|Address:||Place Reine Astrid 3-5, B-5500 Dinant, Belgium. 65 miles (105 km) southeast of Brussels Airport (IATA: BRU). There is a train that goes from the airport to Dinant. The trip takes about 2 hours. The Citadel of Dinant is about a 15-minute walk from the station (i.e., about half a mile).|
|Admission:||8 euros for adults, 6 euros for children.|
|Hours:||From April to September, the Citadel opens daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. There is a different schedule for off season.|
|Phone:||+32 82 22 36 70|
The Citadelle de Dinant is a fortress located in the Walloon city of Dinant in the province of Namur, Belgium. Built in 1815, the citadel overlooks the city of Dinant and the Meuse river.
I did not use my drone to take the picture below. In Belgium, hobbyists can fly drones for recreational use but only in places approved by the Belgian Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA). It was too much hassle to find such places. I love flying my toy, but I must not forget that when I travel, my main objective is to experience, firsthand, the beauty and grandeur of the place. So last weekend I decided to leave my quadcopter at home. I took this picture at the back of the Citadelle de Dinant using my DSLR camera.
It is already fall in many parts of Europe. Where I live the temperature is still between 20 and 30 degrees Centigrade. I can’t wait for the leaves to change color in my part of the world. But that won’t happen until November. Again, I didn’t use my Phantom 4 Pro drone to take the picture below, as drone laws in Belgium are quite restrictive. I used my DSLR camera.