Main Attractions

VISIT LUXEMBOURG!


Luxembourg City Center: Wander the old town, taking in the fortifications, promontory, Alzette Valley, palace, Place d’Armes and Place Guillaume II. And there are plenty of new things to see as well, from museums to some of the world’s best shops and restaurants.


Bock and Petrusse Casemates [Bock, Petrusse] (Bock: Montée de Clausen, Petrusse: Place de la Constitution, Luxembourg) The Spanish built these fortifications as part of their defense system in Luxembourg. You can tour the tunnels and see some of the old weapons.


Palace of the Grand Duke (17 rue du Marché-aux-Herbes, Luxembourg): In the heart of the Old Town, the city residence of the Grand-Ducal family was built was in the 16th century and expanded in the 17th century. Tours are available only in the summer.


American Military Cemetery (Val du Scheid, Luxembourg) U.S. Army General George S. Patton is buried here, along with more than 5000 American soldiers killed in the Battle of the Bulge in the Second World War.


Vianden Castle A restored castle that was built from the 11th-14th centuries, Vianden Castle sits high above the town in northern Luxembourg. You can tour the castle year round, and make sure to take a postcard-worthy picture of your family with the castle behind you!


Moselle Wine Region: You’ll find the vineyards in a beautiful setting along Luxembourg’s border with Germany. Hundreds of winemakers produce about ten grape varieties. The drive along the Moselle River is gorgeous. Stop at one of the vineyards for a tasting.


Mullerthal Region: A visit to this area on the east side of Luxembourg will have you understanding why they call this “Little Switzerland.” This is a great spot for hiking and biking. You can find charming old villages and castle ruins. The Mullerthal is home to Luxembourg’s oldest city, Echternach.


MUSEUMS:

MUDAM, the Modern Art Museum (3, Park Dräi Eechelen, Luxembourg): Famed architect I.M. Pei designed this museum. Its collection features contemporary art in all forms.

National Museum for History and Art 
(Marché-aux-Poissons, Luxembourg) The museum is housed in an interesting complex carved out of rock. It houses archaeological finds along with the fine arts.

National Museum of Military History (10 Bamertal, Diekirch): The focus of this museum is primarily the Battle of the Bulge during the Second World War. Exhibits include equipment and weapons, photographs and dioramas. Part of the museum is also dedicated to the history of Luxembourg’s military.

National Museum of Natural History (25, rue Münster
L-2160 Luxembourg): This museum in the Grund (lower) section of the city showcases our place in this world. It gives you a look at our relationship to the universe and you can see hundreds of specimens of animals.