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Old Town of Durbuy

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Address: Durbuy, Belgium
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+32 86 21 24 28

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Great little town

Spend some time in the gardens. Small children only 1 euro. Quite little garden with Nice sculptures. Durbuy is small but Cosy. There is a Castle bit you can't visit it. Enough to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hasselt, Belgium
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Hasselt, Belgium
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54 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spend some time in the gardens. Small children only 1 euro. Quite little garden with Nice sculptures. Durbuy is small but Cosy. There is a Castle bit you can't visit it. Enough to have a drink or some Food. Best to combine with another town or hike.

Thank lagid
Brussels, Belgium
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24 reviews
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

After several years living in Belgium I always hesitated visiting the small city of Durbuy, thinking that it might not be worth the trip (240km route in total). And I was so wrong for not going there before! Even if it is indeed very little, the old city center, with stone made houses, flowered balconies and narrow cobblestone streets give... More 

Thank Madleine27
Limassol, Cyprus
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Everythig in this town was nicely kept to its old origins, little interesting shops , nice restaurants ..only problem is that everything closes very early..by 9 o'clock in the night everything is closed, you have to go back to your hotel...

Thank Goldenbird69
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94 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Everything in Durbuy is charming and well-cared, locals are polite and friendly, also I felt like I was back in time in the middle age, local shops made in stone, so so beautiful, there is a lot to see and I am definitely coming back!

Thank Iolanda G
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497 reviews
265 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Worth the short walk in the smallest town of Europe...Quite turistic, it never has lost its charm and beauty.

Thank Rafael J
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Narrow streets with shops are nice, a lot of tourists. Christmas market has little to do with Christmas. Take cash with you, long line at ATM. It' s not my favorite town to visit.

Thank Jeffrey B
The Netherlands
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Without access to the castle what is the point of visiting a castle town? It was an incredibly touristy kitsch village with more restaurants and tourist shops than houses. Worth a quick walk round but nothing more than that.

Thank Emma E
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

Last 5 years we go for Xms market in nice city of Durbuy. Lively market, many nice small shops, many nice places to enjoy the drink or meal. In summer you can take a bike or do a nice trekking. The only minus is parking!

Thank Rexonaut
Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

Durbuy is an interesting little place... for about an hour! It is very crowded and hot in the summer. Lots of traffic constantly through the middle of the town. We did have a great sandwich though, at the Boucherie Bodson (which has a peering pig at the window)!

Thank CeedeeTee
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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Reviewed 20 November 2016

It's a nice region around Durbuy, a little small town in the dreaming nature of the Ardennes, where are many excellent restaurants , nice little shops, nice cafes for a cold belgian beer or a good glass of wine. I think the river is l'Ourth, tourists love this region for the fresh air of the Ardennes, the wonderful walks, especially... More 

Thank Manuela L

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