Editor's Guide: Leisure in Luxembourg

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Expatica's Leisure section gives you a taste of Luxembourg and offers suggestions for indulging in local arts and culture, as well as inspiration for your next holiday.

Arts and culture
Our monthly What's on in Europe guide directs you to mainstream cultural events and museum exhibitions in Europe. Find out more about museums in the region, traditional and popular festivals in Luxembourg or improve your own creative skills.
Culture and books
The Antiques Diva explains how Europe became her playground and shares her knowledge of antiques shopping in France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain, Germany, and Switzerland. Interested in writing a book about your life abroad? Then read how to write an expat bestseller. and the art and value of journaling as you travel. Get the scoop on local news and information available in English in this reading list.

Photo © roblisameehan
Luxembourg: grocery store

Luxembourgish cuisine

Eating the local food is one of the most important ways to experience a new culture and Luxembourg has a lot to offer. Its cuisine has been influenced by neighbouring France and Germany, and more recently stimulated by the cuisines of its Italian and Portugese immigrants. Take advantage of what Luxembourg has to offer by way of fresh local ingredients like asparagus and helpful produce signs, and have fun with your kids in the kitchen. Have adventures in grocery shopping and enjoy discovering the little differences between food products in Luxembourg and elsewhere.

Eating out

Luxembourg boasts more Michelin star restaurants per capita than any other country in the world - great for impressing business associates at fancy business lunches and worth even making a detour into Luxembourg. If you're after something a little less upmarket, let blogger Libby guide you in ordering at McDonald's in Luxembourg. (Be warned: it's a whole different ball game to ordering in Germany, just across the border.)

Photo © Wolfgang Staudt
Luxembourg Johanneskirche

Travel in and outside
Let Expatica inspire your next holiday, whether it be in Luxembourg, Europe or beyond. Read Expatica's guides to places to visit in Luxembourg and recreation spots for children. And of course don't forget the wealth of worthwhile destinations on Luxembourg's borders.

Fancy something a little less conventional for your next trip? Have you considered a holiday home exchange, holidaying in an Irish lighthouse or sleeping your way across Europe?

Photo © snaiwedu
Adolphe Bridge (Luxembourgish: Adolphe-Bréck, French: Pont Adolphe, German: Adolphe-Brücke) is an arch bridge in Luxembourg City

Driving and transport in Luxembourg
How easy is it to get around Luxembourg? Check out this guide to public transport in Luxembourg and Luxemblogger's tips for getting around.

If you'd rather make your own way around, don't forget that driving in a new country can take some getting used to, even if you already have a driving licence, as blogger Katy will tell you. Read up on road rules in Luxembourg in Expatica article ‘Driving in Luxembourg' and the rules on parking in the city center in "Government Authorities" for one million - or €24.



Photo credits: roblisameehan (market) / Wolfgang Staudt; snaiwedu (Luxembourg)


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