- Luxembourg (other activities)
If you are a member of a bicycle club, you can enjoy around 30 well established
routes ranging from 30 km to 545 km. Routes between Hesperange and Luxembourg,
Diekirch and Echternach & Vianden, Wiltz and Schimpach, Kautenbach and Wilwerwiltz,
Lingen and Hovelange, Echternach and Moersdorf, Luxembourg and Echternach have
been completed recently.
is said to have established the best net of well marked hiking routes in the world.
The national hiking routes are marked with yellow colour, here you find a list
of some of them:
•North route: Weiswampach - Diekirch (67 km)
route: Weiswampach - Ouren - Vianden - Diekirch (56 km)
•Eisleck route: Kautenbach
- Goebelsmühle (23 km)
•Wiltz route: Goebelsmühle - Wiltz (20 km)
lake route: (42 km)
•Charles-Mathieu route: Esch-sur-Sûre - Wiltz - Vianden
•Victor-Hugo route: Ettelbrück - Brandenburg - Vianden (18 km)
route: Martelange - Ettelbrück (57 km)
•Prèitzerdall route: Arsdorf - Bettborn
- Ettelbrück (30 km)
•Attert route: Martelange - Redange - Useldange - Mersch
•Route of the 7 castles: Gaichel - Steinfort - Mersch (41 km)
route: Mamer - Kopstal - Mersch (22 km)
•Little Switzerland route: Mersch
- Larochette - Beaufort (27 km)
•Maurice-Cosyn route: Diekirch - Beaufort
•Moellerdall route: Dommeldange - Echternack (35 km)
route: Dommeldange - Mersch (18 km)
•Untersauer route: Echternach - Wasserbillig
•Mosel route: Wasserbillig - Stromberg (Schengen) (54 km)
route: Rodange - Bettemburg (84 km).
The Luxembourgish Youth Hostel
Center can also supply you with information abouth the routes connecting the different
ANGLING: A fishing permit
is available at the District Commissioner`s office in Diekirch and Grevenmacher
and at the municipals in Bavigny, Boulaide, Clervaux, Ettelbrück, Esch-sur-Sûre,
Neunhausen, Rambrouch, Vianden and Wiltz.
Angling is permitted in the public
part of Obersauer (Prevention area II) and in the middle area of Sauer between
the Alzette mouth in Ettelbrück and the Our mouth in Wallendorf. In the so called
"Prevention are II" you are premitted to use maximum two fishing-rods, In the
middle Sauer only one. A sea shore permit cost around Luf. 750 for 1 month and
Luf. 750 for 12 months. A boat fishing permit cost around Luf. 200 for 1 month
and Luf. 1.000 for 12 months.
Angling in other lakes than those mentioned
above requires a written permisson from the tenant of the lake together with a
permit (Luf. 100 for 1 month, Luf 500 for 12 months). A permit is also required
when angling in the waters between Luxembourg and Germany (Mosel, Sauer, Our).
A sea shore permit cost around Luf. 200 for 1 week, Luf. 400 for 1 mont and Luf.
600 for 12 months. A boat fishing permit cost around Luf. 400 for 1 week, Luf.
1.000 for 1 month and Luf. 1.600 for 12 months. Note that angling in the Our also
requires a written permission from the tenant of the sea shore and boat fishing
is forbidden. For further assistance please contact:
Postfach 411, L-2014 Luxembourg, phone (+352) 40.22.01
ponds are located in Boulaide, Clemency, Clervaux-Reuler, Erpeldange/Ettelbrück,
Fishbach/Mersch, Grevenmacher, Lamadelaine, Kockelscheuer, Olingen, Pètange, Pratz,
Redange/Attert, Remerschen among other places. Angling is here permitted against
WATERSPORTS: Rowing is possible
on Mosel, Untersauer and the mountain rivers Clerve, Wiltz, Our and Obersauer:
•Unter-Sauer from Ettelbrück to Wasserbillig - rank 1.
from Vianden to the mouth of Sauer - rank 1.
•Ober-Sauer from Martelange to
Ettelbrück - rank 2.
•Ober-Our from Ouren to Vianden - rank 2.
from Wilwerwiltz to Kautenbach - rank 2.
•Wiltz from Merkholtz to Goebelsmühle
- rank 2.
Ranke 1: Very easy - Ranke 2: Easy.
is available from Office National du Tourisme and Federation Luxembourgeoise
de Canoè-Kayak, 6, rue de Pulvermuhl, Luxembourg.
on the Mosel: The tourist ship Princesse Marie-Astrid is sailing between Schengen
and Wasserbillig during the summer season. Landing-stages are available in Wasserbillig,
Mertert, Grevenmacher, Machtum, Ahn, Wormeldingen, Ehnen, Stadtbredimus, Remich,
Bech-Kleinmacher, Schwebsingen and Schengen.
Further information is available
from Navigation Touristique de la Moselle in Grevenmacher, 32, route de Thionville,
Postfach 33, phone +352 75.82.75.
The use of motor boats on Mosel
and on Sauer by Rosport from a point 150 metres upwards the bridge by Rosport-Ralingen
to a point 50 metres upwards the "Staudammes" between June 15th. and August 31st.
from 09am-Noon and 05.30pm-10pm. You are required to keep a distance of minimum
10 metres to land, ships and swimmers. Water-skiing on Mosel is only allowed where
the "SKI" sign is found.
By Rosport water-skiing is allowed from June 15th.
to August 31st. between 09am-Noon and 05.30pm-10pm.
Swimming, rowing, diving, surfen, angling and sailing.
Sailing, rowing, surfen, angling but also jogging, minigolf and bicycling.
lakes: One area is a nature reserve where rare birds can be observed. The
other areas are for anglers, swimmers and Windsurfers.
Ideal for all major watersports.
TENNIS & SQUASH:
Most towns and tourist centres have one or more tennis courts.
be played at
Squash d`Or (phone +352 48.01.40 - direction Bettenburg),
Club Luxembourg (25, rue de la Gare, Sandweiler),
Sud Squash Center (49, rue
Victor Hugo, Esch-sur-Alzette, phone +352 54.44.76),
Winner`s Tennis-und Squashhalle
(Zone artisanale, Petange, phone +352 50.14.26) and at
Player`s (Foetz, Minettezentrum,
phone +352 55.59.93).
HORSE BACK RIDING: Below
you will find a list of Riding-schools and centres where you can enjoy horse bag
•Riding-school Fetschenhaff, Luxembourg-Fetschenhof, phone +352
•Riding-school St-Georges, Luxembourg-Reckenthal, phone +352 44.98.41
•Riding-school Höhenhof, Luxembourg-Findel, phone +352 34.84.56
An der Klaischen, Beaufort, phone +352 866.85
•Rent a horse L`Etrier, Elvange
(Bad Mondorf), phone +352 605.55 or 604.16
•Rent a horse Kauffmann, Asselborn,
phone +352 984.18
•Rent a horse Lentzweiler, Asselborn, phone +352 984.18
•Riding-school Lallemand, Sanem, phone +352 59.14.02
II, Senningerberg, phone +352 34.87.55
•Riding-school Franziskus, Stegen,
phone +352 80.38.88
•Holiday farm Wirtz, Walsdorf, Vianden, phone +352 843.45
•Poney Club du Lys, Roullingen/Wiltz, phone +352 95.76.83
in Wilwerwiltz, phone +352 914.15.
The going rate for horse bag riding
is around Luf. 300 per hour.
For further information, please contact Mr.
Robert Bintner, 1 rue de L`Alzette, L-7351 Heldange, Luxembourg.
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