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Promenade UNESCO

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

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

Grand Ducal Palace

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 occu...

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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 u...

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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 4...

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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 de...

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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 wh...

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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 Spa...

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Useful information

Address

30, Place Guillaume II
1648 Luxembourg

Infos

Duration
2 hours

People number
max. 10

Map

Price

For private guided tours:

Prices

Group from 1 to 10 people 110€

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