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The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg or simply Luxembourg is a country located in Western Europe. It is one of the smallest countries in the continent. Bordered by Belgium to the west and south, France to the south, and Germany to the east, the country is one of the founding members of the European Union and the United Nations. Due to its location, the country has been greatly influenced by Germany. As a matter of fact, three languages are spoken in Luxembourg. These include French, German, and Luxembourgish. The country also has a monarch represented by Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg and most of the people are Roman Catholic.

What to see & do

The best time to go to Luxembourg is from March to June. Tourists who are planning to visit during July and August should be mindful of high temperatures that can reach around 30 degrees Celsius.

Those who love history should consider going to Diekirch. It has a museum, which documents the Battle of the Bulge during 1944 and 1945 and the World War II.

Tourists who want to mingle with the crowd and have a taste of their culture should visit Vianden, which is a small town in Luxembourg. It is home to the Vianden Castle, which was constructed between the 11th and 14th centuries. In fact, French novelist Victor Hugo, author of Les Miserables, lived in the castle for three months in 1871.

Another place to visit in Luxembourg is Remich, especially during the thee-day celebration for Carnival or Fuesend Karneval. Remich is also famous for Streimannchen, which involves burning of a male effigy near the bridge at Moselle River. The event symbolises the fading season of winter. Another special event in the Fuesend celebration is the Buergbrennen, which is a bonfire that ends the celebration.

Those who want to relax should go to Mondoft-les-Bains. It is a town with a casino, situated on the border of France and Luxembourg.

How to get around within Luxembourg

Luxembourg is very accessible to the public since it has many modes of transportation. From the capital, visitors can reach the other places in the country in just an hour or even less.

Trains cover the northern and southern part of the country. Aside from getting into different places in Luxembourg, the trains cross Germany near the Wasserbillig and Moselle River, and Belgium. Trains will take you to different destinations on time. The modern trains will give you a scenic view of Luxembourg. In taking the train, tickets can be purchased at train stations or the Chemins de Fer Luxembourgeois office. It is located in Hamilius near the Post Office. Do not worry about the price since the tickets are cheap.

There are also buses that run every hour in villages. These vehicles are also numbered for identification purposes. Buses 1-25 cater to those going to Ville de Luxembourg. Those with numbers above 100 will go out of the city.

How to get there

Originally known as “Sandweiler Airport” because of its location, the Luxembourg Findel Airport is the main public airport in Luxembourg. It is located six kilometres away from Luxembourg City. The airport has a runway made of concrete and asphalt. It is a major hub for Luxair. The Luxembourg Findel Airport can handle more than 2.1 million passengers annually. There are 13 airlines that offer services to those who are coming from London, Lisbon, Milan, Amsterdam, Munich, Barcelona, Istanbul, and many others. Airlines that provide air traffic include British Airways, Lufthansa, EasyJet, and Turkish Airlines, among others.

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