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Travel stories Competition

We are starting a competition with the most exciting and most inspiring stories from residents and visitors of the region!

Would you like to share your experiences and discoveries from the region with other people? Then upload your travel story now and join the travel stories competition until the 30th of September 2022.

The most enjoyable, authentic, and inspiring story will win an overnight stay at one of the “Kabaisercher” along the Minett Trail of your choice.

Tell us how you experience and get to know the Esch2022 region, what makes it special to you and why you love it! Be it a story from your daily life, a special place for you, an extraordinary encounter, or something that makes the region unique, we are looking forward to your stories.

How to participate? Read the instructions below!

Be part of our story! #ExperienceEsch2022

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On a journey of discovery with Susanne Jaspers: First episode of the author’s travelogue in the Esch2022 region

It’s time to head south! Together with author Susanne Jaspers, we are taking you on an exciting journey to the Esch2022 region that will focus …

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Like a fairy tale

Once upon a time, there was a man who dreamt of building a fairy tale park. That man was the Dutch garden designer Albert Willem …

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Off the beaten path

Ellergronn trail: discovering the ponds of the Minett region

This 3.4km long trail begins just two kilometres south of Esch-sur-Alzette town centre, at the Ellergronn nature reserve HQ. There are several different walks for …

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Local flair

The national boulodrome

The national boulodrome, located in Belvaux, was inaugurated in 2011 and is certainly impressive. The infrastructure is entirely dedicated to the game of boules, which …

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A region for all

The planets trail in Schifflange: head in the stars, feet on the ground!

We find the De Saturn footpath near Jean Jacoby stadium, via a forest path belonging to Lalléngerbierg nature reserve, an exceptional site protected under the …

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Off the beaten path

Dudelange – The mirror in the black frame

The Gehaansbierg (Johannisberg or Saint John Mountain) and its enchanted ruins succeeded in terrifying John Malkovich Gehaansbierg? Now, there is something to make your mouth …

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Local flair

Italian cinema in Villerupt

Every autumn Villerupt town organizes a unique Italian film festival. Thousands of visitors gather in this small French town to attend this prestigious event and …

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Off the beaten path

Lamadelaine watermill (Grondmillen)

Beautiful Lamadelaine watermill, one of the last historic mills in the Grand Duchy, is a must-see within the commune of Pétange, close to the Belgian …

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Be part of it!

How can you participate?

  1. Write your story in one of the three languages: DE; FR; ENG
  2. Share your story with us and  upload it with the provided template
  3. Accept the General Terms and Conditions
  4. If your story respects the general requirements (see General Terms and Conditions), it will be, if needed, proofread, edited, translated, and published on our blog in one of four categories

Dive into the Esch2022 region and let yourself get inspired by our stories.

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