Dinant is a city in Belgium located along the Meuse River, and close to the border of France. It has a long history and it’s been around since at least the 10th century, which means that no true history lover could ever resist it. Dinant is also known for its stunning valleys, limestone cliffs, and historic castles. The name “dinant” can actually be translated to sacred or divine gorge in Celtic and Welsh origins. Curious, isn’t it? Visit this sacred city during your next holiday and If you’d like to find a place to stay in this gorgeous riverside town, take a look at these 10 Airbnb rentals in Dinant to help you get started.
This charming stone farmhouse offers a cozy room with access to a shared bathroom, living room, internet, parking, and all the outdoor space. The host offers breakfast, and around the farm you’re likely to encounter a bunch of animals - including horses, cows, goats, chickens, and other birds in a little aviary! For an interesting historical site, head into town and visit the Dinant Citadel, a medieval fortress building that now houses a history museum; to access it you have to be brave and walk up its 408 steps - or just take a cable car.
Chambre au calme, à la ferme
There are 2 private rooms available to rent here, with access to a private bathroom, and a half-bath. Guests also have access to the kitchen, internet, laundry, parking, breakfast, and other common spaces, like the living room and garden. The neighborhood is located right next to the river, and is close to the Tourist Information Center. Just across the river is Poilvache, the ruins of a medieval castle overlooking the valleys and town.
Magnificent house renovated for all your family
This eclectic home offers a cozy bed and access to both a shared and a private bathroom. Guests can also enjoy use of the kitchen, living room, garden, parking, internet, garage, and more - you can even borrow a bike! The home is located right on the riverbank, and is near attractions like the Leffe Museum, a history museum that focuses on brewing and even offers a tasting. It’s also near Bayard Rock, a scenic rock point and passageway that’s also good for activities like hiking.
"THE GARDEN ROOM" in DINANT
This apartment rental is brimming with Belgian country charm. There are 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a kitchen, a living space, a huge terrace and a garden area, as well as a little reading room. There is also internet and parking available. The property is located right in the heart of town, near the river and the Citadel. For the music lovers especially, other museums in the vicinity are the Maison de la Pataphoneie (House of Pataphonia), a museum of music and instruments from around the world, and the Adolphe Sax House, a museum about the inventor of the saxophone, and other instruments.
This private room rental has a cozy bed, space to relax, a tea/coffee kettle, and a private ensuite bathroom. There is internet and parking, and as it’s right in town by the Citadel, you’re within walking distance of plenty of restaurants, bakeries, and shops. If you’re interested in taking a river cruise, you can check out Dinant Evasion, which has some tour cruises available.
Chambre et salle de bains privative
This spacious room rental is located right by the river, and has 2 beds, a private bathroom, a space to hang out and relax, and a scenic balcony overlooking the river and streets. It is the perfect place to enjoy your coffee and breakfast in the morning or a drink in the evening! Guests also have access to internet and parking. For a plethora of unique activities, head on over to Dinant Adventure Park. You can do an adventure/thrill course over the valley and in the trees and cliffs, go kayaking, paintballing, ziplining or take a giant swing over the valley, explore underground caverns, and more.
La Petite Maison de Meuse
This home rental in town features 2 bedrooms, a bathroom, a kitchen and living space, a cozy fireplace, and parking. Up to 5 guests can stay here, and you have the luxury of a quiet space in town. If all that adventuring I just mentioned sounded good, then you should also check out Grotte la Merveilleuse (Wonderful Grotto), where you can take a tour through limestone caves, or guided hike through Park Furfooz, an area with caves, forests, and even some ancient Roman ruins.
Maison à 2min du centre. Idéal sans voiture
This room rental is about 15 minutes outside the center of town. It’s perfect for solo travelers or couples, and comes with a bed, a bathroom, internet, parking, and breakfast. It’s nearby attractions like Vêves Castle, a fully restored castle with a courtyard and 6 towers, and Chevetogne nature park, a forested park with lake activities and other sports, like mini-golf.
Nice house in the Condroz... very quiet !
This renovated 16th-century bungalow home rental has 5 bedrooms with room enough for up to 12 guests. There are 2 bathrooms, living and dining spaces, a kitchen, a stone patio, a wooden deck, a sauna, internet, and parking. It’s surrounded by the woods, and nearby attractions include Freÿr Castle (and its crazy-awesome landscaped gardens), and Lesse Kayaks (through Dinant Evasion), where you can kayak on the river Lesse.
Les trois canards
This bed and breakfast is just outside the center of town in a restored old farmhouse. You can choose a cozy, colorful room that comes with a bathroom, internet, parking, and breakfast provided by the host. Pets are also welcome here. If you haven’t gotten to other historic castle sites (some intact and some in ruins), they should definitely be on your list. There are about a dozen, so to name a few, you can visit Walzin Castle, the Castle of Crevecoeur, Chateau De Champalle, the museum and castle ruins of Montaigle, and more.
A riverside oasis
It may be a small tourist town, but Dinant has certainly plenty to keep you occupied: tons of historic castles, museums, nature and adventure parks, walks and shops along the river, and more. There are just as many idyllic places to stay; hopefully one these 10 Airbnb rentals is the perfect accommodation for you!
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