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Minett Park Fond-de-Gras is open on Sundays and Luxembourg holidays (as well as some Thursdays in summer). More information: link

The activities :

Historic train journey - mining train "Minièresbunn" : During the mining era, mining trains were essential for extracting iron ore from the mine. Today, the mining train "Minièresbunn" runs between the Fond-de-Gras and Lasauvage and offers an impressive experience when visiting the mine. More information: link

Historic train journey - Train 1900: The Train 1900 runs between Pétange and Fond-de-Gras, on the former "Ligne des Minières", opened in 1874 for the transport of the iron ore, extracted from neighbouring mines. A truly unique experience in Luxembourg and the Greater Region - step back in time with the Train 1900. More information: link

Discovery of Minett Park related sites : Fond-de-Gras, Lasauvage, Giele Botter and Titelberg More information : link

Circulation of the railbikes: Enjoy the only railbikes (also known as draisines) in circulation in Luxembourg. Up to 4 people can board (including 2 persons riding) on the railway tracks through the forest. More information: link

Guided tours for individuals: Would you like to take part in an exciting visit with your family or friends? On the program: traditional visits of the sites (Fond-de-Gras, Lasauvage, Titelberg and Giele Botter), technical visit (railway hall) and playful visits around nature (theatrical visit and Magic Moment). More information: link

Walks in nature: The Minett Park Fond-de-Gras stretches between green valleys, sunny plateaus and vast forests, making it the ideal destination for breath-taking walks. This lays to rest the notion that the south of Luxembourg was ruined by its industrial past. More information: link

To help you organize your visit, please find below  some program ideas:

Train 1900 + Fond-de-Gras

- arrival at Pétange
- departure from Train 1900 Pétange - Fond-de-Gras
- discovery of the site with it’s historic buildings, the restaurant or a walk in the nature
- departure of the Train 1900 Fond-de-Gras - Pétange
- end of the program

Possibles additions / complements

a. mining train “Minièresbunn” 

- arrival at Pétange
- departure from Train 1900 Pétange - Fond-de-Gras
- discovery of the site with its historic buildings, the restaurant or a walk in the nature
- departure of the mining train "Minièresbunn" Fond-de-Gras - Lasauvage - Fond-de-Gras (with a visit in the mine)
- departure of the Train 1900 Fond-de-Gras - Pétange
- end of the program

b. Guided tour

- arrival at Fond-de-Gras
- guided tour (depending on the schedule of guided tours for individuals)
- meals to be organized by you (restaurants)
- departure of the Train 1900 Fond-de-Gras - Pétange - Fond-de-Gras
- end of the program

c. draisine

- arrival at the Fond-de-Gras
- Draisine roundtrip Fond-de-Gras - Bois-de-Rodange - Fond-de-Gras
- meal to be organized by you (restaurants)
- departure of the Train 1900 Fond-de-Gras - Pétange - Fond-de-Gras
- end of the program

Train minier « Minièresbunn » + Lasauvage

- arrival at the Fond-de-Gras
- departure of the mining train "Minièresbunn" Fond-de-Gras - Lasauvage
- free visit of the village
- departure of the mining train "Minièresbunn" Lasauvage - Fond-de-Gras (with a visit in the mine)
- end of the program

Possibles additions / complements

a. Guided tour

- arrival at the Fond-de-Gras
- guided tour (depending on the schedule of guided tours for individuals)
- meal to be organized by you (restaurants)
- departure of the mining train "Minièresbunn" Fond-de-Gras - Lasauvage
- free visit of the village
- departure of the mining train "Minièresbunn" Lasauvage - Fond-de-Gras (with a visit in the mine)
- end of the program

b. draisine

- arrival at the Fond-de-Gras
- Draisine roundtrip Fond-de-Gras - Bois-de-Rodange - Fond-de-Gras
- meal to be organized by you (restaurants)
- departure of the mining train "Minièresbunn" Fond-de-Gras - Lasauvage
- free visit of the village
- departure of the mining train "Minièresbunn" Lasauvage - Fond-de-Gras (with a visit in the mine)
- end of the program