Echternach Tourism

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Welcome to the oldest town in Luxembourg. Its 5,000-person population means that the small town retains its quaintness. Nestled in a forested hilly plain alongside the Sauer River, which serves as the border with Germany, the town has existed since its inception in 698. It began with the advent of the monastery, which exists to this day and forms the backbone of the town’s attraction. Although WWII saw much destruction, later train tracks brought renewed interest in the town and a concerted restoration effort. The urban plan is also quite attractive, and provides an impossibly serene setting for a walking tour.

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Facts and Stats for Echternach*

  • Pollution Statistics in Echternach

    Know the pollution level of Echternach before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 18.18 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 14.06 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 23.44 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 14.06 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 20.31 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 11.84 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 18.75 (Very Low)
  • Echternach: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Echternach for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Echternach.

    • Burglary and Theft 29.5 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 22 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 18.5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 33.5 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 21.5 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 26.5 (Low)
    • Attacks 23 (Low)
    • Drug offense 41 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 88 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 64 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 26 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 18 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 31 (Low)
  • Living in Echternach - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Echternach is 199.35 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 71.95 (High)
    • Climate Index 82.75 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 20.11 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 34.17 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 96.04 (High)
    • Health Care Index 77.88 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.95 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 136.71 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Echternach

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Echternach

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.16 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.07 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 47.83 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 108.91 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 95.3 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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