Things to Know about Luxembourg
Luxembourg, the only Grand Duchy in the world, is a landlocked Benelux country bordered by Belgium, France and Germany. It is the second-smallest of the European Union member states. It is also one of the top three richest countries in the world with its flourishing steel, finance and high technology countries. Luxembourg’s diverse landscape, historic monuments and scenic beauty captivates its visitors endlessly.
Best Places to Visit
Luxembourg is home to some of the famous World Heritage Sites. Our Luxembourg City Guide would be of great help in exploring its most interesting places of interest. Some of these include the Gothic Revival Cathedral of Notre Dame, course the Grand Ducal Palace, Neumünster Abbey, the Place d'Armes, and the basilica of the Abbey of Echternach.
Best Time to Visit
Luxembourg enjoys a temperate oceanic climate. The best time to visit Luxembourg is from May through August. You will get to enjoy outdoor festivals taking place during this time.
Best Dining Places
You will be able to enjoy the traditional dishes when visiting the restaurants in Luxembourg. The dishes here are largely based on pork and potatoes and have a great influence of German and central European cooking. Don’t forget to savor the unofficial national dish ‘Judd mat gaardebounen’, or smoked neck of pork served with boiled broad beans.
Best Airlines to Reach
Luxembourg is well connected with Findel International Airport, where major carriers offer services from many European destinations. Apart from national carrier Luxair, other airlines serving Luxembourg include KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, British Airways and others.
Best Places to Stay
Luxembourg has some of the expensive accommodations in the world because of heavy banking and EU presence. However, budget tourists are also received with pleasure here and offered cheap hotels in Luxembourg at affordable rates. A wide range of places to stay can be found in the popular tourist spots like Luxembourg City, Esch-sur-Alzette and Vianden.