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From Brussels: Luxembourg Tour with Dinant Visit

From Brussels: Luxembourg Tour with Dinant Visit

One of our most popular tours: Luxemburg is certainly a modern and vibrant city with a rich history and impressive ancient and contemporary architecture. Departure will be from 18, Boulevard de Berlaimont in Brussels. In the old part of Luxembourg, our guide will take you to the cathedral, the Palace of the Grand Duke and the Place d’Armes. In downtown Luxembourg you will enjoy a spectacular view of the Kirchberg district, home to several European institutions. In the valley, you will be able to see a trail of the Casemates, the abbey of Neumünster, the city walls and the picturesque sites along the river Alzette. After some free time in the city, you will explore the quaint town of Dinant, with its fifteenth century collegial church and its impressive citadel. Dinant’s name originates from the Celtic “Divo Nanto”, which means “Sacred Valley”. This little town is dramatically perched on the narrow banks of the River MeuseI. This is the cradle of the Leffe beer and the birth place of Adolphe Sax, the inventor of the saxophone.

From Brussels: Guided Day Trip to Dinant and Luxembourg

From Brussels: Guided Day Trip to Dinant and Luxembourg

Depart Brussels in the morning and travel by bus to Luxembourg City. Pass the beautiful city of Dinant on the shores of river Meuse, a city well-known for its music, history and beer, where you will have some free time to enjoy the city on your own. Continue the trip to Luxembourg to discover Place d'Armes, founded by the Spanish in 1671, where you can soak up the lively ambiance of its typical restaurants and cafés. Venture down a famous passage to reach Luxembourg City Hall on Place Guillaume II, and then continue to the 17th-century Notre-Dame Cathedral in the heart of the Ville Haute. Explore the old town, the lookout in Chemin de la Corniche and experience the magical quartier of Grund. Get some free time to shop, eat and explore at your own pace before the bus trip back to Brussels.

Luxembourg: City Highlights Walking Tour

Luxembourg: City Highlights Walking Tour

IMPORTANT: This tour is 3€ to book but a tip per person is expected at the end of the tour. How much should I tip the guide? Around 10€ per person is the norm. Please bring cash. Our Walking Tour of Luxembourg stands out from the rest with its exceptional blend of history, charm, and personalized exploration. Unlike typical tours, we go beyond the usual routes, unveiling the hidden stories and treasures of this enchanting city. Led by knowledgeable guides, our tour provides a unique perspective, combining cultural insights with the beauty of Luxembourg's landscapes. Join us for an extraordinary journey that transcends the ordinary, offering an unforgettable experience in the heart of this captivating destination.

Luxembourg: Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & Tour

Luxembourg: Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & Tour

Get to know Luxembourg at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour played on your phone. Decipher riddles, interact with the most important attractions of the city, and unlock interesting facts and legends. Enjoy an ideal outdoor activity for first time visitors, couples, groups, families, and children, or an activity that can be a great team-building experience. After downloading the scavenger hunt tour on your mobile device, use the mobile app and integrated maps to reach 10 of Luxembourg’s most important attractions on foot. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the city sightseeing game. Start your tour at the Monument to Dicks and Lentz. Visit the world-famous Place d'Armes. Take photos in the central Place Guillaume II and admire the fairytale Grand Ducal Palace. Learn about the miraculous Michaelskirche. See Luxembourg's first monument honoring victims of the Holocaust. Admire the stunning architecture of Luxembourg's own Notre Dame Cathedral. The Monument du Souvenir war memorial will be your next step, while the icing on the cake of this unique tour will be the Adolphe Bridge. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the tour. As you walk through the city, enjoy the flexibility to pause your game at any time to take a break, snap the perfect photos, stop for lunch, or visit a museum. Choose to continue the tour later or save the rest for another day.

