Upper Sure Natural Park in Mullerthal – Luxemburg consists of several towns situated around the Upper Sure Lake. Valleys and plateaus cover the area, offering scenic landscapes ideal for travelers who enjoy communing with nature.
Upper Sure Natural Park is within the Oesling region in the greater Ardennes area. It lies in northwest Luxembourg.
To get to Upper Sure Natural Park in Mullerthal – Luxemburg, you can take a bus from Ettelbruck or from Wiltz and Arsdorf.
From Ettelbruck, take bus number 535. Buses leave twice in an hour and the trip will take about forty minutes. From Wilzt and Arsdorf, take bus number 620. Buses here leave once every hour and the trip will take about fifty minutes.
What to See and Do
Upper Sure Natural Park in Mullerthal – Luxemburg is the ideal getaway for those who love outdoor recreation.
The artificial lake which is downstream from the Sure River offers plenty of opportunities for enjoying your favorite water sports such as swimming, yachting, windsurfing and kayaking.
A walk around the villages will take you down some of the historical sites around the area where castle ruins and historical landmarks can be visited. There are several notable churches that you can visit here as well.
The best part however, is visiting the various nature trails around the area.
You can ride your own bike down these trails or take a walking tour around the forest areas for a closer look at the beautiful natural scenery in these parts of the country.
To explore the Upper Sure Lake, go on a cruise down the lake on a solar-powered boat. Parks and leisure centers can also be found here.
Visit the House of the Natural Park for more information about the various activities that you can do around the area plus view various exhibits in the museum.
Upper Sure Natural Park in Mullerthal – Luxemburg was established to protect the flora and fauna surrounding the Upper Sure Lake.
It was likewise established to maintain the purity of the water in the Upper Sure dam as well as maintain the quality of the air and soil around the area.
Other than these, the park was likewise founded to provide livelihood and improve the lives of the locals living around the area through income-generating projects provided by tourism.
Finally, the park was founded to preserve the heritage of the towns surrounding the Upper Sure Lake by protecting its historical structures and monuments.
Bus rides going to Upper Sure Natural Park generally cost around € 5 per person, one-way. To visit the House of the Natural Park, an entry fee of € 2 per adult and € 1.25 per child, is charged.
Most other sights in the area such as churches and the castle ruins are open to the public, free of charge.
The House of the Natural Park is located in Esch-Sur-Sure is open from Monday thru Friday, starting from 10 in the morning up to 12 noon; and then from 2 in the afternoon up to 6 in the evening.
Saturdays and Sundays, it is open from 2 in the afternoon up to 6 in the evening only. During wintertime, it closes at 5 in the afternoon and is likewise closed on all Wednesdays of winter.