Luxembourg is situated between Belgium, France and Germany in central Europe. The country is 84km (51.7miles) long and 52km (32 Miles) wide, covering an area of 2586 square kilometers (999 square miles) with a population of approximately 459 500.
It is split into two regions; the Eisleck or Oesling in the North and the god country in central and south. This area is bordered in the East by the wine-producing valley of the Moselle. One-third of the country is made up of woodlands and hills providing dramatic landscapes.
Luxembourg is a small country being known for its resident’s tri-lingual ability due to the location of the country. It also has the highest number of foreigners in Europe residing in the country.
You will find a variety of accommodation. You can choose to stay in everything from privately rented rooms to holiday homes or luxurious hotels. Hotels are not graded as such, but every establishment offering accommodation falls into a specific class, which specifies strict criteria regarding the facilities offered.
City Break in Luxembourg
City breaks in Luxembourg are a great way to spend a weekend in this lovely Country. Flights from the UK depart daily giving you a weekend break or a short break in Luxembourg. The focus on food and wine is always appealing to the foodies.
Honeymoons in Luxembourg
Luxembourg can be a wonderful destination to choose for a honeymoon and can be twinned with another destination so easily. Twin Luxembourg city with a visit to the mountains in Austria for that twin-centre honeymoon in Europe. For your personal quotation for a honeymoon holiday please contact us by email or call today.
Golf Courses in Luxembourg
There are six golf courses in Luxembourg offering the golfer a choice, of course, to play whilst in Luxembourg.
Golf de Luxembourg Belenhaff, Kikuoka Country Club, Golf Club Grand Ducal de Luxembourg, Golf and Country Club Christnach, Lux Golf Center, Golf Preisch and Golf Club de Clervaux
Driving tips in Luxembourg
Drive on the right-hand side of the road. Be especially careful when setting off from service stations or restaurants on the left side of the road. Take care when overtaking – allow more space between you and the car in front so you can see further down the road ahead. Luxembourg has similar drink driving laws to the UK, only allowing 0.8 milligrams of alcohol per millilitre of blood. Seat belts front and rear are obligatory everywhere.
Speed limits, shown below, are implemented rigorously. Radar traps are frequent.
Remember – Speeding and other traffic offences is subject to extremely heavy on-the-spot fines. There are no tolls on the auto-routes in Luxembourg. To hire a rental car call or email for your personal quotation.
Weather in Luxembourg
The climate is variable so it’s best to be prepared for all types of weather throughout the year. That said,the most reliable weather is from May to October. There is no special rainy season. Winter is wet, with snow not usually settling for long except in the high country. Lows of 5 to highs of 23 in the summer months.
Events in Luxembourg
Throughout the year you will find Luxembourg chock-a-block with events for every taste: A top-quality concert run, exceptional theatre, art exhibitions, major international sporting events and colourful street festivals.
Essential Information Luxembourg
For more information see the Tourist Board
Languages spoken French, German, English, Luxembourgian
Visa requirements EU citizens can enter on an official identity card. Americans, Australians, Canadians, New Zealanders and Japanese just need a valid passport (no visa).