Luxembourg: Nature, History and Castles Full-Day Tour

Luxembourg: Nature, History and Castles Full-Day Tour

Embark on a day tour and discover the history of Luxembourg, from the Middle Ages to the modern age, aboard a modern convertible bus. See the eastern region, the Mullerthal, with its charming waterfall and walking trail, admire the medieval Castles in Beaufort and Vianden, and visit Echternach, the country's oldest town. Program of the day: 1. Mullerthal trail and Schiessentümpel:  View the Schiessentümpel waterfall with its three water jets on the Black Ernz. Snap pictures at the most photographed site in the region, Luxembourg's Little Switzerland as we like to call it. Vianden Castle Explore the north of Luxembourg, a region full of steep valleys and breathtaking views. Discover the medieval town of Vianden and its imposing castle which attracts thousands of visitors annually. Admire the imposing castle that overlooks the town and the town wall with its fortified towers. During this stop, you'll have free time to visit the sights. We recommend that you bring a snack or a sandwich if you don't want to waste time in a restaurant. Otherwise, the time of the visit might be too short. The old town in Echternach:  The city of Echternach, the historical and cultural center of the region, was founded in 698 by the Benedictine Monk Willibrord and is the oldest town in Luxembourg. Admire the most beautiful places and buildings, like the St. Willibrord Basilica, the Abbey, and the market square. After the visit to Echternach, you will return to your original starting point at Boulevard de la Pétrusse in Luxembourg City.

Luxembourg: City Train Ticket

Luxembourg: City Train Ticket

Discover the old town of Luxembourg with tickets to the iconic City Train. Navigate the most popular districts and come across ancient landmarks. Listen to insightful commentary on board and gaze at stunning views of the historic center. Thanks to the route taken by the City Train, formerly known as the Petrusse Express, travelers aboard the city train depart from the old town to the historic centre of Luxembourg City. The 45-minute journey starts at the Montée de Clausen, more precisely at the Um Bock stop, and then heads towards the Grund area and Rives de Clausen, the Plateau du Rham and back to its starting point. The Rives de Clausen form a district of bars and restaurants, established on the site of the former Luxembourg beer brewery “Mousel”. Situated along the Alzette river, the Rives de Clausen appeal to a wide variety of tastes and attract a very cosmopolitan public, which is typical for Luxembourg. The Rives de Clausen are also part of a larger plan to enhance the suburbs of the former fortress. The Rham Plateau proudly overlooks three sides of the Alzette valley and offers a stunning view of the old city of Luxembourg. It has been an integral part of Luxembourg’s fortifications since the 15th century and was later expanded by Vauban with four imposing military barracks, currently used as modern and comfortable housing for seniors. You can make a stop for a few minutes while waiting for the next train.

Luxembourg: Guided City Walking Tour with Wine Tastings

Luxembourg: Guided City Walking Tour with Wine Tastings

Discover the most memorable sights of Luxembourg city with a local guide and try Luxembourg wines during the tour. Explore the city center and old town on foot, and taste sparkling and white wine. After meeting your local certified guide, set out through the city to see Luxembourg city sights such as the Place d'Armes, Place Guillaume II, Chemin de la Corniche, Grand Ducal Palace, and more. During your trip the guide will provide you with 1 glass of crémant (Luxembourg sparkling wine) and 1 glass of Luxembourg white wine. 

Luxembourg: City Bus Tour with Audio Guide and Headphones

Luxembourg: City Bus Tour with Audio Guide and Headphones

Step on the immersive Luxembourg City Bus Tour! Immerse into the beauty of Luxembourg's capital city and unveil hidden gems and historical landmarks on board of this sightseeing convertible and cozy minibus. The Luxembourg City Bus Tour offers you a convenient and immersive way to discover the rich history, stunning architecture, and vibrant culture of our beautiful green capital during the whole time of the year. Luxembourg City Bus Tour itinerary Unveil hidden gems and immerse yourself in the captivating beauty of Luxembourg's capital city with the Luxembourg City Bus Tour. Discover historical landmarks, stunning architecture, and vibrant culture on this convenient and immersive sightseeing experience. Depart from the Montée de Clausen, on the Bock area with our City Bus Tour. Then, pass along the Grund district and admire the enchanting streets and century-old houses. During the tour, the driver takes you along the Constitution Square, where you can marvel the famous Gëlle Fra statue, the remembrance memorial. Among other monuments, you also see the Malakoff Tower, an important monument built as part of the fortress in 1861. This tower has been fully restored and is now the new headquarters of Scouting in Luxembourg asbl. You pass over the Viaduct, also known as Old Bridge. In just a few seconds, you are entering the city's business district: Kirchberg. Before that, you will have a chance to see the panoramic elevator and the Pfaffenthal district just before entering the Kirchberg Plateau. Admire the skyscrapers and the splendor of a district rich in architecture. Take a photo of the Luxembourg Philharmonie and don't miss a visit at the Grand-Duc Jean Museum of Modern Art (Mudam) after your city bus tour. Throughout the tour, you will be provided with informative content with the help of a high-quality and enriching Audio Guide, sharing historical facts about the city’s past and present.

