Vivez les époques passées


The friends of the Beaufort castles invite you to discover the two historical monuments in the heart of the Müllerthal- Little Luxemburgish Switzerland

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Opening hours

The castle can be visited 7 day a week from 26/03/2016 to 6/11/2016

9:00 to 17:30

Medieval Castle


The knights' castle of Beaufort was built during three different construction periods between 1150 and 1650. Walter from Wiltz was the first lord of Beaufort. After the second half of the 18th century it had been uninhabited for a long time and was used as a quarry by the residents of the surroundings.

Since 1928, the new owner of the castle, Edmond Linckels, started to make large repair and cleaning works in the castle ruins which had been neglected and not inhabited for 300 years and opened it to the public in 1932.

In 1988 the site was classified as an historical monument

Renaissance castle


Since its construction more than 360 years ago and apart from a few additions and modifications during the last centuries, Beaufort Renaissance castle has never suffered damage and has remained basically unchanged.

The Renaissance castle of Beaufort was built by a major Luxembourger, Jean Baron de Beck. Born in 1588 in Luxembourg-Grund Jean Beck was the son of a riding messenger of the Luxembourg Provincial Council from Saarburg in Lorraine and departed from a humble background to make a fantastic military career.

Opening times

From April until beginning of November:

guided tours from Thursday to Sunday at

11a.m. and 4 p.m.

November - April guided tours only on request

Closed from 24 - 26 December, 1 January, second week of January - carnival

Une viste à ne pas manquer


The entrance of the renaissance castle takes place at the reception of the medieval castle not far from the car park situated along the street.

Information and reservation

Les Amis des Châteaux de Beaufort asbl
(+352) 83 66 01
chateau.beaufort@pt.lu

Office Régional du Tourisme Région Mullerthal
(+352) 72 04 57
info@mullerthal.lu