Month: June 2016

Château de Lavaux-Sainte-Anne

Castle of Lavaux-Sainte-Anne

The history of the Castle of Lavaux-Sainte-Anne began in the 13th century as a defensive tower for the protection of an old Roman road. Yet as late as the year 1450, the whole defensive fort was built – with a moat, drawbridge, loopholes etc.

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St. Maximin’s Abbey, Trier

St. Maximin's Abbey, Trier

I’ve already mentioned the Abbey of St. Maximin twice (in the first and most important place, the history of Luxembourg City and thus, of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg in general, began with it) and apparently, I’m going to mention it again further. That’s why I’ve decided to show it in a separate publication before I present the second part of my publications about Trier.

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Neuerburg

Vogthaus, Neuerburg

There is nothing certain about the early history of the small beautiful town of Neuerburg. All historical dates are assumptions that aren’t documented.

Yet there are remains of that old history all over the place. In fact, the whole settlement has preserved its old-time atmosphere despite the contemporary houses, the ruins of the forts, the change of ownership, and the change of use of the buildings.

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