Nature reserve "Prënzebierg - Giele Botter"
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Luxembourg City Éislek Müllerthal Mosel Minett Guttland Germany France

Minett Trail: Pétange Gare - Differdange Gare

Starting point

Parking "Train 1900", Avenue de la Gare, Pétange

Destination

Gare Differdange, Rue Emile Mark, Differdange

Distance

15,75 km

Duration

4:30 h

Difficulty

medium

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Highest point

303 Hm

Lowest point

292 Hm

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Description

Hike the regional Minett Trail between Pétange and Differdange train stations and discover the diversity of the regions nature and several of its historic mining areas.

The Minett Trail leads trough the Minett Region on 90 kilometres. You can split the trail in ten stages on which you can discover little villages and bigger cities, but also hike through eight nature reserves. These charm visitors with their old woods and former open pit mines whose cliffy rock faces, red rocks and pit brows are unique in Luxembourg.

On this section you hike through the Prënzebierg - Giele Botter nature reserve, through the Fond-de-Gras and through the sleepy little village of Lasauvage, which lies directly on the French border. You walk through dense forests and renatured mining areas and can discover how nature has reclaimed the landscape.

On the route you will discover many remnants of the eventful past in the mining area: sections of the route of the former "Bremswee" of the "Buggies" for example - those lorries with which the precious ore was transported away from the mining area. In the Prënzebierg - Giele Botter area you can admire man-made terraces where quarrying dug deep into the rock. You might even discover the tunnel entrance, which is inhabited by bats nowadays. The path is otherwise richly filled with old witnesses of the industrial past: electricity pylons, remains of a rail network and more. From the village of Lausauvage in the direction of Differdange, the path also leads along the "Crosnière" stream.

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Address: Minett Trail: Pétange Gare - Differdange Gare
L-4702 Petange
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