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Minett Trail: Belval-Rédange Gare - Esch-sur-Alzette Gare

Starting point

Gare Belvaux-Rédange, Rue Joséphine Welu-Scherer, Sanem

Destination

Gare Esch-sur-Alzette, Bd John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Esch-sur-Alzette

Distance

6,60 km

Duration

1:40 h

Difficulty

easy

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Highest point

4 Hm

Lowest point

35 Hm

Thematic paths Visit Minett

Description
Accessible to all

Hike the Minett Trail regional footpath between Belvaux-Rédange and Esch-sur-Alzette train stations and discover the new heart of science and research in the new Belval district.

The Minett Trail leads trough the Minett Region on 90 kilometres. You can split the trail in ten stages on which you can discover little villages and bigger cities, but also hike through eight nature reserves. These charm visitors with their old woods and former open pit mines whose cliffy rock faces, red rocks and pit brows are unique in Luxembourg.

On this section you walk through the new district of Belval, which has been developing rapidly for almost ten years. The former industrial wasteland was made habitable  again with enormous efforts; since then, the district has been filled with new life. Whether as a cultural center (with the "Rockhal"), for research or studies and sciences (Belval is the location of the University of Luxembourg, which is also very young) or leisure, the location is a prime example of successful revalorisation. The section between the new Belval district and the train station in Esch-sur-Alzette is also completely barrier-free and can be recommended as an alternative route for people with reduced mobility. On the way in Esch-sur-Alzette you will also pass the longest shopping street in Luxembourg, which consists of almost 2 kilometers of pure pedestrian zone.

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Address: Minett Trail: Belval-Rédange Gare - Esch-sur-Alzette Gare
Rue Marguerite Thoma-Clément
L-4429 Belvaux
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