Ville Haute (Old Town), Luxembourg

Ville Haute (Old Town), Luxembourg

Ville Haute is a quarter in central Luxembourg City, in southern Luxembourg. Ville Haute ("High City"), the medieval town core, is the historical center of Luxembourg City and is involved in its UNESCO World Heritage Site status. It is home to prestigious places, buildings and monuments such as Place Guillaume II, Place d'Armes, Notre-Dame Cathedral and Grand Ducal Palace. The Gëlle Fra Monument of Remembrance war memorial is situated in Constitution Square. The pedestrianized old town is where the greatest concentration of (rather expensive) shops as well as bars and restaurants are to be found.
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Sight Name: Ville Haute (Old Town)
Sight Location: Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
Guide(s) containing this sight: City Orientation Walk  

Walking Tours in Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Create Your Own Walk in Luxembourg

Create Your Own Walk in Luxembourg

Creating your own self-guided walk in Luxembourg is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Souvenir Shopping Part 2

Souvenir Shopping Part 2

It would be a pity to leave Luxembourg without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Luxembourg, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.6 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Luxembourg City, the capital of the eponymous tiny European nation wedged between Belgium, France and Germany, is famed for its fortified medieval old town perched atop high cliffs. The extensive network of tunnels, Bock Casemates, leads to a dungeon, prison and the Archaeological Crypt, which is said to be the birthplace of Luxembourg. Meandering along the ramparts above, the Chemin de la...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.3 km
Gourmet Walking Tour in Luxembourg

Gourmet Walking Tour in Luxembourg

Luxembourg City has a wonderful chocolate history and traditions. Some of the local chocolate stores can successfully compete with their Belgian and French counterparts. Take this one-hour gourmet tour around Luxembourg City, starting with the French breakfast cafe and wrap it up with the best chocolate shops in the city.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.0 km
Luxembourg Nightlife Tour

Luxembourg Nightlife Tour

Luxembourg is by far not the biggest European capital, yet regardless of this fact it does get rather crowded and noisy at night, thanks to the huge number of swanky nightclubs and disco bars. Take this opportunity and discover the best of the Luxembourg City club scene.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.3 km
Museums Walking Tour in Luxembourg

Museums Walking Tour in Luxembourg

Despite the city's comparatively small size, Luxembourg has several notable museums, including the recently renovated National Museum of History and Art (MNHA), the Luxembourg City History Museum and several others. The city of Luxembourg itself is on the UNESCO World Heritage List on account of the historical importance of its fortifications and buildings of high cultural value. Take this...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 km
Limpertsberg Quarter Walking Tour

Limpertsberg Quarter Walking Tour

Limpertsberg is a quarter in north-western Luxembourg. It features a number of buildings and institutions of high historic value, including Villa Vauban, Château de Septfontaines, Cimetière Notre-Dame and many others. Take your time to walk around the noble and picturesque Limpertsberg quarter and its adjoining areas.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.2 km

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