When? Saturday 13.05.202310:00 - 18:00

En Dag an der Natur & um Minett Trail - Vakanz
Where? 1, Ellergronn, L-4114 ESCH-SUR-ALZETTE Guided tours, Industrial heritage, Markets, Workshop, Nature

A day for the whole family in the middle of nature with hikes, animations, demonstrations, workshops, artisanal products, animals and catering


which allow you to discover the Minett Trail at your own pace or with a tour guide.

We offer hikes at four different starting points and at different levels of difficulty.

Parking is available at the different starting points.

Follow the signs "M"


#01 Belvaux – Ellergronn    (10,6 km - easy)

       Starting point : Parking cemetary, Matgeswee, Belvaux

#02 Schifflange – Ellergronn     (9 km - moderately difficult)

       Starting point : Parking cemetary, Montée du cimetière, Schifflange

#03 Tétange – Ellergronn        (8,5 km - moderately difficult)

       Starting point : Parking Schungfabrik, 14, rue Pierre Schiltz, Tétange

#04 Dudelange – Ellergronn     (23km - difficult)

       Starting point : Parking Boulodrome, rue Reiteschkopp, Dudelange


4 guided hikes 

Possibility to book your guided hike and to participate in the raffle : www.visitminett.lu/en/letzebuerg-dat-ass-vakanz

Departure at 10 :00 at the various starting points.Free shuttles will bring you back to your starting point

12 :00 – 19 :00



Win 1 overnight stay with breakfast for 2 persons in 1 Kabaischen from 13.05 - 14.05 : LINK

(Biergemer Kabaisercher, Gonner Haus, Floater, Gîte Bieles-Réideng, Aalen Arbed's Büro or in the Roulotte forestière in Schifflange)

Drawing of lots, 02.05.



  • Handicraft workshops (pottery, drawing, wild wood, torches, weaving ropes).
  • Natura 2000 photo exhibition
  • Horse-drawn carriage ride
  • Nature games
  • Everything about beekeeping
  • Miniature farm
  • Outdoor cooking
  • Axe throwing and archery
  • Forging
  • Baking and tasting of stick bread
  • Face painting (from 14.00)



  • Réidener Juegdbléiser 11:45 - 13:00
  • Louisiana Dixie Band 11:30 - 14:30
  • Sligo 14:30 - 17:00



  • Apiculture products
  • Vegetables
  • Eggs
  • Wines & juices
  • Liqueurs, syrups & spirits
  • Oils & Seeds
  • Food Trucks
  • Firewood project
  • Project "Escher Geméisguard
  • Project "Vël'ok


 FOREST DEMONSTRATIONS "Esou wéi een an de Bësch rifft, sou seet et zréck"

  • 10:00-11:00
  • 13:00 – 14:00
  • 15:00 – 16:00


FOREST WORKSHOP (8-12 years)

Learning sustainability in practice - cutting down trees and using the wood to make practical things for the home.

  • 10:30 – 12:30
  • 13:00 – 15:00
  • 15:30 - 17:30



The enchanting creature “Grénge Mann“, the soul and guardian of the forest, will tell you legends, myths and secrets of nature and initiate you into the healing power of various trees and plants. The highlight is a nice warm soup prepared with wild plants from the woods.


NEST BOX CHECK 14:00-16:00

We try to find out which animals have conquered the nest boxes in the nature reserve.

Of course, the young birds will also be ringed. 

Registration in advance


NATURA 2000 TRËPPELTOUR of 2.5km 14:00



Professor Aqua-Wass invites the audience into his travelling laboratory. Equipped with pipettes and test tubes as well as everyday utensils and ingredients, he introduces us to the secrets of the molecule H2O in an unusual and playful way.


THE BREATH OF LIFE 15:00 - 17:00

Amidst the green surroundings of Ellergronn, the children can immerse themselves in nature, enjoy sounds, smells and colours. Through playful breathing exercises and different yoga postures, they become aware of the importance of breathing.

Please bring a yoga mat.

Registration required


« D’Gestengs aus der Géigend an hir Eegeschaften » - The stones of the region and their properties

Join FerroForum and Romain Maquil on the trail of rocks and ores. Where do we find them and what simple techniques can we use to identify them?

10:00 – 13:00 Walk & Workshop

15:00 – 17:00 Walk & Workshop

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Address: Centre nature et forêt Ellergronn
1, Ellergronn
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Address: Visit Minett
145, rue de l'alzette
L-4011 Esch-sur-Alzette
Phone:00352 27545991