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Luxembourg City Éislek Müllerthal Mosel Minett Guttland Germany France

Éislek, the north of Luxembourg

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Éislek is full of steep valleys, plateaus with breathtaking views and lush forests. There are also world-class hiking trails with the ‘Best of Europe - Leading Quality Trail’ label: such as the cross-border Escapardenne Eislek Trail or the Lee Trail with its breathtaking rocks. The most ambitious outdoor enthusiasts will find other certified quality trails with many points of interest.

Whether on foot or by mountain bike, there is always time to stop and admire stunning landscapes as far as the eye can see. Or to cool off in the Upper Sûre lake in the summer.

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Éislek also has its castles and forts: Vianden, for example, stands majestically above the town. A panoramic access by chairlift, followed by a guided tour of its buildings will take you back to the Middle Ages.

The castle in Clervaux houses one of the most fascinating photo exhibitions, ‘The Family of Man’. This collection by Luxembourg-American Edward Steichen is included in the UNESCO Memory of the World register.

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Naturally Europe: Escapardenne Lee Trail

Head for the hills! Luxembourg too has dizzying ridge walks, spectacular cliffs, lush meadows, whispering forests and upland plateaus. The 52-kilometre-long Lee Trail in the north of the country is the first section of the long-distance Escapardenne Trail which crosses the border into Belgium. Three friends explored it together.

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Highlights in the Éislek region

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Tourist Center „Robbesscheier"
“Robbesscheier”: Nature and tradition
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Wiltz Castle
Discover the imposing Wiltz Castle! Explore the Museum of the Art of Brewing and the Battle of the Bulge Museum and experience cultural events in the charming amphitheatre against this historic backdrop.
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Remember, understand, hope

Travelling to commemorate can be an intense experience, especially for a German who decides to visit several World War II memorials in one day. 

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The Family of Man
Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of "The Family of Man" photo exhibition in Clervaux! Be inspired by this unique collection that captures the life, cultures and emotions of mankind in breathtaking images!
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The Upper-Sûre lake
The Upper-Sûre lake
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Bourscheid Castle
Explore the fascinating Bourscheid Castle, where history meets breathtaking natural scenery. The imposing castle towers majestically over the Sûre valley and invites you to travel back in time to a bygone era. An unforgettable excursion the rich history of Éislek.
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Vianden Castle
Explore Vianden Castle, one of the most beautiful and impressive castles in Europe, which delights with its majestic setting, excellent state of preservation and history.
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Escapardenne - Leading Quality Trails - Best of Europe
Escapardenne Lee Trail
Distance: 53,93 km
Duration: 17:50 h
Difficulty: difficult
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Chairlift Vianden
Fly over Vianden by chairlift
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Escapardenne Eislek Trail
Distance: 105,60 km
Duration: 31:20 h
Difficulty: difficult
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Me, human

Scarcely beyond the entrance and I’m already hooked. There’s something big going on here. “The Family of Man” – a personal experience.

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National Museum of Military History Diekirch
Discover life-size dioramas that sensitively depict the battles and lives of soldiers during the Second World War and explore the impressive collection of over 100,000 military artefacts!
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Éislek Pied

Enchanting forests, narrow paths, stunning rock formations, breathtaking views, extensive plateaus, deep river valleys – all this can be experienced on the Éislek Pied hiking trails.

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    Éislek Pied
    Éislek Pad Diekirch
    Distance: 14,51 km
    Duration: 4:15 h
    Difficulty: medium
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    Éislek Pad Asselborn
    Distance: 7,54 km
    Duration: 2:00 h
    Difficulty: medium
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    Éislek Pad Heinerscheid
    Distance: 15,84 km
    Duration: 4:50 h
    Difficulty: medium
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    Éislek Pied
    Éislek Pad Kalborn
    Distance: 9,03 km
    Duration: 2:50 h
    Difficulty: medium
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    Éislek Pad Kautenbach
    Distance: 14,48 km
    Duration: 5:05 h
    Difficulty: difficult
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  • Luxembourg City Éislek Müllerthal Mosel Minett Guttland Germany France
    Éislek Pied
    Éislek Pad Esch-sur-Sûre
    Distance: 6,60 km
    Duration: 2:20 h
    Difficulty: medium
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  • Luxembourg City Éislek Müllerthal Mosel Minett Guttland Germany France
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    Éislek Pad Bavigne
    Distance: 9,92 km
    Duration: 3:05 h
    Difficulty: medium
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    Éislek Pad Insenborn
    Distance: 10,18 km
    Duration: 3:05 h
    Difficulty: medium
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