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From Maredsous to Freyr, from the monks’ simplicity to the opulence of the nobility

Awake to the spiritual life of the Benedictines and the Rule of Saint Benedict, which governs the monks’ lives at the Maredsous abbey, before driving to Dinant and embark on a tasty cruise presenting local ‘Ardennes’ flavours. 


On the agenda


09.45 Welcome coffee at the Abbey of Maredsous
10.15 Guided tour of the abbey
11.30 Departure towards Dinant for the cruise with your own coach
12.00Boarding of the boat
12.15 Boat departure
12.45 “Sax”  2-course menu
14.00 Stopover and free visit of Freyr Castle
15.30 The cruise continues
16.30 Return to Dinant. End of the programme


(*) Disabled persons access: the boat used for this programme (Le Sax) can accommodate wheelchair users. For more information, please contact our secretariat on +32 82 22 43 97.


Our tip


This eventful day will delight old stones lovers and gourmets alike! An excursion that deftly mingles historic treasures with culinary pleasures of our wonderful region.

Are your taste buds more curious than your eyes?  Then choose the Gourmet cruise,e.g. combined, with a Flora and Fauna discovery Tour at Dinant Aventure. 


Prices 2024

Price per person - excl. drinks : 

Participants Adults Children*
50 <76,00 €61,00 €
40 > 4983,00 €68,00 €
30 > 3994,00 €79,00 €
20 > 29116,50 €101,50 €


(*)  Child = under 12 yr-old


1 glass of sparkling wine + 1 glass of beer or wine or 1 soft drink + 1 coffee

1 glass of sparkling wine + 2 glasses of beer or wine or soft drinks + 50cl of water + 1 coffee  16,00€
1 glass of sparkling wine + ½ bottle of wine + 50cl of water + 1 coffee20,00€
2 glasses of beer or wine or soft drinks + 50cl water + 1 coffee13,00€
3 glasses of beer or wine or soft drinks + 50cl water + 1 coffee15,00€
Wine, beer*, water, soft drinks
*Excluding special beers Orval, Rochefort and Tripel Karmeliet
APERO PACKAGE (1h)12,50€
Sparkling wine, wine, beer*, fruit juices, still and sparkling water, soft drinks
*Excluding special beers Orval, Rochefort and Tripel Karmeliet
CHILDREN OPEN BAR PACKAGE (up to 12yr-old) (1h)6,00€
All-you-can-drink softs 
CHILDREN PACKAGE (up to 12yr-old)7,00€
Any 3 soft drinks 



Dinant Evasion cruise fleet


For your outing, we will offer you the most suitable boat according to availability as well as to the size and specificities of your group.

Do you prefer large terraces? Or do youneed wheelchair access? We welcome you in the best possible conditions.



On-board catering


Want to shake up the programme or give extra flavour to your cruise? Dishes, menus, buffets, discover the many delicious meal options on board the boats.


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