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Overview of Clervaux

Clervaux is a town of 5,200 people (2018) in the Our Natural Park in northern Luxembourg. Clervaux is a picturesque town that is popular with tourists. Its major attractions are the Saint-Maurice-et-Saint-Maur abbey, and its medieval castle dating from the 12th century, which houses the photographic exhibition “The Family of Man”.


Get in[edit]

Schlossburg overlooking the town.

By car[edit]

Clervaux is located along N18, which connects to the N7 (part of E421) 5 km east from the town. This road connects directly to the Bourscheid commune, Ettelbruck, Mersch and Luxembourg City (after a merge with the A1).

By public transit[edit]

Clervaux has a 1 Train station on the Liège-Luxembourg line, 1 km north of the town centre. This is also the central point for buses to and from the town and surrounding region. The buses connect to the train stations of Vianden and Wiltz.

Get around[edit]


Map of Clervaux

  • 1 Battle of the Bulge Museum, +352 26 91 06 95.
  • 2 Castle of Clervaux (in the middle of Clervaux overlooking the town, it can be seen from most streets). Tu-Su 10:00 - 18:00, closed M.
  • 3 Abbey of St. Maurice and St. Maurus (Benediktinerabtei hellege Moritz), 1 Place de l'Abbaye, Clervaux, +352 92 10 27.
  • 4 The Family of Man, 31 Montée du Château, +352 92 96 57. A legendary photography exhibition by Luxembourgish American photographer Edward Steichen, the director of the Museum of Modern Art's (MOMA) Department of Photography. In 2003 the Family of Man photographic collection was added to UNESCO's Memory of the World Register. €6.


Winter landscape
  • Hike. Plenty of hiking routes in the area.


  • 1 Nordstrooss Shopping Mile Marnach, 2 Marbuergerstrooss, Marnach.



Notre Dame de Lorette chapel
  • Nightlife. Although there are some bars and restaurants, Clervaux' nightlife is not very lively.



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