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The Wenzel Circular Walk is a historic sightseeing tour organized by the City of Luxembourg. The route is named after Wenceslas 11, the Duke of Luxembourg who fortified the city. If you know the itinerary, you can take the tour without a guide.
The Wenzel Circular Walk begins at the Bock promontory, continues with the Chemin de la Corniche, the Old Gates, the Wenzel Ring Wall, the medieval bridges, and ends in the Alzette Valley. More information available at the City Tourist Office.
Tariff: 10 EUR for adults, 8 EUR for students & seniors, 4,50 EUR for children (2 hours)
Wenzel Circular Walk
Bock promontory, Luxembourg
Open Hours: From Easter Saturday to 31st October, every Saturday at 3 p.m.
Price: Cost money
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