DAY 1: Minett Park Fond-de-Gras
Arrive at the Fond de Gras, located in the Minett Region
The Minett Park Fond-de-Gras is a small valley with numerous galleries. Today, it's an open-air museum. Historic buildings, technical infrastructures and numerous information panels tell you all about the industrial activities that have marked Luxembourg's history since the late 19th century.
Take a tour with Minièresbunn Doihl e.V. operates a 700 mm narrow-gauge mining railroad.
Open from may until september on sundays and public holidays.
A 2.5-hour hike on the Prënzebierg - Giele Botter discovery trail. The 7.5 km trail takes you through an open-cast mining area. At the time of ore extraction, today's nature reserve was bare and the predominant color was red. Today, the former mining area is once again filled with dense forests and ponds, providing a unique habitat for countless species.
Departure of the hike: Cemetary Pétange, rue Prinzenberg, L-4773 Pétange.