Vianden, Luxembourg is simply magical. Although it is one of Luxembourg's larger towns, it is completely charming. The town itself is quaint, dotted with traditional eateries and cafes, all set in pretty surroundings.
Most people come to Vianden to visit its castle, which is a fully restored, Medieval castle originally built in the eleventh to fourteenth centuries. It is perched high above the town, overlooking it from one of many hills that surrounds the town. Vianden is lush during the spring and summer months, the town is almost completely surrounded by forests, making it the perfect location for hikes, and what's more the hills that surround the town truly add to the fairy-tale-type atmosphere.
Herds of travelers flock to Vianden year round to soak up the atmosphere and enjoy a slice of history. At the base of the hill is a gondola, which will take you right up to the footstep of the castle and its museum. On the way up, you can enjoy the lovely surroundings of Vianden.
Vianden is easily accessible from Luxembourg City via bus; with several buses running daily, it's a breeze to get to. Vianden is also well connected and its possible to visit other nearby towns without having to go directly back to Luxembourg City.
Vianden has a number of accommodation options, though during peak seasons hostels in Vianden, Luxembourg book up fast, so it's worth making a reservation in advance. There are a number of Vianden, Luxembourg hostels at decent prices located within the main part of town, near the castle. Your chosen Vianden, Luxembourg hostel is likely to be Vianden's cheapest accommodation; the facilities are basic but the location is perfect. Otherwise, Vianden offers a number of guesthouses called auberges. These auberges also tend to be conveniently located, with great facilities and comfortable dwellings.
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