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Discover Luxembourg

Complete Guide to Luxembourg Tourism, Banks, Business & Hotels

Do you want to spend your vacation, do business or study in Luxembourg? Luxair is your reliable partner!

Business in Luxembourg

A unique business location in Europe. Ideally located at the heart of Europe, easily accessible by flight from all the biggest cities, Luxembourg is home to many worldwide leaders in their field, and is also one of the most important financial centers in the world.

English being a widely understood language for business, the traveler coming from London to Luxembourg will not be lost at all.

If you are a business traveler, the below-listed links will be useful for you to know more about the business environment before your flight to Luxembourg.

The British Chamber of Commerce of Luxembourg

La Chambre de Commerce et de Tourisme du Pérou au Luxembourg

Bangladesh Business Chamber of Commerce, Luxembourg

Romania Luxemburg Business Forum Asbl

Luxembourg-Poland Business Club

Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry

Luxembourg for Finance

Luxembourg for Business

Luxembourg Private Equity and Venture Capital Association

Luxembourg International Management Services Assocation

Association Luxembourgeoise des Professionnels du Patrimoine

American Chamber of Commerce in Luxembourg

Association des Compagnies d'Assurances

Chambre de Commerce Luxembourg

Board of Economic Development Luxembourg

Indian Business Chamber of Luxembourg

Luxembourg Bankers’ Association

Université de Luxembourg

Luxembourg CFA Society

Promote Luxembourg : 10 short films about Luxembourg

LAFO (Association Luxembourgeoise pour le Family Office)

FEDIL Fédération des Industriels Luxembourgeois


Luxembourg Business Angel Network

LU-CIX, the Luxembourg Commercial Internet exchange Point

ChinaLux (China-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce)

Chambre Française de Commerce et d’Industrie au Luxembourg

NOBELUX, Swedish Chamber of Commerce for Belgium and Luxembourg

GUICHET Business Portal


Welcome to Luxembourg-City

Luxembourg, the heart of Europe

Only one flight hour away from London, discover the multiple aspects of Luxembourg’s capital, which has been a city for more than a millennium! It is a wonderful feeling to stroll along the ‘Corniche’ city ramparts and see the fortress and old town which have been designated a UNESCO world heritage site since 1994. Opposite is the ‘Plateau de Kirchberg’ with its resolutely contemporary buildings of glass and steel which contain European institutions and international financial companies! Works by some of the worlds best known architects are located here, including the ‘Philharmonie’ designed by Christian Portzamparc (architect of the ‘Cité de la Musique’ in Paris), the ‘Coque’ sports and cultural complex in the shape of a shell designed by Roger Taillibert and the ‘Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean’ designed by architect I.M. Pei, which opened its doors on July 1st 2006.

During the second half of the 20th century, Luxembourg became a centre for new and dynamic affairs, with a strategic location. On an economic level, Luxembourg is a centre of employment of international standing, being both multi-lingual and multi-cultural. Formerly known for its steel industry, the country has become one of the world’s most important financial centres with more than 160 banks. Furthermore, important European institutions are located here (the offices of the European Parliament, the European Court of Justice, the European Court of Auditors and the European Investment Bank…)

Useful links for British Expats moving to Luxembourg:

British Ladies' Club Expat Society

The Scottish Association in Luxembourg Cultural Association

InterNations Expat Website

Luxembourg Scottish Country Dance Club Cultural Association

A real gem

Over the area of 2,586 km², visitors can explore a surprising range of different landscapes. The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is divided into five tourist regions which are all easily accessible from the capital. The abbey city of Echternach is located in the region known as Luxembourg’s Little Switzerland and is one of Luxembourg’s most popular tourist destinations. In addition to its rich religious and cultural past, Echternach also appeals to shopping enthusiasts as shops stay open here on a Sunday afternoon. A visit to Luxembourg’s Ardennes region is also recommended, situated to the north of the country. Various mediaeval castles here such as Vianden, Clervaux, Esch-sur-Sûre and Bourscheid provide spectacular views across the valley. Along Luxembourg’s wine route, which stretches for 42 km along the banks of the Moselle, a visit to the wine and crémant wine cellars can easily be combined with a boat trip to the town of Schengen, which gave its name to the famous ‘Schengen Agreement’ relating to the abolition of customs controls in 1985. Just fifteen minutes drive from the city of Luxembourg is the ‘Land of the Red Earth’ which attracts many enthusiasts of industrial tourism. Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg’s second city, offers visitors a combination of shopping and numerous historical buildings.

