Cycling with "An American in Luxembourg"

Cycling tour with "An American in Luxembourg"

Discover the most beautiful places in the capital by bike with Mike McQuaide, known as "An American in Luxembourg". Happy pedalling!

Cycling tour with "An American in Luxembourg"

Mike McQuaide is a U.S.-Luxembourgish influencer, known on social networks as "An American in Luxembourg".

He is an avid road cyclist and mountain biker and will make you rediscover Luxembourg City from a local’s perspective on a 2-hour casual bike ride.

The route is paved and follows a mix of dedicated bike lanes and bike pathways, as well as some city streets. Hills are kept to a minimum and public lifts are used to avoid the steepest climbs.

Map

Points of interest

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Adolphe Bridge

Also called New Bridge, it was erected between 1900 and 1903 during the rule of Grand Duke Adolphe. This event was followed with great interest from abroad, because the bridge had the biggest stone ar...

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Castle Bridge

Castle Bridge

The Castle Bridge was built out of red sandstone in 1735, replacing a wooden construction with a drawbridge in use until then. Its peculiarity resides in the fact that it connected the Upper...

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Pfaffenthal Panoramic Elevator

The new glass elevator connects the "Pescatore" park located in the city centre to the Pfaffenthal area at the bottom of the Alzette valley. The ride in the glass elevator features sweeping views (71m...

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Grand Duchess Charlotte-Bridge

The “Red Bridge” – in the vernacular – connects the city centre to the European quarter on the Kirchberg Plateau, crossing the Pfaffenthal 74 metres above the Alzette. It is 35...

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Philharmonie Luxembourg

Designed by French architect Christian de Portzamparc, the Philharmonie (Salle de Concerts Grande-Duchesse Joséphine- Charlotte) is the new landmark of the Place de l’Europe.Its columns encompass thre...

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Robert Schuman’s Birthplace

Robert Schuman’s Birthplace

Robert Schuman’s Birthplace is situated in the suburb of Clausen, one of the lower suburbs of the City of Luxembourg. Clausen saw glorious times under Governor Peter Ernst von Mansfeld, who built a ma...

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Place de Clairefontaine

Situated near the Cathedral and the Government district, Place de Clairefontaine was redesigned at the end of the eighties in the framework of extensive restoration and reconstruction involving the en...

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Grand Ducal Palace

Grand Ducal Palace

The grand ducal Palace, located in the centre of the old town, is the official residence of the grand ducal family. The site of today’s palace was once home to Luxembourg City’s first town hall w...

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Bock Promontory

In 963 Siegfried, Count of Ardenne, acquired this massive rocky ledge, the cradle of the city of Luxembourg, through bartering with the Saint Maximin Abbey in Trier. The rock on which Siegfried built ...

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Place de la Constitution

The Constitution Square was put up on the ancient Beck bastion (1644, 1685).  The  "Gëlle Fra", a monument which is located on this square,  was set up in 1923 to commemorate the Luxemb...

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Useful information

Duration

2 hours

Number of participants

Max. 6

Infos

Start
Luxembourg City Tourist Office, Place Guillaume II

Important

Bicycles are not provided by the LCTO. Please bring your own equipment.

The LCTO strongly advises you to wear a helmet and comply with the traffic code.

The tour is not recommended for beginners.

Languages

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Price

This tour is part of the programme of the « European Mobility Week ». Participation is free, inscriptions are compulsory via the button « Book your ticket ». 

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