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Luxembourg

Luxembourg, officially the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, is a small, landlocked country in Western Europe bordered by Belgium, France, and Germany. Known for its advanced economy, it boasts a high standard of living and developed infrastructure, and it is one of the world’s leading financial centers.

Despite its size, Luxembourg is rich in history and culture, with multilingualism being a notable characteristic, as residents commonly speak Luxembourgish, French, and German.

Places to visit

Day plans

Spend a day exploring around

day 1

City Explorations

morning:Start the day with a visit to the Grand Ducal Palace, a stunning representation of Luxembourg's history. Then stop by the Café Knopes for a delightful breakfast to energize for the day ahead. After that, wander around the quaint streets of the Old Town.

afternoon:Indulge in Luxembourg's cultural scene at the National Museum of History and Art. Head to Brasserie Guillaume for a delicious lunch experience before continuing your exploration. Afterward, take a leisurely walk along the picturesque Alzette River.

evening:Enjoy a vibrant night-out at Rives de Clausen, a trendy area filled with bars and restaurants.

day 2

Nature Retreat

morning:Embark on a refreshing morning hike at Mullerthal Trail, known for its stunning rock formations and lush greenery. Recharge with a hearty brunch at Kaale Kaffi before continuing your adventure. After that, take a leisurely walk through the beautiful Larochette Castle.

afternoon:Discover the serene beauty of Luxembourg's Ardennes region with a visit to the Castle Vianden. Experience the local culinary traditions with a delightful meal at Auberge de l'Our. Afterward, take some time to explore the enchanting town of Vianden.

evening:Unwind with a scenic dinner at the Restaurant Um Dierfgen and take in the peaceful ambiance.

day 3

Historical Wonders

morning:Step back in time with a visit to the Bock Casemates, a fascinating underground complex with a rich history. Enjoy a delightful morning snack at Golden Bean Coffee before heading to the location of the National Museum of Military History.

afternoon:Explore the historic district of Wenzel Circular Walk and immerse yourself in Luxembourg's medieval charm. Treat yourself to a delicious lunch at the cozy Chocolate House by Nathalie Bonn. Afterward, delve into the intriguing exhibits at the Luxembourg City History Museum.

evening:Savor a sumptuous dinner at the renowned Le Bouquet, known for its delectable cuisine and elegant setting.

day 4

Cultural Delights

morning:Experience a captivating morning at the Mudam Luxembourg - Musée d'Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, housing contemporary art masterpieces. Stop by Golden Bean Coffee for a delightful breakfast before embarking on the next activity. After that, take a stroll through the beautiful Parc de la Pétrusse.

afternoon:Immerse yourself in the culinary arts of Luxembourg with a visit to the Tourist Center Marienthal. Enjoy a sumptuous lunch at the charming Um Dierfgen Restaurant, known for its delectable dishes. Afterward, discover the secrets of traditional Luxembourgish chocolate at Chocolate House by Nathalie Bonn.

evening:Enhance your evening with delightful cocktails at the sophisticated Oscar's Bar in the heart of Luxembourg city.

Luxembourg Famous Food

Must-Try local dishes

Judd mat Gaardebounen

Smoked pork collar with broad beans, often served with potatoes, regarded as the national dish. Best enjoyed at traditional local restaurants like 'Um Dierfgen' in Luxembourg City.

Must-Try!

Bouneschlupp

A hearty green bean soup often containing potatoes, bacon, and other vegetables, this dish can be savored at 'Café de la Gare' in Warken, known for its authentic Luxembourgish cuisine.

Gromperekichelcher

Potato fritters flavored with onions, garlic, and parsley, a popular street food snack found at local markets and fairs, such as the 'Luxembourg City Market' on Place Guillaume II.

Food Markets & Street Food

A food market and street food guide

Luxembourg City Market

A bustling market offering fresh produce, local specialties, and food stalls serving Gromperekichelcher, grilled sausages, and traditional pastries. Located in the heart of the capital, it's a must-visit for food enthusiasts.

Ettelbruck Meat Market

One of the oldest and most renowned meat markets in the country, known for its high-quality meats, sausages, and artisanal charcuterie. Visitors can also savor grilled meats and sandwiches from local vendors surrounding the market.

Dietary Restrictions

Navigating dietary restrictions locally

Vegetarian and Vegan Options

Most restaurants and cafes in Luxembourg offer vegetarian selections, while the capital city features several dedicated vegetarian and vegan eateries like 'Konrad Café & Bar' and 'Vitessee.'

Vegetarian, Vegan

Gluten-Free

Visitors with gluten intolerance can find suitable options at many establishments, with restaurants like 'Mosconi' and 'Beet' in Luxembourg City catering specifically to gluten-free dining.

Gluten-Free

Restaurants & Cafés

Best places to eat and drink in Luxembourg

Clairefontaine

A Michelin-starred restaurant in Luxembourg City specializing in contemporary Luxembourgish cuisine, offering a refined dining experience with seasonal and local ingredients.

Chocolate House Nathalie Bonn

Famed for its exquisite hot chocolate and indulgent desserts, this charming café in the Old Town is a paradise for chocolate lovers, also serving light meals and snacks.

Kaale Kaffi

A cozy café in Esch-sur-Sûre known for its warm atmosphere and delicious vegan and gluten-free options, such as soups, salads, and inventive plant-based dishes.

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