"The ruins of Larochette castle" Luxembourg Things to Do Tip by MATIM

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The ruins of Larochette Castle, that are located on a headland of the Luxemburgish sandstone, are dominating at a 150 m height the White Ernz valley, an affluent of the River Sure. In order to access to the spur, you have to pas inside a wide ?basse-cour? that is protected by fortification made of clay. The main castle, which is built of stone, is protected by a The ruins of Larochette Castle, that are located on a headland of the Luxemburgish sandstone, surrounding wall that nowadays is destroyed for its main part. A deep ditch that partially is of a natural origin, divides the castle in two parts. At the extremity of the headland, the remains of several manor houses attest the quality and pompous style of this castle architecture. Since the acquiring of the castle in 1979 by Luxemburgian State, the historical buildings of Larochette castle have taken benefit of a large restoration program.

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  • Updated Nov 24, 2002
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