Type : Industry
The site itself consists of slate – harmonious and complete – and is unique in Europe: a prestigious vestige of the slate industry in the Grand Duchy. This site has been rewarded with the Henry Ford Price 95/96 for nature and environment protection. A guided tour of the site familiarises you with stone extraction and treatment and with working conditions at the quarry.
A jacket and closed shoes are highly recommended for a visit of the underground mine (temperature of 9°).
The site is open every first Sunday between May and October from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and a guided tour will be organized at 3:00 p.m. from the main entrance.
During the months of July and August, every Wednesday and Sunday a guided tour will be organized at 3:00 p.m. from the main entrance.