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Bourscheid Castle

Bourscheid

Probably built in the tenth century, the castle underwent important extensions including the erection of a fortification wall flanked by six towers during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.

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Burg & Hermenanlage in Welschbillig

Welschbillig

Already in the middle of the second century, the Romans had a villa in Welschbillig. In the second half of the fourth century, they constructed an even larger one, which in U-shape was connected west of a 60-by-20-meter pond, surrounded by 112 herds…

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Burg Ramstein

Kordel

The construction of Ramstein Castle near Korde dates back to the Electors of Trier. The castle Ramstein (today ruin) is lonely located on a sandstone rock south of Kordel.

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Clervaux Castle

The majestic castle is perched on the slopes of a rocky promontory, the so-called "Lay". The origins of the castle are lost in the mists of time.

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Esch-sur-Sûre Castle

The first buildings of the castle were thus constructed in the Romanesque period, whilst its development took place in the Gothic period.

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Larochette Castle

The ruins of Larochette Castle are perched on a sandstone promontory 150 metres above the Valley of the White Ernz, a tributary of the river Sûre.

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Mediaeval castle Beaufort

Beaufort

Explore the gradual growth of the mediaeval castle over four separate construction phases between 1015 and 1650,reflected in the different architectural styles – Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance.

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The Renaissance Castle Beaufort

Discover the four wings of the French-Renaissance castle.

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Vianden Castle

Vianden

Vianden Castle was constructed between the 11th and 14th centuries on the foundations of a Roman 'castellum' and a Carolingian refuge. It is one of the largest and most beautiful feudal residences of the Romanesque and gothic periods in Europe. Until the beginning of the 15th century it was the seat of the influential counts of Vianden who could boast their close connections to the Royal Family of France and the German imperial court…

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