The beautiful city of Clervaux in Luxembourg seduces with its wild and romantic flair. Discover the economic and cultural center of the North.
Visit the city of Clervaux
The city of Clervaux in Luxembourg will seduce you with its wild and romantic flair. This small town is nestled in the valley of the "Clerve" river, which is punctuated by a majesty of wooded surrounds and dramatic landscapes. Over the years, the city of Clervaux has transformed itself into an economic and cultural center in the North of Luxembourg. The old town is particularly popular with tourists. The Abbey, the Chapel of St. Lorette, the decanal church, the monument to the Peasants' War and of course the castle of Clervaux remain among the famous tourist sites that keep locals and tourists alike returning in ancient pilgrim each season.
Castle of the Counts of Clervaux
The city of Clervaux has a colorful and turbulent past, all of which has been witnessed by the town’s crown architectural jewel, the Clervaux Castle. Built in the 12th century by the counts of Clervaux on a rocky promontory, the castle is overlooking the city. From the 18th century onwards, the castle was suffering from wars and natural decay. At the end of the Second World War, the Luxembourg State acquired the remains of the castle burned during the Battle of the Bulge in the winter of 1944/45. Clervaux castle is today the home of the municipality of Clervaux, the museum of models of Luxembourg Castles, the museum of the Battle of the Bulge and the famous photographic exhibition The Family of Man.
Accommodations and shopping in Clervaux
With its shops, cafes and terraces, the pedestrian city center of Clervaux invites you to shop and stroll through the city. Looking for a luxury hotel, a comfortable inn or a spot of camping? In Destination Clervaux, housing opportunities abound and there is a suitable arrangement for all tastes and any portfolio. Clervaux also serves as a starting point for beautiful hiking trails. The city is at the center of a GPS-guided walk entitled "Clervaux – a city presents itself" with a noted itinerary. On this guided tour you'll discover the cultural and historic marvels of Clervaux which are enhanced by animation and image projections.