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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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The most beautiful village I have seem!

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Iolanda G
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Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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!

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Thank Iolanda G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Jeffrey B
The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Helsinki, Finland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 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)!

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank Manuela L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Its a really beautifull small town that worth a visit for sure...this town is so small that in 20 minutes you can make the round!!becareful if you dont go with the car...cause the winter season there is no buses and you can go and return from the city of Durbuy only with taxi and i think its only one taxi...and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Wandeling in Durbuy is a very plesant activity. You can visit little shops and have a beer or two in many places. Worth the experience for a week-end in couple.

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Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

This place is a quintessential charmer: the castle, intriguing alleys, sweet little shops, a pleasant river walk... It's interesting, comfortable, and it has quaintness oozing out everywhere. So, have your camera ready. For a bonus, catch the topiary garden across the river from the Old Town proper. And kayak if you can. The river is grand. We chose the site... More 

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