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This page lists some tips for trips that intend to enable people with limited mobility to discover the natural and cultural attractions of the Nature Park region. We do however recommend that you have someone accompanying you who will be able to assist you if necessary.

Solar-powered Boat Trip

Take a guided nature tour by our solar-powered boat and discover Luxembourg's largest drinking-water reservoir from a new perspective. You will learn fascinating details about the flora and fauna in and around the Upper Sûre Reservoir and interesting facts about the history of the lake and the regions and on the subject of drinking water protection. This environmentally sound tour takes around 2 hours.

Note: Departure from the more easily accessible jetty in Lieferange is only possible if requested in advance.

Esch-sur-Sûre Cloth Factory

The old cloth factory was converted into the Nature Park Centre in 1992 and ever since then has housed the reception centre with an interactive exhibition about the Nature Park, a shop selling regional products and a museum showing how wool was processed into cloth (spinning, weaving and finishing).

The old craft traditions of the region are preserved in accordance with one of the aims of the Upper Sûre Nature Park. The history of weaving in Esch-sur-Sûre goes back to the 16th century inasmuch its origins coincide with the invention of the first wool processing machinery. Martin Schoetter-Greisch set up a fulling machine in 1807 and installed the first spinning machine 10 years later. The factory was enlarged in 1866 to allow all the operations that make up cloth production to be carried out. The carefully restored wool-processing machines can thus still be seen in the cloth factory and are operated during guided tours (on request).

Opening hours:

01. april - 31. october: daily except Wednesdays 10 a.m. – midday and 2 p.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday, Sundays and public holidays 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.

01. november - 31. mars: daily except Wednesdays 10 a.m. – midday and 2 p.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday, Sundays and public holidays 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Admission:

Children and young adults(< 21 years): FREE, Adults: € 3, groups of 5 or more: € 2, guided tour (on request, approx. 1.5 hours): € 65

Contact:

Nature Park Centre
15, rue de Lultzhausen
L-9650 Esch-sur-Sûre
Phone: +352 89 93 31 –1
E-mail: info@naturpark-sure.lu

Heiderscheid Candle Factory

The candle factory has revived the tradition of candle-making by hand. Group visits are possible if arranged in advance.

Opening hours:

Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – midday and 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – midday and 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Contact:

Käerzefabrik Peters
am Clemensbongert
L-9158 Heiderscheid
Phone: +352 89 91 97
Fax: +352 83 98 90
E-mail: kaerzen@pt.lu