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Wenzel Circular Walk

Walk in the footsteps of Wenceslas and discover the former fortress city’s most beautiful attractions!

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Wenzel Circular Walk

The Wenzel Circular Walk guides visitors through the millennial history of the city of Luxembourg. This walk brings you to the oldest quarters of Luxembourg City as well as to some of the fortress works, which were inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list in 1994. During this walk, you will discover, among many others, the Bock promontory (the cradle of the city); the castle bridge which was built in 1735, as well as the Corniche, also known as the “most beautiful balcony in Europe”. 

Its name pays tribute to Wenceslas II, Duke of Luxembourg between 1383 and 1419, during whose reign a part of the third ring, the so-called Wenzel wall, was erected to protect the inhabitants of the valley. 

Points of interest

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Rham Plateau

In bygone days people lived on this high ground, which was washed around on three sides by the Alzette.After the 15th century the third ring linked it to the protected part of the city. At the end of ...

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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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Neimënster

The old Altmünster Benedictine abbey was destroyed in 1542 so that the Benedictine monks built a new abbey in the suburb of the Grund. The Neumünster Abbey consisted of a church and four wings enclosi...

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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

Infos

Start
Luxembourg City Tourist Office, Place Guillaume II

Duration
3 hours (5,5km)

Number of people
max. 20

Infos
Steep circuit with stairways and climbs. Certain parts are not passable with strollers and wheel chairs.
 

Languages

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Price

Individual tickets:

Prices

Adults 18€
Students and seniors 15€
Children from 4 to 12 years old 9€
For children under 4 years 0€

Group tickets:

Prices

Group from 1 to 20 people 150€

Book one of our scheduled guided tours with personal guide for your group (1-20 people). Reservation possible up to 3 days in advance.

Book your personal guide:

Prices

Group from 1 to 20 people 150€

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.

Map

Wenzel Circular Walk in pictures