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Place d'Armes: Our most recommended tours and activities

From Brussels: Luxembourg Tour with Optional Dinant Visit

1. From Brussels: Luxembourg Tour with Optional Dinant Visit

Discover the landlocked Grand Duchy of Luxembourg on a full-day tour from Brussels, traveling through the scenic Ardennes forests along the way. Continue to Luxembourg City, capital of the Grand Duchy. Here, your guide will take you to the Kirchberg quarter, site of many of the buildings of the European Union, such as the European Court of Justice, and the European Commission. Wander the streets of the old town, and go to the impressive Notre-Dame Cathedral, a beautiful example of late Gothic architecture with Renaissance adornments. There will be time to marvel at the Palace of the Grand Duke, and see the city’s fortifications during some free time in the city center. After some free time in the city, visit the picturesque village of Dinant, with its fifteenth century collegial, its citadel and its tiny saxophone museum (optional). Choose between a private and a shared option.

Luxembourg: Guided City Walking Tour with Wine Tastings

2. Luxembourg: Guided City Walking Tour with Wine Tastings

Discover the most memorable sights of Luxembourg city with a local guide and try Luxembourg wines. Explore the city center and old town on foot, and taste sparkling and white wine. After meeting your guide, set out through the city to see Luxembourg sights such as the Place Guillaume II, Chemin de la Corniche, Place d'Armes, Grand Ducal Palace, and more. During your trip, savor 1 glass of crémant (Luxembourg sparkling wine) and 1 glass of Luxembourg white wine.  This tour was established in Luxembourg in 2016 with the aim to promote social, sustainable, and cultural tourism through Luxembourg country, one of the largest historical centers of Europe.

Luxembourg: Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & Tour

3. Luxembourg: Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & Tour

Get to know Luxembourg at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour played on your phone. Decipher riddles, interact with the most important attractions of the city, and unlock interesting facts.  After downloading the scavenger hunt tour on your mobile device (via a link and login credentials received upon booking), use the mobile app and integrated maps to reach 10 of Luxembourg’s most important attractions on foot. Start your tour at the Monument to Dicks and Lentz. Visit the world-famous Place d'Armes. Take photos in the central Place Guillaume II and admire the fairytale Grand Ducal Palace. Learn about the miraculous Michaelskirche. See Luxembourg's first monument honoring victims of the Holocaust. Admire the stunning architecture of Luxembourg's own Notre Dame Cathedral. The Monument du Souvenir war memorial will be your next step, while the icing on the cake of this unique tour will be the Adolphe Bridge. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the tour. As you walk through the city, enjoy the flexibility to pause your game at any time to take a break, snap the perfect photos, stop for lunch, or visit a museum. Choose to continue the tour later or save the rest for another day.

Luxembourg: City Introduction in-App Guide & Audio

4. Luxembourg: City Introduction in-App Guide & Audio

Walk through a beautiful route of the city, discover hidden gems and visit 10+ of the most important attractions and spots. Learn some introductory information about each place and interesting stories about the city in general. Download the ‘World City Trail ‘app from the store and login. Read the instructions and head to the starting location. Unlock photos of the exterior and the interior of the location. Listen or read some information regarding the attraction and continue walking to the next checkpoint. Note what you liked and did not like and create your bucket list for the next days! Start your walk any time, without a schedule. Pause it for lunch, have a drink, visit an attraction of your choice, and continue later or even another day. With the maps feature, you will never get lost. Start your tour at the Monument to Dicks and Lentz! Visit the world famous Place d'Armes. Take photos in the central Place Guillaume II and admire the fairytale Grand Ducal Palace. Bock will leave you speechless as the unique view it offers enchants its visitors. Learn about the miraculous Michaelskirche. Luxembourg's first monument honoring victims of the Holocaust will amaze you with its heavy symbolism! Notre-Dame Cathedral is worth the time and space in your mobile memory, as its fairy-tale architecture gives a special touch to the city. The Monument du Souvenir, the war memorial, will be your next step, while the icing on the cake of this unique tour will be the Adolphe Bridge with its seductive goddess.

From Brussels: Day Trip to Luxembourg City

5. From Brussels: Day Trip to Luxembourg City

Depart Brussels in the morning and travel by bus to Luxembourg City. Pass the beautiful city of Namur at the confluence of the Meuse and Sambre rivers, and marvel at the lovely landscape of the Ardennes forest along the way. See the memorial obelisk dedicated to the World War II soldiers and the resistance on Place de la Constitution on arrival, where your guide will explain the history of the city. Move on to Place d'Armes, founded by the Spanish in 1671, and soak up the lively ambiance of its typical restaurants and cafés. Venture down a famous passage to reach Luxembourg City Hall on Place Guillaume II, and then continue to the 17th-century Notre-Dame Cathedral in the heart of the Ville Haute. Get 3 hours of free time to shop, eat and explore at your own pace before the bus trip back to Brussels.

Luxembourg: Romantic City Exploration Game

6. Luxembourg: Romantic City Exploration Game

Explore the Luxembourg with this interactive romantic adventure game that can be played on your smartphone. Start at Adolphe Bridge and finish at Alzette Bruecke after partaking in an tour that is also a romantic adventure. Complete the tour in 1.5 to 2 hours, or explore at your own pace using the pause option. Stroll to breathtaking sights like the Cathédrale Notre-Dame, the Palais Grand-Ducal, and the Monument of Grand-Duchess as you solve challenges and reveal more of the story. Play on your own, in a large group, or in several smaller groups that compete against each other and meet at the final stop of the game. Use the game offline to save more of your data.

From Brussels: Luxembourg and Dinant Full-Day Private Tour

7. From Brussels: Luxembourg and Dinant Full-Day Private Tour

Be picked up from your hotel in Brussels, and travel south-east to the city of Luxembourg. Start your tour in the old part of the city, where your guide will escort you to the cathedral, the Palace of the Grand Duke, and the Place des Armes. In the lower part of the city, enjoy a spectacular view of the Kirchberg district, home to several European institutions. In the valley of the city discover the abbey of Neunmünster, the Wenceslas Wall, and the picturesque sites along the river Alzette. On your way back to Brussels stop at Les Ardennes and the charming city of Dinant. See the main landmarks of the city, such as the Collegiate Church of Notre Dame de Dinant, and the Citadel, before returning to Brussels.

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What people are saying about Place d'Armes

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 471 reviews

The tour provided by Visit Luxembourg Tours exceeded my expectations, which were already high. Our guide, Ken, led six of us around Ville Haute (Upper Town) and across 1000 years of history and culture, viewing the Kirchberg Plateau and Ville Basse (lower town) from Le Chemin de la Corniche, justifiably called "Europe’s most beautiful balcony," which runs along the city’s ramparts. Ken was engaging, patient, humourous, encouraged our inquisitiveness, and passionate about his topic. He also plied us with a glass of crémant de Luxembourg and a glass of white wine from Luxembourg. Both were equally tasty and added to our adventures. I had visited Luxembourg briefly and had done a lot of reading in preparation for a return; for my brother who joined me, this was Luxembourg's debut. Like me, he thoroughly enjoyed the tour. I highly recommend this for all visitors to Luxembourg City.

The tour was refreshing, engaging and fun. It was much more like a walk with friends! We got to know a lot of interesting facts about Luxembourg, and we got all our questions answered. Our guide, Ken was patient, open-minded and well-informed. Thank you for the experience!

Clever and knowledgeable tour guide (Ken), we’ll equipped to answer questions and the wine was fantastic!

It was an amazing tour. The tour guide was very respectful. I just loved it.

This was the best tour! No rushing we can enjoy every moment of it.