More about Bastogne
Why go to Bastogne?
This village was the site of the Battle of the Bulge during World War II, and offers the chance to learn more about it
Cruise ships don't dock here so you'll need to travel from the port in Namur if you want to visit
History buffs will delight in Bastogne's many museums and memorials dedicated to its World War II history
Currency & Best Way to Get Money?
The euro is the coin of choice. It's probably best to change money in larger Namur, but if you find yourself in need in Bastogne, try the BKCP Bastogne, Rue de Sablon 79 or the Hotel Melba, a part of the Best Western chain, Avenue Mathieu 49.
French is the language most commonly spoken here. But English speakers need not worry as many locals feel comfortable in both tongues. Because of the United States' role in the Battle of the Bulge, there is a lot of pro-American sentiment here and even locals not fluent in English seemed to enjoy trying out their language skills.