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Victor Hugo House, Vianden

  I’m a sucker for viewing writers’ houses, so the Victor Hugo House in Vianden was a must-see. Hugo lived here for three months in 1871 during his exile from France as a political refugee. From his desk, he had a direct view of the Vianden Castle on the hill. The study has been restored […]

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Vianden Castle

  This castle is one of the largest medieval monuments in Northern Europe and the main sight in Vianden. Construction began in the 11th century and continued for more than 300 years. When it was finally completed, the Nassau family, who had inherited Vianden, didn’t care to move in and continued to rule from afar. […]

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