Luxembourg Destination guide

As the world leader in travel experiences since 1947, we connect you to the real Luxembourg in a way like no other. Lying high in The Ardennes where the Alzette and Pétrusse rivers meet, Luxembourg is a beguiling land of idyllic villages and more than 100 medieval castles. Surrounded by forested hills and plunging valleys, the country is a UNESCO-listed historic jewel. You’ll travel back to the 10th century, from Vianden Castle to Neümunster Abbey, and you’ll also tour a more recent history with excellent museums commemorating the enormous destruction suffered in WWII. As a founding member of the European Union, Luxembourg continues to play a prominent role in Europe, and although it’s only the size of Paris, the country holds its own. It’s the wealthiest nation in Europe and the only Grand Duchy in the world, and it’s ancient history sits beside a thriving cosmopolitan centre of fine dining, theatre and superb wine. You’ll discover it all when you take a Luxembourg trip with Trafalgar, from the best places to eat in Luxembourg to the glorious Moselle River and wine region. Travel with us and unlock the infinite possibilities thanks to our exclusive Trafalgar Highlights.
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"Green forests and orchards can be found all around Luxembourg, mingling with pretty little villages, lakes and more than 100 fairytale-like castles"
Ann, Travel Director
Luxembourg at a glance
With idyllic villages and more than 100 medieval castles surrounded by forested hills and plunging valleys, Luxembourg is a UNESCO-listed historic jewel. Join your expert Trafalgar Travel Director and get under the skin of Europe's wealthiest nation and the world's last remaining Grand Duchy.
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Luxembourg Food

What to pack for Luxembourg

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Pack a French or German phrasebook, or if you can’t spare the space, download them to your Google Translate app offline. Learning some Luxembourgish phrases is also appreciated.

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Waterproof coat

Sudden showers are common throughout the year in Luxembourg, so pack a raincoat or small umbrella to stay dry.

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Comfortable shoes

Luxembourg is best explored on foot, and you can spend hours wandering the streets lined with historic buildings and beautiful architecture.

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An adaptor plug

Voltage in Luxembourg is 230V and the sockets are of Type F, with standard European 2-pin plugs.

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With more than 100 fairytale castles surrounded by a blanket of forests and rolling hills, you’ll want to capture all the picture perfect magic of Luxembourg.

Other things to know before you go

Depending on your nationality, you'll need a valid passport and may also need visas to enter. Please check this well in advance of your trip departure date here. Some countries also require passports to have 3-6 months left on them before the given expiry date, so be sure to double check this before booking your travels.

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