Luxembourg has been greatly influenced and shaped by its neighbours. Its capital, often referred to as Luxembourg City, is a city filled with awe-inspiring history. This makes it both diverse and vibrant on a cultural and culinary level. Looking to discover the city’s uniqueness and beauty in a nutshell during a quick city trip? This article explores budget-friendly tips for an unforgettable journey through one of UNESCO’s World Heritage gems!
Luxembourg is as diverse as it is vibrant. ibis provides you with a few memorable tips you can’t miss over a 24-hour period in historic Luxembourg!
Coffee and Museum Mudam in the morning
Your day is off to a perfect start with a great cup of coffee at Golden Bean on Rue Chimay 23. The café has a beautiful rustic interior where you can enjoy your cup accompanied by a small breakfast. This will definitely give you the boost you need to start exploring! The MUDAM Museum, also known as the Musée d'Art Moderne, is a silent pleasure to enjoy during the morning hours. Under 26 years old? Then benefit from an even cheaper ticket!
The museum is home to modern art from a wide selection of internationally renowned artists. End the morning with a short walk through the adjacent Park Drai Eechelen (The Three Acorns Park) for a breath of fresh air.
Soup and UNESCO in the afternoon
Now you’re ready for a well-deserved midday lunch at A La Soupe! Enjoy a good selection of different soups at friendly prices or go for a salad or sandwich. Perfect for a quick bite between sightseeing! Luxembourg City has the honour of being listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A walk through the city centre is the best and easiest way to get a great impression of all the landmarks. Stroll along the Grand Ducal Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral and the medieval houses around the Kirchberg plateau for a spectacular history lesson!
Cuisine and theatre in the evening
At Bistrot de la Presse you can enjoy affordable yet fine dining amongst the locals. The eatery has a cosy atmosphere and serves a French cuisine at a reasonable price. In case French food doesn’t tickle your fancy, Luxembourg City is known for its international kitchen so you’re sure to find a great alternative. After dinner, close the day at the Grand Théâtre de la Ville. Several performances can be seen in this amazing theatre, varying from dance to opera and everything in between. Prices range from 8 to 25 euros, so fairly easy on the wallet and last minute tickets are even cheaper! Most acts start at 20:00 and be sure to check out their website for the latest program.