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Old Apr 12th, 2017, 02:27 PM
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Travelling to Luxembourg City by Car

We hope to travel from Cochem to Luxembourg and Trier by car in September. I understand from posts that I have read that car parking in the city is a challenge. Can anyone advise where we should leave our car then either walk or take another form of transportation to get into the old town to see what anyone suggests is a must.
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Old Apr 12th, 2017, 03:08 PM
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I think you can park for a nominal fee at the Luxembourg City train station.

You might park for free in one of the small towns like Diekirch that has a direct train connection to Luxembourg City, then take the train into the city. I have not driven in Luxembourg - only taken the buses and trains, so I don't know whether this is worth doing, whether it's easy or hard (or expensive) to drive into Luxembourg City or not. The trains/buses within the country are ridiculously cheap; you can buy a day pass for the whole country (includes city buses and rural trains and buses) for 4 Euros per person.

You could walk from the Luxembourg City train station into the center of town - maybe a 15-20 min walk - or take a local bus, which would be covered with the day pass. I stayed near the train station and had no trouble walking into town but took the bus a few times too. Your smart phone with Google Maps can probably navigate the bus system.
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Old Apr 12th, 2017, 04:49 PM
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It's been a while, but I think my hotel had parking.
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Old Apr 12th, 2017, 05:33 PM
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Thursdays, we are only coming as a day trip out of a Cochem. Thanks anyway!
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Old Apr 12th, 2017, 07:45 PM
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My husband and I drove from Metz to Luxembourg City in December. We had GPS that identified lots of parking lots in the center of town. We had no problem parking. It's a beautiful city and well worth a trip. We checked out the Christmas market, some shops, had lunch and then continued on to Strasbourg.
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Old Apr 12th, 2017, 11:14 PM
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If challenge means that you may need 5 to 10 min to find a parking place then yes finding a parking place is a challenge !
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Old Apr 13th, 2017, 11:25 AM
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No, challenge does not mean 5 to 10 minutes to find a parking spot. We have never driven in Germany before and not familiar with the highways leading into Luxembourg. I was just hoping someone that has driven this route coming from Cochem previously could guide us to a parking lot either outside the city or inside the city. From previous posts, as mentioned previously, comments have been that available parking spots in Luxembourg are difficult to find.
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Old Apr 13th, 2017, 11:33 AM
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Tracilee! Thank-you for your response....we will have a new GPS so hopefully ours will have parking facilities also! I never considered that!
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It is a few years back but we drove to Luxembourg and used the Park and Ride system. I cannot remember exactly which one we used but it was clearly marked from the the main routes and was easy to use. All the Park and Rides should be in your GPS anyway.
More up to date details should be at
http://www.angloinfo.com/how-to/luxe...riving/parking
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Old Apr 14th, 2017, 05:00 PM
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Thanks again folks, Hopefully I can either find a park and ride or my GPS will point me in the right direction for parking.
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That's the spirit! Have fun!
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