Belgium and Luxembourg: travel books to read before you go
Few foreigners have taken up the challenge of penning travel tales about Belgium…and only one man has tackled Luxembourg. Still, what’s on offer is well worth reading...
Places in Luxembourg
Perfect real estate for hobbits and pixies, Müllerthal’s most intriguing corners are cut with narrow, mossy ravines, crystal-clear creeks and strange rock formations. To reach these hidden corners you’ll need to hike into the sighing woodlands west of historic Echternach, a curious town of Roman ghosts and waving-handkerchief dances.
A fine base for hiking and biking, Echternach also sports Luxembourg’s prettiest town square, its holiest basilica-church and it's most internationally famous folkloric festival. Site of a 1st-century Roman villa, Echternach passed to the Merovingian kings, who in turn presented the area to Northumbrian missionary St-Willibrord who founded a church here in AD 698.
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Destination at a glance: Luxembourg
Luxembourg is one of those wonderful little European countries that can easily be undressed from head to toe in a week – many a traveller's dream...