Things to do in Luxembourg

The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is a small multicultural and multilingual country, which is one of the wealthiest European state. There are ancient castles and ruins of fortifications surrounded by tall trees, forests and green meadows. Cliffs and rivers, monuments and palaces, lakes and parks, things to do in Luxembourg are stylish in rugged landscape. The cuisine is also vibrant and mouthwatering. Bouneschlupp (green bean soup) is a traditional dish, Träipen (sausages), Judd mat Gaardebounen (smoked pork) served with boiled potatoes and Diekirch beer are some of the popular dishes. Here is an enticing ensemble of dynamic things to do in Luxembourg.

Bock Casemates, Luxembourg City

Bock Casemates, Luxembourg City

These are the ruins of an ancient fortification having 23 km long web of underground passages carved by Spaniards. 17th-18th century was the prime period of this fortification that housed everything including bakeries, garrisons, shelters, slaughterhouses, kitchens and workshops.


Grand Ducal Palace, Luxembourg City

Grand Ducal Palace, Luxembourg City

This official residence of the Grand Duke of Luxembourg was constructed in the 16th century. This grand architecture has majestical façade and luxurious interior decorations.


Notre-Dame Cathedral, Luxembourg City

Notre-Dame Cathedral,  Luxembourg City

It was constructed in the 17th century by the Belgian Jesuits. This Gothic edifice has also some elements of semi-Renaissance and semi-Baroque styles, especially an alabaster sculpture of early Baroque angels playing music.


Vianden Castle (Château de Vianden)

Vianden Castle (Château de Vianden)

This historical monument is one of the largest castle palace in Europe that represents the Roman and Gothic periods. In the 14th century, the castle was constructed on a rock at the height of 310 m facing the mighty River Our.


Pétrusse Park, Luxembourg City

Pétrusse Park, Luxembourg City

Rock formations, steep slopes, winding river, ruins of fortification amid blooming magnolias, Pétrusse Park is a blend of scenic beauty and historical structures. It offers the picturesque views of St. Quirinus Chapel, Grand Duchess Charlotte Bridge and Pont Adolphe.


Fort Thüngen, Luxembourg City

Fort Thüngen, Luxembourg City

Also known as the Three Acorns, this fort was constructed in 1732 but demolished in the 19th century. Only the walls and three round towers are remained in its original condition. The fort is restored now and houses the Musée Dräi Eechelen.


Kneiff

Kneiff

This hill is the highest summit in Luxembourg, which is 560 m high and located at the border sharing with Belgium and Germany. It is the famous destination for hiking and climbing.


Moselle Valley

Moselle Valley

Located around the River Moselle, this picturesque valley has wide vineyards and is famous for the best wine production. There are walking, hiking and cycling trails for the nature lovers.


Bourscheid Castle

Bourscheid Castle

This  medieval castle is triangular in shape and is located on a steep headland, which is 150 m high above the River Sûre. It has 11 watchtowers and is surrounded by green hills.


Upper-Sûre Lake

Upper-Sûre Lake

It is the heart of Upper-Sûre Natural Park and the largest reservoir in Luxembourg. This 380 hectares wide lake offers an array of watersports including swimming, canoeing, diving, windsurfing and sailing.


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