Luxembourg + the Winner…

Proper summer has just started and I have already had a chance to see quite a few European countries. The smallest I went to was Luxembourg, officially the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

As this is a very small country (only 2586 sq.km) we decided to head for the capital – Luxembourg city, which is actually a commune with city status. What was it like? I’d say – completely unexpected, unique and very pretty.

Everything seems to be built on two levels – it even looks as if part of the old town has dropped down with all its buildings at some point in time… That’s what I found on Wikipedia, before we entered the city, and, to be honest with you, it still didn’t prepare me for everything I was going to see:

“The city centre occupies a picturesque site on a salient, perched high on precipitous cliffs that drop into…

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