Towns and Villages of Luxembourg

Beaufort
This town’s ruined castle draws nearly 100,000 visitors a year.

Clervaux
Clervaux
This medieval town in the Moselle/Eiffel region is best known for its castle, which dates back to the 12th Century. The castle hosts Edward Steichen’s The Family of Man photo exhibit.

Hotel du Parc
The former summer residence of the last Earl of Clervaux was built from the stones of ancient ruins. Today, the renovated castle is a hotel and restaurant with a terrace overlooking the town.

Diekirch
National Museum of Military History
The Battle of the Bulge and Luxembourg’s own Army are honored here.

Ehnen
The Wine Museum
A former vintner’s house and a working vineyard make this a pleasant outing. The museum is located on the banks of the Moselle River.

Esch-sur-Alzette
National Museum of the Resistance
The museum apparently doesn’t have its own Web site, but pay it a visit if you’re in Esch-sur-Alzette.

Ettelbruck
General Patton Memorial Museum
Patton’s troops liberated the town, so the locals built a museum in his honor.

Grosbous
Grosbous
The text here is in French, but you can translate with AltaVista.

De Kayldall
De Kayledall
The Kayl Valley’s attractions include the National Mine Museum and a monument to generations of miners.

Medernach
Medernach
Many citizens of this village emigrated to the U.S.A., and a list of names (with dates) is on the village’s multilingual Web site.

Peppange
National Carriage Museum
Old coaches, carriages, and motor vehicles are on display; admission is free with the Luxembourg Card.

Vianden
Vianden Castle
Tour one of Europe’s most perfectly preserved castles, which overlooks a medieval village.

Wiltz
Festival of Wiltz
Over the last four decades, this popular festival has entertained visitors with international music, theatre, and dance.