On Wednesday, October 2, 2013, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium visited the city of Namur. Upon their arrival at Place Saint-Aubain Their Majesties were warmly welcomed by hundreds of locals as well as by the governor and the mayor of Namur.
Thereafter, Their Majesties attended a reception held in their honor at the Palais Provincial de Namur where they listened to various welcoming speeches, received gifts, and signed the Livre d’Or (guestbook).
After the reception, Their Majesties visited the Musée Provincial des Arts Anciens du Namurois where they were given a private tour of the lovely museum. Soon, the reigning couple attended a luncheon meeting at the Théâtre Royal de Namur, and then completed a walkabout where they shook hands with hundreds of locals who were happy to met their new king and queen.
To watch videos from today’s visit as well as to view photos please click the links below.