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What to see in Luxembourg-Ville

Luxembourg-Ville Attractions


Luxembourg-Ville, or Luxembourg City as it is often called, has a UNESCO-listed Old Town and a fairytale, medieval charm which attracts visitors. The main attractions in Luxembourg are the remains of the Bock Fortress, particularly the subterranean casements, the Grand Ducal Palace, the Philharmonie Luxembourg, which offers a wonderful selection of concerts and performances, the National Museum for History and Art, and the Passerelle or Luxembourg Viaduct, a bridge built in 1861 which affords incredible views of the city. As the country is so small, the city is also blessed with many popular and convenient excursions. It takes no more than a quick drive or train trip to reach any number of picturesque ancient villages nestled among the lovely countryside. Some of the most popular daytrip destinations are Clervaux, Echternach, Mondorf-Les-Bains, Vianden, Remich and Grevenmacher. Another well-known attraction near the city is the American Cemetery and Memorial which commemorates the soldiers killed during World War II and is a moving site.

The best time to visit the city, and indeed the rest of the country, is in the sunny, comparatively warm months between May and August (spring and summer), as the city can get a bit bleak and cold during winter.


Grand Ducal Palace

The city residence of the Grand Ducal family is right in the heart of the old town, and is surprisingly unpretentious,…

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The Fortress

The mighty fortress started by Count Siegfried atop the Rock of Bock in 963 eventually became a citadel with three girdles…

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The National Museum for History and Art

This museum was recently substantially refurbished and contains some major archaeological finds from Luxembourg including…

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