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The numerous mills along its rivers and streams gave its name to the “Nature- & Geopark Mëllerdall” (“Valley of the mills”). Imposing rocks, deep valleys and extensive plateaus: the Luxembourg sandstone characterizes the region and has made it known beyond its borders. Here in the east of the Grand Duchy, on the border with Germany, 11 municipalities with a total area of ​​256 km2 and around 25,500 inhabitants joined to form a nature and geopark.


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News

Discover interesting and little-known facts about the Natur- & Geopark Mëllerdall in our short video features. With this series we would like to introduce you to the special features of our region in an exciting and entertaining way.We are very happy to show you the region of Natur- & Geopark Mëllerdall from different perspectives and […]

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The orchard meadows (LU Bongerten) are characteristic features of the Natur- & Geopark Mëllerdall region. These are part of the cultural and natural heritage and shape the region in many ways. The high-quality fruit of the orchard meadows have always been used for a wide variety of purposes. Even today, local producers still refine the […]

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The Natur- & Geopark Mëllerdall (NGPM) is aiming for membership in the international program of UNESCO Global Geoparks. Since UNESCO already confirmed great potential and an internationally remarkable geological heritage in the region when it first applied in 2017, it was clear to all those involved from the start that a new candidacy should take […]

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Natural & cultural heritage

The region stands out not only with its imposing rocks and gorges, but also with the traditional orchard meadows (bongerten) and their hundreds of fruit varieties, large forests, unique fern and moss flora, natural forest reserves and a land area of 42 % Natura2000 areas. In addition, one finds here the remains of the “oldest Luxembourgers”. The oldest town in Luxembourg, the intangible world cultural heritage “the hopping procession of Echternach”, the castles and palaces of Beaufort and Larochette, Echternach Abbey with its illuminated books, and relics of early industries such as the iron and textile industry, can be found here. Last but not least, this historic tourism region can be explored on award-winning hiking trails, some of which date from the 19th century.

Here, you may discover selected examples of our natural and cultural heritage!

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