Folklore And Tradition
Maitrank Festival: The Favourite Aperitif in Arlon
The secret of the Maitrank is jealously guarded in Arlon, where everyone has their own recipe. Come and enjoy this drink in Arlon on 25 and 26/05/13.
So what is Maitrank?
This Arlon beverage is extracted from sweet woodruff flower soaked in Moselle wine with oranges and other spices.
Every year, the city celebrates its local aperitif, a seasonal drink that is typical of the region.
During these festivities, folk bands parade across the city. Several Maitrank tasting stands are set up in the centre of town where a fountain of the famous drink lies, while a show takes place on the Place Leopold.
This year's schedule
On Saturday from 5pm and on Sunday from 11am in the city centre admission is free!
Saturday at 5pm: inauguration of the Maitrank fountain and free sampling.
Music on the Place Leopold and fireworks at the end of the evening.
Sunday from 11am: a great festival of wooden games and street performances.
Fair on the Plaine des Manoeuvres on both days.
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We are not responsible for any changes in dates and/or programmes. Please contact the organiser prior to departure.