Parc Merveilleux in Bettembourg – Luxemburg

Bettembourg is a town in southern Luxembourg that is part of the Esch-sur-Alzette canton.

Parc Merveilleux in Bettembourg – Luxemburg is its most famous attraction.


Parc Merveilleux in Bettembourg – Luxemburg is located at Route de Mondorf, L-3260, Bettembourg. Bettembourg is about ten kilometers off Luxembourg City and five kilometers off the border of France.

Getting There

You can arrive by air or railway to Luxembourg City, which is the easiest place to come from to get to Bettembourg. From Luxembourg City, there fastest way to reach Bettembourg is via rail.

There are several train schedules that leave for Bettembourg – about 3 or 4 per day. Once you are in town, you can reach Parc Merveilleux in Bettembourg – Luxemburg via a bus ride.

From the city center, take bus number 304 which leaves for the park every hour; from Monday thru Saturday. If you will be visiting the park on a Sunday, you will need to get your own private transport or you can also walk to the park as it is only about a twenty-minute walk from the city center.

What to See and Do

Parc Merveilleux in Bettembourg – Luxemburg is the top children’s attraction not only in the city but the rest of the country as well. The park is home to a number of domestic and wild animals that children and adults will get to see as they explore the park.

The zoo will give you a closer look at beautiful animals and birds including parrots, flamingos, deer, dingoes and ibises. Lemurs are also a top attraction in the park.

Kids can get on the mini train or ride ponies around the park, frolic in the playground as well as ride mini cars. For little girls, they will love the small houses taken from famous kids’ fairy tales.

There is likewise a section built after the Amazon where you can walk through a man-made forest and see various animals and birds roaming and flitting about.

For refreshments, there is a restaurant inside the park.

Brief History

Parc Merveilleux in Bettembourg – Luxemburg was established not only to provide the younger generation a place to visit and meet some of the world’s most amazing creatures but more importantly, to provide a protected home to these beautiful creatures, as close to their natural habitats as possible.

More than providing a venue for entertainment and leisure, the park aims to educated its guests with the harsh and tragic effects of deforestation that are happening all over the world.

A short presentation on the ill-effects of deforestation, particularly in Madagascar and the Philippines, provides guests with an in-depth look at how this act affects the animals and birds who call these forests their home.


Entry fee into Parc Merveilleux in Bettembourg – Luxemburg is $7 per adult and $4 per child.

Other Information

Parc Merveilleux in Bettembourg – Luxemburg is open between the months of April and October only. During these months, the park is open everyday, from 9:30 in the morning up to 6 in the evening.