The Éislek characterized by high plains and steep sloping valleys are located in the north of the country. Far from the industrial heartland to the south, this is a mythical landscape of dense forests and heroic vistas. It is a beautiful place that modernity has left unscathed. See the historic towns of Vianden, Clervaux and Wiltz, well worth visiting, as well as the imposing castles in the region.
Escapardenne Lee Trail & Eislek Trail
A quality certified trail through the Luxembourgish and Belgian Ardennes
The Escapardenne trail crosses the Belgian-Luxembourgish Ardennes and stretches over 159km, which can be split up into different stages. The trail is divided into two main sections: the Lee Trail (53km) and the Eislek Trail (106km), both are certified as "Leading Quality Trails - Best of Europe". The Lee Trail consists of 3 stages and takes you from Ettelbruck to Kautenbach. In Kautenbach you have direct access to the Eislek Trail, enabling you to continue your route for 5 more stages to reach La Roche-en-Ardenne.
Hiking friendly hotels await you along the trail. Hiking without luggage is also possible on demand, enabling you to hike without having to carry a heavy load. Guided by excellent trail signs, it is possible to enjoy the Escapardenne in the direction you prefer. A trail guide and hiking maps make it all the more easier to escape everyday life and enjoy the nature of the Éislek.