Luxembourg City Guide

Luxembourg, the Gibraltar of the Northern side, is one renowned sovereign state in Europe. With numerous scenic attractions and various tourist spots, this cosmopolitan capital is perked high on the list of the preferable tourist destinations in Europe. The city overlooks the beautiful rivers Pétrusse and Alzette and offers a number of stunning picturesque spots with gorgeous views. The city of Luxembourg was originally a mighty fortress, which is now designated by UNESCO as a world heritage site. Truly, Luxembourg is a lively city that boasts several scenic spots, a vibrant nightlife and of course a pulsating city life.

 

For those who are traveling to this city for the first time should be happy to know that there are a number of things to do in Luxembourg. Popular attractions include the Place d’Armes, old town attractions, Notre-Dame Cathedral and several other historic sites. The city also houses an array of excellent art galleries and museums. For more info on Luxembourg attractions you can refer any locally published Luxembourg guide with a list of all local scenic attractions and entertainment options.

The Place d’Armes is the renowned square at the heart of the city adjacent to the old town area. This peculiar tree-lined square houses some of the best coffee shops, restaurants and small boutique shops. During the summer, there are frequent free concerts taking place here in the open-air. You can relax here while enjoying some freshly brewed coffee at any cafe in Place d’Armes.

Luxembourg Old Town is a one-of-a-kind destination that houses some of the most popular museums, galleries, historic buildings and cobbled streets. This area boasts a blend of ancient historic sculptures and modern amenities with numerous urban attractions. You will also find some world-class shopping boutiques and outdoor coffee shops in this area.

For those who are looking forward to visit some historic site can choose to tour the Musée National d’Histoire et d’Art. This typical museum has over 120 rooms and a wide variety of collections, artifacts, paintings and exhibits stored intact since the medieval time. Here, you will also find the popular work by Rubens, Turner, Rembrandt and Breughel.

Every guest to Luxembourg can never miss a visit to the 17th century Notre-Dame Cathedral. This beautiful cathedral showcases the ancient architecture and designs. You can also visit the Baroque gallery carved in the year of 1622 by Daniel Muller. Another point of interest in this city be the Chateau of the Counts of Luxembourg. This place was built on a rock back in the 9th century. Today, only the base of a stone tower and the belfry are the two things that are standing intact.

If you’re looking for some adventurous activities in Luxembourg, then include a hiking tour across the local districts in your Luxembourg what to do list. You can plan for a hiking tour through the web of walking trails to check out the prettiest Ardennes scenery in this region. You can collect the walking maps of the routes from local tourist offices or the visitor information centers at the Luxembourg airport.

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