Namur is the capital of the province of Namur and of the Walloon Region in Belgium. The city is known for its diverse touristic attractions, shops, cafes, restaurants, museums, theaters, exhibitions and galleries, and finally the famous Walloon festivals which takes place in the city on the third weekend of September. Namur also has many historic buildings and venues, such as the famous Citadel which dominates the city at the junction of the Meuse and the Sambre. The infrastructure of Namur is designed to make pedestrians enjoying pleasant walks because the city center is crossed by many pedestrian streets.
Cardinal Mercier district
Cardinal Mercier district is one of the most prestigious streets in Namur. Known for its ideal location, on the banks of the Sambre, the district is close to the city center as well as to the university. Cardinal Mercier is also 5 minutes away from the station by walk.
The Citadel of Namur
Dominating the city from the top of its rocky outcrop, the Citadel of Namur is one of the largest in Europe. It has an important network of underground passages and it is also called the “termite mound of Europe”. It covers 80 hectares of green spaces and offers incredible views of the city center. It is also very pleasant to contemplate it every day when you live in Namur.
A friendly shopping area
It is very pleasant to walk around the city center of Namur and do your shopping there. In fact, the city has many small shops in various sectors (textiles, food, games, decoration, etc.). Living near this center will have the advantage of making your life easy and comfortable.
A city in the center of Wallonia
Living in Namur means being in the center of Wallonia. This location has the advantage of giving you access to the 4 corners of Belgium without much effort. The highway is also at the entrance of the city which makes long journeys even easier