The Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg, the country where you can return to nature ...
Relaxation, active leisure or recuperation: nature is queen in Luxembourg!
River cruises, Nordic walking, : the nature of Luxembourg can be discovered in a thousand ways. Astonishing rock formations, rivers gambling through forests, promenades and walks in enchanting settings: nature in Luxembourg offers a multitude of outstanding panoramas and rustic surroundings.
Charming and picturesque villages, countless opportunities to walk or to ride, panoramas which take the breath away, : over 2,587 square kilometres, Luxembourg presents an incredible natural backdrop.
Business and conference centres, towns and villages, shopping streets, ancient fortresses, ...: the entire commercial, cultural, social and business life of Luxembourg goes on at the very heart of where nature is preserved and ever-present.
A breath of fresh air: many themed footpaths crisscross the forests of Luxembourg.
Alongside the River Moselle or on the banks of a lake, on valley slopes or in the heart of a forest, beneath astonishing rock formations or among the vineyards, Mother Nature resides in all her diversity.
The Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg: the country of open-air sports !
600 kilometres of cycle paths. More than 20 signposted and safe cycle routes. Numerous opportunities to hike in comfort. 300 kilometres of mountain bike circuits.
Nordic Walking, outdoor sport and fesh air.
There are 1001 ways to discover the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg by cycle or mountain bike.
Whatever your handicap, you can find the fairway of your choice at one of the six topographically varied golf courses.
A splendid river with broad meanders, lakes and water nestling in enchanting settings, babbling streams and exciting swimming pools: all water sports are possible in Luxembourg.
Swimming, ice skating, climbing, ... but also paragliding, fly in ultralights or hot-air balloons, horse riding, sailing or motor-boating, cross-country skiing or water-skiing, angling, hiking with your luggage taken on in advance, ...: Luxembourg is a magnificent playing field for all sports!
On foot or on two wheels, on terra firma or above it, there is always a way to enjoy your favourite sport in Luxembourg.
Sport on land, on water or in the air, recuperation and well-being, ...: sport in outstanding natural surroundings enhanced by first-class facilities and infrastructure.
The Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg: the country of all cultures!
Historic, military or religious architectural heritage, classical music concerts or recitals by variety artists, museums of folklore or contemporary art, fortresses, themed footpaths, exhibitions, : in Luxembourg culture takes on every form.
The history of Luxembourg is written in the letters of stone which are its civil, military, religious and rural architectural heritage, a past represented by such rare beauty and exceptional diversity.
From the casemates in Luxembourg to the museums of contemporary art, from picturesque villages to fortified castles, culture makes light of history, and takes you on a wonderful voyage through time.
Historic reconstructions, religious processions, folklore parades, recitals or classical music concerts, industrial and human heritage, popular festivals and traditions, theatre, : mankind remains for ever at the heart of culture.
The ancient fortress an parts of the old town of Luxembourg, the Photo exhibition The Family of Man and the Dancing Procession in Echternach belong to the world heritage of UNESCO.
The Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg, the country where the child is king!
Zoos with domestic and wild animals, hiking trails, themed footpaths, : in Luxembourg, children are perfectly safe to discover the fascination of familiar and wild creatures.
Just like a real explorer, discover nature at its purist while having fun. Playing the part of a deep-sea mariner or a fresh water pirate putting in to port to sample some tasty delights, to regain energy. Then, at the end of the day, sleep comes to our tiny heroes. Luxembourg? Children love it!
In Luxembourg, priority is given to the preservation of nature in all its forms. Numerous activities enable children to get to know Mother Nature a little better, and to learn about the products of the soil and their culture. In Luxembourg, ecology begins at a very early age!
The Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg: the country where shopping is a tradition
Luxury boutiques, major stores, gourmet markets purveying national produce like wine, sparkling wine, spirits, smoked meats, honey,
Modern and welcoming shopping centres, friendly and safe pedestrian streets.
Alongside modern and welcoming shopping centres, the commercial life of Luxembourg is played out in spacious streets where calm and atmosphere prevails, in a natural setting or surrounded by outstanding architecture.
Broad shopping precincts, superb shops, tempting display windows, ... Luxembourg offers an exceptional setting in which to go shopping, and to do so in a safe and relaxed manner.
Gourmet gifts, fashion, leather goods, art, porcelain and glass, decoration, high-tech, perfumes and cosmetics, presents to give or to receive.
Eat & Sleep
The Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg, the country of fine dining
Luxembourg where the cuisine is outstanding, where the table becomes an art of form. International but still proud of its local roots, Luxembourg gastronomy uses the most outstanding local products: wines and sparkling wines from the Moselle, liqueurs and beers, meats and charcuterie, products based on spelt, honey,
Lιa Linster, the only woman awarded by the "Bocuse d'Or", contributes to making Luxembourg the country with the largest number of starred restaurants per head of population.
