Gallery: The Colorful City of Dinant, Belgium

International Bellhop Travel Magazine

511098143A colorful jewel on the banks of the Meuse River in what is called the Meuse Valley, the Belgian city of Dinant is a must see for travelers who are wandering through Belgium and looking for small towns with a long history and quaint charm.

Dinant -- Map

Dinant is situated along a thin strip of land along the Meuse River, where a large outcropping of limestone rock hangs over the river shores. Because of the way the thin shores quickly ascend to the hills and mountains above, Dinant and its city center is also very thin and long, growing along the river to the north and south.

Fortress at Dinant

The History of Dinant, Belgium

Dinant can trace its roots back  as far as the 7th Century, with the valley being inhabited by Celtic and Roman cultures; though the true Dinant that we know today can be considered founded around the 11th Century, when King…

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