Éislek (Luxembourg's Ardennes) and its Nature Parks

With their majestic landscapes that alternate between scenic highlands and winding valleys, the Éislek region (Luxembourg Ardennes) offers an exceptional natural experience. Any number of cycling and hiking trails enable enthusiastic visitors to preamble through the forests and picturesque villages. The North of Luxembourg is home to some of the best maintained medieval remains that alights this region.



Castles in the Ardennes

One will find perfectly preserved or carefully restored ruins and fortifications that narrate the medieval history of the Éislek region (Luxembourg Ardennes). The imposing castles of Vianden, Bourscheid or Esch-sur-Sûre are living witnesses of the medieval past of the country. Moreover, every year, traditional markets and medieval festivals are reviving this fascinating time of lords and knights. Finally, performances and outdoor concerts attest to the cultural richness of the Bulge.

Nature Parks of the Ardennes

It is also in the North of Luxembourg that you'll find the two largest nature reserves in the country: the Naturpark Our and the Naturpark Öewersauer. In addition to their function of protecting natural resources, the Ardennes parks are host to some of the most delicious local products in the Grand Duchy. Such delicacies include herbs, oils, teas and cereals "Vum Séi" or products from the microbreweries "Brasserie Ourdaller" and "Den Heischter." Perfect as a little gift basket or for a picnic in the surrounding forests.

Active holidays and sports

Nature lovers will find ample sources to quench their thirst for wilderness in the Éislek region (Luxembourg Ardennes). Hike along the length of the Sûre, the Wark or the Alzette, where rock formations and sculpted landscapes are never the same. The marked trails through the Ardennes are also among the most beautiful in the country. For sports people of mind, parks dedicated to Nordic Walking or mountain biking through the Ardennes allow for a faster pace.

Best things to do in the Éislek region


Éislek (Luxembourg's Ardennes) and its Nature Parks

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Escapardenne Eislek Trail

Where : Kautenbach

Escape to the Ardennes ! Set out on a bold course to get away from the daily...

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Park Sënnesräich

Where : Lullange

For all the senses: “Park Sënnesräich” Seeing,...

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The Family of Man

Where : Clervaux

What is humanity? The Family of Man exhibition What does all humanity...

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Tourist Center "Robbesscheier"

Where : Munshausen

“Robbesscheier”: a touch of nature and tradition In the middle of...

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Vianden Castle

Where : Vianden

Vianden Castle: an outstanding historical monument Vianden Castle is a...

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List of cities in the Éislek region

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The commune of Bourscheid offers a wide number of viewpoints. Signposted walks link the various villages in the commune, some of which are located on hilltops and others on the...

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A locality situated in a deep and narrow valley beside the river Clerve in the inmidst of the Ardennes. The Benedictine Abbey of St. Maurice and St. Maur, built in 1910 in...

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Diekirch, situated on the borders of the river "Sûre" and surrounded by picturesque heights such as "Haardt", "Goldknapp", "Seitert"...

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Esch-sur-Sûre (member of the Upper-Sûre Nature Park) is a small village set in mountains and skirted by the river Sûre.  Site among the most outstanding in...

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The town of Ettelbruck is an ideal place to spend a pleasant and relaxing holiday. In view of its central location at the very heart of the Grand-Duchy, it is the picturesque...

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(commune : 1707 inhabitants) Hosingen, Rodershausen, Obereisenbach, Untereisenbach, Wahlhausen, Bockholtz, Neidhausen und Dorscheid. Hosingen is a flowered village situated on a...

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Acknowledged by the national monuments protection authority as an exemplary village, Lellingen has managed to preserve its authentic character up to the present day. In the...



Close to Clervaux, Munshausen is an extremely old village which was mentioned for the first time in 839. The origins of the parish church, classified as a historic monument, date...



The area around Troisvierges, to the extreme north of the Ardennes Plateau, boasts a history going back more than two thousand years, and offers rest and relaxation in a...



This extremely picturesque location is set on both banks of the Our, amid magnificent natural scenery. The fine feudal manor dates back to the 11th century. Seat of the Counts of...

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Wiltz lies in the heart of the Ardennes which you can discover by touring the hilly landscapes and quiet valleys next to the Natural Park of the Upper-Sûre with its lake....


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