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high on precipitous cliffs that drop into the narrow valleys of the Alzette and Pétrusse
rivers, whose confluence is in Luxembourg City. The 70 m (230 ft) deep
gorges cut by the rivers ...
... the bells rang out to signal noon - a mournful sound but very moving and atmospheric. The ticket price includes admission to a small theatre for an informative audiovisual presentation with commentary in various languages via a headset. Sadly, we were told that quite a number of villages were destroyed in the conflict and never rebuilt, but most are marked with a memorial of some kind, thus highlighting the civilian casualties of war. Another reminder in the area ...
... to participate in one of the guided tours from the Tourist Office. Two highly interesting walking hours that tell you the history and whereabouts in a nutshell.
As many European towns, Luxembourg is much more hospitable during late spring and summer. autumn winter can be very rainy and misty. Shops usually close at 6pm. Offers (clothing, jewellry but also food) have the tendency to be upmarket.
... a wide range of concerts. The best ones are sold out (to subscribers) fast though.
If you scroll though my picture collection you will not only get some impressions on what Luxembourg offers but also how artistic I used the time in town myself (yes, arts is infectious).
I met with people to publicly scetch scenes and passengers.
Luxembourg is a banking location. These have some collections too. I am showing you some pics thereof too.
... of the Bulge in WWII. I guess I also knew it as a banking center / tax haven, but didn't know that it is the richest primarily French speaking city in the world. They also all speak German, English and some speak Luembourgish, a distinct Germanic language of its own. However, about 33 to 40% of the populace is foreign-born.
Luxembourg City is kind of awesome. It has a fairy tale quality to it, although there ...