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La Citadelle de Dinant: Tours & Tickets

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:30
Open today: 10:00 - 17:30
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It was between 1818, and 1821, during the Dutch occupation, that the citadel was built in its current form. Throughout the kitchen, the bakery and the forge, you will discover the daily life of 400 soldiers that were living there. Don't forget to...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:30
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Citadel Road, 1, Dinant 5500, Belgium
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All reviews cable car guided tour the river nice view world war la citadelle boat trip included in the price by foot climb the stairs small town lots of history combined ticket free parking german invasion the cliff nice place to visit
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Reviewed 3 days ago

As a historian of the First World War (and of Belgium in particular), I've been struck by how Belgian towns and cities that suffered especially seem not to want to remember. That's not the case in Dinant. The citadel, which featured prominently in the events...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Dinant has to be one of the most amazing places we've visited. The citadel is hundreds of years old and the landscape is breathtaking. Take the view from the top of town at the citadel for best views.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank diver201
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great and interesting self guided tour of a fascinating and historical place. It was €9 per person which includes the free use of the gondola up and down if you don't want to do the step climb up. Free parking at the top or...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 276tashv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second visit to the Citadel, the first one being some years ago. Arriving at the top by cable car just after 11 am, we narrowly missed a guided tour (most rooms are only accessible by tour), but the next one was apparently...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank George K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a really great trip to the citadel, cable car and then a boat trip on the river. The citadel has amazing views and lots of history on the 1914 conflict, very informative and chilling that so many innocent civilians were caught up and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the area and took plenty of photos the view is very cool on the top and you can take a tour around and see the history

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank George A
Reviewed 13 September 2019

You can drive up here, walk up a lot of steps or take the cable car which is what we did. The place has a tour you can walk around which recreates in sound and displays what happened in Dinart at the start of WW1...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 September 2019

Apart from La Citadelle being located above the city of Dinant, giving a beautiful view over the river Maas and the town, this museum part gives you very interesting and detailed insight about the town's role during World War I. We visited La Citadelle on...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ReneTolenaars2016
Reviewed 4 September 2019

There is very little at the top to see unless you go on the guided tour. It wasn’t even possible to see the excellent views without the guide. This may have been fine if we could have understood him. We were given an explanation sheet...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Traveler332829
Reviewed 2 September 2019 via mobile

Beautiful place and view from the top. The museum part was interesting and there were really exciting parts, but it could be better. The ticket price for an adult is 9.50€

Date of experience: September 2019
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Paradise60348826614
3 May 2019|
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Response from Céline V | Property representative |
Hello. Yes, the train will get you in the center of Dinant and then you can take the cable car or the stairs to visit the citadel. We will be open from 10 to 17hr30 PM. Kind regards, Céline
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TamatPit
7 March 2018|
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No, the fort people control the stairs and will close them. There is no other way down expect a mile along the road
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Pritam L
24 February 2018|
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Response from Céline V | Property representative |
I agree with you. Both are good. Even if there is less people in autumn of course. During summer you can do a boat trip on the river Meuse. Kind regards, Céline
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