Luxembourg is a country in western Europe that is bordered by France, Germany, and Belgium. It has a population of over half a million people in a small area that is under 1000 square miles. It is a representative democracy and like the UK, has a constitutional monarch. Luxembourg is the last remaining sovereign grand duchy in the world, meaning it is ruled over by a grand duke. Luxembourg is a trilingual country, with German, French and Luxembourgish being the official languages.
The climate in Luxembourg is considered to be modified continental with mild winters. However, it can become very cold in January and February with temperatures falling as low as -15. Summer time can be just as extreme on the hotter end of the spectrum, with highs in July and August reaching 30+.
Even though Luxembourg is one of the smallest countries in Europe, it is also a very diverse land full of gorgeous historic monuments, and fairy-tale like castles and fortresses filled with stories of emperors and counts, battles and wars. The capital city of Luxembourg contains several museums, such as the National Museum of History and Art, the National Museum of Military History which is renowned for its Battle of the Bulge exhibits and the Luxembourg City History Museum.Due to the historical importance of city of Luxembourg and its historic fortifications, Luxembourg has been given UNESCO World Heritage status. In addition, Luxembourg was also the first city to be named European Capital of Culture more than once. You can be assured that there will be no lack of amazing things to see and do in this small but incredibly historic country.
If you are planning a holiday involving a car hire Luxembourg, you are in for a treat since driving in Luxembourg is nowhere near as testing as it can be in other European countries. Luxembourg residents have a reputation for being very polite drivers, which makes for a more relaxing time if you are planning on car hire Luxembourg. If you are planning on car hire Luxembourg, be sure to check tripindicator.com for the best rates and availability.