Enter your search

German Military Cemetery of Sandweiler

Tombes du cimetière militaire allemand de Sandweiler.
Discover a place of memory full of emotions. This military cemetery is the first of its kind outside Germany. It hosts the remains of more than 10,000 German soldiers.

The first german military cemetery in Luxembourg

During the winter of 1944/1945, terrible fighting occurred in the border areas between Belgium, Luxembourg, and Germany.

View on the cemetery of Sandweiler.
© LFT – Alfonso Salgueiro

Located in Sandweiler, Luxembourg, this cemetery is the resting place of 10,913 German soldiers who died during the Battle of the Bulge. It was inaugurated in 1955. Before its construction, the graves of the German soldiers were located in the four corners of Luxembourg. Today, they are gathered in this place, testifying to the history of these enemy soldiers.

This cemetery is full of memories and is an obligatory stop on the route of remembrance tourism in the Ardennes. It’s a somber place where one can find poignant emotions.

Discovering other topics

Useful information

5280 Sandweiler
Country Luxembourg
Telephone 00 352 35 50 07
Back to all sites