mid Nov-end Mar: daily except Fri 10am-4.30pm; Jan: weekends 10am-4.30pm - closed 1 Jan and 25 Dec - Oct-Mar: cable car weekends only, except school hols - guided tour recommended Apr-Sep

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