Luxembourg

PUBLISHED: 12:03 16 February 2006 | UPDATED: 14:35 12 May 2010

What to expect from Luxembourg

What to expect from Luxembourg

TUCKED between France, Belgium, and Germany is one of Europe's best kept secrets Luxembourg. Luxembourg which is just 51 miles long is often called one of the Capitals of Europe. This is not just because of its geographical location, but due to the

TUCKED between France, Belgium, and Germany is one of Europe's best kept secrets - Luxembourg. Luxembourg - which is just 51 miles long - is often called one of the Capitals of Europe. This is not just because of its geographical location, but due to the many languages spoken there. The country may be a small package - but that in its way makes it a manageable place to visit. Luxembourg city is a small enough capital to give visitors plenty to do in a short stay, and leave plenty of time to relax. In April, the city's Wine Museum opens to the public where visitors can inspect a huge wine press from 1848, a model vineyard with the different varieties of grape that grow in Luxembourg, and an exhibition showing the wine-making year. The price of entry includes a glass of wine. The museum is situated on the banks of the river Moselle. Another place worth visiting is the National Military Museum in Diekirch , which has exhibits displaying the events of the 1944-45 Battle of the Bulge, and the liberation of Luxembourg. WHERE TO STAY Luxembourg has a range of accommodation, from the business traveller to the backpacker. VITAL STATS Languages spoken in Luxembourg include English, French, and German.


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