It was in 1839, between France, Germany and Belgium, that the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg was created. While the financial centre and high GDP of this small country are often the first things that come to the minds of neophytes, its picturesque rural landscapes are nevertheless of striking beauty. The city of Luxembourg is a cultural city (see in the old city, the remains of the Fortress of Luxembourg listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site) and dynamic with a wealth of good addresses: gourmet restaurants, charming hotels and trendy bars are legion. It must be said that Luxembourg's healthy economy attracts the whole world - there are more than 150 nationalities in the city - who come here to do business during the day! But when evening comes, the cosmopolitan capital finds all its tranquility and we taste a most relaxing way of life. The Luxembourg tourist guide also takes us to the spa town of Mondorf-les-Bains for wellness stays and to Luxembourg's Moselle where we can eat wonderfully well. Sportsmen and nature lovers will enjoy a refreshing change of scenery in the Ardennes, but also in the north of the country, where the Valleys of the Our and Haute-Sûre shelter sumptuous walking trails. The Terres Rouges du Sud, once industrial, is reborn: the former factories and blast furnaces are being reinvested in museums and alternative cultural centres. "Wëllkom zu Lëtzebuerg", as they say in this small country in the heart of Europe!

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When to go to Luxembourg?

When to go to Luxembourg? The high tourist season, which runs from June to September, is certainly the best time to discover Luxembourg. Temperatures are then rather pleasant (between 15 and 25 °C) and Luxembourg City celebrates the national holiday on 23 June, while in August and September each year a big fair is held on the Place du Glacis: the Schueberfouer. In Grevenmacher, in September, the wine festival takes place, and in Vianden, the medieval festival takes place in summer. The low tourist season is concentrated on the period from November to March. When to go to Luxembourg? In summer, focusing on June and September to avoid crowds

How to go to Luxembourg? Our advice & tips

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  • Going alone
  • Moving around

Tourist agencies offer tours through the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, generally combining a visit to the capital with a visit to the wooded regions of the Moselle and the Ardennes, but also to the Terres Rouges. It may be economically advantageous to use this type of service, particularly for housing.

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It is quite easy to travel the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg alone, for a long weekend or a trip of several days. While direct flights to Luxembourg airport exist, the train is often a more attractive alternative. Once there, it is particularly recommended to drive around this small country in order to fully enjoy the beauty of the countryside.

Although road is the best way to get around quickly in the country, rail is also an option not to be neglected due to the frequent traffic jams around Luxembourg City and border cities during peak hours. For those who have opted to discover the country by bike, think of the accommodation labelled bed + bike.

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When to travel?

When to go to Luxembourg? The high tourist season, which runs from June to September, is certainly the best time to d...
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Weather forecast

In general, Luxembourg's climate is temperate and relatively humid. It can be described as semi-continental. In winte...
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Budget

Only the euro is accepted in Luxembourg. The cost of living is significantly higher than in France. Most of your budg...
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Formalities

No visa is required to travel to Luxembourg. Belonging to the Schengen area, for a stay of less than three months, it...
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Health

Luxembourg does not require any vaccine to enter its territory, apart from the traditional Diphtheria-Tetanus-Polio b...
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How to travel by yourself?

It is quite easy to travel the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg alone, for a long weekend or a trip of several days. While d...
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How to get organized?

Tourist agencies offer tours through the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, generally combining a visit to the capital with a...
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Getting around

Although road is the best way to get around quickly in the country, rail is also an option not to be neglected due t...
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