Things to do in Luxembourg

Our most recommended things to do in Luxembourg

Luxembourg: City Line Bus Tour

1. Luxembourg: City Line Bus Tour

Discover historic landmarks of Luxembourg City on a bus tour. Sit back and relax as the bus takes you to some of the most notable areas of the city, with onboard audio guidance provided. As the festivities are coming, you will soon enjoy the city under the "Winterlights" atmosphere and immerse yourself in the Winter Wonderland to feel the Christmas spirit. During the Advent and the festivities season, the city of Luxembourg offers various events in the heart of the Christmas markets. The Winterlights turn the city into a magical setting with thousands of lights illuminating the streets. After the tour with the touristic bus, we advise you to visit the several Christmas markets spread around the city if you wish to meet the exhibitors or buy some Christmas gifts. If you're just hungry, you can taste some delicious comfort food or sip the famous "Glühwein" at one of the market booth. From Friday to Sunday, 4 bus tours per day are available for visitors.

Luxembourg City: Hop On Hop Off Castles & Nature Day Tour

2. Luxembourg City: Hop On Hop Off Castles & Nature Day Tour

Embark on a Hop on Hop off Nature and Castle tour, for a full day to discover the history of Luxembourg, from the Middle Ages to the modern age, aboard a modern convertible bus. See Mullerthal, admire the Castle of Vianden, and visit the oldest city in Luxembourg, Echternach. Stops along the bus route: 1. Mullerthal - Schiessentümpel:  The waterfall, known as "Schiessentümpel", with its three water jets on the Black Ernz is one of the most photographed sites in the Mullerthal Region. Begin a 45-minute walking tour. Please make sure to wear good and comfortable shoes. 2. Castle of Beaufort:  The medieval castle of Beaufort was built in four different periods, between the 11th and 17th centuries. You will have 45 minutes to visit the castle or explore the area on your own. 3. Castle of Vianden:  The small medieval town of Vianden and its imposing castle attracts thousands of visitors every year. Try local cuisine at one of the charming restaurants, discover the town’s fortified towers, visit the Castle of Vianden, or take a ride on the chairlift during your 2 hours of free time. 4. Echternach:  The city of Echternach was founded in 698 by the Benedictine monk Willibrord and is the oldest town in Luxembourg. Visit the most beautiful places and buildings of Echternach, like the Basilica, the abbey and the market square during a 45-minute city tour. After visiting Echternach, you will return to the original departure point in Luxembourg City (Boulevard de la Pétrusse).

The Best of Luxembourg City: Guided E-Bike Tour

3. The Best of Luxembourg City: Guided E-Bike Tour

Begin at the meeting point in the heart of the city. Accompanied by a multilingual guide, head off to discover the most beautiful places of the capital in a single bike trip. Move around on some latest generation electric bikes to get from one place to another without getting too tired, because this tour doesn't include any hills... or almost none. Take advantage of elevators and funiculars to move uphill. Be immersed in the city's green heart, the Petrusse valley with its numerous possibilities to relax in green areas from the city center. From there you will be directed to the Grund where you will take the elevator to the plateau St. Esprit and the Judicial City - Cité Judiciaire. Ride along the Grand Ducal Palace to the historical center and its Herb Market. From the Bock crag, known as "Bockfiels", you have a wonderful view of the Grund and the Neumünster Abbey, which you will reach by bike right after. A small trail along the Alzette will lead you to the Rives de Clausen, a popular nightlife spot amongst Luxembourgish people. Continue in the Pfaffenthal until you reach the funicular that will take you up to the Kirchberg. Get out at the foot of the European institutions. Even this imposing alley has its own little park, which you can cross by bike, and then discover the most important buildings of the Luxembourg financial center. Welcome to the Kirchberg. This city district combines modernism and antiquity, and nothing highlights this fact better than the Mudam. The Grand Duke Jean Museum of Modern Art was built on a former military fort that stands out with its imposing glass surfaces on the old 19th-century walls. Once you've passed through, go back down to the Pfaffenthal to take the panoramic elevator to the gardens of the Pescatore Foundation. Reach the city park and its "Kinnekswiss" which announces the end of the e-bike tour through the capital. The guide joins you for the whole duration of the tour and is happy to respond to your questions.

From Brussels: Luxembourg Tour with Optional Dinant Visit

4. From Brussels: Luxembourg Tour with Optional Dinant Visit

Discover the landlocked Grand Duchy of Luxembourg on a full-day tour from Brussels, traveling through the scenic Ardennes forests along the way. Continue to Luxembourg City, capital of the Grand Duchy. Here, your guide will take you to the Kirchberg quarter, site of many of the buildings of the European Union, such as the European Court of Justice, and the European Commission. Wander the streets of the old town, and go to the impressive Notre-Dame Cathedral, a beautiful example of late Gothic architecture with Renaissance adornments. There will be time to marvel at the Palace of the Grand Duke, and see the city’s fortifications during some free time in the city center. After some free time in the city, visit the picturesque village of Dinant, with its fifteenth century collegial, its citadel and its tiny saxophone museum (optional). Choose between a private and a shared option.

Luxembourg: Guided City Walking Tour with Wine Tastings

5. Luxembourg: Guided City Walking Tour with Wine Tastings

Discover the most memorable sights of Luxembourg city with a local guide and try Luxembourg wines. Explore the city center and old town on foot, and taste sparkling and white wine. After meeting your guide, set out through the city to see Luxembourg sights such as the Place Guillaume II, Chemin de la Corniche, Place d'Armes, Grand Ducal Palace, and more. During your trip, savor 1 glass of crémant (Luxembourg sparkling wine) and 1 glass of Luxembourg white wine.  This tour was established in Luxembourg in 2016 with the aim to promote social, sustainable, and cultural tourism through Luxembourg country, one of the largest historical centers of Europe.

