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History


Luxembourg was founded when the Count of Ardennes named Siegfried acquired Luxembourg Castle in 963 AD. Around the castle, a small town developed which grew into a small country. In the 1300s Luxembourg became a power in Europe. On June 9, 1815 Luxembourg was given the status of Grand Duchy by the Congress of Vienna. Although its recorded history can be traced back to Roman times, the history of Luxembourg proper is considered to begin in 963. After occupation by Revolutionary France, the 1815 Treaty of Paris transformed Luxembourg into a Grand Duchy in personal union with the Netherlands.


 

Luxembourg Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to Luxembourg.

Learn about the history and culture of Luxembourg, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Luxembourg’s nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Luxembourg for yourself. Start exploring. Book one of our Luxembourg tours today!

 

Extend your Stay

Consider an additional stopover to your Luxembourg vacation at one of Goway's other European destinations. You can choose from a Paris vacation, a London vacation or an Amsterdam vacation. This can be done stopping over en route to or from Luxembourg.


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