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Gallery in Arlon

Maison Gaspar

This grand mansion's main collection celebrates the sculptures of Jean-Marie Gaspar and the photographs of his brother Charles. However, the biggest draw is Retable de Fisenne, a magnificent 1510 altarpiece. Made by…
Church in Arlon

Église St Martin

St Martin’s was built from 1907 in classic Gothic style and, with its 97m spire, is Arlon’s most eye-catching building. The real attraction is its soaring interior, with piped plainsong adding atmosphere to the colo…
Museum in Arlon

Musée Archéologique

Mementoes of Arlon’s Roman and Merovingian history are displayed in the rich, but rather static, Musée Archéologique.
Viewpoint in Arlon


Subtle enough to be almost invisible from within the town, Arlon's central viewpoint offers surprisingly wide and attractive vistas that are even more impressive if you can get up the fanciful little 1904 tower of S…
Brasserie in Arlon

Faubourg 101

One of Arlon's most reliable choices for Franco-Belgian pub-style food, salads and seasonal mussels, this thoroughly modernised, three-level brasserie retains the bare stone walls of former stables. There are often …
Belgian in Arlon

Le Fils de Paul

With dark wooden furniture stylishly set off against white-tiled butcher's-shop walls, this upbeat central place offers an intriguing range of dishes, including cod and mushroom brandade, rabbit with foie gras, and …
Pub in Arlon

Taverne La Forum

For an evening beer, try this cosy, stone-roofed cellar pub, which has several fine brews on tap and many lambics by the bottle. No food is served. It typically opens around 7.30pm despite the words 'Open 6pm' clear…
Music in Arlon

Les Aralunaires

For several days in early May, Arlon hosts a couple of nightly concerts in wildly varying musical styles. The culmination is on the Saturday afternoon when the whole town rocks, with some 20 acts on almost as many s…