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Paris Day Trip Part 2: Luxembourg

So, despite my current infatuation with Bruges, I'm still researching other options for our day trip from Paris. Next option? Luxembourg. It's easy to do - about a 2 hour train - and how cool is it to say you've been to Luxembourg??
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reasons Luxembourg is cool:
  • The country has the highest national GDP per capita - you won't find many beggars in Luxembourg City, I'd wager.
  • It's the world's only remaining grand duchy - meaning the constitutional monarchy is headed by a Grand Duke, not a king.
  • Luxembourgish is a national language - don't you love that name? It's like it's a little bit Luxembourg - ish...with some other stuff thrown in. Which, knowing the Romance languages, may not be too far off.
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Things to see in Luxembourg City:
  • The old town and the fort are UNESCO World Heritage sites dating back to the Roman Empire.
  • On the opposite architectural spectrum is the I.M. Pei designed Museum of Modern Art.
* For more detailed info click herehere or here.

All in all, I think it looks great. Not sure it beats out Bruges for day trip romance and appeal, but definitely on the list for "sometime." Thoughts?


  1. Looks like a fabulous place to visit!

    1. I know - so many places, too little time! Thanks for reading :)


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