The Auberge de Jeunesse Félicien Rops youth hostel
is situated along the banks of the Meuse in an old manor house. It is named after painter Félicien Rops who once set up a workshop there.
The Namur region offers a host of opportunities to youth hostel guests, including sports activities such as cycling, adventure trails and kayaking, natural sites such as caves and forests and cultural sights such as ruins, abbeys and castles. And why not try out a boat trip down the Meuse?
The Namur Youth hostel offers
you the chance to take to the skies also!
If you have always wanted to try paragliding, but have never dared, we have devised an initiation programme for you at the gliding school.
Near the hostel you can avail of:
Guided tour of the town of Namur
Visit to the Citadel
Visit to the Walloon Parliament (groups)
Museums: Félicien Rops, Archaeology
Museum, Groesbeeck de Croix
Living Museum of Egypt (groups)
Visit to the fire station (groups)
Queen Fabiola theme park
Trip on a river boat
Charleroi South Airport is 40 km from Namur. To get to the YH:
Take bus no. 68 from the airport (stop 2) to Charleroi South station (10 min.). Next, take a train from Charleroi South to Namur station (30 min.). The Belgian Railways (SNCB) sell a special 25% discounted return ticket for the train + bus no. 68 to Charleroi South airport.
Simply ask for code C61 at your local station ticket office.
Take the E411 from Brussels to Namur and come off at exit 14 for Bouge. Follow signs for Wépion-Dinant.
Bus no. 3 or 4 from Namur station; the stop is just 300 m from the youth hostel.
The youth hostel is 3 km from the station. Come through the town centre until you reach the Meuse then follow signs for Dinant. You will pass by the casino. The youth hostel is on the bank of the Meuse.
Breakfast Included, Internet Access, Laundry, Wheelchair Friendly, Linen Included, Bar, Towels, Security Lockers, Luggage Storage, Telephone/Fax Facilities, Bike Parking, BBQ Area