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Private Tour: Luxembourg and Bastogne Day Trip from Brussels
"Start your day trip with a pickup from your central Brussels hotel or alternatively meet your private guide in the center of town. Hop inside your luxury minivan and relax on the journey south to Luxembourg the small land-locked country that lies two hours away. As you travel chat with your guide about Luxembourg and the sights that you want to see and even watch a short film about the country. The itinerary as described below is flexible and can be tailored to your preferences.The capital of the country is also called Luxembourg
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Private Tour: Luxembourg and Bastogne Day Trip from Brussels
"Start your day trip with a pickup from your central Brussels hotel or alternatively meet your private guide in the center of town. Hop inside your luxury minivan and relax on the journey south to Luxembourg the small land-locked country that lies two hours away. As you travel chat with your guide about Luxembourg and the sights that you want to see and even watch a short film about the country. The itinerary as described below is flexible and can be tailored to your preferences.The capital of the country is also called Luxembourg
From EUR155.00
 
Private Chartered Car to Bali Temples With Kecak Fire Dance
"Your day will begin with a pickup from your hotel in Bali. From here you will be taken to Tohpati village. Famous for its creativity enjoy observing the local people weaving clothes.After this you will embark on a sightseeing journey through a coffee farm where you can try the famous Luwak Coffee. Continue on your temple journey with a final visit to the breathtaking Besakih Temple. Known as the largest most important and most holy Hindu temple in Bali. Built in the 8th century on the slopes of Mount Agung you will feel the history come to life at this “Mother Temple”. Enjoy lunch before forwarding on to Bukit Jambul. The stunning views of these rice terraces will take your breath away. Allow the serenity of the place wash away your worries. Move o
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Typical luxembourgish Tips (13)

Lézébuergesch

It is not totally true that Luxembourgish isn't a written language, and that french is the most used language. Only the strangers who work in luxembourg (as the French, the Portugise...) speak...
Yves.HHH
Mar 24, 2009

23rd of June, national holiday

The 23rd of June is a national holiday. Originally to celebrate the birthday of Grand Duchess Charlotte who was born on 23rd of January. Her birthday was postponed 6 months to have better weather! We...
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ATLC
Apr 05, 2005

The Dutch link

Luxembourg was a fortress city, captured in 1443 by the Dukes of Burgundy. Then in 1839 the Grand Duchy was born, thanks to William II, King of Holland and Grand Duke of Luxembourg. Since then, the...
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ATLC
Apr 04, 2005

The language

The language of Luxembourg is Luxembourgish. A mix of French, Dutch, German. The guide told us it is not a written language. I suppose (but did not see) there are writings in Luxembourgish but people...
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ATLC
Apr 03, 2005

Herbal gardens

When you will cruise around the Wenzel, don't forget to see ~Herbal gardens~ right under the Casemates next to the Neumuenster. However, it is a tradition for centuries already to grow up the herbs...
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Skipka
Jan 31, 2005

Tranquility and good mood is typical

Wen you are waking in the streets of Luxembourg city you got special mood because ther eis no hurry and scream anywhere. I couldn't see any police or other source of rescuing something, just nice...
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Skipka
Aug 20, 2004

Where should have a fox its memorial?

well, let me explain that. Fox is important animal here because Michel Rodange wrote a satire of political system in 19th century where the alegory of all of this was represented by a fox. On the...
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Skipka
Aug 17, 2004

Letzebuergesch

Our language is not as so many people think a mixture. In fact it was long time ago a dialect of the mosel-francs, than this dialect evolved and became an official language. Since 1980, Letzebuergesch...
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LarsLous
Jan 11, 2004

The Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk (our...

The Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk (our lady) became cathedral in 1870, functioning as a parish church.The looks of the city are also typical because of the three sharp pointed towers of this church.The...
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nighthawk
Sep 12, 2002

Maybe it's the most peculiar...

Maybe it's the most peculiar language in the world: Letzenbourgs. This mixture of German, French and Dutch (even some English words found there way into it lately) is very difficult to follow for...
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Pavlik_NL
Sep 08, 2002

The national flag

The national flag is red-white-blue. Almost the same as the flag of The Netherlands, which has a darker blue. But there are more connections to The Netherlands.
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ATLC
Apr 04, 2005

The country's motto

'Mir wölle bleiwe wat mir sin'.It looks like German and Dutch, mixed together. 'I want to stay who I am' is my best guess.
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ATLC
Apr 03, 2005
 
 
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"Luxembourg, an amazing fortress city"
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"Luxembourg - Capital of the Grand Duchy"
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"A VERY FUN CITY !"
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"Luxembourg"
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"Quietly self-contained......"
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Things to Do Near Luxembourg

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Notre Dame Cathedral

The Cathedral of Our Lady is the only Cathedral in the state of Luxembourg. It grew out of a former Jesuit church from 1613 and has an interesting mix of Gothic and Renaissance elements. In 1870, it...
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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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Karl Marx Haus

I knew about this house by a freind from Russia. She had been there in Soviet Union times. So I was interested and asked two foreigners in the street,. also looking for some monument. They were from...
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Kaiserthermen - Imperial Baths

If nothing else, the Kaiserthermen give you a real idea of just how important Trier was during Roman times. Building work for the Kaiserthermen ('Imperial Baths') began around 300AD. It was a massive...
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Church of Our Lady

A last look to the nave from the Holy Shrine, (Main picture) then we can continue the visit , going through a door at the eastern side, and go to visit a cloister separating the cathedral from the...
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St Peter's Cathedral

Trier's cathedral of St Peter is an ancient construction indeed, its origins dating back to Roman times. After the conversion to Christianity of Emperor Constantine, Roman Trier (then called Augusta...
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