Luxembourg is a country known for its high quality of life. The inhabitants are generally happier than in the rest of the European Union.
According to the latest Eurostat study, Luxembourg has an overall satisfaction rating of 7.5 out of 10, compared to 7.0/10 for all 28 European Union countries.
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You need to spend a good moment of relaxation, alone, with friends or family? Just Arrived gives you some hints…
As soon asthe sunny days arrive, you will see Luxembourg residents sitting on the terraces of restaurants and cafés .One of the favorite places is the Place d’Armes in Luxembourg, in the Ville-Haute district.
Convertible car owners take advantage of the opportunity to drive in the open air.
Swimming pools are crowded. The large lawns and the deckchairs are widely used by visitors.
Parks and green spaces
Looking for a green space to lie down?
You prefer to walk in the forest, alone or with your family? You like to run or just relax listening to the birds singing and admiring the flowers?
Check out our page on parks and other green spaces in and around Luxembourg,where you will find the addresses of the large parks in Luxembourg and the surrounding forests .
Our favorite park? The vast green space of Kinnekswiss. It is located in the Municipal Park of Luxembourg, between the Glacis field and the Avenue de la Porte-Neuve. Deckchairs, music or playful activities, outdoor sports and recreation await you every day from mid-June to mid-September. Kids can even find a huge pirate ship and a giant slide in the area near Monterey Avenue.
In addition, the sports department of the City of Luxembourg offers a diversified program based on traditional or more fun sports! You can also get information from the municipalities where you live.
Swimming pools, aquatic centers and wellness
Do you like water? You want to swim a few laps in the pool with a friend, splash around with your kids or enjoy the benefits of a spa?
In Luxembourg, swimming pools are generally very well equipped. They offer many facilities for relaxation. Some pools also offer outdoor pools, which are ideal in the summer.
There are saunas and/or hammams, Jacuzzis,… Beware, nudity is often requested in these spaces. Remember to bring a large enough towel to sit on.
In addition, large slides are available for children and adults alike.
Food courts or cafeterias offer snacks for lunch or a snack.
Lawns allow you to spend entire days in the best conditions and perfect your tan.
In addition to the year-round pools, a number of lakes are open for swimming activities in the summer months. Check out our sports page.
Coque Sports and Leisure Center in Luxembourg Kirchberg
D’Coque is the place to be for top athletes. Sports federations and schools come to train there regularly. Families can also have a great time here.
At La Coque, you will discover an Olympic-sized competition swimming pool, a diving tower and other facilities for all levels. It is also possible to take swimming lessons or to follow aqua-gym type activities. Aquatic relaxation center
La Coque is also a relaxation center with saunas, hammam, whirlpool, …
Aquatic relaxation center Badanstalt in Luxembourg
The Badanstalt is the home of the former municipal baths of the City of Luxembourg. From its past, this pool has retained its ancient charm. However, today it offers all the modern facilities of a swimming pool and aquatic relaxation center.
Located in the heart of the city, in the district of Luxembourg-Centre, you will find a swimming pool, water jets and whirlpools.
For relaxation, this establishment offers an aquatic circuit as one can find in thalasso, saunas, 1 hammam, shower baths, bathtubs, a solarium and a fitness room. Massages are also provided.
Municipal swimming pool of Luxembourg Merl / Belair
The municipal swimming pool of Luxembourg-Belair has a large “L” shaped swimming pool. Most of it is reserved for advanced swimmers. The smaller, shallower part is for learning.
Municipal swimming pool of Luxembourg Bonnevoie
This large swimming pool located in the Bonnevoie district offers a modern infrastructure with two pools of varying depths.
A weight room, a sauna, a solarium, a sweat bath and a cafeteria complete the facility. It is possible to take swimming lessons.
The municipal swimming pools of the City of Luxembourg are closed on bank holidays.
The Strassen Spa
The Thermes de Strassen is one of the most famous establishments in Luxembourg. You will find a large semi-Olympic pool, ideal for swimming and doing laps. A second learning pool allows children to learn to swim. The little ones will be in the wading pool. A wave pool, a bubble pool and an outdoor pool allow for a variety of aquatic pleasures, regardless of the season and the weather.
In addition, two slides of 30 and 80 meters are the joy of children and outings with friends!
The wellness area offers several cabins inside and outside with different types of saunas and different atmospheres.
PIDAL in Walferdange, Steinsel and Lorentzweiler.
Located in Walferdange, PIDAL offers a swimming pool with several swimming pools.
The wellness area offers a spa with saunas and a relaxing seawater pool, fitness classes and a restaurant. The large lawn is very appreciated in summer.
Kordall pool in Rodange, PIKO
PIKO has an Olympic pool, which is quite rare in Luxembourg.
Toddlers can splash around in a large wading pool.
