Luxemburg City Tourism

Luxembourg, to be honest, is a tiny vibrant sovereign city in a minuscule country of Luxembourg in Europe. Despite it being small, the city welcomes a large mass of crowd every year that comes flocking to this beautiful place. Thanks to its diverse cosmopolitan atmosphere and rich nightlife!

For travelers looking for short breaks from their hectic lifestyle, Luxembourg is a perfect destination to relax and loosen up a bit. Quite recommended, and why not? Locking borders with three totally diverse countries of Europe, the city has established itself as a heart of multiple ethnicities and social groups providing it the cultural affluence that is evident in its every nook and corner

Beautifully called ‘The Green Heart of Europe’, the city is the largest duchy in the world. Luxembourg, with its key position, had once been a strong point of strategic interest during the war. The 19th-century warfare that later took place turned the already raided city, jarred. With the aftermath of the war came the relinquishment of German rights over it and since then, the city has witnessed the days of transformation from an underdeveloped town of fields and farms to the ultramodern city that it is today. Not to mention, it proudly embodies more Michelin Stars per head than any other European nation in the world.

As a city, Luxembourg has a lot to offer to its visitors. Surrounded by fortresses and canyon, it is home to beautiful landscapes that is quite intriguing. While the middle of the town nestles renowned waterbodies such as Petrusse and Alzette, the exteriors are decorated with numerous parks and forests for people who crave solitude. For more crazy party lovers, the city makes the best destination with its numerous pubs and dynamic nightlife. Apart from these, there are many other things that you can explore on your expedition such as the old town of Grund, the Castle of Vianden, and the beautiful quaint cafes that it is known for. Visit Luxembourg for that excursion of yours and look out for what it has to offer considering the best time to visit.

Essential travel information and Luxemburg City tips for your visit

General Info:

  • Time Zone: UTC 01:00
  • Currency: Euro
  • Electricity and Internet: The standard voltage in Luxembourg is 230 V with power sockets of type F. Internet is easily available in the city.
  • Languages: French, Luxembourgish, German

Security:

  • Police: 113
  • Ambulance: 112
  • Fire: 112

Tipping:

  • Carjacking is common throughout the country. If you are driving by car, keep your windows closed and doors locked.
  • While hailing taxis, go for officially marked ones. They charge 25% extra on Saturdays.
  • Travelers opting for the bus must not forget to validate their tickets beforehand. Tickets can be validated on boarding platform or on board bus.
  • Know the pollution level of Luxemburg City before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 15.18 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 11.36 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 21.59 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 14.77 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 15.91 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 13.64 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 11 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15.91 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Luxemburg City for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Luxemburg City.

    • Burglary and Theft 27.97 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 19.92 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 16.53 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 30.93 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 19.07 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25.42 (Low)
    • Attacks 19.92 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 39.41 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 89.83 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 68.64 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 22.88 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 15.25 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 29.24 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Luxemburg City is 192.63 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 74.51 (High)
    • Climate Index 82.62 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 17.15 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 34.15 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 89.85 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 78.1 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.8 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 112.24 (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.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Luxemburg City

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.24 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.75 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 47.17 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 102.16 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 97.2 USD

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

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