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Promenade UNESCO

Discover the city’s fortifications and old quarters which are part of the UNESCO World Heritage!

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Promenade UNESCO

Discover the impressive remains of the former fortress city and the ancient quarters that were inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list back in 1994. During this tour, you will learn more about Luxembourg’s important role in European history. Starting at the Place de la Constitution, the tour runs halfway up the fortifications, through Pétrusse Park to the Corniche ("the most beautiful balcony in Europe"), over the ramparts and ends in the old town.  

Points of interest

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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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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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Grand Ducal Palace

In its function as the city residence of the Grand Ducal family, the grand ducal Palace is situated right in the core of the Old Town.Formerly the first town hall of the city occupied the site of the ...

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St Michael's Church

It is the oldest holy building in the city, replacing the castle chapel of the Counts of Luxembourg placed on the same site in 987.In the course of the centuries the church was destroyed several times...

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Chemin de la Corniche

Also called “the most beautiful balcony of Europe” (according to the Luxembourg writer Batty Weber), it runs along the Alzette valley on the ramparts - built by the Spaniards and the French in the 17t...

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Bock Casemates

Belonging to the UNESCO World Heritage, the first underground tunnels were built in 1644, in the era of the Spanish domination. The 23-kilometre long galleries were enlarged only 40 years later by Vau...

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Useful information

Address

30, Place Guillaume II
1648 Luxembourg

Infos

Start
Luxembourg City Tourist Office, Place Guillaume II

Duration
2 hours

People number
max. 20

Price

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Prices

Group from 1 to 20 people 110€

Book a guided tour for your group (1-20 people) at the date, time and in the language of your choice. Please book at least 10 working days in advance.

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