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SAARBURG

The idyllic small town of Saarburg can be reached in a few minutes. Saarburg was founded in 964 by Count Siegfried of Luxembourg with the acquisition of Mount Churbelun and the construction of the castle high above the Saar. Saarburg is surrounded by forests and vineyards and the Leuk flows through it. A special attraction is the approx. 20m high waterfall in the middle of the city, which falls between half-timbered houses and baroque buildings and drives the mill wheels of the former Hackenberg mill. Saarburg's historic city center and the picturesque lower town invite you to explore the steep and winding streets.

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In and around Saarburg

With us you can do more than just relax! Our campsite has many great activities nearby, all of which are worth a visit.

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Around the campsite and in the vicinity there are numerous beautiful natural hiking trails . Enjoy the leisurely ride on the chairlift up to the Warsberg and walk through the vineyards down to the city. 5 panels provide you with interesting information about the geology, viticulture, sights and climate of the city of Saarburg. 

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Saarburg offers numerous opportunities for everyone who likes to be active on holiday. Bike or MTB tours are ideal for experiencing the landscape around Saarburg. A bike tour on the Saarschleife is fantastic. Mountain bikers are also spoiled for choice in Saarburg and the surrounding area. The highlight, however, is the mountain bike course Trassem . 3 mountain bike trails are located around the forest adventure center in Trassem.

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For horse lovers, we recommend a visit to the idyllically situated, family-run Kalfertshaus horse farm, 15 km away. Thanks to many years of experience in the horse sector, the family Müller is very well positioned, practiced in dealing with children and the horses are used to the children.

Auf der Veranstaltungswebsite der Saar-Obermosel-Touristik erhalten Sie aktuelle Informationen zu den anstehenden Veranstaltungen in Saarburg und Umgebung:

The culture foundry, with the museum bell foundry Mabilon , the only bell foundry museum in Germany !!! Various cultural events take place here and a wide program for guests, families, children and groups.

Experience the sights of Saarburg in a different way with the 30-minute ride on the Saartalbahn . You should definitely plan a visit to the AMÜSEUM am Wasserfall , our municipal museum. Traditional Saarburg trades (bell founders, printers, cobblers, tanners, boatmen, pharmacists), the oldest turbine still in operation and interesting temporary exhibitions are presented to you in the former electoral mill.

In the district of Beurig is the well-known parish and pilgrimage church of St. Marien , with the miraculous image of the breastfeeding Madonna.

Or enjoy the leisurely 700m long ride on the chairlift to Warsberg in one of the 50 double chairs and the view of the beautiful Saar valley from lofty heights. The chairlift is also ideal for transporting your bicycles.

So it is only about a 30-minute walk to the Birds of Greifvogelpark. Would you like to experience the beauty and fascination of eagles, falcons, buzzards and owls during their daily free flights against a dreamlike backdrop?

In Mettlach, everything revolves around ceramics and shopping. Be it in the Villeroy & Boch exhibitions or in the numerous factory outlets . A visit to Montclair Castle is also worthwhile.

Within a radius of 20 km:

- Geocaching in Saarburg

Beyond the country border:

  • Grand Duchy of Luxembourg: charming residential city of Luxembourg with the underground fortifications,

  • castle with guards,

  • cathedral with carillon,

  • Casino Mondorf,

  • Romantic Müllertal between the city of Luxembourg and Echternach,

  • Butterfly Park Grevenmacher.

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