CLERVAUX

Municipality of Clervaux
Montée du Château
L-9712 Clervaux
Luxembourg

Tél. : +352 27 800-1
Fax : +352 27 800 - 900
E-mail : secretariat@clervaux.lu
Web : www.clervaux.lu

Enjoy the various cultural, sporting and gastronomic events that Clervaux has to offer you.

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Located in the heart of the Ardennes of Luxembourg, the municipality of Clervaux is made up of charming and picturesque villages, like Clervaux, Eselborn, Mecher, Reuler, Urspelt and Weicherdange...

Having never lost its rural character, the small town of Clervaux is visited by many tourists because of its status as the centre of attraction in the North of Luxembourg. This tourist centre, situated in the valley of the river « Clerve », shelters a medieval castle, built in the 12th century and witnessing centuries of prestige and power of the counts of Clervaux.

Besides hosting the town hall, the castle also embeds three museums: the Museum of miniatures of the castles of Luxembourg, the Battle of the Bulge Museum, as well as the world-famous collection « The Family of Man », a photography exhibition by Edward Steichen. This important collection is registered in the UNESCO Memory of the World list.

Completing the exhibition « The Family of Man » and having a major influence on the cultural and local identity, another cultural project « Clervaux - cité de l'image » was launched in 2004. Clervaux as city of pictures is enhanced by different contemporary photography projects. Various events - temporary exhibitions, outdoor photos, workshops or thematic journeys - are organized in order to emphasize the role of contemporary photography in the artistic, social and rural field. 

Apart from the castle, one of the major appeals is the Benedictine Saint-Maurice abbey, majestically dominating the valley and celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2010. The church as well as the chapel N.D. de Lorette is impressive and historic religious buildings not to be missed.

No one will be disappointed visiting Clervaux and its surroundings. Sportsmen can benefit from walking different trails, playing golf, swimming, fishing, playing minigolf, skating, playing petanque or mountain biking.

3 or 5 star hotels as well as a little less luxurious accommodation facilities, offering nevertheless the same level of quality, such as the camping area would be delighted to welcoming you during your stay in Clervaux. From a gastronomic point of view the treat is guaranteed by a high level gastronomic offer. In an around Clervaux culinary excursions are guaranteed.

For further information about Clervaux and the municipality of Clervaux feel free to contact the Tourist Information Centre of Clervaux , located 4 Grand-Rue, at the end of the pedestrian zone of Clervaux (Tel. : +352 92 00 72 - E-mail : info@tourisme-clervaux.lu). We kindly invite you to take a glance at the agenda on the website www.destination-clervaux.lu.

The municipality of Clervaux is the ideal place for your leisure activities and easily reachable by train, bus, or car.

Surface: 2549 ha
Inhabitants: 5000

(text by Municipality of Clervaux)