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Route D: Through the Syre and Alzette valleys

Road section closed to motorised traffic from August 1 to 30

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Distance : 55 Km


Start : Gare Pfaffenthal / Parking Glacis
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Cycling route : 68 %


Closed road, only residents & buses : 18 %


Mixed traffic in urban areas : 11 %


Mixed traffic out of town : 3 %


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Description


  • Start / destination:
    Pfaffenthal railway station / Glacis carpark
  • Sections closed to motorized traffic:
    CR154 Alzingen-Syren, CR132 Syren-Moutfort, CR187 Mensdorf-Uebersyren
  • Possible connections:
    Hamm-Moutfort, EuroVeloRoute 5, PC 2 Echternach, PC 4 Wasserbillig


Discover two very different valleys by taking the route through the Syre and Alzette valleys. The journey starts off in the modern Kirchberg area of the capital in the shadow of large modern buildings. In Hostert the road runs past the beautiful old “Charly`s Gare”. From Ernster the route then turns southwards along the River Syre through Niederanven, Schuttrange and Moutfort, Syren and Alzingen before heading back towards the capital, which one approaches through the magically green quarter of Grund before finishing the tour along the Alzette river at the Pfaffenthal lift or on the Glacis field.


Highlights along the way:

  • Take a break in the “Ofstellgleis” immediately adjacent to “Charly’s Gare” in Hostert.
  • Make a detour to the Schlammwiss nature reserve along the stretch between Niederanven and Uebersyren; famous for its bird ringing station.
  • Stop at the camping ground in Hesperingen. It’s cafe is open to visitors. Or pitch your tent there for one night.

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