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    • Luxembourg, country in northwestern Europe.
    • One of the world’s smallest countries, it is bordered by Belgium on the west and north, France on the south, and Germany on the northeast and east.
    • Luxembourg has come under the control of many states and ruling houses in its long history, but it has been a separate, if not always autonomous, political unit since the 10th century.
    • The ancient Saxon name of its capital city, Lucilinburhuc (“Little Fortress”), symbolized its strategic position as “the Gibraltar of the north,” astride a major military route linking Germanic and Frankish territories.

    Luxembourg has so much to offer, here are some of the things Luxembourg is known for.

    • Chemin de la Corniche: Promenading along Europe’s ‘most beautiful balcony’ in Luxembourg City before making the scenic descent to the Grund neighbourhood.
    • Vianden: Swaying on a chairlift above this picturesque village, heading up to the forested hilltop, from where it's a gentle stroll to its castle.
    • Echternach: Hiking into the enchanting Müllerthal's woodlands and rocky micro-canyons.
    • Beaufort: Exploring Beaufort's neighbouring medieval and Renaissance castles and tasting the local Cassero (blackcurrant liqueur).
    • US Military Cemetery: Paying homage to General Patton in this cemetery just outside Luxembourg City where he's buried with his troops.
    • Moselle Valley: Sipping sparkling wines amid the Moselle Valley's hillside vineyards.
    • Esch-sur-Sûre: Strolling through this pretty riverside village and its adjacent nature park.

    Luxembourg City

    No it's not just banks and Eurocrats. Wealthy Luxembourg City: is one of Europe's most underestimated capitals, with a fine range of museums and galleries and a brilliant dining scene. But most impressive is the town centre's spectacular setting, straddling a deep-cut river gorge whose defences were the settlement's original raison d'être. Come on a summer weekend when accommodation prices drop, the streets are often full of music and there's an ample flow of the local bubbly.

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