"Durbuy ... the smallest town in the world???" Top 5 Page for this destination Durbuy by Pavlik_NL

Durbuy Travel Guide: 37 reviews and 133 photos

Pretending to attract a lot of tourists ...

Durbuy, the smallest town on earth, is still the slogan of this pictiresk little place with a deep valley of the Ardennes mountains. Charming it is, but the smallest city in the world it for sure is not (anymore). But let that not be a reason of not going here, as the place has a nice scenery to offer and a constant business with tourists coming and going from all over the globe always accounts for a certain atmosphere.

Only for the castle it's worth a visit

On the bank of the river Ourthe this wonderful castle is sitting on a rock and welcoming the many visitors to Durbuy. The castle already belongs for centuries to the family Ursel and has been renovated several times.

Typical stone buildings of the Ardennes

Durbuy holds a collection of almost all traditional build houses in the style of the Ardennes. This style reckons itself especially because of the buildingmaterial that was everywhere used and easily found. Rocks and "Lei"stone are the main ingredients. watch them closely when you are there ... it's quite wonderful how they did it in those days. Especially the "Lei"stone needs much work and a lot of patience.

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  • Dec 6, 2010 at 9:08 PM

    miami december 6th.,2010. please tell me how difficult is to reach Durbuy from Brussels.I want to get there by trains on January I read that is so difficult., thanks. Mr. Frank Avila my email: Favila2071@ bellsouth.net ==or==Favila2071@gmail.com

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    Mar 28, 2005 at 6:02 AM

    Hi Paul, nice page on Durbuy ! I really thought it was the smallest town in the world... :-) Yes I'm a good friend of Sarah and still have to write some tips about the short trips we did together in the Netherlands :-)

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    Dec 16, 2003 at 1:18 PM

    Leuke Durbuy page !

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    Sep 22, 2003 at 11:11 AM

    I also have my doubts about the place being the smallest town in the world, but it's a great place to visit.

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    Aug 24, 2003 at 6:50 AM

    very cool page. Thank you !

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    Aug 21, 2003 at 8:31 AM

    Beautiful town, architecture and page! Hmm... I never heard about it, thanks for sharing!

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