Luxembourg Car & Van Hire

Flying in to Luxembourg

Planning to fly to Luxembourg? When you land, it’s easy to hire a car at Luxembourg Airport (LUX).

There’s only one international airport in Luxembourg and it’s in the capital, Luxembourg City. Due to the country’s small size, it’s easy to travel to any location from Luxembourg Airport, especially by car.

It takes just over an hour to drive the length of the country, so car hire at Luxembourg Airport is the best way to get around during your trip.

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Popular Destinations and things to do in Luxembourg

Looking for things to do in Luxembourg? Whether you’re a history buff, a foodie, or a nature enthusiast, Luxembourg has something for everyone. From fairy-tale castles to stunning natural scenery and delicious local cuisine, there’s plenty to enthral every kind of traveller. Let’s explore some of the best things to do in Luxembourg.

Top places to visit in Luxembourg

Luxembourg City
The country’s namesake capital, Luxembourg City, is a must-visit during your trip. With its picturesque old town, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, Luxembourg City is one of the most charming cities in Europe. Things to do in Luxembourg City include exploring the Grand Ducal Palace, visiting the stunning Cathédrale Notre-Dame, and taking in the panoramic views of the Alzette and Pétrusse Valleys from the Chemin de la Corniche.

Vianden Castle
One of the most impressive castles in Europe, Vianden Castle is a top Luxembourg tourist attraction. Located in the picturesque town of Vianden, the castle dates back to the 10th century and has been authentically restored. Explore the castle grounds and enjoy the stunning views of the town and the Our Valley. If you’re looking for things to do in Vianden Luxembourg, visiting the castle is a must.

Mullerthal Trail
Take a hike along the Mullerthal Trail to enjoy some of Luxembourg’s natural scenery. Known as ‘Little Switzerland’, the Mullerthal region is home to some of Luxembourg’s best spots, dotted with forests, rivers, and waterfalls. The Mullerthal Trail is a 112km network of hiking trails that take in the best of the region’s landscapes, so it’s one of the best free things to do in Luxembourg.

Moselle Valley
The Moselle Valley is a picturesque region making it a great spot for a road trip – take a leisurely drive along the river, stopping off at quaint villages and soaking up the stunning views of the valley.

Luxembourg food & drink

Luxembourg’s food does not disappoint, with a focus on hearty, comforting dishes. Whether you’re looking for traditional Luxembourgish fare or something a little more international, Luxembourg restaurants have it all. Traditional food to try in Luxembourg includes Judd mat Gaardebounen (smoked pork with broad beans), Kniddelen (boiled potato dumplings) and Bouneschlupp (green bean soup).

Shopping in Luxembourg

Luxembourg may be small, but it has a varied shopping scene. Unsurprisingly, the best shopping in the country can be found in Luxembourg City. Head to the pedestrianised area of the Old Town for everything from high-end fashion to local craft stores. For a real shopping spree, visit the city’s shopping centres packed with high street and designer stores, including the Auchan and La Belle Etoile.

Festivals and events in Luxembourg

Attending festivals and events are some of the top things to do in Luxembourg. Highlights of Luxembourg’s event calendar include the Schueberfouer, a funfair in Luxembourg City every August, the Echternach International Festival, a leading music festival that takes place in May, and the National Day celebrations on June 23rd. For art enthusiasts, Luxembourg Art Week in November attracts plenty of visitors every year, while the Christmas markets in December are a festive delight and one of the best things to do with kids in Luxembourg.

Driving in Luxembourg

Driving in Luxembourg is easy for visitors, with a well-maintained road network making driving a generally stress-free experience. Even driving in Luxembourg City is a breeze, unlike other capital cities. Before you pick up your hire car at Luxembourg Airport, there are a few things you need to know about driving in the country.

Documents you need to drive in Luxembourg

You can use your home driving licence in Luxembourg if you’re from the EU. If you have a licence from outside the EU, you'll need an International Driving Permit (IDP) too. To hire a car in Luxembourg, you’ll also need a second form of ID, such as your passport.

Driving in Luxembourg rules

• Luxembourg drives on the right-hand side of the road
• Overtake on the left and give way to the right
• You cannot use your mobile phone whilst driving unless it’s in hands-free mode
• Seat belts are mandatory for all passengers
• Children under three must use an appropriate child restraint
• The drink drive limit in Luxembourg is 0.5mg/ml of blood

Minimum age to hire a car in Luxembourg

The minimum age to hire a car in Luxembourg is 18, though car hire companies may have their own age limits.

Luxembourg car hire

Looking to hire a car in Luxembourg? Enterprise Rent-A-Car has a range of vehicles for every kind of trip, from city cars to family SUVs. You can hire a car at Luxembourg Airport, or pick up a hire car at one of our neighbourhood locations, Contern and Schifflange. Get ready for your Luxembourg adventure and book your hire car today.

Car & Van Hire in Luxembourg

Enterprise Rent-A-Car is proud to serve customers in Luxembourg. As part of the largest rental car company in the world, which owns and operates more than 1.5 million vehicles, we’re sure to have a location near you or your travel destination. And while we are an internationally recognized brand, Enterprise remains family-owned with one goal in mind for our customers: to exceed your expectations for service and overall value.

With many unique attractions, such as Le Chemin de la Corniche, Chateau de Vianden and the Barrio Grund, Luxembourg is a popular destination with tourists and business travelers alike. No matter if you’re visiting for only a few days or staying for a month or more, you can count on us to provide the perfect vehicle for your transportation needs. Get your trip started by searching the map or browsing the locations below.