The Ultimate Guide to Summer Family Fun

There are endless activities and ideas for summer fun in Luxembourg. Here's a list of ideas to get you started on your summertime adventures!
13 June 2023

Echternach Youth Hostel

Open all year, 8am-10pm

Youth Hostels all across the country offer fun, family friendly activities, but the one in Echternach may just be our favorite! This hostel in the oldest town in Luxembourg offers hiking, cycling, mountain biking, bowling, trampolining, and a variety of different water sports all in one location. The facility also boasts a 14-metre high climbing wall and several playgrounds for all of the family to enjoy. For more information or to book a stay, click here.

Parc Le’h Adventures

Largest availability is July through September, 10am-7pm

In the South of Luxembourg lies the Parc Le’h Adventures, a place that is sure to be fun for the entire family! The park has more than 100 different activities and seven different ropes courses. These include tarzan, surf, monkey trees, rope bridges, cableways, bambini (for the young ones!), and a teambuilding course. Anyone aged 2+ is welcome and booking is not required for groups that are smaller than 8 persons.

Nuits de Lampions in Wiltz

September 21st, 22nd, and 23rd

Glowing installations, live concerts, performances – this is the Nuits de Lampions! For 3 nights Wiltz is transformed into a magical wonderland full of colourful lanterns. This fantastic light festival has been attracting more than ten thousand visitors over the past years. For more information visit their website.

Visit the Grand Ducal Palace

17 July to 3 September

Do you want to feel like the Grand Ducal Family? The summer is the only time you can visit their palace! It is open to the public for this part of the year only. The tours are available in several different languages, and the cost will vary depending on age. The palace is absolutely gorgeous and a must see for anyone who has not seen it in person yet!

Parc Merveilleux in Bettembourg


If you want to spend some quality family time in a quieter, discovery based location, Parc Merveilleux is the place for you! Part zoo and part park, you are able to see animals from five of the seven continents, ranging from kangaroos to monkeys and more! There are also a range of activities like playgrounds and mini-golf for everyone to enjoy.

Nature Reserve

Alongside the border of Belgium and Germany lies a Luxembourg nature reserve that is nearly 400 square kilometers in size. This reserve is a hikers dream, featuring massive plateaus, rivers, and rocky sections, it has everything you can want.  If you are more of an adrenaline junky and hiking is too slow for you, then be sure to go mountain biking here instead!  With over 400 kilometers worth of trails to explore, there is a high chance you discover something new while exploring.  If you are looking for guided hikes, click this link for more information. 

E-Lake Festival

11 to 13 August

Located at Lake Echternach, the E-lake festival features 3 days worth of music.  The festival consists of genres such as pop, EDM, and Hip-Hop.  The premise of this festival is to camp outside for the entire weekend, and you are able to freely choose which venues you want to attend.  For more information on the festival and the campsite, click here.

Wine Tasting

The Moselle in Luxembourg has been going toe-to-toe with the Champagne region in France for years. Bernard-Massard Winery is one of the most established in Moselle and one of our favourites.  We would definitely recommend doing a tour and trying some of their nicest wines. Boasting more than 100 years worth of history and growing, we are excited to support the local Luxembourg business!  Check out their website for more information here.

You can find a list of Luxembourg’s Wineries in the Moselle here. Most of them offer visits & tastings!

Other Activities

If none of these options have caught your eye, there are always other things to do in and around Luxembourg! Take a trip to some of the most famous castles in the country: Bourscheid Castle, Useldingen Castle, Beaufort Castle, and Vianden Castle. Or, try visiting a variety of Luxembourg’s best museums that offer guided tours and special activities for children all throughout the summer months. You can also take a day trip to the surrounding countries if you are looking for a brief family getaway.

Make a Splash!

We’ve compiled lots of resources to help you discover the best places to enjoy the water this summer:

Top Outdoor Swim Spots

Luxembourg’s Indoor Pools

The Best Places to Fish, Kayak, Windsurf and More

There are plenty of other options available for fun in Luxembourg, so be sure to use this summer to get outside, travel, and spend quality time with friends and family members.