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Luxembourg City, the capital

Vibrant and cosmopolitan

The heart of this vibrant, cosmopolitan, culturally exciting, laid-back green capital beats in the city centre. Built on impressive historical foundations, experience UNESCO World Heritage as well as culture and shopping for all tastes.

Luxembourg may only be a small country, but it is extremely dynamic and multicultural. In a city where you can meet people from 170 nations, it’s no wonder that so many of the languages of the world are heard everywhere. Everything is within walking distance – restaurants, cafés, bars, museums and shops. As the entire Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage site, relaxing strolls and fascinating insights into the history of the country and the city are virtually inseparable.

Take a walk along the Corniche, hailed as “Europe’s most beautiful balcony” by Luxembourg writer Batty Weber. Discover the Casemates, the underground tunnels carved into the solid rock. Take the lift to the Grund or to Pfaffenthal and discover a city on many levels that surprises you around almost every corner with green oases and places to simply sit and take a breather. Visit one of the many museums, for instance the seven that make up the MuseumSmile, and find out all about the history, natural history and the arts and culture of Luxembourg. Art and culture can also be found in numerous small galleries and shops such as those in the Fëschmaart quarter of the Old Town.

 

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Stroll through the streets, keep your eyes peeled and discover surprises and delights around every corner – a fusion of tradition and modernity. Take a free ride to the Kirchberg Plateau on the ultra-modern tram and visit the architectural masterpieces of the Philharmonie and the Mudam (Museum of Modern Art). It’s all so close together and easy to find, yet the capital is packed with exciting contrasts that captivate visitors the moment they set foot in Luxembourg City.

Highlights in the capital city

Hop On Hop Off Bus vor dem Gëlle Fra-Denkmal am Konstitutionsplatz
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Offer

Where? 4, Rue Laangwiss ZAE Robert Steichen, L-4907 Bascharage

Hop On Hop Off - City Line
  • Trip on the Hop On Hop Off City Line bus
  • Audioguide in 7 languages (Luxembourgish, French, German, English, Dutch, Spanish, Russian)
  • Poncho in case of rain
  • Free headphones
  • Free wifi
Lëtzebuerg City Museum
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free
with theLuxembourgCard

Where? 14, Rue du Saint-Esprit, L-1475 Luxembourg City

Lëtzebuerg City Museum

Lëtzebuerg City Museum: Living history of the city

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Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d'Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean
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free
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Where? 3, Park Dräi Eechelen, L-1499 Luxembourg City

Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d'Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean

Mudam — Museum of Modern Art

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Sightrunning in Luxembourg City
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Sightrunning - 25 years Unesco World Heritage Site

Luxembourg’s Old Town has been a World Heritage Site for 25 years: you can explore it all on a Unesco walk. Or you could put on your running shoes and join the FatBetty.Run running crew.

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Casino Luxembourg - Forum d'art contemporain
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Art as a stroll - Luxembourg city's Museumsmile

The compact capital truly makes museum visits a stroll. The so-called “MuseumSmile” is home to seven museums.

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Skateboarding is not a Crime

“Skateboarding is not a crime” — this catchphrase in the skateboarding community rings especially true in Luxembourg City. 

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Touristischer Zug Pétrusse Express auf der Brücke Schlassbreck in Luxemburg-Stadt
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Guided tour
Pétrusse Express
  • +/- 45-minute journey with the Pétrusse Express - little touristic train
  • Free headphones
  • Audio guide available in 7 languages (Luxembourgish, French, German, English, Dutch, Spanish, Russian)
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Luxembourg City
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A city that connects - Multi-faceted, modern, cosmopolitan

Luxembourg’s capital is as diverse as its residents, who hail from more than 100 nations.

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"Gëlle Fra"
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Where? Place de la Constitution, L-1478 Luxembourg City

"Gëlle Fra" Memorial

"Gëlle Fra" Memorial

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Where? Rue des Glacis, L-1628 Luxembourg

When? 19.08.2022

Fun um Glacis (Schueberfouer)

Carousels, travelling merchants, laughing children, the smell of baked fish, popcorn and other goodies: it's Schueberfouer time again.

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Petrusse casemates
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Where? Place de la Constitution, L-2449 Luxembourg City

Petrusse Casemates

Petrusse Casemates

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Nationalfeiertag in Luxemburg
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Where? Place Guillaume II, L-1143 Luxembourg City

When? 22.06.2022

National Day in Luxembourg

National Day in Luxembourg

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Großherzoglicher Palast
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Where? 17, rue du Marché-aux-Herbes, L-1728 Luxembourg City

Grand Ducal Palace

Grand Ducal Palace

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Where? 1, Montée du Pfaffenthal, L-2329 Luxembourg City

Panoramic Elevator of the Pfaffenthal

Panoramic Elevator of the Pfaffenthal

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Art as a stroll

The Good Life: Luxembourg City's Museumsmile

The compact capital truly makes museum visits a stroll. The so-called MuseumSmile is home to seven museums, a mile that forms a smile, and not just when plotted on the map. 

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Villa Vauban Luxembourg
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Guided tours in Luxembourg City

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  • Kombi-Ticket Museum + E-Bike
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    Where? 4, Rue Laangwiss ZAE Robert Steichen, L-4907 Bascharage

    E-Bike The Mile - Discover the 7 museums of the capital
    • This product includes 1 route (6 km) that you can complete at your own pace on an e-bike.
    • E-bike rental (full day)
    • The route includes 36 sights with information you can read or play via the app sightseeing.lu
    • Free entrance to the 7 museums of the Staater Museeën association
    • Access to the sightseeing.lu app with interactive and GPS-located map, audio and text about the sights
    • Offline function of the app
    • Best views with a panoramic view of the city
    • Map of public transport (free everywhere in Luxembourg)
  • The life and legends of women in Luxembourg - Grande Duchesse Charlotte
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    Guided tour

    by foot

    The life and legends of women in Luxembourg
    • Workers and nobles, witches and saints: discover the history and role of legendary women in Luxembourg
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  • Aussicht aus dem Grund auf den Bockfelsen
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    Guided tour

    by foot

    City Promenade for kids

    A city tour for kids (above 6 Years) in the company of Count Siegfried and Melusina.

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  • City promenade
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    30%
    with theLuxembourgCard
    Guided tour

    by foot

    City Promenade
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  • Kathedrale Unserer Lieben Frau Luxemburg
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    Offer

    Where? 4, Rue Laangwiss ZAE Robert Steichen, L-4907 Bascharage

    Visit of the Notre Dame Cathedral with audio guide
    • 2 maps (Cathedral + Crypt) with 36 POIs and audio guides, pictures and texts in 5 languages to choose from: Luxembourgish, German, French, English and Dutch
    • 1 to 1.5-hour audio tour of Notre Dame Cathedral
    • Offline function of the app: after you have downloaded the content in the app, you no longer need an internet connection to take the tour
    • Longevity of the app: you buy this product 1x and you can benefit from the content until your phone is broken or you buy a new one.

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