Luxembourg’s fourth largest city, Dudelange, also known as the “Forge of the South”, can look back at an exciting past as an industrial city. With the discovery of iron ore deposits and the establishment of heavy industry, the city experienced a high level of immigration. 40 percent of the population is made up of foreigners and there are 106 nationalities, making Dudelange an incomparable multicultural city.
Despite its past ups and downs, which can be attributed to the steel crisis, the city has been able to recover and even improve the quality of life thanks to numerous investments. The nature reserve “Op der Haard”, located in the largest nature reserve in Luxembourg, “Haard, Hesselsbierg, Staebierg”, offers numerous leisure opportunities like walking, hiking, nature and educational trails as well as mountain bike trails. History buffs can hunt for traces of the rich medieval past on the Mont St. Jean, where the remains of the medieval castle of Mont Saint-Jean can still be found. Dudelange is also known for its numerous cultural events, which are regularly organized by the Cultural Centre “opderschmelz” (CCRD) and the Centre National de l’Audiovisuel (CNA).
Waassertuerm + Pomhouse
Admire the architecture and history of the water tower and its associated pumping stationVISIT THE WEBSITE
Haard - Hesselsbierg - Staebierg
Experience the largest nature reserve in Luxembourg with its former open-cast mining landscapesVISIT THE WEBSITE
Mont Saint-Jean Castle
Discover the ruins of the former Order of Saint John, dating back to the 15th centuryVISIT THE WEBSITE
Documentation Centre on Human Migrations
The DCHM explores Luxembourg's cultural diversity, which has long shaped that of the Grand DuchyVISIT THE WEBSITE
Parc Le’h Adventures
With over 100 different studios on 7 trails, the Parc “Le'h Adventures” is worth a family outingVISIT THE WEBSITE
Centre culturel régional Dudelange (CCRD), ‘opderschmelz’
The cultural centre is known for its diverse concerts, theatre and dance events as well as the organisation of large festivalsVISIT THE WEBSITE
Centres d’Art de la Ville de Dudelange
The art gallery named after the Luxembourg impressionist is known for its artistic dynamism and cultural diversityVISIT THE WEBSITE
National Audiovisual Centre (Centre national de l'audiovisuel) (CNA)
Discover the national audiovisual heritage and enjoy a cinema evening at the Ciné StarlightVISIT THE WEBSITE
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