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AquaSud

Covering an area of 10,000 m² and buit on a seven-acre plot Aquasud has so much to offer and leaves little to be desired. ...

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Le Fonds Belval - "Massenoire" building

City of Science and Blast furnaces in Belval Esch-sur-Alzette In 1911, the first blast furnaces of one of the most efficient steel plants in Europe went into operation in Belval. Less than a century later, in 1997, the last operational blast furnace o...

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Luxembourg Science Center

The Luxembourg Science Center is an amazing science and technology discovery center. Together with your family or just by yourself or as a group, you will enjoy the 100 or so hands-on experimental stations operating in English, German, French, Luxemburgish,...

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RedRock MTB trail "Haard-black"

The chain is lubricated, tire pressure checked: well then let the adrenaline rush in the most southern region of Luxembourg, the RedRockRegion, begin! The Mountainbike Trail "Haard-black“ leads you through former open cast mining areas, which...

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RedRock MTB Trail "Haard-red"

The chain is lubricated, tire pressure checked: well then let the adrenaline rush in the most southern region of Luxembourg, the RedRockRegion, begin! The RedRock Mountainbike Trail "Haard-red“ leads you through former open cast mining areas,...

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The Land of the Red Rocks

The Land of the Red Rocks is a region of Luxembourg located in the south of the country. It owes its name to the red ore that was behind the success of the steel industry in Luxembourg, back in the industrial era. Today, the former mining area of the Land of the Red Rocks, also referred to as Terres Rouges, has established a new identity through combining ancient and new technologies.

Steel plants and Fond-de-Gras

The Terres Rouges region is primarily characterized by its industrial culture. The former steelworks were reassigned to serve modern society. Today it is the industry and railway park Fond-de-Gras, which recalls this fundamental time in the history of Luxembourg.

University campus and commercial centres

The Red Rock region encompasses the major commercial cities of Luxembourg, including Esch-sur-Alzette, Differdange and Dudelange. Resolutely modern and trendy, these cities form an urban complex with a young and dynamic atmosphere. Street theater, rock festivals and concert halls complement cultural offerings. It is also in the Red Rock region, in Belval precisely, that the campus of the University of Luxembourg has opened its doors in 2015. The famous concert hall “Rockhal” in Belval became a meeting point of famous international rock- and popstars.

Red land - a paradise for children

In addition to the many attractions of the former mining area, the Red Rocks region offers a wide range of activities for children. Crocodiles, snakes, parrots and monkeys are waiting at the 'Parc Merveilleux' of Bettembourg. Hauled by creaking locomotive wagons spitting fire, kids and parents alike discover the underground galleries of the old mines of Rumelange.

Mountainbike Trails

Each of the region‘s nature reserves has at least one mountainbike trail. With different degrees of difficulty, they are suitable for beginners and experts alike, and can easily be combined. The RedRock Mountainbike Trail features the Haard-red (27.4km), Haard-black (27.6 km) and Ellergronn-red (28.7 km) sections, each passing through natural and historic sites.

List of cities in the Land of the Red Rocks Region

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Bettembourg

Bettembourg is located 10 km from the capital city and 5 km from the French border. The "Parc Merveilleux", with its fairy tales, domestic and not-domestic animal...

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Differdange

Situated in the Valley of the "Haute Chiers" at the foot of the Dogger which towers a good hundred metres above its foreland, the city of Differdange, an important...

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Dudelange

This town, also known under the name "Forge du Sud", lies at the foot of Mount St. Jean. The steelworks have been replaced by a modern cold rolling-mill. Attractive...

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Esch-sur-Alzette

Cosmopolitan city with a lively past, Esch-sur-Alzette is well-known for its architectural charms (the architects Violet le Duc, Joseph Stübben, Gottfried Böhm and...

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Rumelange

Located in the wooded surrounds of the Kayl Valley, the town of Rumelange has played a major role in the industrial history of the South of Luxembourg. Visit the National Museum...

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Office Régional du Tourisme Sud
Esch-sur-Alzette
T +352 27 54 5991
F +352 27 54 5993

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