Luxembourg: Petrusse Express City Train Ticket

6. Luxembourg: Petrusse Express City Train Ticket

Discover the "Old Fortress" on this convenient train stopping at 2 locations: Stop 1 - Rives de Clausen: A district of bars and restaurants, established next to the former Luxembourg beer brewery “Mousel” and situated along the Alzette River. Stop 2 - Rham Plateau: Proudly overlooking 3 sides of the Alzette valley and offering a stunning view of the old city of Luxembourg. It has been an integral part of Luxembourg’s fortifications since the 15th century and was later expanded with 4 imposing military barracks. Take the opportunity to stop for a few minutes and walk up to the promontory behind the ruins of the four towers. Once at the top, take in the breathtaking view of the old fortifications, the Holy-Ghost Citadel and the Corniche.

Luxembourg: Time Travel in the old town of Luxembourg City

7. Luxembourg: Time Travel in the old town of Luxembourg City

Are you a lover of history and technology? Would you like to discover the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg? A small country with a great history... Discover the capital city on a guided tour on board of the little urban train. Take a journey into the past and explore the old town, more sepcifically the Pfaffenthal district of the old down town. See how this part of the city looked like in the 19th century and how people used to live in 1867 with the help of virtual reality. Meet your guide and board the little tourist train at the Montée de Clausen. On board the Luxembourg city train, you will visit the old town of the city via "Muerbelsmillen", a former mustard factory in the Pfaffenthal area. Then, put on your virtual reality headset to be taken on a 360° journey into the past. You will discover the narrow streets of the Pfaffenthal area and see famous Luxembourgers as well as the inhabitants in their historical dress. Experience this journey rich in images and sounds... and let yourself be surprised!

Luxembourg: Moselle Minibus Day Trip with Wine Tasting

8. Luxembourg: Moselle Minibus Day Trip with Wine Tasting

Explore the region of the Moselle on board a climate-controlled minibus with this guided day trip from Luxembourg city. Uncover the beauty of this area where crémant (French sparkling wine) is produced. Have free time at the European Museum Schengen and to explore the charming town of Remich.  Be picked from the Boulevard de la Pétrusse in Luxembourg in the morning. Sit back and relax on the drive to the European Museum Schengen. Stroll through this free museum and learn about the Schengen area and the history of European free movement.  Head to the town of Remich and have an hour and a half to explore, go purchase a nice lunch, or get some shopping down. Continue to the riverside commune of Wormeldange and visit the Caves Poll-Fabaire and savor a fine glass of crémant (French sparkling wine). Make your way to Grevenmacher to visit a second winery. Relax with a second wine tasting before traveling thorugh the nature reserve in Mensdorf. Keep your eye out for local water buffalo on the drive. Return to your meeting point in Luxemburg in the evening at the end of your tour.

Luxembourg: Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & Tour

9. Luxembourg: Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & Tour

Get to know Luxembourg at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour played on your phone. Decipher riddles, interact with the most important attractions of the city, and unlock interesting facts.  After downloading the scavenger hunt tour on your mobile device (via a link and login credentials received upon booking), use the mobile app and integrated maps to reach 10 of Luxembourg’s most important attractions on foot. Start your tour at the Monument to Dicks and Lentz. Visit the world-famous Place d'Armes. Take photos in the central Place Guillaume II and admire the fairytale Grand Ducal Palace. Learn about the miraculous Michaelskirche. See Luxembourg's first monument honoring victims of the Holocaust. Admire the stunning architecture of Luxembourg's own Notre Dame Cathedral. The Monument du Souvenir war memorial will be your next step, while the icing on the cake of this unique tour will be the Adolphe Bridge. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the tour. As you walk through the city, enjoy the flexibility to pause your game at any time to take a break, snap the perfect photos, stop for lunch, or visit a museum. Choose to continue the tour later or save the rest for another day.

Luxembourg: Romantic City Exploration Game

10. Luxembourg: Romantic City Exploration Game

Explore the Luxembourg with this interactive romantic adventure game that can be played on your smartphone. Start at Adolphe Bridge and finish at Alzette Bruecke after partaking in an tour that is also a romantic adventure. Complete the tour in 1.5 to 2 hours, or explore at your own pace using the pause option. Stroll to breathtaking sights like the Cathédrale Notre-Dame, the Palais Grand-Ducal, and the Monument of Grand-Duchess as you solve challenges and reveal more of the story. Play on your own, in a large group, or in several smaller groups that compete against each other and meet at the final stop of the game. Use the game offline to save more of your data.

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What people are saying about Luxembourg

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 784 reviews

Very long trip so definitely nice to go in s confy bus, very informative and friendly staff. And the drive back to Dinant was amazing. That was probably what I like the best, wish we could have stayed a bit longer.

This was a really wonderful tour. My guide Christophe was amazing. It was a truly enjoyable way to see Luxembourg sights. I learned a lot, and I loved the wine!

Lovely ride. Knowledgeable and friendly guide. A must-do activity in Luxembourg.

Beautiful tour. Miguel or guide was so great. And our driver was wonderful.

Great tour. Wonderful scenery to and from including Dinant.