Luxembourg is laid back; John Newton; Global Travel Media

Luxembourg – City of Luxembourg: its Old Quarters and Fortifications

Charming and romantic, you’ll find it hard to come across a more laid back capital city of the same name as the country.

While it doesn’t have the same wealth of attractions like its giant neighbours – France and Germany – Luxembourg, where French is the dominant language, has a rich cultural heritage and is pulling out all the stops to lure long-haul travellers, such as visitors from Asia, Australia and the United States, to the only Grand Duchy in the world.

First-time visitors head straight for the Grand Duke’s official residence – the grand-ducal palace – to see the changing of the guards, which happens every two hours in fine weather and every 40 minutes to one hour in snow or wintry weather.

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