Namur, Rops and Citadelle
Let's visit Namur: the Félicien Rops Museum, lunch at the Panorama restaurant and visit of the Citadelle!
LOCATED IN A FORMER MANSION HOUSE IN A PEDESTRIAN AREA OF OLD NAMUR, THE MUSEUM PRESENTS THE LIFE AND WORK OF FÉLICIEN ROPS, FROM HIS BEGINNINGS AS A CARICATURIST TO HIS SATANIC AND DEMONIC CREATIONS.
Félicien Rops was born in Protected content died in Protected content , and so lived through the 19th century, a period of upheaval marked by industrial progress, changing customs and the modernity that was give rise to symbolism in art. “I spend my time containing myself and I have a furious desire to smash this straitjacket of conventions which civilised societies use to restrain primitive natures. […] To go far away from the world 'comme il faut' to finally live my life in excitement and movement”1. The museum is intended as a place where this extraordinary temperament is expressed, devoting almost Protected content to the artist's paintings, drawings, lithographs and letters.
The Panorama is located on the Esplanade of the citadel and has a magnificent terrace which will allow you to enjoy the view of the Meuse valley.
Route Merveilleuse, 82
Centre du Visiteur Terra Nova
Route Merveilleuse, Protected content
Parking (free) at Terra Nova.
!!! From October 9 to 18, the parking lot on the Esplanade.
Enjoy thousands of years of history with a multimedia dive into the past, present and future of Namur.
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