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Luxembourg Hotel de Ville Small Luxembourg is not hard to explore by foot. Actually, you only need a few hours to see all main landmarks, so it feels that it’s nearly impossible to find something exciting and interesting. However, a mere walk on picturesque streets of the city can be very fascinating. Is it hard to believe in that? If so, try to find the inner yard with a statue of a golden cow. The reward for the time wasted is worth the effort – you will be able to make many interesting and memorable shots with the unusual monument.
Luxembourg is full of interesting attractions, museums and charming parks. Grand Ducal Palace is, surely, one of major tourist sites of the city. This is a truly beautiful architectural … Open
Wine connoisseurs come to Luxembourg not for the purpose of walking or excursions. They are attracted by local vineyards and old wineries. Compared to the small size of the country, the total area covered by vineyards, 800 hectares, looks quite impressive. If you are also passionate about vintage wine, don’t forget to visit Moselle valley. One can easily combine pastime of different types in this amazing region – make walks to picturesque places, get acquainted with local flora and fauna, and, of course, try the best sorts of Luxembourg wine directly at wineries. The total area of Moselle valley is only 80 hectares, but its territory includes 30 beautiful ponds and more than 200 species of birds. The valley is called like that because of the Moselle River located nearby. This miraculous place is located not far from the border with France, so you will have a wonderful chance to visit one more country.
Luxembourg is a true paradise for sweet tooths. While searching another magnificent dessert, don’t forget to visit local confectioneries. It won’t be hard to find one – there is a confectionery nearly on every street of Luxembourg. In the heart of the city, the sweet aroma of baking and candies lingers simply everywhere. The choice of signature cakes and cupcakes is incredibly rich, and every confectionery tries to amaze its visitors with some specialties and unusual desserts. That’s why the process of tasting desserts can last many hours. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Tourists remain the main visitors of the city’s bars and restaurants. Locals are quite indifferent to the city’s nightlife entertainments. There are not so many facilities and … Open
In order to take their eyes off of sweets and chocolate, females can think about shopping; men may find help in thoughts about local wine and several excellent butcher shops that can also be found in the city. Luxembourg is famous for a variety of shops. As a rule, the streets that start from DArmes Square are full of interesting souvenir shops and antiquity boutiques. The best hand painted ceramics and figures of the Holy Mother, the protector of Luxembourg, can be found there. Tourists often buy another popular souvenir – the tea with the mysterious name “the harvest of the Grand Ducal Palace”. This tea cannot be found in any other city in the world.
Cathedral to the Blessed Virgin On Wednesday or Friday, head to the farmer market that opens on these days on Place Guillaume . Twice a week, farmers from all parts of the small country come to the market to sell their goods. Here, visitors can try and buy delicious dairy products, cheese, homemade wine, fragrant baking, fresh fruit and vegetables, and meat delicacies.
1. A significant part of the city’s parks and suburban areas are privately owned, so you can walk through them only in case you have permission from the owner. Before making a walk or … Open
The latter deserve a separate mention because the legends about their unbelievable taste are known all over the world. You can prove the word of mouth if you visit farmer markets or one of the specialized butcher shops. Some restaurants, such as La Boucherie that is located on one of the streets of the Old Town, also offer a great selection of meat delicacies. If you still think that dishes with raw meat are savage, that means you haven’t tried the signature beef Carpaccio at La Boucherie yet.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Luxembourg and surroundings

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Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Luxembourg
♥   Restaurant 'La Pomme Cannelle' Luxembourg. Type - Creative French|Modern cuisine. 0.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Mosconi' Luxembourg. Type - Italian. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Kamakura' Luxembourg. Type - Japanese. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Um Plateau' Clausen. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'MAHO' Clausen. Type - Classic French|Modern cuisine. 1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Luxembourg
♥   Castle 'Beggen Castle' , 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'La Fontaine Castle' , 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Strasbourg' , 1.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Septfontaines' Rollingergrund, 2.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Dommeldange Castle' , 2.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Luxembourg and around
♥   Art museum 'Mudam' Luxembourg City, 1 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Notable celebrations and festivals in Luxemburg

The annual carnival in Luxembourg is the most colorful and significant event of the duchy. Festive processions last three days and the main events take place on the last day of the carnival. The spectacle, presented to the public, is so impressive that it can rightly be called the brightest holiday of Luxembourg. There is no street that does not take part in this enchanting action. The whole country becomes a platform for carnival. Street parades and ubiquitous dances are organized; salutes are fired from sweets and popcorn, which is traditionally caught by an umbrella. Almost all the costumes for the holiday are done by participants with their own hands. … Open
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