Discover the city’s fortifications and old quarters which are part of the UNESCO World Heritage!Book your personal guide
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
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Luxembourg City Tourist Office, Place Guillaume II
As part of “Solidarity Day” participation is free and the tour includes a visit of the “UNESCO Visitor Centre” at Lëtzbuerg City Museum. Inscriptions are compulsory via the button « Book your ticket ».
Book your personal guide:
|Group from 1 to 20 people||120€|
Book a guided tour for your group at the date, time and in the language of your choice. Please book at least 10 working days in advance.