The scenery in Luxembourg, particularly along the Moselle, lends itself perfectly to active tourism. With a successful first Vëlosummer cycling initiative and unprecedented use of hiking trails, it’s been a record-breaking year despite the public health crisis.
Cycling is one of the best ways of exploring the Moselle. So why not give it a go on this river that provides a border for three countries! There are literally miles of cycling paths with terrain suitable for cyclists of all levels. What’s more, there are plenty of places to stop off!
The Moselle valley has everything it takes to draw visitors – majestic landscape, a rich natural environment, some picturesque villages … and vineyards, a guaranteed hit with tourists in all wine-producing countries. The Regional Tourist Office is well aware of this and has recently made changes to provide the entire Moselle region with the best possible service.
In Germany, courses with a strong academic focus are available for those wishing to become a nature guide specialising in hillside vineyards. For the first time this year, Luxembourgian students have enrolled. Here is an interview with a recent graduate, Michèle Mannes, a wine-grower on the Häremillen estate.
Set up ten years ago, Dream Loops (Boucles de Rêve in French and Traumschleifen in German) are walks that have been mapped out and certified by the German Hiking Institute. Three of the Premium walks are in the Luxembourg Moselle – in Schengen, Ahn and Manternach. So get your walking shoes on!