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Clervaux Castle in Winter

It's so high up North of the country that people rarely find their way up there, except maybe in summer when the town is swarmed by Dutch tourists in search for something looking like a massive mountain range. The town of Clervaux. In the North. The very North. Next to places like Nidderuewerteschenhannerklengbetten or Houschterdéckt...

The feudal castle which dates back to the 12th century is the age-old witness to the prestige and power of the knights and counts whose estates stretched far across country from St. Vith to Vianden and Prüm.

The remnants of the Battle of the Ardennes.


The Family of Man a famous exhibit of photos collected by Edward Steichen for the MoMA in NY is on permanent display at the Castle.

The sign of the local tourist office, situated in the old castle's witch tower

The summer residence of the former counts of Clervaux

The castle's inner courtyard was cut into the rock on which it was built in the 12th century





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