Luxembourg travel guide

Luxembourg Tourism | Luxembourg Guide

You're Going to Love Luxembourg

Luxembourg is one of the smallest states in Europe, sharing a border with Belgium, Germany and France. The city is known for its old hill-top fortress, unique cuisine and the world's last remaining grand duchy monarchy.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Luxembourg

1. Bock

The natural fortification of this 1st century fortress boasts a series of underground casemates available to visit by the public.

2. Place Guillaume II

This medieval town square hosts many outdoor markets, cultural performances and seasonal celebrations.

3. Adolphe Bridge

This arch bridge in the south of Luxembourg City and the nearby park is a beautiful backdrop for pictures in Luxembourg.

4. Château de Septfontaines

Located in the Rollingergrund district, this former porcelain factory is now an event space that's available to host your next party, conference or exhibition.

5. Notre Dame Cathedral

The gothic-style Jesuit Cathedral was completed in the 17th century and is the only cathedral in Luxembourg.

Where to Eat in Luxembourg

The Restaurant Mousel's Cantine Sàrl serves the most popular regional dish of Judd mat Gaardebounen--smoked pork collar and beans. Average meal prices are 25 euros.

When to visit Luxembourg

Luxembourg in October
Estimated hotel price
C$ 80
1 night at 3-star hotel
Luxembourg in October
Estimated hotel price
C$ 80
1 night at 3-star hotel

Late spring or early Fall are the best times to visit the city, with a moderate temperature and lower out-of-season tourist prices.

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How to Get to Luxembourg

Plane

The Luxembourg Findel Airport is located 5km outside of the city center. Ryanair and EasyJet have flights from London to Luxembourg for around 20 euros one way.

Train

The Central Train Station has a number of high-speed trains connecting you to nearby European countries in a matter of hours.

Car

The N6 road leads to Belgium, the A1 motorway to Germany, and the A3 motorway to the French border.

Bus

MegaBus and GoBus offer trips from other European destinations to Luxembourg starting at 6 euros.

Airports near Luxembourg

Airlines serving Luxembourg

United Airlines
Good (69,526 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (47,703 reviews)
Lufthansa
Good (28,432 reviews)
KLM
Good (3,808 reviews)
Delta
Good (30,768 reviews)
Air France
Good (4,368 reviews)
British Airways
Good (23,356 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (23,632 reviews)
SWISS
Excellent (9,192 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Excellent (11,554 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (25,063 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (4,862 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (5,585 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (5,456 reviews)
Ryanair
Good (18,765 reviews)
LOT
Good (5,412 reviews)
Air Europa
Good (3,266 reviews)
LATAM Airlines
Good (5,799 reviews)
ITA Airways
Excellent (17 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (3,961 reviews)
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Where to stay in Luxembourg

The Melia Luxembourg Hotel has superior modern rooms in Kirchberg, with daily rates starting at 100 euros.

Popular neighbourhoods in Luxembourg

Old City - This historic region is where the majority of museums, cultural events and pedestrian shopping streets are.

Bonnevoie - One of the larger districts, this area has lots of up and coming restaurants and cafes with a slightly cheaper price tag.

Kirchberg - Located in the Northeast, this quarter is the main diplomatic center and also has many exhibition spaces, shops and university buildings.

Where to stay in popular areas of Luxembourg

Most booked hotels in Luxembourg

Le Royal Hotels & Resorts Luxembourg
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 263+
Novotel Luxembourg Centre
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 137+
Youth Hostel Luxembourg City
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
C$ 37+
Ibis Budget Luxembourg Aéroport
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
C$ 74+
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Luxembourg
Good (7.2, Good reviews)
C$ 133+
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How to Get Around Luxembourg

Public Transportation

Single tickets and daily passes can be bought at bus station kiosks throughout the city, with a single fare starting at 2 euros.

Taxi

Taxi tariffs start at 2.5 euros, with a standard fare of around 10 euros.

Car

Rental vehicles can be picked up at the airport or city center location, with average prices at 50 euros a day.

Car rental agencies in Luxembourg

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The Cost of Living in Luxembourg

Shopping Streets

Place d'Armes is the main tourist pedestrian shopping street selling souvenirs and traditional crafts. Les Rives de Clausen is one of the bigger shopping malls selling clothes, accessories and house-wear items.

Groceries and Other

Them main grocery stores in the city are Aldi, Alima and Cactus. A dozen eggs costs 3 euros.

Cheap meal
C$ 21.35
A pair of jeans
C$ 2.85
Single public transport ticket
C$ 106.47
Cappuccino
C$ 4.65