Echternach is a great place to base yourself while you are exploring Luxembourg as some of the city’s most popular attractions are within easy driving distance. Two destinations that should be at the top of every visitor’s list is the fabulous Abbey of Echternach and the much-loved National Museum of Military History. If time permits, be sure to also visit the Maison de Victor Hugo and Vianden Castle.
Vacationers in Echternach, looking for something different, will love the cultural attractions nearby. Find the treasures kept in the many museums here such as Mudam Luxembourg. Book seats for a spectacular show at Philharmonie Luxembourg. If you enjoy art museums and galleries, visit the local artwork and other exhibits at the Grand Duke Jean Museum of Modern Art.
Some of Luxembourg's popular sights are in the Echternach area, such as Bourscheid Castle in Remich, the American Cemetery and Memorial and the Plateau du Kirchberg. For history lovers, the region’s past has been beautifully preserved at Fort Thungen.
If you're vacationing without children, pay a visit to the Caves of Saint Martin in Remich.
Visitors with a passion for soccer will love the atmosphere at Stade Josy Barthel, home of local legends the Racing FC Union Luxembourg and the much-loved Luxembourg national football team. Enjoy a few post-match beers with local sports fanatics after the final whistle blows in one of the nearby watering holes.
Finding somewhere comfortable to base yourself within the Echternach area is simple. The Doubletree by Hilton Luxembourg, the Alvisse Parc Hotel and the Sofitel Luxembourg Europe are just some of the many great places to stay around here.