High Up in the Ardennes: The Beautiful Village of Vianden

High Up in the Ardennes: The Beautiful Village of Vianden, Vianden, Luxembourg (B)

On my second and last day in Luxembourg, I wanted to get out of the city and explore some of the country’s smaller villages. I had read about scenic Vianden, located high up in the Ardennes Mountains near the border to Germany, and that was where I headed first.

I first caught a train to Ettelbruck and from there bus 570 to Vianden. The lady at the train station in Luxembourg City sold me a day ticket for only 4 euros, which means I could travel wherever I wanted within the country for the day!

I arrived in Vianden just after midday. The first sight of the village had me in awe. I knew then that I had chosen the perfect destination for a day trip. The streets of Vianden are lined with flowers and trees, the houses are painted in all colours of the rainbow, and there’s a quiet river running through its center. It was like a village taken straight out of a fairytale.

I started the walk up to Vianden Castle just after getting off the bus. On the way, I met the snuggliest Luxemburgian cat so far! She loved hugs, kisses and tummy rubs, so I spent quite a while in her company. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: High Up in the Ardennes: The Beautiful Village of Vianden
Guide Location: Luxembourg » Vianden
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Melissa Cherry Villumsen
Read it on Author's Website: https://northtrotter.com/2017/08/07/high-up-in-the-ardennes-the-beautiful-village-of-vianden/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Vianden Castle