Hohllay

Huel Lee


Useful Information

Location: South of Berdorf.
From Berdorf follow 346 towards Echternach. Turn right at Hotel Pérékop, some 400 m from the village. The road ends at a parking lot after 350 m. From here 5 minutes walk.
(49.815089, 6.359489)
Open: no restrictions.
[2022]
Fee: free.
[2022]
Classification: SubterraneaRock Mine
Light: bring torch
Dimension:
Guided tours: self guided
Photography: allowed
Accessibility: no
Bibliography:
Address: Huel Lee, Rue d'Echternach, 6550 Berdorf, Tel: +352-7204-571, Fax: +352-72-75-24. E-mail:
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History


Description

Huel Lee is the Lëtzebuergesch name, in German it is called Hohllay. Hohllay has two parts, hohl means hollow and lay is a medieval term for rock, so it means Hollow Rock. There are numerous ancient millstone quarries in this area, which were operated since Roman times. This quarry looks like a huge cave with several entrances.