Discover the medieval era and dive into the historic past of Luxembourg's castles.
That Luxembourg has many beautiful castles and fortifications, is not new, but how life used to be in the castles is usually less known. The hustle and bustle of the medieval festivals in Luxembourg carry you back to a long forgotten time and offer a glance into the lives of our ancestors.
On June 10th and 11th, the first merchants, knights and mercenaries set up their tents in front of the castle in Useldange like in the Middle Ages. Musicians, acrobats, blacksmiths, etc. brought the visitors back into the past. The knights' camp, in particular, attracts every year, numerous curious visitors. A visit of the castle towers and the tasting of medieval delicacies should not be missed. The entrance to the festival is only 5 € for adults and children under 12 years have free access.
“Hasmaringa Marca” is a medieval market taking place from July 1st to 2nd in the park of Hesperingen, close to the remains of the castle. Workshops, kids entertainment, concerts, fire shows and of course the traditional market with taverns invite you to an exciting weekend. Entrance is free. So come to Hesperange and be inspired by the medieval flair.
The most famous and one of the biggest medieval festivals in Luxembourg takes place from July 29th to August 6th at the castle of Vianden. For the 16th time, thousands of visitors will make their way to Vianden to celebrate in a unique spectacular scenery. Exceptional knight fights, lively music, jugglers, craftsmen and excellent culinary highlights guarantee a lot of fun. Admission to the spectacular performances vary between 8,50 € for adults and 2 € for children from 6 years.
The “Butschebuerger Buergfest”in Dudelange takes place from September 9th to 10th. The medieval market starts on Saturday with many traders and craftsmen presenting their products throughout the weekend. There are also authentic medieval activities such as storytellers, Raptor shows, bow tournaments, pony rides and many other performances. A highlight on Saturday afternoon is a parade at 2:00 pm, followed by a horse tournament and an impressive fire show in the evening. On Sunday morning at 10:00 am, a medieval religious service at the chapel opens the fair. Horse riding competitions, Concerts, Shows... entertainment for young and old are only a few highlights of the weekend.
Be thrilled by the amusing medieval atmosphere!
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