Founded by the patron saint of Luxembourg, Abbey of Echternach was the most powerful institution in Luxembourg for 300 years. Known for an annual dancing procession, the abbey is a major tourist destination. The dancing procession attracts pilgrims, tourists, clergy, and townspeople who come to dance through town to the abbey. It begins with a sermon at a bridge crossing the Sauer River and ends at the attraction. Inside the church, a humble chapel features niches and altars adorned with statuary. You'll also find old murals that depict biblical stories. Although the atmosphere is holy and modest, this church had a powerful influence on the country. Indulge in a stroll around the abbey grounds, where you can enjoy the gardens and surrounding buildings. Put Abbey of Echternach into our Echternach online travel route builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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Abbey van Echternach is heel mooi. Het centrumpje heeft mooie gebouwen wat prettige en gemoedelijke sfeer geeft. more »The Abbey of Echternach is very beautiful. The center has beautiful buildings which gives a pleasant and friendly atmosphere.
prima akoestiek en Elizabeth Zawadke gaf in het kader van de Echternacher Orgelsommer een concert van ruim 5 kwartier. more »Prima Acoustics and Elizabeth Zawadke gave a concert of more than 5 quarters in the context of the Echternacher Orgelsommer.
Beautiful, fascinating church. Well worth a visit.
Wonderfully historic building! It houses the remains of one of the patrons if Luxembourg.
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