Gourmet Walking Tour in Luxembourg, Luxembourg (Self Guided)

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.
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Guide Name: Gourmet Walking Tour in Luxembourg
Guide Location: Luxembourg » Luxembourg (See other walking tours in Luxembourg)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.0 km
Author: Xena
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Brioche Dorée

1) Brioche Dorée

Brioche Dorée is a wonderful place for those fond of having a breakfast outside in a pleasant air of the French cuisine. Here you can enjoy some of the best sandwiches made in town, including baguette sandwiches, for which you can select the ingredients yourself, as well as and many other options for a finger-licking French breakfast.
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La Table du Pain

2) La Table du Pain

Alongside the rich choice of food on the menu, this boulangerie-patisserie is famous all over Luxembourg for its amazing bakery, cakes and pastries. The interior reminds of a cozy French farmhouse and creates very comfortable and homely atmosphere. Don't miss your chance to try one of the almost-too-pretty-to-eat cakes and a loaf of Luxembourg's best bread.
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Leonidas - Romaka Sàrl et Cie Secs

3) Leonidas - Romaka Sàrl et Cie Secs

Leonidas is a Belgian chocolate company that produces chocolate and other related products. The company has 350 shops in Belgium and nearly 1,250 stores in almost 50 countries, including 340 in France, which makes it one of the most productive and iconic chocolate brands in the world. Nowadays it can be found in Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Holland, at Harrods, London and even Athens. The company was named after its founder. More specifically, the name and the design of the symbol originate from the marble statue in the Sparta Museum, called Leonidas, depicting Greek hero, the King of Sparta. The tone of the physical appearance of the boxed chocolate has been described as “No nonsense packaging with a daunting logo. The symbol serves as evidence that indeed Spartan myth is a key element in European and Western culture traditions.”
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Namur 1

4) Namur 1

Located in the very center of Luxembourg city, on Rue des Capucins, Namur is a sixth generation family business specializing in fine delicacies and sweet treats. At Namur they pay special attention to details and particularly the ingredients they put into their products: Sicilian almonds, Senga Sengana strawberry, Turin chestnuts, hazelnuts from Piedmont, oranges from Spain, etc. Most of the chocolates they market are made using traditional recipes, this is why, perhaps, Namur is so popular with “true connoisseurs” of the flavour.
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Chocolate Company

5) Chocolate Company

The Chocolate Company is one of the best spots for chocaholics in Luxembourg City. It is usually abbreviated as CHCO. In addition to their amazing chocolates, the shop is comfortably located right in front of the Grand Ducal Palace, on Rue du Marche aux Herbes. The enormous variety of flavours, shapes, recipes and sizes will certainly make the day for even the most demanding sweet tooth.

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.
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
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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
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
Souvenir Shopping Part 1

Souvenir Shopping Part 1

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: 1.6 km
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: 0.7 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

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Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Luxembourg, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.