Viaden is small town that lies in the north-east part of Luxembourg. It is the main town of the Dierckih district. The city is crossed by the river Our, and it is placed near the border with Germany. Viades is a picturesque city witch preserves wonderful landscapes and monumental sites. It is considered as a major tourist attraction in Luxembourg. The old constructions and huge stone walls that surround the town create a historical ambiance there. The city’s authorities are focused in preserving the historical and the cultural national inheritance of Viaden city. The great variety of medieval castles, palaces and fortresses ensemble a spectacular solemn town with hospitable and nice people. There can be visited some medieval mansions with charming architecture and style. Some of them were restored and inaugurated as museums. Through the city’s surroundings can be also visited an old church, which was used as a parson in the 12th century. The church’s building was reconstructed and now it serves as a magnificent museum, witch keeps the Christians hope and faith. Besides the cultural and historical sites, in Viaden can be explored some sites with national and also international value. One of those places is The Victor Hugo house, which was preserved as a museum. There can be studied and explored some private things that owened the famous writer, to feel the solem silence of that place and knoow better the writer’s lifestyle.
The most suitable way of exploring the town is by feet, becouse there are fabulous sites and views that should be discovered in details. The town is crossed by large forests and green areas that form a spectacular ambiance of peace and welfare. The people who live in Viaden are really hospitable and generous. Be sure that you will be warm welcomed in Viaden city. The Viaden Castle is recognized as one of the most amazing in Luxembourg. The Castle dates the 11the century and is placed on the site of an ancient fortress. The Castle was restored by the Grand Duke of Luxembourg in 1977 and was declared under the state’s protection. The Viaden Castle provides many exhibitions of the mdieval style, architecture and art. The visitors can discover the amazing large halls, the impressive interior of the castle and also to follow the evolution of various ancient periods of time. The Viaden Castle is recognized as a national historical and cultural symbol. It is considered one of the most spectacular castles in Europe. You also can visit other wonderful sites and institutions in Viaden, which worth your attention. The Church of St. Nicholas, The BellTower, The Cross of Justice, The Art and Crafts Museum ensemble a cultural value of national pride.
Due to the city’s geographical location, being surrounded by fabulous hills and forests, Viaden is appreciated as a provincial city. Despite it’s natural preserved surroundings, the city provides a variety of accomodation facilities and services for tourists and guests. There are located great restaurants and hotels, cafes and other suitable places that will make your journey in Viaden more comfortable. Not far from Viaden town, can be visited a hydro-electric pumping station, which is considered as one of the largest in Europe. Viaden town offers you the possibility to enjoy a wonderful walk through the amazing forests, alleys and also you can enjoy a bout walk on the Our river, which will provide you charming views to the old, but preserved Viaden town. Viaden is called „The Pearl of Ardennes” due to its enchanting nature and cultural value. Viaden city is a must see place in Luxembourg, so make sure that you are all set for the most aventurous and exciting journey.
By Natasha Prijilevschi
The best tourist destinations in Luxembourg .
Luxembourg is considered one of the smallest countries in the European Union comunity.
Despite its teritory, the country provides spectacular historical and monumental sites, which are recognized as national inheritance of Luxembourg.
The impressive landscapes and the distinctive traditions, including the magnificent cuisine will surpise you with their special originality and particularity.
If you are interested in having a nice and relaxing holiday, then the perfect destination is Luxembourg with its accurate cities and villages.
Viaden town - The Pearl of Ardeness
Viaden town - Wonderful sites
Viaden town - Attractive tourist venue
Viaden town - The Viaden Castle's interior
Viaden town - Medieval architecture
Viaden town - The Viaden Castle
Viaden town - The Our river
Viaden town - Cultural centre