Luxembourg Things to Do

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Most Viewed Things to Do in Luxembourg

  • 1. Historic City Center

    Many of Luxembourg's best sites are crammed into the streets that sit atop its highest sandstone cliffs in the centre of the city. Here among the tight, crowded streets that crisscross the flattened...

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  • 2. Walking around

    ...but you will have to search for them. Luxembourg's buildings mainly date from the late 1600s/1700s. By 'older bits' I mean before that time. Luxembourg most certainly existed then, but there is...

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  • 3. Cathedral Notre Dame

    I did like the Cathedrale Notre Dame (dating originally from 1613) even though my guidebook was extremely derisory of its architecture. I liked the huge Art Deco columns (1930s, apparently), and the...

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  • 4. Grand Ducal Palace

    Walking through downtown Luxembourg City we were completely unaware what we were looking at when we arrrived at the Grand Ducal Palace. The palace is not set back from the street and aside from its...

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  • 5. Bridges

    A wonder of its time, the Aldophe Bridge had the greatest stone arch span in the world when it was built in 1903. Connecting the old town in Haute Ville with the train station in Gare, it has become a...

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  • 6. Monuments

    Michele Rodange was a Luxembourg writer and poet, born in Waldbillig, whose most famous work is 'Renert the Fox' (1872). I rather liked this memorial fountain in his name...especially the fox on the...

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  • 7. Gellen Fra (Golden Lady)

    The Gëlle Fra (Golden Lady) is a statue on the godess Nike on top of a column. It was created in 1923 to commemorate the Luxembourgers who lost their lives in the first world war. The German nazis...

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  • 8. Having Fun, Passing Time

    Actually, maybe I am guilty for all these changes because everytime when I take my umbrella there is beautiful sunny day and when I leave it at home there is rain... But if you will have a good day...

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  • 9. Knuedler

    The history of the Place Guillaume II dates back to the mid 13th century when it was the site of the church and the monastery of the Franciscan order. Place Guillaume II is also known as "Knuedler"...

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  • 10. Museums

    If you go to the casino expecting to be able to blow a fortune, then you'll be disappointed. The casino is now home to the forum of contemporary art, and has a dozen rooms, which either form a single...

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  • 11. Churches

    I was walking around the city, and sadly the rain was falling even more heavily than when I arrived at the main railway station. I came across the church and was able to get inside to escape the...

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  • 12. Special Events

    Luxembourg's wine-growing community gathers at the start of December to announce the latest vintage of wine and crémant. Crémant is sparkling white wine similar to French champagne, with there being a...

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  • 13. Theatre des Capucins

    Theatre des Capucins Tourist Office of the City of Luxembourg organises quality of musical concerts in Theatre des Capucins. These are mostly competitions and lots of competitive participate in...

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  • 14. The Tourist Information Bureau

    I found the tourist information bureau by accident - but was able to get some very wonderful assistance from the staff based there. They gave me a few...

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  • 15. Ville Basse

    Under the bridges and below the city centre's rocky summit lie the lower towns. These are old settlements that grew up alongside the Alzette river that runs...

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  • 16. Place du Saint-Esprit

    Even if you don't intend to take the elevator down to Grund, it's worth making a detour to this part of Vielle Ville.I think the buildings are mostly legal,...

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  • 17. Grund

    Grund is the part of Luxembourg city which lies directly beneath Vielle Ville, in the valley of the river Alzette. It's been settled for a very long time...

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  • 18. The casemates and the Chemin de la Corniche

    Although the Bock was fortified from 963, the fortifications you can still see today were almost exclusively built in the 17th century (1600s), making a...

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  • 19. Dent Creuse

    Dent Creuse means 'hollow tooth'...and you can see why this Medieval tower has gained its name.It was once part of the original city fortifications, built in...

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  • 20. Musee de l'Histoire de Luxembourg

    The one museum in Vielle Ville, Luxembourg City, is really rather swish. It gives a good overview of the city's development over the millennia, with its top two...

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  • 21. Walking the Avenue de la Liberte to Downtown

    From the Luxembourg Train Station ( The Gare) mit is a short 15 to 20 minute walk to the historic city center which is called the Ville Haute (High City) ....

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  • 22. Aldophe Bridge

    Walking across the Aldolphe Brige which connects the Gare area with the old city center is an experience. The bridge is magnificently wide and down below are a...

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  • 23. Bock Casements

    The Bock refers to a series of rocky cliffs that are above the River Alzette in the northeastern corner of Luxembourg City. The cliffs over the centuries...

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  • 24. Side trip to Larochette Castle

    Larochette is located about 30 km north of Luxembourg city. It is comprised of a large castle overlooking a small village. The castle was begun in the 11th...

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  • 25. Quirinus Chapel

    Carved out of the sandstone cliffs is one of the oldest places of worship in Europe. Quirinus Chapel was originally a place of pagan worship which the Romans...

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