La Merveilleuse HotelThis renovated, 19th century convent is located along the Meuse River, a 10-minute drive from the A4 and 30 minutes from Namur. The guest rooms and apartments are air-conditioned and decorated in an elegant manner. Breakfast is served in the winter garden, the former patio of the convent. It takes a 5-minute walk to the train station of Dinant and the Casino is located on the opposite side of the river. The Citadel of Dinant can be reached in a 10-minute walk. The La Merveilleuse Cave is a 3-minute drive away. La Merveilleuse Hotel has 21 rooms.
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Dinant is a Walloon city and municipality located on the River Meuse in the Belgian province of Namur, Belgium. The Dinant municipality includes the old communes of Anseremme, Bouvignes-sur-Meuse, Dréhance, Falmagne, Falmignoul, Foy-Notre-Dame, Furfooz, Lisogne, Sorinnes, and Thynes.

The city's landmark is the Collegiate Church of Notre-Dame, rebuilt in Gothic style on its old foundations after falling rocks from an adjacent cliff partially destroyed the former Romanesque church in 1227. Several stages for paired west end towers were completed before the project was abandoned in favour of the present central tower with its highly-recognizable onion dome and facetted multi-staged lantern.

Above the church rises the vertical flank of the rocher surmounted by the fortified Citadel that was first built in the 11th century to control the Meuse valley. The Prince-Bishops of Liège rebuilt and enlarged it in 1530; the French destroyed it in 1703. Its present aspect, with the rock-hewn stairs with 408 steps, is due to rebuilding in 1821, during the United Kingdom of the Netherlands phase of Dinant's chequered history. Further fighting took place during the World War I: among the wounded was Lieutenant Charles de Gaulle.

Apart from the main block is the Rocher Bayard that would have been split by the giant hoof of Bayard, the horse carrying the four sons of Aymon on their legendary flight from Charlemagne through the Ardennes, told in Les Quatre Fils Aymon, a famous 12th-century chanson de geste.

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