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Sentier Adrien Ries (northern part)

Starting point
Ettelbruck
Destination
Ettelbruck
Distance
21,04 km
Duration
6:10 h
Difficulty
difficult
  • Condition
  • Technique
Highest point
356 Hm
Lowest point
189 Hm
Aggregated Ascent
430 Hm
Aggregated Descent
430 Hm
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Description

Scenic Refreshment stops available
Around the area of the "Nordstad"

The trail was named after the Luxembourg lawyer, economist and author Adrien Ries (1933 - 1991), who created the term "Nordstad" for the urban settlement area of Diekirch/Ettelbruck. As a passionated hiker he covered thousands of kilometers across Luxembourg and throughout Europe.
The Sentier Adrien Ries is divided into three circular trails.

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Sentier Adrien Ries (northern part)

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