PIKO is also an aquatic and relaxation center with numerous activities such as aquagym, aquafitness and aquabikes outside the school vacations. An 80 m long slide and multiple facilities are grouped together in the complex.
For relaxation, 2 Finnish saunas, a Turkish bath and Jacuzzis await visitors. An outdoor lawn allows you to relax in the sun.
The particularity of the swimming pool of Rodange is to be completely discoverable. As soon as the weather is nice, it’s the perfect place for a family day or afternoon!
An der Schwemm in Bettembourg
An der Schwemm offers a swimming pool with 3 pools and a wellness center. A small pool with a slide is designed for children, a learning pool with a waterfall and a large pool is reserved for lengths and swimming lessons.
There is also a 40-meter long slide.
The wellness area offers 4 different saunas, including 2 Finnish saunas with light therapy, a steam room, an immersion pool and a Kneipp pool (cold water pool). Solarium area for the wellness area.
Aquatic center Syrdall Schwemm in Niederanven
The Syrdall Schwemm in Niederanven is a recreation area for the whole family. The pool area offers 4 pools. The outdoor pool is open year-round with a whirlpool and whirlpool beds. The 65-meter long slide is a delight for children.
The beauty and spa area offers massages, an indoor Finnish sauna and an outdoor sauna, a Turkish bath or hammam, and an organic sauna. The sauna area is exclusively reserved for ladies on Wednesdays.
An immersion pool, special showers, an outdoor terrace and an indoor rest room complete the facilities.
In summer, you can relax with your family and have a picnic on the huge outdoor lawn!
Krounebierg sports center in Mersch
Krounebierg offers a swimming pool with pools and water games for the whole family, a wellness center, a fitness area and outdoor access.
The swimming pool has a movable floor and a jumping tower. A relaxation pool is also available, as well as a paddling pool for the little ones with water animations. A giant slide completes the facilities.
A water playground is available outside, as well as a large lawn for relaxing and sunbathing. the more athletic can enjoy a volleyball court. Showers and changing rooms are available outside.
For the wellness part, you will find Whirlpool hot tubs, 4 saunas, 3 of which are outdoor. An infrared cabin, a hammam, adventure showers, a cold water immersion pool, a steam bath and a solarium complete the facilities. A superb terrace offers a view of the valley.
Aquasud Oberkorn in Differdange
Aquasud is a vast aquatic complex with 6 pools, one of which is 25 m long, 2 outdoor pools, a leisure pool and a wading pool.
There are also specific programs for the youngest children with water awareness and water gardens.
The complex also offers a fitness area with 3 gyms, 5 saunas, 2 of which are outdoor (from 18 years old).
In the wellness area, visitors can find five saunas, two of which are outdoor, a steam bath, a cold bath and a jacuzzi. Accessible from 18 years old. Care area.
Escher Schwemm Center in Esch-sur-Alzette
This aquatic complex located in Esch-sur-Alzette, consists of a swimming pool with swimming lessons and a wellness center.
The pool complex offers 4 pools, including an outdoor pool with water jets and massage benches, a children’s pool with water games and a large 40-meter slide.
The wellness area offers a Finnish sauna and a bio-sauna, 2 infrared cabins at 40 degrees, a hammam or Turkish bath, a cold and hot water pool, relaxation areas, a solarium.
Ask about swimming lessons and group fitness classes.
Catering is available at each water sports center and birthday parties for children are organized.
Mondorf thermal baths
The Mondorf Spa is one of our favorite places to relax and recharge. Enjoy the benefits of thermal water heated to 36 degrees Celsius!
The Mondorf Thermal Center is a true center for relaxation and fitness. The Mondorfer salt water spring has been used for thermal treatments since 1847. The services are multiple: thermal cure, medical rehabilitation, beauty treatments, massages and spa in the Wellness Area.
In summer and winter, you will enjoy the many indoor and outdoor spaces with jet pools. Children under 16 are only allowed in the thermal pool on level 0. The other spaces are reserved for adults.
The 40 hectare park is a very pleasant place to go for a walk or to go boating or pedal boating on the lake. It is also home to Easy Golf, an 18-hole mini-golf course and a giant chess set.
A little further away in France, you can relax at the Thermes d’Amnéville and the adjoining Villa Pompeï. Take the opportunity to visit the various activities and attractions offered by the city of Amnéville .
Do you like to play at the casino? Find in Mondorf a casino with slot machines, gaming tables and two concert and performance halls.
Did you know that the Casino 2000 in Mondorf-les-Bains is the first tourist attraction in Luxembourg ? Enjoy an evening or even a day to relax and have fun. You will find traditional games like Roulette or Black Jack, but also slot machines. You can even stay for a weekend in the adjoining 4* hotel.
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