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In this page: Entry Requirements | Organising Your Trip | Visiting | Living Conditions | Eating | Paying | Speaking | Useful Resources


Entry Requirements

Passport and Visa Service
Visa HQ
For Further Information
Check IATA Travel Website for visa requirements and health advices.

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Organising Your Trip

Transportation From Airport to City Centre:






Car Rental
Luxembourg Intl (LUX) 8 km / 5 miles EUR 20-25 / 10-15 min EUR 1.50 - Available

Means of Transport Recommended in the Rest of the Country

Train reservation services
The Luxembourg National Railway Company (CFL) (in French)

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Major airlines

Name Type Domestic Flights International Flights
LUXAIR Major yes Yes
CARGOLUX Major yes Yes

You Can Consult The EU Air Safety List. Look Also at the rating of the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

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Different Forms of Tourism

-The national Museum of Art and History (Luxembourg),
-The Natur museum (Grund),
-The Clervaux Castle (Ardennes),
-The Museum of the Ardennes battle (Clervaux, Diekirch, Ettelbruck, Wiltz) .
A number of festivals exist, among these the Spring musical (festival of Luxembourg music ranging from classical music to jazz) and Summer in the city, which includes among others the Music Day of June 21, the National Holiday of June 23 and the July open-air rock festival.
Despite its small area, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg offers a variety of sceneries: the forests of the Ardennes, the Mullerthal sculpted rocks, the fertile soils of the Central region, the vineyards along the Moselle river and the wild landscape of the Red Rocks.
Seven thermal spas, including the Mondor area
Winter Sports
Outdoor Activities
Horseback riding, biking. Swimming, windsurfing on the lakes, playing golf on the country's seven golf fields, boat excursions, flying, hot-air balloon...
The Luxembourg Commercial Union website (in French).

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Living Conditions

Health and Safety

Health Precautions
No requirements concerning vaccination for international travel.
International Hospitals
A list of Luxembourg hospitals and clinics
For Further Information on Sanitary Conditions
General Medical Council

Emergency Numbers

Emergencies 112

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Time Difference and Climate

Time and Time Difference
It is %T:%M %A In Luxembourg (GMT+1 in winter, GMT+2 in summer)
Summer Time Period
Summer time from March to October

Map of the Time Zone

Time zone

Type of Climate
Temperate and humid, the Luxembourg climate oscillates between oceanic influences, due to western and south-western winds which bring precipitations year-round, and continental influences, especially in the winter through cold currents and north-eastern winds. Temperatures may vary between 0°C in January and 17°C in July, depending on the region, Oesling being colder than the Moselle valley where temperatures may exceed 18°C.
Hotel reservation websites
Weather forecast

Average Annual Temperatures and Rainfall



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Food Specialties
The Luxembourg food is a mixture of French, Belgian and German recipes:
- Smoked pork carré;
- Piglet in jelly;
- Ham of the Ardennes;
- Quetsches pie;
- Soufflé omelet with kirsch;
- White wines of the Moselle;
- Luxembourg beers: Mousel, Bofferding, Diekirch and Simon.W.
Wine and beer.
Dietary Restrictions

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Domestic Currency
ISO Code
To Obtain Domestic Currency
From January 1st of 2002, the currency in circulation is the Euro. There are some notes of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 Euros. The nominal values of the coins are the following: 1 cent (or 1/100 of Euro), 2 cents, 5 cents, 10 cents, 20 cents, 50 cents, 1 Euro and 2 Euros.
Possible Means of Payment
Many means of payment: it is possible to pay by cash, check or credit card (Visa, MasterCard...)

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Official Language

French is used for written legislation. Moreover, French, Luxembourg and German are used as administrative and judicial languages. French is the common language of the Administration, especially in writing. Luxembourger is the most frequently used language in private life. Television in Luxembourg is in French but radio broadcasts in the three languages.

Other Languages Spoken
The majority of Luxembourgers also speak French, German and English.
Business Language
Luxembourger, English, French and German.

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Useful Resources

To Find a Job
Public Employment Service

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