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Old February 25th, 2014, 03:17 AM
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Default Luxembourg ... worth seeing?

We are doing our first river cruise in May with Avalon and have the option of doing a day trip to Luxembourg, if anyone has been is it worth going?

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Old February 25th, 2014, 09:26 AM
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I was stationed in Germany about one and a half hours from Luxembourg. We enjoyed the city and visited it several times on our own. I would think a trip sponsored by Avalon would be worthwhile.


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Old February 25th, 2014, 01:20 PM
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We visited Luxembourg while on a Viking cruise in October. The first half of the tour was the American cemetery which was really nice to see. Of course the worst 1 hour of weather in our 2 week trip was while we were there,but I didn't mind. When we got to the city, we skipped the guided walk to get some lunch on our own. It had turned into a great sunny day so we took a short walk and just enjoyed sitting in the square.
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Old February 26th, 2014, 05:47 AM
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We flew into Luxembourg two years ago prior to our AMA cruise and spent the night - quite enjoyed the city.
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Old February 26th, 2014, 08:05 AM
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We visited Luxembourg while on a Viking cruise in October. The first half of the tour was the American cemetery which was really nice to see. Of course the worst 1 hour of weather in our 2 week trip was while we were there,but I didn't mind. When we got to the city, we skipped the guided walk to get some lunch on our own. It had turned into a great sunny day so we took a short walk and just enjoyed sitting in the square.
General George Patton is buried in that Lux cemetery.

We lived in Germany for four years and have been to Luxembourg twice. It is worth the trip. Luxembourg city still has some of the medieval walls and towers. Also, Viaden is another city on the border with Germany. Trier is an old Roman city in Germany, in the same area that should be visited.
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Old February 27th, 2014, 03:21 AM
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Thank you all so much for your responses. I think we will go as it sounds lovely and as my husband is ex army he would enjoy it.

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Old February 27th, 2014, 03:32 AM
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We lived in Germany for four years and have been to Luxembourg twice. It is worth the trip. Luxembourg city still has some of the medieval walls and towers. Also, Viaden is another city on the border with Germany. Trier is an old Roman city in Germany, in the same area that should be visited.[/quote]

Trier is a stop on our river cruise so I am glad you have mentioned it as well.

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Wonderful food in Luxemburg! Really enjoyed the city.
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Wonderful food in Luxemburg! Really enjoyed the city.
Being a real foodie I have to go now!!! Thanks for that
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Old March 6th, 2014, 08:48 AM
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I really, really enjoyed the farmers' market there too. Shortly after we were in Luxembourg on our Uniworld cruise, I happened to read Chris Pavone's novel, The Expats...which takes place in Luxembourg...really a great read.
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