Luxembourg city life
Luxembourg is a mix of architectural styles and cultures and abundant in leisure activities for all kinds of people. From the historic centre of Luxembourg that is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site to amazing and uniquely designed night clubs, Luxembourg simply has it all.
Places to see and visit in Luxembourg:
- The Luxembourg Castle
- The Luxembourg City History Museum
- The new Grand Duke Jean Museum of Modern Art (Mudam)
- National Museum of Natural History (NMHN)
- The Gothic Revival Cathedral of Notre Dame
- Citadel of the Holy Spirit (Citadelle du St.Esprit)
Check out and walk along the Adolphe Bridge or the Grand Duchess Charlotte Bridge. Visit Kirchberg area and admire the modern city full of banks and EU buildings. Go to Place Guillaume (known in Luxembourgish as the Knuedler), a venue for a market every Wednesday and Saturday and also the site of an equestrian statue of William II of the Netherlands and Luxembourg, and the city’s Town Hall guarded by two bronze lions.
Luxembourg hosts Schueberfouer – a huge funfair and many sports events like tennis tournaments, swimming competitions and you can watch football matches of the local team.
Luxembourg City has a wide offering of nightlife that suits all tastes, interestingly designed nightclubs, lounge bars, and students can enjoy happy hours in the best clubs in the city.
International atmosphere in Luxembourg
Apart from a large number of tourists the city counts all year long, Luxembourg has a foreigner community of nearly 70%. People from all over Europe and around the world come to live and work in Luxembourg, most of them take jobs working for an international bank or the European Union. Minorities include population coming from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro, Romania, Portugal, Italy, France, Belgium and Germany.
In terms of international business, Luxembourg continues to remain an attractive location for foreign direct investments in Europe. Most companies that invest here are involved in the fields of biotechnology, e-commerce and logistics.
Luxembourg has four seasons, records moderate precipitations throughout a year and moderate to heavy cloud cover is present more than three months in a year. Average high temperatures in December – February are between 3 and 5 C (38 – 40 F). In July and August, the hottest months, high temperatures record 22 – 23 C (73 F).