The perfect destination for food-lovers

The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg has become one of Europe’s biggest centres of gourmet cuisine. In 2008 twelve of Luxembourg’s restaurants are awarded Michelin stars! web site is aimed at expats and newcomers, as well as Luxembourg residents, to guide you through the many administrative procedures. Good ideas and useful tips answer all your questions on topics such as: housing, education, health and well-being, art and culture, sport, shopping, food, nightlife. The web site is bilingual French and English.

Your flight to Luxembourg

Luxembourg Airport, briefly named Findel, is the international airport in Luxembourg. Property of Lux-Airport Société de l'Aéroport de Luxembourg S.A. it developed from 1945, but its origins date back to the thirties. Luxair, the national airline, operates flights between Luxembourg and the most important cities in Europe but also towards a wide range of holiday destinations on the Mediterranean or Atlantic coasts. Cheap flights to or from Luxembourg, as well as Last Minute and special Primo flights are available to make sure Luxair stays your airline of choice for all your flights to or from Luxembourg to the main political and economic centers of Europe, and finally to the best holiday destinations.

For more information :

National Tourist Board
L-1010 Luxembourg
T +352 42 82 82 10
The 17 sites of the association of Luxembourg castles

Luxembourg City Tourist Office

Bienvenue! Willkommen! Welcome!

Don't be surprised if you are welcomed in your own language when you arrive in Luxembourg, but you may also get a cheery "moien" in Luxembourgish. Multilingual, with an open spirit and excellent means of communication, our capital is a privileged place of welcome.

Over the course of time, the city of Luxembourg has evolved from a fortified city into a metropolis with a cosmopolitan style – so much so that today, with its 100,000 inhabitants, the capital of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg enjoys an international reputation that reaches far beyond its demographic and geographic size. Thus, at the dawn of its third millennium, the City vigorously reasserts its position as a modern capital city resolutely facing the future – as can be seen in the establishment of a number of key European Union institutions. In addition to its European role, Luxembourg has proudly become an international financial centre and therefore numbers among the principal players in European finance. Situated at the crossroads of Latin and Germanic cultures, Luxembourg city offers an extremely varied and stimulating cultural life..

By visiting the fascinating city, you will discover a hybrid city, which is proud of its turbulent history, spanning over a thousand years. Burgundians, Spanish, French, Austrians and Prussians contributed to make the city one of the best fortified in the world, the "Gibraltar of the North". In 1994 the UNESCO recognized the fortress and the historical importance of the city by naming them a World Heritage Site.

Culture plays a vital role in Luxembourg life. The arts, classic and contemporary, music, theatre, entertainment of every kind: this multi-cultural environment is bursting with opportunities. There is never a dull moment; there is never a neglected corner, there is never a visitor who cannot find what he or she likes best.

In 2007 for the first time, the European Capital of Culture will be a region, and not only one town. but the Greater Region. Together with Luxembourg, the Lorraine (F), the Rhineland-Palatinate (D), the Saarland (D) and the Walloon Region (B) will present their cultural diversity and their creative potential as European Capital of Culture.

Experience European variety, culture and history and come to Luxembourg!

With numerous daily flights from London to Luxembourg, we look forward to welcome you to the heart of Europe.

Luxembourg City Tourist Office
B.P. 181
L- 2011 Luxembourg
Tél: ++352 / 22 28 09
Fax: ++ 352 / 46 70 70

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