Mersch is a town of 9,400 people (2018) in central Luxembourg, where the rivers Alzette, Mamer and Eisch meet.

Railway and birth house of Aloyse Kayser (1874-1926), a large figure of the Luxembourgian Socialist Party.

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Mersch can be reached through the A7 motorway running northwards from Luxembourg City. Exits 3, 4 and 5 on this highway service the town. Up north the E421, which the A7 becomes after Colmar-Berg, connects to Ettelbruck and Diekirch.

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Mersch city park

The 1 Mersch train station lies along line 10, starting in Luxembourg City and passing through Ettelbruck, where the line branches off for Diekirch, Kautenbach, from where it merges of towards Wiltz, Clervaux, Maulusmuhle, from where the line merges off to Troisvierges, only to pass the border with Belgium, and finally terminating in Liège.

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Mersch is rather small and can be navigated on foot. When exploring the larger Mersch commune, it is advised to go either by bicycle or car.

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Map of Mersch

Pettingen Castle
  • 1 Gallo-Roman villa, Rue des Romains. Free.
  • 2 Méchelstuerm (Alen Turm). Former bell tower in baroque style.
  • 3 Schlass Miersch (Mersch Castle), Place Saint-Michel.
  • 4 Monument national de l'indépendance (National independence monument).
  • 5 Menhir of Beisenerbierg (Menhir of Recken).
  • 6 Schlass Pëtten (Pettingen Castle). One of the best fortified castles of Luxembourg.

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Cyclists on the route between Mamer and Mersch.
  • 1 Topaze Shopping Centre, Rue de Colmar-Berg. Large regional trade and commercial centre with several clothing stores, a supermarket, bakeries and restaurants, the latter are listed below.
  • 2 Listo Shopping Centre, Zoning Industriel - Mierscherbierg. Shopping mall with mostly Belgian chain shops.

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The Rue d'Ettelbruck during winter.

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  • 1 Bureau des Postes (Post office), 3-7 Rue Grande-Duchesse Charlotte, +352 800 28 004. The post offices of the Grand Duchy offer, aside from the expected postal services, telecom solutions. If you're meaning to get, for instance, a SIM-card for Luxembourg to save on your phone bill, then this is a place to go.
  • 2 Pharmacie du Cerf (Pharmacy), Centre Marisca, +352 32 00 07.
  • 3 Police Grand-Ducale (Police station), 1 Rue de Colmar-Berg, +352 24 49 12 00.

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