Top Choice Fortress in Luxembourg City

Bock Casemates

Beneath the Montée de Clausen, the cliff-top site of Count Sigefroi’s once-mighty fort, the Bock Casemates are a picturesque, atmospheric honeycomb of rock galleries and passages – yes, kids will love it – initially…
Top Choice Cemetery in Luxembourg City

US Military Cemetery

In a beautifully-maintained graveyard near Hamm lie over 5000 US WWII war dead, including George Patton, the audacious general of the US Third Army who played a large part in Luxembourg's 1944 liberation. It's a hum…
Top Choice Area in Luxembourg City

Chemin de la Corniche

This pedestrian promenade has been hailed as 'Europe's most beautiful balcony'. It winds along the course of the 17th-century city ramparts with views across the river canyon towards the hefty fortifications of the …
Top Choice Gallery in Luxembourg City


Groundbreaking exhibitions of modern, installation and experiential art are hosted in this airy architectural icon designed by IM Pei. The collection includes everything from photography to fashion, design and multi…
Top Choice Museum in Luxembourg City

Musée d'Histoire de la Ville de Luxembourg

This remarkably engrossing and interactive museum hides within a series of 17th-century houses, including a former ‘holiday home’ of the Bishop of Orval. A lovely garden and open terrace offers great views.
Palace in Luxembourg City

Royal Palace

Photogenically a-twitter with little pointy turrets, this 1573 palace has been much extended over the years. It now houses the Grand Duke’s office with parliament using its 1859 annexe. In summer the palace opens fo…
Museum in Luxembourg City

Fort Thüngen

This squat building is a 1730 twin-towered extension of the plateau's vast complex of Vauban fortifications. It has an interesting museum about Luxembourg's historic defences and also hosts changing exhibitions. If …
Museum in Luxembourg City


Startlingly modern for its Old Town setting, this unusual museum offers a fascinating coverage of art and history. It starts deep in an excavated rocky basement with exhibits of Neolithic flints, then sweeps you som…
Arts Centre in Luxembourg City

Abbaye de Neumünster

Dominating the Grund riverbank, this large complex is a renovated abbey turned cultural centre. Around the cloister is a permanent display of sculpture by local Lucien Wercollier, imprisoned by the Nazis in this ver…
Gallery in Luxembourg City

Am Tunnel

Deep beneath the Spuerkeess bank is a permanent exhibition on photographer Edward Steichen, the man behind Clervaux’s Family of Man. Access, however, is via an entirely separate building and tunnel carved 350m thro…