Best Tourist Places to Visit in Luxembourg, Europe

Best Tourist Places to Visit in Luxembourg, Europe

Luxembourg is a West European country geographically positioned at 49.6117° N 6.1300° E, surrounded by Germany in the east, Belgium towards west and north and France towards south. Luxembourg features an oceanic climate.

Oesling and Gutland are the two important regions, Luxembourg City is the capital city and Euro is the currency of Luxembourg. Luxembourg is one of the member countries of NATO, the European Union, the United Nations and OECD.


Geography of Luxembourg:

Luxembourg sprawls over a total area of 2,586.4 sq. km making it one of the smallest countries in Europe and 179th largest in the world.


History of Luxembourg:

The history of the Luxembourg goes back to 963 when the Lucilinburhuc or Luxembourg Castle was acquired by Siegfried, Count of Ardennes. Luxembourg was once a disputed region between the Netherlands and Prussia following the abdication of Napoleon in the year 1815. Other notable moments of Luxembourg’s history include 1st Treaty of London (19 April 1839) and 2nd Treaty of London (11 May 1867).


How to reach Luxembourg?

The Luxembourg-Findel International Airport is the most important airport of Luxembourg, located around 6 km away from the centre of the capital city, Luxembourg City. This airport covers all the major European cities including London, Frankfurt, Paris, Amsterdam and Rome.

There are frequent buses running between the airport and city centre (bus number 16).

Paris, Metz, Brussels, and Trier are some of the major cities connected with Luxembourg City train station.

Due to its smaller size, the cities of Luxembourg can be easily explored by foot. Taxis and public buses are available always.


Culture, Food and Shopping in Luxembourg:

The people of Luxembourg are known as Luxembourgers. French, German, and Luxembourgish are the 3 official languages of Luxembourg.

Some must try dishes of Luxembourg include judd mat gaardebounen and Gromperekichelchen. Luxembourg is also famous for its traditional handicraft products.

Here is the list of some reputed food corners in Luxembourg City:

  • Ma Langue Sourit
  • Simply Thai
  • Star of Asia
  • Restaurant New Delhi


Places to visit in Luxembourg:


Grand Ducal Palace:

The Grand Ducal Palace is a historical mansion and the official house of the Grand Duke of Luxembourg. It is a huge structure, great to see.


National Museum of History and Art:

The National Museum of History and Art is the place where tourists can know the complete history of Luxembourg. It is located in Luxembourg City housing a wide range artworks and artifacts.


Casemates Bock:

Being a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Casemates Bock is a group of underground forts, situated in the old historical district of Luxembourg City.


Other places of interests in Luxembourg are as follows:

  • Ville Basse
  • Neumünster Abbey
  • Place Guillaume
  • Place d’Armes
  • Cathedrale de Notre Dame
  • Pétrusse Casemates
  • Eglise St. Michel Church
  • World War II Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial
  • The Kirchberg area
  • Cemetery for German soldiers
  • Gëlle Fra
  • Fort Thüngen
  • Grand Duchess Charlotte Bridge
  • Monument of the Millennium
  • National Museum of Natural History
  • Luxembourg City History Museum


Best time to visit Luxembourg:

Best time to visit Luxembourg depends on the weather condition and events, generally from December to February will be ideal.


Accommodation Options in Luxembourg:

Luxembourg is a prosperous country housing dozens of world class hotels with superior facilities and services. Other than luxury hotels, Luxembourg also hosts many budget options like hostels and home stays with all the basic amenities. The prominent hotels in Luxembourg are as follows:

  • Melia Luxembourg
  • Sofitel Luxembourg Le Grand Ducal
  • Le Place d’Armes Hotel
  • Novotel Luxembourg Centre
  • Hotel Simoncini
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Luxembourg
  • Hotel Carlton
  • Novotel Luxembourg Kirchberg
  • Atel Christophe Colomb
  • Hotel Le Chatelet
  • Parc Belair Hotel
  • Parc Plaza Hotel Luxembourg
  • Parc Belle-Vue
  • Golden Tulip Central Molitor

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