MountainBike tour throught the region Minett
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Cycling weekend in three regions

Programme suggestions for travel professionals – Groups and individuals

DAY 1: Minett region and Mondorf Domaine Thermal
Destination(s): Moselle, Minett

Morning:

On the trail of sweat and steel

Where furnaces once blasted, sweat was shed and steel was forged: the south of the country still bears the imprint of the iron and steel industry which flourished around 1900. The former wealth of this sector is reflected in newly erected furnaces in Belval, restored colliery sites and the Minett Park Fond-de-Gras. Visiting this former mining region is like stepping back in time. Old equipment, production halls and the railway station are all steeped in history.

Our tip:

Guided MTB tour – Lalléngerbierg-Gaalgebierg

Bike through a former open-cast mine and enjoy a spectacular view of Belval’s blast furnaces and the surrounding region.

Curious?

More guided bicycle tours can be found at the VisitMinett Ticket Shop.

Lunch in the Land of the Red Rocks:

Our tip:

You will be warmly welcomed in the many restaurants in the Land of the Red Rocks and provisioned abundantly with food and drink.

Curious?

Afternoon:

Esch/Belval

Visit Blast Furnace A and the City of Sciences, Research and Innovation. Learn about the history of steel production and how the industrial area was transformed into a completely new district.

Our tip:

Belval – combined tour of blast furnace and City of Sciences. Visit both Blast Furnace A and the City of Sciences Research and Innovation and get an overview of the history of steel production as well as the reconversion of the industrial wasteland into a new urban district.

Curious?

Continue to the spa and leisure resort at the Mondorf thermal baths

The thermal baths in Mondorf-les-bains are an oasis of relaxation. Known far beyond the borders of the country, Luxembourg’s only spa town offers the perfect blend of wellness, health and culture. Nature lovers will revel in Mondorf Domaine Thermal’s 40-hectare park.

Late afternoon: 

Enjoy the wellness services at the Mondorf Domaine Thermal.

Spa installations, fed by a strongly mineralised water source flowing at 36°C, massage, packs and baths, fitness pavilion, sauna pavilion...

EveningDine and stay overnight at the Mondorf Parc Hôtel

DAY 2: Moselle region
Destination(s): Moselle

Morning:

Cross-border cycle tour in the border triangle.

Savour the perfect tour and enjoy breath-taking landscapes and warm hospitality. Wander through the vineyards and cast your eyes over picturesque winegrowing villages and the spectacular Moselle valley. This is the very source of Luxembourg’s best wines. Learn all about wine growing, from the blossoming of the vine to the final product.

Our tip:

Borderless cycling tour on request. Discover the border triangle and the renowned village of Schengen and the “Haff Réimech” with its nature reserve, one of Luxembourg’s largest wetlands and a refuge for numerous endangered plant and animal species. 

Curious?

Lunch in the Moselle region:

Enjoy the local cuisine 

Luxembourg’s cuisine reflects the country’s cultural diversity: from cosy bistros to fine dining, the restaurants in the Moselle region have something to please every palate.

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Afternoon:

Guided tour – Wine cellar tour

Our tip for groups:

Caves St. Martin – Wine cellar tour and lunch

Join a guided tour which includes wine tasting and enter the heart of almost a kilometre of underground galleries.

Curious?

Our tip for individual travellers:

Wine tasting in the Moselle region

Reserve your own personal wine tasting session with a Luxembourg winegrower, or drop in on one of the Moselle’s wine taverns.

Curious?

Alternative for the afternoon:

Cider tasting & guided tour of Ramborn Cider Haff, Born

Find out all about traditional cider-making at the Ramborn cider farm and meadow orchards and sample the delicious apple cider and perry right where it is made.

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DAY 3: Mullerthal region
Destination(s): Mullerthal

Mullerthal Region, Luxembourg's Little Switzerland

Hiking and the Mullerthal Trail

The 112 km Mullerthal Trail takes experienced walkers through a magnificent landscape of hills and rock formations. The most striking of these have been given bizarre local names such as Piteschkummer, Geierslee and Huel Lee – to name but a few. The hiking trails in the Mullerthal valley wind their way through unspoilt meadows and woodlands. As well as challenging trails, Mullerthal boasts an extensive network of easier footpaths in equally outstanding scenery.

Morning:

A guided mountain bike tour

The Mountainbike tour Echternach begins at Echternach Lake and leads up into the forest. The route takes you past the fantastic rock formations of the Mullerthal, also known as Luxembourg’s Little Switzerland. The tour begins and ends at the Echternach Youth Hostel. Each tour has two difficulty levels: Tour A and Tour B. Remember to include at least 30 minutes for hiring and setting up bikes.

Followed by

Heringer Millen Tourist Centre – the ideal base for hiking

Want to explore the Mullerthal valley on foot? The Heringer Millen Tourist Centre is the ideal place to begin. You can get maps and information there, as well as the latest outdoor equipment such as walking shoes, which you can borrow free of charge and try out on the internationally renowned Mullerthal Trail. The Tourist Centre now also offers a filled picnic basket which you can rent out for short excursions and a practical picnic rucksack for longer walks. These are filled with local products made by “Mëllerdaller” manufacturers.

Our tip:

Walk to the Kalktuffquelle (tufa spring); picnic basket containing local products including Cassero and Crémant tasting en route.

Curious?

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Afternoon:

Discover culture and local products

Our tip for groups:

The castles of Beaufort

Experience the castles of Beaufort, where medieval charm meets Renaissance beauty. Follow in the footsteps of the last inhabitant of the estate and, in this suitably impressive setting, sample its famous Cassero, a delicious liqueur made from blackcurrants grown on the castle grounds.

Curious?

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Important information



For coach tour operators:

Coach parking in the Grand Duchy can be found here.

Luggage transport:

Walk lightly, move freely, sleep serenely…

Discover Luxembourg by foot or by bike while travelling lightly: from your hotel to the next youth hostel, from a holiday rental to the next campsite, your luggage will be transported to your next accommodation while you enjoy hiking or biking luggage-free.

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