Aerial view of Larochette and its castle

Coat of arms

Map of Luxembourg with Larochette highlighted in orange, and the canton in dark red
Coordinates: 49°47′00″N 6°13′00″E / 49.7833°N 6.2167°E / 49.7833; 6.2167Coordinates: 49°47′00″N 6°13′00″E / 49.7833°N 6.2167°E / 49.7833; 6.2167
Country  Luxembourg
Canton Mersch
  Mayor Pierre Wies
  Total 15.4 km2 (5.9 sq mi)
Area rank 76 of 105
Highest elevation 420 m (1,380 ft)
  Rank 36th of 105
Lowest elevation 266 m (873 ft)
  Rank 73rd of 105
Population (2014)
  Total 2,094
  Rank 64th of 105
  Density 140/km2 (350/sq mi)
  Density rank 50th of 105
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
LAU 2 LU00012006

Larochette (Luxembourgish: Fiels, German: Fels) is a commune and town in central Luxembourg, in the canton of Mersch. It is situated on the White Ernz river. The town is dominated by the partly ruined Larochette Castle.

As of 2005, the town of Larochette, which lies in the north-east of the commune, has a population of 1,359. Other towns within the commune include Ernzen.

Meysembourg Castle, located some 2 kilometres (1 14 mi) south-west of Larochette, has a history dating back to the 12th century. Today's castle was built in 1880 in Neo-Renaissance style and is privately owned.[1]


  1. "Le Château de Meysembourg - Larochette", Larochette: Syndicat d'initiative et de tourisme (French) Retrieved 21 March 2011.
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