Wenzel Circular Walk

Wenzel Circular Walk


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

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 on the map

Points of interest

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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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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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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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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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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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Important information


Date Hours
Sunday 23/06/2024 13H00 - 16H00
Sunday 30/06/2024 13H00 - 16H00


Luxembourg City Tourist Office, Place Guillaume II

3 hours (5,5km)

Number of people
max. 20

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


Individual tickets:

Adults 20€
Students and seniors 16€
Children from 4 to 12 years old 10€
For children under 4 years 0€

Book your personal guide:

Group from 1 to 20 people 160€

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.


Wenzel Circular Walk
Adults 20€