One of the first things coming to mind when thinking about Luxembourg is the financial sector, picturesque hills and numerous beautiful castles. However, its southern region around Esch-sur-Alzette, also known as Minett, will show you another side of Luxembourg. Its history is linked to iron ore mining and crude iron production. Being elected as the European Capital of Culture in 2022, Esch-sur-Alzette and the surrounding region will shine in a new light while connecting art, culture, European values and industrial heritage.