Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Luxembourg City

Musée d'Histoire de la Ville de Luxembourg

Hidden within a series of 17th- to 19th-century houses, including a former ‘holiday home’ of the Bishop of Orval, the city's history museum is engrossing. Permanent collections on its lower levels cover the city's i…
Top Choice Fortress in Luxembourg City

Bock Casemates

Beneath the Montée de Clausen, the clifftop site of Count Sigefroi’s once-mighty fort, the Bock Casemates are an atmospheric honeycomb of rock galleries and passages initially carved by the Spaniards from 1644 onwar…
Top Choice Gallery in Luxembourg City

Mudam

Groundbreaking exhibitions of modern, installation and experiential art take place in this airy architectural icon designed by Pritzker-winning architect IM Pei (best known for his glass pyramid entrance to Paris' L…
Top Choice Street in Luxembourg City

Chemin de la Corniche

Hailed as 'Europe's most beautiful balcony', this pedestrian promenade winds along the course of the 17th-century city ramparts with views across the river canyon towards the hefty fortifications of the Wenzelsmauer…
Palace in Luxembourg City

Palais Grand-Ducal

Luxembourg's turreted palace was built in 1572 and has been greatly extended over the years. It now houses the Grand Duke’s office, with parliament using its 1860 Chamber of Deputies. In summer the palace opens for …
Arts Centre in Luxembourg City

Abbaye de Neumünster

Dominating the Grund riverbank, this 17th-century Benedictine abbey has been transformed into a cultural centre. Around the cloister are bronze sculptures by local artist Lucien Wercollier, who in 1942 refused to cr…
Cemetery in Luxembourg City

US Military Cemetery

In a beautifully maintained graveyard 6km east of the city near the airport, lie 5075 US WWII war dead, including the general of the US Third Army George Patton, who played a key role in Luxembourg's 1944 liberation…
Museum in Luxembourg City

MNHA

Startlingly modern for its Old Town setting, the national art and history museum starts deep in an excavated rocky basement with exhibits of Neolithic flints, then sweeps you through Gallic tomb chambers, Roman mosa…
Museum in Luxembourg City

Musée-Mémorial de la Déportation

Prior to WWII, Luxembourg had a Jewish community of approximately 3500 people. Of them, some 2500 fled, most to France, before emigration was halted in 1941. During the Nazi Occupation, some 800 Jews were deported t…
Cathedral in Luxembourg City

Cathédrale Notre-Dame

Built between 1613 and 1621, and enlarged between 1935 and 1938, Luxembourg's cathedral is most memorable for its distinctively elongated black spires, ornately carved Renaissance portal inside the main doorway, and…