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National Holidays and festivities

Luxembourg is a country of traditions which celebrates its rites and customs throughout the seasons. Luxembourg national day, the "Schueberfouer" fair, the Christmas markets, the end of the winter and carnival are all reasons to celebrate, eat well and share quality time with friends and family.

Traditions in Luxembourg-City

Luxembourg City - folk festivals and markets as far as the eye can see

There is always something going on in Luxembourg City that makes it worth visiting: partaking in the traditional festivals and folk fairs that Luxembourg is well-known for, such as the Emaischen or the Schueberfouer, or enjoying one of the many markets that are held in the squares and pedestrian zones throughout the year. Just as the bi-weekly markets at Place Guillaume II satisfy lovers of local products, the bric-a-brac stalls and the "car boot sales" plunge you into the bustling world of flea markets.

Whether you fancy a stroll perusing the handicrafts, want to taste the famous "Gromperekichelcher" at the Christmas markets, or simply want to enjoy an ice cream on one of the terraces around the squares, your visit to the city of Luxembourg promises to be a feast for all your senses. Luxembourg, a rallying point that makes the hearts of all fête lovers race at 100 mph with the biggest folk festival in the Greater Region: the must see Schueberfouer whose origins date back to the age of chivalry.

Annual traditional events




Christmas Markets

Heritage and traditions


Festivals and markets

National Holiday

Festivals and markets


Festivals and markets