Casemates: "Secret" Underground

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Casemates: "Secret" Underground

Discover a secret underground in the capital of Luxembourg.

Very similar to the world famous "casemates", it is an opportunity for you to visit these misterious and hidden centuries-old tunnels and galleries right in the city center, which served as emergency shelters during the years of occupation. This is a group activity!

Price from
25,50€
  • A walking and guided tour
  • Secret underground in the capital
  • Perfect for history and WWII enthusiasts

Participants

Minimum 5 participants - Maximum 20 participants

Requirements

  • Pocket lamps
  • Comfortable and stable footwear (adapted for walking and stairs)
  • Bring a jacket (humid temperatures underground)

Included

  • Accident insurance (underground)

Description

Explore this guided tour within a group of min. 5 people, along the secret underground tunnel in Luxembourg City, in partnership with the agency Gaul's Legacy Tours and the FFGL (Friends of Luxembourg Fortress History) asbl.

The Luxembourg underground tour is starting at the national bank BCEE Spuerkess (2, Place de Metz), with stopping points at the Fort Bourbon (Casemates), Bourbon Schléis (Péitrussdall), Aqua-Tunnel (65 meter under the city), Fort Berlaimont (Casemates), the 2 existing wells of the city (Rue des Bains & Place d'Armes) and is ending at the Place d'Armes.

 

During this visit, you will experience the atmosphere of the century-old hidden underground tunnel that served in World War II as emergency air-raid shelters, as bomb and shell-proof spaces during the time of Nazi occupation for General Omar Bradley's XIIth Army Group Headquarters and for Lt. Gen. George S. Patton deep under his 3rd army's Luxembourg Headquarters. These centuries-old underground fortifications became underground shelters of key US installations during the "Bulge" and beyond.

 

Join us on an "adventurous 3-hour tour" and Immerse yourself in the history of the Luxembourg Underground.

Information

  • Pocket lamps
  • Comfortable and stable footwear (adapted for walking and stairs)
  • Bring a jacket (humid temperatures underground)
  • Language of the tour in English (= > tour in French ou German available for groups on request only)
  • Insurance in case of accidents

LOCATION

ADDRESS

At tram station in front of the Banque et Caisse d'Epargne de l'Etat
2 Place de Metz
Luxembourg