Luxembourg on a budget | What to see and do

Luxembourg, situated in the centre of Europe, is a picturesque city with lots to do and see, from historical attractions and panoramic views to a great numbers of bars and restaurants to hang out. With more that four flights a day from London and less than 2 hrs away, Luxembourg is one of the best weekend getaways.

Things to do :

A visit to “Le Chemin de la Corniche”, is a must walk when visiting the city. The view is simply amazing!

'Le Chemin de la Corniche', the most beautiful balcony of Europe
‘Le Chemin de la Corniche’, known as the most beautiful balcony of Europe

The National Museum of History and Art, situated in the Ville Haute, in the old town, is an impressive building that displays art history of Luxembourg. The entrance is free, apart from the temporary exhibitions, that cost 7 € for adults. There is a lovely coffee shop in the ground floor!

Bank museum, is a small and interesting museum, situated in Luxembourg’s State and Savings Bank’s Head Office (Banque et Caisse d’Epargne de l’Etat). There is a wide selection of coins, paper notes, traditional typewriters. Free entry.

Impressive wooden sculpture in the old town

Absolutely a lovely experience visiting Luxembourg over the Christmas period, as were plenty of Christmas markets with all kinds of delicious food, national treats, Christmas decorations and lovely festive atmosphere.

Christmas Market Place De La Constitution
Hard Truths: An exhibition of prize-winning photography from The New York Times, is shown at Place d’Armes, Luxembourg. Entry is free and leaflet guide tour of the exhibition is provided. Photographs are taken by the photojournalists Daniel Berehulak, Ivor Prickett, Meridith Kohut, Newsha Tavakolian and Tomas Munita.
Lucky to experience a snowfall❄️
  • Where to eat and drink :
  • A la soupe: Lovely staff and delicious menu. Selection of day soup plus a dessert or wine (7,50 € ). Highly recommended!!
  • Chocolate House, opposite the Grand Ducal Palace. Authentic chocolaterie with plenty of choices for every taste. Chocolate cakes, hot beverages and high selection of Belgian and French chocolates. Ordered a giant tiramisu and single espresso (7,80 € ) Chocolate Heaven!!
  • Restaurant “La Boucherie”: Great central restaurant with wide selection of meat in affordable prices and high food quality. Two course – meal menu, main and dessert or starter and main (17 € per person). Really good steak, very welcoming staff!!
  • IKKY Bar: Mixed plate of sushi served with white wine. Welcoming staff. Loved particularly the bar and the music.
  • Golden bean:Chilled very central coffee Shop. Ordered a delicious hot chocolate with a shot of espresso, vanilla, and whipped cream 4,90 €
  • Downtown: Central coffee shop. Ordered a lentil soup with bacon and San Pelegrino sparkling water. A bit pricey but OK for a quick lunch (15 € ).
◉ Get to town from Findel Airport by taking the bus No 16.The ticket one costs 2€.Free on Sundays. 
◉ London to Luxembourg flights with British Airways start from  
110€ return.
  • Chocolate House -20, rue du Marché-aux-Herbes, L-1728
  • À la Soupe – 9 rue Chimay, L – 1333
  • Restaurant “La Boucherie” – 9 Place d’Armes,L- 1136
  • Restaurant Bar IKKY ,19-21, Rives de Clausen, L- 2165
  • Golden bean, 23 Rue Chimay, L – 1333
  • Downtown Cafe, 12 Rue Chimay, L- 1333


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