Day 1. Exploring Luxembourg

Luxembourg is one of the world's smallest countries, similar in size to the county of Dorset in south west England.  It's located in north western Europe and bordered by Belgium, France and Germany.  It may only be small but it certainly packs a punch as we found out during our recent visit. The previous afternoon …

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Esch Sign, Luxembourg

Day 2. Luxembourg’s industrial heritage

After exploring the sights of Luxembourg City centre the previous day, we turned our attention to the country as a whole with a plan to spend the following days touring Luxembourg's four distinct regions starting with the industrial heritage of the south west. As public transport is totally free throughout the entire country we did …

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Vianden Castle, Luxembourg

Day 3. Exploring Luxembourg’s castles

After spending the previous day exploring Luxembourg's industrial heritage we turned our attention to its beautiful Ardennes region.  This is located in the north eastern part of the country and home to several magnificent castles.  We drove along some winding roads and made our first stop at Bourscheid Castle, a 40 minute journey from the …

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Beaufort Renaissance Castle, Luxembourg

Day 4. Luxembourg’s Müllerthal region

From our base in Luxembourg's city centre it was just a 40 minute drive to the Müllerthal region which is often referred to as Little Switzerland due to its hilly landscape and beautiful hiking trails. Our first stop was at the Scheissendempel Cascade located on road 121 close to Müllerthal.  We parked in a small …

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St Martin Caves, Luxembourg

Day 5. Luxembourg’s Moselle Valley

Our final day in beautiful Luxembourg had come around all too quickly but with a late afternoon flight back to the UK we still had ample time to explore.  Our plan for the day was to drive to Luxembourg's wine growing region in the Moselle Valley just 40 minutes from the city centre. We made …

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Alzette Valley, Luxembourg Old Town

Hotel Simoncini Luxembourg

Location: Hotel Simoncini is located in the centre of the historic old town just around the corner from the Golden Lady monument in Constitution Square and the Notre Dame Cathedral. We took Bus 16 from the airport, with a journey time of only 15 minutes to Hamilius, followed by a five minute walk to the …

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