In the city centre, in the open country, at the heart of a historic town or in a picturesque village, the rustic inn or the cosy brasserie with its acclaimed table, Luxembourg gastronomy is a successful blend of the talent, passion and innovation of the greatest chefs.
Quality above all! The majority of Luxembourg's own products are protected by labels certifying their geographic origin or organic quality, for the greatest dining pleasure of gourmets large or small.
Hotels from 1 to 5 stars, hospitable inns, camp sites, apartment hotels, motels, guest houses, rustic gites, holiday homes, farm accommodation there is always something for every taste in Luxembourg.
The Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg: the country where wellness is assured
Specialist centres with the most up-to-date facilities enable you to make the most of the beneficial effects of anti-stress massages, saunas, body and mind care, lymphatic drainage, fitness, Turkish baths, anti-cellulite treatments and much more.
Far away from every stress and pollution, Luxembourg has numerous wellness centres. On the programme: unwinding, regeneration, recuperation, with highly skilled and motivated staff, as well as facilities combining the most modern infrastructures with unfailing conviviality.
A broad palette of services: massages, fortifying and anti-cellulite treatments, saunas or Turkish baths, fitness, whirlpools, solar beaches, solariums suited to all types of skin, tepidariums, all are on your "beauty and wellness" programme.
Rich and diversified: the range of wellness services in Luxembourg is outstanding. For you to unwind or to recuperate, to savour the benefits of a sauna or a Turkish bath, your wellness is guaranteed in Luxembourg!
Meet in Luxembourg
The Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg: the country where business is a winner!
A financial, banking and commercial centre on an international scale, and a European capital, that is Luxembourg: an incomparable conference centre at the heart of Europe.
Conferences, seminars, incentive stays, fashion shows, product presentations, business meetings, congresses, find the best infrastructures: an international airport, a national airline, an intensive road network, a TGV link to Paris.
International trade fairs and salons are held at Luxexpo, close to the business district and the capital, the international airport and the European institutions.
Luxembourg: the art of harmoniously combining business meetings, conferences, trade fairs or seminars with the authentic art of life "ΰ la luxembourgeoise", which blends culture, discovery, gastronomy and wine.
A renowned financial and business centre, Luxembourg also provides a natural backdrop, perfect for incentive or team-building stays.
Away from the stresses of business, unwinding, relaxation and well-being as well as nature, culture, sport, wellness, heritage, gastronomy, to enhance "Business" in Luxembourg.
the capital city and surroundings
93.953 inhabitants, agglomeration 138.000 inhabitants, a: 230-408 m, international airport, TGV station (www.cfl.lu).
A little city with a big heart Luxembourg is Europe's best kept secret. The capital of one of the world's smallest countries is a vibrant, dynamic city nestled within romantic, peaceful countryside that gives it plenty of natural space to breathe. Luxembourg's visitors tend to focus on its rich history but today's city is a modern, open, friendly place that has embraced the opportunities of high-tech life without losing its soul. It is international people from 150 different countries now call it home where major global corporate names have come to take advantage of cutting-edge technological expertise. 21st century connectivity is even visible in the streets with the impressive HotCity WiFi network that brings together its residents, visitors, local businesses and the city's services.
Luxembourg also hosts a number of EU institutions and more than 200 financial institutions in its world-renowned banking and finance sector. It is also a capital with a very human dimension. From small cafι bars to Michelin-starred restaurants, the city enjoys the best in gastronomy alongside a lively and diverse cultural scene including a number of popular outdoor festivals throughout the year. Luxembourg has twice been honoured as European Capital of Culture and it buzzes with artistic creativity such as the music, dance and theatre performances at the Grand Thιβtre and the state-of-the-art Philharmonie.
Luxembourg's multilingual character is reflected in its variety of exciting stage productions in Luxembourgish, French, German, Dutch and English. The city also boats a number of museums highlighting art, history and nature while the vestiges of its ancient fortress, dating from the 9th century, still remain and are now protected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Luxembourg is very much a city of contrasts: a city among green countryside, a high-tech centre amid centuries-old history, a truly international hub with a local traditional feel.
Fortifications and historic sights
An extraordinary network of 23km of underground galleries, the famous casemates, which were carved from the city's rocks constitute the city's main attraction. Bock casemates (fortifications from the 18th century). Open from 1.3 to 31.10 daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m..
Petrusse casemates (fortifications from the 17th century). Open on Easter, White Sunday and during summer school holidays.
Remains of Luxembourg Castle on the Bock promontory. All the year round. Admission free.