Leading up to the castle, these damp, mossy, slippery lanes are fun to explore, letting each turn take you were it leads. As long as you’re going uphill you’ll reach the castle. The only sound you hear are the few cars passing down below and a group of school children being herded up the hill, and this is the only place I’ve been where smoke is evident wherever you go.
Europe » Luxembourg » Luxembourg City Founded in 963, Luxembourg became a grand duchy in 1815 and an independent state under the Netherlands. It lost more than half of its territory to Belgium in 1839, but gained a larger measure of autonomy. Full independence was attained in 1867. Overr... ... read more