Luxembourg Tourist Guide

Tours to Luxembourg are a unique journey to the state, which proudly bears the name “Europe in miniature”. Rest in Luxembourg is an immersion in the original history of the country with many castles and fortresses, with narrow streets of small towns, with a visit to one of the five tourist zones of this state: “The Heart of the Blessed Country”, “Red Land”, Moselle, Mullerthal and Ardennes.

The tour operator in Luxembourg, in its unique individual tours, offers to visit the famous Notre Dame Cathedral, the ducal palace, Esch-sur-Alzette, the town of Rothenburg ob der Tauberg. This country has a high standard of living, and the tourist destination here is at the highest level: hotels with luxurious rooms, restaurants with national cuisine, well-kept botanical gardens and national parks.

Country and city, beautiful Luxembourg is able to amaze and bewitch every traveler from Moscow and other regions and cause an irresistible desire to return to this amazing country as soon as possible.

Currency: Euro

Language: official – French, German, Luxembourgish

Capital: Luxembourg

When, in 963, Count Siegfried built his Little Fortress – Lisilinburg, he hardly guessed that he was creating the cradle of one of the smallest, but most amazing and richest countries in the world – the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. On the tiny territory of this European state, many natural, historical and cultural values ​​\u200b\u200bare concentrated. Amazing landscapes, ancient castles, picturesque rivers surrounded by valleys with wonderful vineyards where excellent wines are produced. Beautiful cozy cities with museums, galleries and restaurants famous for their culinary masterpieces. Luxembourg is a country where impeccable quality is valued above all else, and above all, the quality of life. Maybe that’s why the people of Luxembourg chose the slogan: “We want to remain who we are” as the motto of the country.

Geographical position
Luxembourg is located in Western Europe, covering an area of ​​about 2586 km². It is part of the Benelux countries and borders Belgium, Germany and France, and in the east the state border runs along the Moselle River. The population of the country is 502.2 thousand people, and administratively Luxembourg is divided into 3 districts (Luxembourg, Dikirsh, Grevenmacher), which, in turn, are divided into 12 cantons.

Luxembourg has a temperate mild climate exposed to the Atlantic, with an average temperature in January – 0 – 1 degrees, in July + 18-20 degrees. Precipitation falls mainly in late summer and is more abundant in the north.

Sights of Luxembourg
The tiny territory of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is famous not only for its picturesque landscapes, but for many other attractions:
Casemates – a unique complex of tunnels and underground passages, the construction of which lasted from the time of the Roman Empire to the 18th century, and which brought Luxembourg the glory of the “northern Gibraltar.
The Palace of the Grand Dukes (Groussherzogleche Palais) – a majestic palace, the official residence of the Grand Duke, was built in 1572-73, as a city hall. Today the palace hosts official ceremonies, political conferences and audiences.
Notre Dame Cathedral– Cathedral of the XVII century, built in the late Gothic style with elements of the Renaissance. The cathedral hosts an annual celebration in honor of the Holy Virgin of Luxembourg.
The National Museum of History and Art is a historical, archaeological and art museum showcasing a collection of art and artifacts from all eras of Luxembourg history.
Echternach is one of the most beautiful and oldest cities in Luxembourg, with more than a thousand years of history. Among its attractions are the Church of St. Peter and Paul (XIII century), the Basilica of St. Willibror (XVI-XVIII centuries), the ruins of the old city walls, as well as the famous Wolf’s Mouth Canyon.
Luxembourg Switzerland (Petite Suisse Luxembourgeoise)– an amazing region in the eastern part of the Duchy, located on the border with Switzerland and similar to it with its natural landscapes.
Beaufort Castle (Chateau de Beaufort) is an ancient castle located in the east of the country, in the vicinity of the town of the same name. Beaufort Castle rises on a picturesque hill and dates back to the 11th-12th centuries. The ancient castle houses a prison and a torture chamber with many terrible weapons, and a stunning panorama of Beaufort opens from the main tower.
Bourscheid Castle (Le château de Bourscheid) is a 15th-century castle located in the town of Esch-sur-sur, on a sheer cliff, offering a breathtaking panorama of the surroundings of the Sur River.
schengen castle– the castle, located in the town of Schengen, was built in 1390. In 1871, Victor Hugo visited here, who made a drawing of the castle, which is stored in the State Museum of Luxembourg. Currently, congresses and seminars are held in the Schengen Castle.
Haute-Sur National Park is a magnificent natural park-reserve with an area of ​​more than 183 km2. In the vast territory of the park there are various types of local flora and fauna. There is also a picturesque lake Upper Sur.

January 1 – New Year
January 6 – Epiphany (Dräikinneksdag)
beginning of February – Carnival (Fuesent)
February 18 – Feast of the arrival of spring Burgsonndeg (Burgsonndeg)
March 13 – fire festival Burgsonndeg (Burgsonndeg)
March 28 – Easter holiday Emeschen (Eimaischen)
May 1 – Labor Day
May 15 – Feast of the First Flowers (Genzefest)
May 21 – Feast of St. Willibrord – patron saint of Luxembourg
June 23 – Birthday of the Grand Duke
December 25 – Christmas

Luxembourg Tourist Guide