Pétrusse Express

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Pétrusse Express

Discover the historic center of the charming city of Luxembourg. The little train - Pétrusse Express - will take you along the narrow streets to the heart of the old town. Enjoy breathtaking views during the tour.

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  • Discover the old town of Luxembourg
  • Stop in the "Rives de Clausen"
  • Following Vauban's footsteps
  • A real highlight for kids


Maximum 45 people per train.


  • The ticket must be presented as a print or digital ticket


  • +/- 45-minute journey with the Pétrusse Express - little touristic train
  • Free headphones
  • Audio guide available in 7 languages (Luxembourgish, French, German, English, Dutch, Spanish, Russian)

Not included

  • There is no wheelchair access on the Pétrusse Express.
  • Contact us and we will find the best solution for you on site.



Are you passionate about history and culture? The Grand Duchy?

A small country but a great history...


Discover the history of the former “Gibraltar of the North” which revives while driving through the historical sites of the Old Fortress in our Pétrusse Express.


Travel with us to the past to better understand the present. This tour of the capital follows an itinerary where each stopover in front of a symbolic site of the former "Gibraltar of the North" opens an exciting chapter.

If you decide to get off, you can jump on the next train in 30 minutes


Departure: Montée de Clausen (near the entrance of Bock Casemates)


Stop 2: Rives de Clausen

The so-called Rives de Clausen form a district of bars and restaurants, established on the site of the former Luxembourg beer brewery “Mousel”. Situated along the Alzette, the Rives de Clausen appeal to a wide variety of tastes and attract a very cosmopolitan public, which is typical for Luxembourg. The Rives de Clausen are also part of a larger plan to enhance the suburbs of the former fortress.


Stop 3:  Rham Plateau

The Rham Plateau proudly overlooks three sides of the Alzette valley and offers a stunning view of the old city of Luxembourg. It has been an integral part of Luxembourg’s fortifications since the 15th century and was later expanded by Vauban with four imposing military barracks, currently used as modern and comfortable housing for seniors.

Take the opportunity to stop for a few minutes, stroll amongst the century-old plane trees, and walk up to the promontory behind the ruins of the four towers. Once at the top, you will have a breathtaking view of the old fortifications, the Holy-Ghost Citadel and the Corniche.


  • Departures every 30 minutes (operates on legal holidays)
  • From Monday to Sunday
  • No departures at 14:00 and 15:30


  • Departures at the Montée de Clausen (near the entrance of the Bock Casemates)
  • There is no wheelchair access on the Pétrusse Express. Please contact us and we will find the best solution for you on site
  • Contact: +352 266 51 - 2250 or at info@sightseeing.lu



Montée de Clausen
Casemates du Bock
10 Montée de Clausen

Ratings List

LiAnne Mattheney
The tour is stated to be 45 minutes long and the audio is timed to match it. Our tour, however, was rushed through in just over 30 minutes. As a consequence, the audio cut off early on multiple occasions so we did not get the full information on what we were supposed to be seeing. The seats on the train are very short and the leg room is negligible. I am only 5’7 and if I did not sit stock still straight up, my knees hit the front of the section I was in. Not worth the cost, especially when it is rushed and made somewhat useless.

Katia Pinhal, Product Manager: : Dear Lianne, many thanks for your feedback. We understand your opinion and regret to hear that you didn't have the expected experience. The Petrusse Express is always supposed to take 45 min around the old town and not less (in any case). Indeed, there is a lack of space for people with long legs (tall people usually tell us the same) inside the train, but unfortunately at the moment there is nothing we can do unless we re-build the train. We sincerely hope you can have a better experience next time and look forward in welcome you soon. Best regards,
Friendly staff, suitable (ride not too long) for smaller children, nice historical overview
Ferenc Horvath
I love it,simple website easy to tickets buy Thx
mar carmona
I went with my mom 82 years old, easy becuse she is not walking a lot and she could see all the Grund area that is the best!

Katia Pinhal - Product Manager : Dear Mrs Carmona, we thank you for your kind feedback. Your review counts a lot for us. Our country is full of beautiful sights and monuments, which are worth to be visited. Thank you for your visit and we hope to see you soon. Best regards,
Anthony Dannatt
Booking was easy via the online app. Interesting pre-recorded tour audio but it kept cutting out partway through each segment.

Katia Pinhal - Product Manager : Dear M. Dannatt, many thanks for taking the time to leave us your review. It makes us very happy to know that. Our Sightseeing team has worked very hard to create a user-friendly app and facilitate the online booking for our customers. Regarding the audio guide in the train, we are very sorry to hear it. Our team has been working on this issue and trying to get it fixed. Nevertheless, we hope to see you soon. Best regards,

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