Luxembourg Travel Information

Most trips are safe and easy. But travelers may be exposed to unpleasantness and crime. There is also a risk of being hit by terror. Travelers should be alert and take reasonable precautions. According to Abbreviationfinder, LUX stands for Luxembourg in geography.


Most trips are safe and easy. But travelers may be exposed to unpleasantness and crime. There is also a risk of being hit by terror. Travelers should be alert and take reasonable precautions.

Luxembourg authorities are continuously assessing the danger of terrorist attacks and adapting their preparedness accordingly. Luxembourg, like any other country, may be subject to terrorist attacks. The country is generally a peaceful country and terrorist acts are rare, but among other things. Because Luxembourg City hosts a number of EU institutions, terrorist attacks cannot be ruled out.

The crime rate in Luxembourg is about the same or lower compared to other European countries. General care should be taken, especially in Luxembourg City. It is important to be aware of where to store valuables such as money, passports, mobile phones, etc. This is especially true at railway stations, airports and public transport.

Road safety is about the same as in Norway. Norwegian driver’s license is valid in Luxembourg. Health and sanitation are also similar to Norway.

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Emergency number (ambulance, fire department): 112, police: 113.

In a crisis in Luxembourg involving Norwegian citizens, the Norwegian embassy in The Hague will assist those affected and their relatives. The embassy will work closely with the Consulate General in Luxembourg and other contacts.

In emergency and emergency situations, the embassy can be contacted on +31 70 311 76 11. Outside the embassy’s opening hours (09: 00-16: 00), the UD’s 24-hour operating center can be contacted by phone: +47 23 95 00 00 or by e-mail:

Major Landmarks in Luxembourg


Please note that entry regulations may change. The Foreign Service is not responsible if the following information on entry regulations or visa requirements is changed at short notice. It is the responsibility of the traveler to ensure that travel documents are valid for entry and to familiarize themselves with the current entry rules for each country.

It is a requirement in Luxembourg that one must always be able to identify, and therefore passports must always be brought. Passport is the only international valid identification document for Norwegians.


Coronavirus (covid-19): Norwegian travelers should keep abreast of the development of the coronavirus. Follow local authorities’ advice, guidance and instructions on how to deal with the situation.

If you need local advice on the new coronavirus in Luxembourg, visit the Health Ministry’s website Coronavirus Covid-19 (in English).

A local “hotline” (8002 8080) has been set up to call for suspected infection. To avoid infecting others in such cases, please do not visit a doctor’s office or emergency room. Emergency number 112 should be reserved for emergency situations.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs does not create travel advice because of the risk of infection. It is the Public Health Institute that provides health professional travel advice. You can find more information and guidance from Norwegian health authorities on the website of the Norwegian Institute of Public Health.

See also helpful tips on preventive measures on FHI’s website.


Luxembourg has a well-developed health system with both public and private hospitals. Health and sanitation are about the same as in Norway.

All travelers abroad are advised to take out their own travel and health insurance before leaving. In addition, European health insurance cards that are valid in all EEA countries should be obtained. The card is booked at

Practical information

According to allcitycodes, Luxembourg area code is +352.

Currency: Euro
Current: 220 volts
Opening hours for banks are 9am to 5pm (closed Saturday and Sunday) and shops 9am to 6pm. Some shops and banks close in the middle of the day (time varies).

National Holidays: 1st New Year’s Day, Monday in Carnival Week, Easter 2nd Day, May 1st, Christ’s Ascension Day, 2nd Pentecost, June 23rd (National Day), August 15th (Marimesse/Mary Ascension Day), moving church holiday in early September, November 1st (weekend Mass/Halloween), 1st and 2nd Christmas Day.

The national language in Luxembourg is Luxembourgish (Luxembourgish), but French and German are administrative languages ​​for the authorities. Many speak English in Luxembourg City, to a lesser extent elsewhere in the country.

Emergency number: 112 – emergency number, 113 – police.

Honorary Consulate General in Luxembourg:
Consulate General Royal de Norv¨¨ge
10, rue de la Gare
3201 Bettembourg
Tel: +352 511 880
Fax: +352 512 863

Responsible Embassy:
Royal Norwegian Embassy
Eisenhowerlaan 77J,
NL-2517 KK The Hague The
Tel: +31 (0) 70 311 76 11
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