Combination Wallonia/Luxembourg

Day 1

Liège

In the afternoon : Visit of Liège  

the third largest town in Belgium, is situated on the confluence of the Meuse and the Ourthe. It is the capital of the province of the same name and of French-speaking Wallonia, seat of a university and of a bishop, and owing to its locational advantages and long tradition an important industrial centre with one of the largest inland ports in Europe.

The most important sights are Palais des Princess-Evêques, Musée Curtius, Musée de la Vie Wallone and the Church Saint-Barthélemy.

 

Dinner in a local restaurant in the city center of Liège

Day 2

F1-track Spa-Francorchamps

In the morning: visit at the Abbey of Stavelot

the Abbey of Stavelot was in existence until the French Revolution when it was dissolved. Today the premises, principally of the 18 th c., house the town administration and three museums.

 

Visit of the F1-Museum

The Romanesque vaulted cellars of the abbey are an extraordinary place for a motor-car museum. Here more than 80 vintage vehicles and racing cars of more recent date, motor-cycles, documents, posters, etc., which illustrate the history of the celebrated motor-racing circuit of Francorchamps, are on show.

Followed by a guided tour to the F1- track in Spa-Francorchamps

 

In the afternoon: Visit of Spa

Spa is perhaps the most famous city of the Ardennes, just because of the sparkling mineral water that comes from here and is sold everywhere in Europe.

Day 3

Blègny-mine

In the morning : visit of Blegny-mine

Blegny-Mine is one of the four authentic coal mines in Europe with underground galleries accessible for the visitors through the original shaft. Equiped with a jacket and a helmet, take the mining cage down to the galleries situated - 30 and - 60 metres bellow the ground level to understand how coal was extracted.

 

or visit of the Crystal manufacturer Val St. Lambert

The art of the crystal. Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of Val Saint Lambert and discover the glittering beauty behind each unique mouth-blown and hand-cut piece.

 

In the afternoon: transfer to Luxembourg and check in at your hotel

Day 4

Luxembourg

In the morning: Visit of the city of Luxembourg

The capital of the Grand Duchy is the administrative center and the official residence of the Grand Duke, with about 80,000 inhabitants.

In the former fortified town (founded around 963), many European authorities and banks have their headquarters. Luxembourg uniquely combines cosmopolitan flair with a typical tranquility .

 

In the afternoon: Visit the porcelain factory Villeroy & Boch

 

Free time in the city center of Luxembourg

 

Day 5

Vineyard at the Mosel

In the morning: Visit of the butterfly garden in Grevenmacher on the Luxembourg Moselle followed by a visit of the Sekt cellars of Bernard-Massard

 

In the afternoon: Boattrip from Grevenmacher to Remich

The town is located at the foot of the vineyards on the Mosel. Its picturesque quarters and old streets are witnesses of a great past.

 

Free time in Remich

 

 

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