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Luxembourg Flag The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (Luxembourgish: Groussherzogtum Lëtzebuerg; French: Grand-Duché de Luxembourg; German: Großherzogtum Luxemburg) in a small landlocked country in western Europe, lying between Belgium, France, and Germany.

As of 2010, Luxembourg had an estimated population of 502,202, with around 90,000 people living in the country's capital and largest city, Luxembourg City.

Luxembourg has a high-income economy. Today the economy is mainly focused around the financial sector, with the country being an important private banking and investment fund center. Historically, industry was more important than services, and steel production remains an important part of Luxembourg's economy. Additionally, Luxembourg is also a leading telecommunications center, and internet companies such as eBay and Skype have also been attracted to the country.

Luxembourg Country Details


Country Name Luxembourg
Political Status Country
Geographic Location Western Europe
Flag Luxembourg Flag
Principal Languages
  • French
  • German
  • Luxembourgish
  • Capital Luxembourg


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    Luxembourg (Bradt Travel Guide)
    By Tim Skelton

    Bradt Travel Guides
    Paperback (240 pages)

    Luxembourg (Bradt Travel Guide)
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    • Bradt Travel Guides
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    Author Tim Skelton’s unique and much praised guide is the only one to focus solely on Luxembourg and fills an otherwise conspicuous gap in the market. Tim is a Luxembourg aficionado respected for his insider knowledge, and is a recognized writer not just on travel, but also on food and drink, both integral parts of the Luxembourg experience. Tourism to this unique and slightly quirky destination remains buoyant, with a mix of both leisure and business travelers visiting regularly, not least for the many institutions of the EU with offices here. Home to the rolling forests of the Ardennes, hill-top medieval castles, two entries on UNESCO Heritage Listings, and one of Europe's smallest wine-growing regions, and offering everything from first-class accommodation and Michelin-starred restaurants, to hiking and youth hostelling, this thoroughly updated brand new edition provides in-depth tips to suit every taste and budget.
    Lonely Planet Belgium & Luxembourg (Travel Guide)
    By Lonely Planet & Andy Symington

    Lonely Planet
    Paperback (320 pages)

    Lonely Planet Belgium & Luxembourg (Travel Guide)
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    • Lonely Planet Belgium Luxembourg
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    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

    Lonely Planet Belgium & Luxembourg is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore Unesco listed belfries in Bruges and Tournai, savour Belgian pralines at a Brussels chocolatier, or stroll along the river gorge in Luxembourg City; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Belgium & Luxembourg and begin your journey now!

    Inside Lonely Planet's Belgium & Luxembourg Travel Guide:

    • Colour maps and images throughout
    • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
    • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
    • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
    • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
    • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, culture, politics, religion, art, comic strips, music, architecture, cuisine, beer.
    • Over 40 maps
    • Covers Brussels, Bruges, Ghent (Gent), Antwerp, Mechelen, Tournai, Liege, Luxembourg City and more

    The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Belgium & Luxembourg, our most comprehensive guide to Belgium & Luxembourg, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.

    • Looking for a guide focused on Bruges & Brussels? Check out Pocket Bruges & Brussels a handy-sized guide/handy-sized guides focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip.
    • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Europe guide.

    About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

    DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Belgium & Luxembourg
    By DK Travel

    EYEWITNESS
    Released: 2017-04-18
    Paperback (344 pages)

    DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Belgium & Luxembourg
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    • EYEWITNESS
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    Stroll through the bustling city streets, explore the Caves of Hotton, and visit the Euro Space Center when you travel to Belgium and Luxembourg. See history, art, and more in these unique and vibrant countries.

    Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Belgium & Luxembourg.

       • Detailed itineraries and "don't-miss" destination highlights at a glance.
       • Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawings of important sights.
       • Floor plans and guided visitor information for major museums.
       • Guided walking tours, local drink and dining specialties to try, things to do, and places to eat, drink, and shop by area.
       • Area maps marked with sights.
       • Detailed city maps include street finder indexes for easy navigation.
       • Insights into history and culture to help you understand the stories behind the sights.
       • Hotel and restaurant listings highlight DK Choice special recommendations.

    With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Belgium & Luxembourg truly shows you the country as no one else can.

    Series Overview: For more than two decades, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides have helped travelers experience the world through the history, art, architecture, and culture of their destinations. Expert travel writers and researchers provide independent editorial advice, recommendations, and reviews. With guidebooks to hundreds of places around the globe available in print and digital formats, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides show travelers how they can discover more.

    DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: the most maps, photographs, and illustrations of any guide.

    Luxembourg: History, Landscape, and Traditions
    By Stephane Bern

    FLAMMARION
    Released: 2017-05-02
    Hardcover (160 pages)

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    • FLAMMARION
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    Discover the magic of Luxembourg with this homage to the country’s rich history, diverse culture, and beautiful landscapes.
     
    Steeped in history, the small baroque country of Luxembourg is one of the few remaining hidden treasures of Europe. With a 1,000-year-old heritage, including the old city fortifications and ruins that are recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this landlocked nation—best known as a center for banking and telecommunications—offers a surprisingly rich diversity of natural wonders.
     
