When one looks at the geographical situation and the history of Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, one understands better why this country has as its administrative language, French, and German. Tourists can easily be tempted by a stay in Luxembourg City which is home to a multitude of places of interest. A point of interest in Luxembourg is that it has a cycling network of 600 kilometers and some 20 marked bike paths that are quite safe, plus another 300 kilometers of mountain bike circuits.
It is a dynamic country, a financial and economic center of significant size, a very prosperous country and the meeting point of a strong multiculturalism. The capital, Luxembourg-City standing at the crossroads of Latin and Germanic cultures is home to 40% foreigners in terms of population. When it comes to tourism the country focuses its promotion both on the preservation of its natural space and also on the historical heritage of which it is the happy heir.
Top Attractions in Luxembourg City
- Luxembourg City the capital of the Grand Duchy, is the economic and financial lung of the country but a true city of contrasts. Its exuberant dynamism, is a point of interest in Luxembourg which is reflected in the presence of many international companies, 200 financial companies and the presence of some 150 nationalities, must not forget that this city is nestled in the heart of a green and peaceful countryside and that it also has historical monuments of great beauty: its ancient fortress, whose construction dates back to the ninth century, protected sites since it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. An excellent tourism destination, Luxembourg can be discovered on foot or by bike.
- Luxembourg City also benefits from the most complete transport infrastructure: besides the Luxembourg-Findel international airport located 6 kilometers north-east of Luxembourg, it also has a TGV station. Not far from this city, shoppers will be delighted to discover Bertrange, which contains City Concorde, one of the largest shopping centers in the country in which a hundred shops are located: from jewelry shops to perfumeries, restaurants and bars and bookstores.
- The Luxembourg Ardennes are representative of this lush nature that can be explored through several means of transport. Valleys, high plateaus surmounted by meadows or shale rocks characterize the landscapes of this region which also includes the Natural Parks of the Upper Sûre and lakes created by the Esch-sur-Sûre Dam.
- The Moselle Luxembourgeoise region has sunny slopes and this region also has a long winemaking tradition and is a point of interest in Luxembourg.
- Wellness enthusiasts also have the opportunity to visit the spa estate of Mondorf-les-Bains, which is also the only spa resort in Luxembourg.
- Be careful to go to Luxembourg at the right time: the rain falls frequently throughout the year and the most enjoyable months are those from May to September when the temperature can reach 26 degrees.
- The Grand Duchy is also visited for its cultural capital. It is enough to immerse yourself in the Mullerthal Region, also called Luxembourg’s Little Switzerland, to measure its wealth. In Echternach, a point of interest in Luxembourg, which is also the oldest city in the country, tourists will enjoy visiting the Basilica and the crypt with the tomb of Saint Willibrord, Bishop of Utrecht in the 7th century AD and founder of the Abbey of Echternach an order of Benedictine monks.