Guided tour

Luxembourg: Pétrusse Express Sightseeing Tour with VR

Activity provider: MOYOCCI

Luxembourg: Pétrusse Express Sightseeing Tour with VR

Activity provider: MOYOCCI

From US$ 30.02 per person

Take in city highlights and history during a ride on the Pétrusse Express. During the train ride, take a trip back in time to discover Luxembourg and Pfaffenthal in 1867 via virtual reality.

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Duration 15 minutes
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Live tour guide
English, French, German
Audio guide included
English, German, French

Experience

Highlights
  • Be transported back to 19th-century Luxembourg on a virtual reality train ride
  • Travel in time on the Pétrusse Express through the narrow streets of Pfaffenthal
  • See the Casemates du Bock, Plateau du Rahm, and Grund from the city train
  • Immerse yourself in the history of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg of yesteryear
  • Enjoy a world-first with an unforgettable, atypical virtual reality experience
Full description

Discover Luxembourg by train on a guided city tour. Take a journey into the past on the Pétrusse Express. Explore the Pfaffenthal district of central Luxembourg City. See how this part of the city used to look and how people used to live in the 19th century via a virtual reality headset.

Meet your guide and board the Pétrusse Express tourist train at the Montée de Clausen. Settle into your seat and listen to the guided commentary as you pass through the city. Take in the Casemates du Bock, Plateau du Rahm, Grund, and "Muerbelsmillen", a former mustard factory in Pfaffenthal.

Then, put on your VR headset to be taken on a 360° journey into the past. Discover exactly what the spot you are in used to look like thanks to VR technology based on geolocation. Explore the narrow streets of Pfaffenthal and see famous Luxembourgers and inhabitants in historical dress.

Includes
  • 45-minute train ride
  • Virtual reality (VR) audiovisual headset and headphones
  • Audio guide in 4 languages: Luxembourgish, French, German, and English
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    • People with epilepsy
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meeting point

    Meet your guide at the Montée de Clausen (near the entrance to the Casemates du Bock).

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    Important information

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    • The virtual reality experience lasts for around 15 minutes during the 45-minute train ride
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    3 /5

    based on 3 reviews

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    Really a very nice course. The explanations were helpful and relevant. Using virtual reality is really nice!

    June 6, 2022

    Interesting little train trip, but only one out of two virtual headsets worked. We requested a refund.

    July 21, 2022

    VR glasses didn't work.

    August 1, 2022

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    Product ID: 418045