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Luxembourg - What to expect

Luxembourg, means a “little Fortress” and this micro state of Europe is the 2nd richest states of the world and its history dated back to 963AD. Luxembourg city is its capital and biggest population hub. It has the largest number of cars owner rate in world. It is the highest minimum wages in European union and most expensive a well.

Adolph Bridge and Petrusse Valley in Luxembourg
Adolph Bridge and Petrusse Valley
Chemin De La Corniche, Luxembourg
on the way to Chemin De La Corniche, Luxembourg

Fast Facts

Capital: Luxembourg city
• Population: 0.63 M in 2021
• Currency: Euro
• Official Language: It has three official languages. German, French, and Luxembourgish
• Visa Requirements: Visa Requirements: It is included in Schengen region and you can visit it if you have a valid Schengen visa.
• Best Time to Visit: late Spring(April-May) to early Autumn(September-October) is considered the best time to visit Portugal

Top Experiences
  • Casemates du Bock.17km of underground tunnels cut out of the solid rock beneath Luxembourg City
  • Wander around the Old Quarter of Grund area.
  • Travel to the town of Vianden
  • Explore the Valley of the Seven Castles. Gutland region and within 24km
  • Take a free ride of Pfaffenthal Panoramic Elevator
Pfaffenthal Panoramic Elevator, Luxembourg
Pfaffenthal Panoramic Elevator, Luxembourg


Although Luxembourg is one of the safest country in Europe however there is some minor cases which are mostly the petty. The biggest threat of crime in Luxembourg is petty, but keep your eyes open, especially in transportation hubs. The area around the Gare neighborhood is also described by some tourists as the shadiest part of Luxembourg City. Conclusively we can relate the safety with the data that there are around 1,300 police force and just two jails in Luxembourg.

Budgeting Plan

Transportation - Previously, there was a 2€/4€ for 2hours/Day time span. However, since 1st March 2020, public transport in Luxembourg is free throughout the country and for all modes of transport - trams, trains and buses. The scheme applies to residents, cross-border commuters and tourists alike. So, you just need a google map and just get on when and where you like and enjoy your visit to Luxembourg

Accommodation - It is expensive to live a night in Luxembourg. That’s the reason more than 50% people commute daily to near-by countries. For a budgeted hostel accommodation starts from 30~40€ which is more than double from other European countries. As per the average cost is above 100€ to spend a night in the city of Luxembourg. Best sites to plan and choose our accommodation are, Agoda and Hostel World.

Food and local Dishes - Luxembourg’s cuisine is heavily influenced by both French and German food traditions like the influence of language. Local delicacies include potato pancakes (gromper keeschelche), plum tart (quetsche tort), and green bean soup with potatoes. For more vegetarian options you can find a plenty in Luxembourg city near the main train station area.

Suggested daily budget – 25-30 USD

You should plan to spend around €100 per day on your vacation in Luxembourg, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. It includes an estimated 40€ on lodging, 40€ on meals and 13€ for Luxembourg Card to your sightseeing needs.

Tips, DOs & DON'Ts

Highest rate of car ownership in world so parking is a big problem, so use the free public transport while in Luxembourg
• Luxembourg card is your best bet to discover Luxembourg. You can buy one, two or three days’ card as per your stay.
• Avoid Gare area in night as it reported some petty cases there.
• Beware while getting on the trains/buses and keep an eye on your valuables.

The outer gate of Notre Dame Cathedral, Luxembourg
The outer gate of Notre Dame Cathedral, Luxembourg


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