Luxembourg, small but with a population on only half a million people, Luxembourg is one of the most developed economies, with prominent organizations working out of Luxembourg City. Sharing borders with France, Germany and Belgium, Luxembourg has a wealthy medieval history and is known for its beautiful mix of Germanic Europe and romantic cultures.

What you’ll need

  • A Schengen visa and your passport
  • Currency: Euro
  • Spoken Languages: Luxembourgish, French, and German

When to go

  • The best of spring and fall: May to September
  • Snowy winters: December to February
  • Festivals: March to May

Where to go

Echternach:
A cosy town north towards the German border. Perfect for a laid back lazy stay. Popularly known for its International Music Festivals.  Plan to say here if you’re interested in hiking in Mullertal or Cycling along the River Sure

Vianden: Nestled in north-eastern Luxembourg is Vianden, a quaint and hilly town on the River Our. The town is filled with Gothic churches, ancient, winding walkways, Medieval towers and a magnificent, dominating castle. Breath-taking panoramic views can be enjoyed from observation spots throughout the city

Diekirch: Located beautifully on the banks of the Sauer river, Diekirch, an elegant riverside settlement surrounded by lush areas of vibrant greenery. Three great museums to check out are the National Museum of Historical Vehicles, the beer museum, and the National Museum of Military History with an exhibit that thoroughly covers the Battle of the Bulge.

City of Luxembourg: The country’s capital is also a UNESO World Heritage site and major financial centre for much of Europe. You’ll want to spend as much time as possible in the old town and see the Grand Ducal Palace, the Cathedral of Notre Dame, Place d’Armes, Adolphe Bridge

Clervaux: Located in northern Luxembourg, is the stunning town of Clervaux. With its snowy hills in the backdrop, fairytale castles and the nearby abbeys of Saint-Maurice and Saint Maur. Clervaux was the scene of heavy fighting during World War two

Ettelbrück: It lies at the attractive heart of the Grand-Duchy territory of Luxembourg. Don’t miss Ettelbrück’s ancient parish Church, the home to tombstones dating back over six hundred years

Larochette: Known for its charming mix of French and Neo-Renaissance style architecture. The ruined Larochette Castle stands beautifully and magnificently dominates the landscape.

Remich: Remich is set in the stunning Moselle valley of Luxembourg, most popularly known for the excellent wine that it produces. Picturesque views, cosy picnic spots and vineyards dominate the entire town.

Mamer: Originally home to a Celtic tribe, Mamer holds a beautiful castle, an antique Roman bath site and an impressive Church of John the Baptist.

Wiltz: The town is absolutely perfect for camping, with many cosy campsites among the greenest and lushest of forests. Popular for their outdoor music festivals and classical live shows. Another plus side is their excellent beer!

Getting around?

The country has a very well developed public transport network, connecting all the major cities and towns.
Public and city busses including the late night bus will allow you to get around the city conveniently. The hop on and hop off bus will take you to all the major sightseeing locations.
And of course, there is nothing better than to walk around the town, taking in all the culture and architecture at its best.

The magic of Luxembourg is in the scenery and landscape. The city will surprise you with its charming side streets, gorgeous hidden parks, and spectacular views from the old fortification walls.

Happy travels!