    This volume leads the reader through Luxembourg’s picturesque countryside, unveiling the nation’s fascinating history, culture, and geography, and includes a detailed guide to the best cultural, gastronomic, and historical experiences, along with an agenda of annual events and festivities.
    Luxembourg Travel Guide: Sightseeing, Hotel, Restaurant & Shopping Highlights
    By Thomas Austin

    Ingramcontent
    Paperback (50 pages)

    Luxembourg Travel Guide: Sightseeing, Hotel, Restaurant & Shopping Highlights
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    • Luxembourg Travel Guide Sightseeing Hotel Restaurant Shopping Highlights
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    The small European nation of Luxembourg is home to many leading European Union (EU) agencies and institutions. The European Investment Bank, European Court of Justice, General Court and the Court of Auditors are located here as are some of the departments of the European Commission. Luxembourg is one of the three Benelux states along with Belgium and the Netherlands and is a member of the United Nations. Overview - Culture - Location & Orientation - Climate & When to Visit - Sightseeing Highlights - Wenzel Walk (1,000 Years in 100 Minutes) - Bock & Petrusse Casemates - Bock Casemates - Petrusse Casemates - Trinitarian Church, Vianden - Vianden Castle & Chairlift - Vianden Castle - Vianden Chairlift - Victor Hugo House & Literature Museum - Diekirch Brewery Museum - Valley of the Seven Castles - National Museum of Art & History - Luxembourg Cathedral - Palace of the Grand Dukes - Les Thermes Water Park - Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial - Recommendations for the Budget Traveller - Places to Stay - Luxembourg City Hostel - Il Piccolo Mondo - Ibis Budget Hotel, Luxembourg Airport - Hotel Parc Belle-Vue - Il Castello Borghese - Places to Eat & Drink - La Fontaine - Mousel Cantine - A La Soupe - Bistrot de la Presse - La Table du Pain - Places to Shop - Place Guillaume Market - Centre Commercial Auchan - Flea Market - Mexx - Namur Chocolatier
    Fodor's Paris (Full-color Travel Guide)
    By Fodor's Travel Guides

    Fodor s
    Released: 2016-11-08
    Paperback (416 pages)

    Fodor s Paris (Full-color Travel Guide)
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    • Fodor s Paris Full color Travel Guide
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    Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years.

    Paris is an all-time top destination for travelers, and it's easy to see the allure: the experiences--dining, shopping, museum-going, neighborhood strolling--are all legendary. The new Fodor's Paris captures the best of the City of Light, from the masterful cuisine to the sweeping romance of the Eiffel Tower.

    This travel guide includes:
    · Dozens of full-color maps plus a handy pullout map with essential information
    · Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks
    · Multiple itineraries to explore the top attractions and what’s off the beaten path
    · In-depth breakout features on The Seine, Notre Dame, and Musée du Louvre
    · Major sights such as the Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame, Jardin du Luxembourg, Jardin des Tuileries, Arc de Triomphe, Musee d'Orsay, Opera Garnier, Centre Pompidou, Sacre-Coeur, and Musee du Louvre
    · Side Trips from Paris including Versailles, Chartres, and Disneyland Paris
    · Coverage of The Islands, Eiffel Tower, The Champs-Élysées, Montmartre, The Marais, Les Grands Boulevards, Eastern Paris, The Latin Quarter, St-Germain-des-Prés, Montparnasse, and Western Paris

    Planning to visit more of France? Check out Fodor's travel guides to France and also Provence & the French Riviera.
    Lonely Planet Pocket Bruges & Brussels (Travel Guide)
    By Lonely Planet

    Lonely Planet
    Paperback (176 pages)

    Lonely Planet Pocket Bruges & Brussels (Travel Guide)
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    • Lonely Planet Pocket Bruges Brussels
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    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

    Lonely Planet Pocket Bruges & Brussels is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you in Bruges and Brussels. Climb the famous bell tower in Bruges' Markt, wonder at the Burg's shining gilt or take an audio tour of world music at Brussels' Musee des Instruments de Musique; all with your trusted travel companion.

    Inside Lonely Planet Pocket Bruges & Brussels:

    • Full-colour maps and images throughout
    • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
    • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
    • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
    • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
    • Free, convenient pull-out Bruges & Brussels map (included in print version), plus over 15 colour neighbourhood maps
    • User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time
    • Covers Burg, Markt, Groeningemuseum, Royal Quarter Museums, Grand Place, Ilot Sacre, Parc du Cinquantenaire, EU Quarter, the Marolles, Ste-Catherine, Musee Horta and more

    The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Pocket Bruges & Brussels, a colorful, easy-to-use, and handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, provides on-the-go assistance for those seeking only the can't-miss experiences to maximize a quick trip experience.

    • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet Belgium & Luxembourg for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer.

    Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet.

    About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

    The Rough Guide to Belgium and Luxembourg (Rough Guides)
    By Rough Guides

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    Released: 2015-03-17
    Paperback (376 pages)

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    • Rough Guides Limited
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    The newly updated, full-color Rough Guide to Belgium and Luxembourg is the definitive guide to this underrated corner of Europe. Detailed accounts and crystal-clear maps reveal every nook and cranny of both countries, from the best Belgian beer bars to comic shops, chocolate, and carnivals.

    The Rough Guide to Belgium and Luxembourg is packed with historical context and well-informed insights into the superb sights, museums and galleries of the big cities — Ghent, Bruges, Antwerp, Brussels, and Luxembourg City — but it also departs from the urban centers for the forests and moorland of the Ardennes, the windswept beaches of the north coast, the WWI sites of Flanders, and Luxembourg's remote hamlets.

    You'll find gorgeous photography and color maps throughout, plus author picks, themed itineraries, and, of course, the lowdown on the best hotels, cafés, restaurants, and shops across every price range, giving you clear, balanced reviews and honest, first-hand opinions.

    Make the most of your time on Earth™ with The Rough Guide to Belgium & Luxembourg.


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