UK/Europe: eSim Mobile Data Plan

UK/Europe: eSim Mobile Data Plan

Make your trip hassle-free with your convenient eSIM. Stay connected on your travels with high-speed coverage in the 42 most visited regions in Europe and the UK. Purchase and install your eSIM anytime and anywhere, and choose from a variety of data packages, validity options, and coverage in additional countries. Simply scan the eSIM QR code to access all your essential apps on your trip. Avoid the trouble of managing multiple SIMs with this zero-waste solution. Get one eSIM per device and top up by simply buying and activating additional eSIM plans as you go. Once activated, your coverage will begin according to your selected duration. Benefit from coverage in Austria, Albania, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Gibraltar, Hungary, Isle of Man, Iceland, Ireland, Italy(including San Marino & Vatican), Jersey Island, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Also covered are Malta, the Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Portugal, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovak, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, the United Kingdom, and Northern Ireland. All iPhone models launched beyond iPhone XS can support eSIM. For Android, if you are unsure, please check with the guideline photo for eligibility. APN (Access Point Name): internet Local operator info: UK: Telefonica / Vodafone /Hutchison 3G /Everything Everywhere

Luxembourg: City Highlights Guided Walking Tour

Luxembourg: City Highlights Guided Walking Tour

Immerse yourself in the beauty of Luxembourg City with our unforgettable guided walking tour. If your time is limited in our beautiful country, this guided tour offers sufficient opportunity to appreciate the city's charm. During the top-notch guided excursion, a well-informed guide will accompany visitors, offering captivating perspectives and historical background on the city and its notable sites. Our tour starts at Place d'Armes, a bustling square surrounded by cafes and shops. This vibrant hub is perfect for relaxation and people-watching. Indulge in some local cuisine or refreshments as you reflect on the rich tapestry of Luxembourg's past and present. You will be introduced to captivating tales about the establishment of the Grand Duchy and its visionary founder, Sigfrid. As the guide takes continues its storytelling, marvel at the Grand-Ducal Palace, with its impressive facade and changing of the guard ceremony. Moving on, we'll see the Notre-Dame Cathedral, a magnificent Gothic masterpiece. Admire the intricate stained glass windows and the sculpted beauty of this centuries-old cathedral. The next segment of our tour takes us to the Corniche, often referred to as the "most beautiful balcony in Europe." This elevated promenade offers breathtaking views of the Alzette Valley and the ancient city below. The guide will also delve into the language's origins and shed light on the fascinating underground tunnels known as "the Casemates." Furthermore, the guide will regale you with amusing anecdotes, local legends, and provide insights into the city's contemporary lifestyle.

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The day trip was indeed an awesome experience considering it’s our first time to visit Luxembourg. We certainly love the time that was well spent there. Additionally, our tour guide, Sergio, has even made it special due to his knowledge, expertise in delivering information to the group. We highly recommend the company -Buendia and our tour guides. More power! Thank you. Merci

Everything is great if you want to get to know a new country that you can see quickly and the Belgian city of Dinant, which is beautiful, is very worth it.

My tour guide was amazing ! Such a lovely man. He was so friendly and kind. He made the experience really enjoyable and special! Best tour guide

The trip was great, we enjoyed a lot, the guide was excellent and very knowledgeable.

Stefan is the best at what he does! And thanks Mohammed for keeping us safe.