Belair, a popular residential area

Belair Luxembourg district

Belair is one of Luxembourg City's 24 districts. Located to the west of the Ville-Haute, a central and historic district, it is adjacent to the Rollingergrund, Merl and Hollerich districts.
Belair is one of Luxembourg's most exclusive districts. It is sought-after for its classic, family-friendly style. 

Population in the Belair district of Luxembourg

Belair districtLuxembourg City
Number of inhabitants on January 1, 202312.613132.778
Number of different nationalities123167
% foreigners in total population67,91%70,8%
Source: City of Luxembourg

The Belair district is highly sought-after. Today, it is home to almost 10% of Luxembourg City's population over an area of 2 km2. It is the 2nd most populous district behind the more popular Bonnevoie.

Luxembourgers account for 32% of the population. The French community accounts for 16% of Belair's population, far ahead of other foreign communities.

Belair is inhabited by people aged between 28 and 49. Most are well-off families living in private homes with gardens.

The atmosphere of Luxembourg's Belair district

An ultra-residential district of Luxembourg City, Belair is sought-after for its calm and quality of life. Nevertheless, heavy rush-hour traffic can cause traffic jams. Its location and flat topography make it easy to reach the city center by bike.

The "Wunnquartier Stade" real estate project around the former Josy Barthel stadium will see a total transformation of the neighborhood. Plans call for the preservation of part of the stadium, with the creation of a green space, a central plaza and an opening onto the Route d'Arlon.

The transformation of Place de l'Etoile will also breathe new life into this highly residential area, in line with the Mobility Plan 2035. A pedestrian area will be built around a tramway line to Strassen and numerous shops.

Amenities in the Belair area of Luxembourg

Schools and childcare facilities in Belair

The Belair district offers a full range of services to meet the needs of families. There are numerous crèches, including 2 maisons-relais and municipal crèches.

There are also two Luxembourg fundamental (primary) schools: Diderich and Kayser. Theprivate nursery and elementary school "OTR International School" offers multilingual education.

Nearby is the Lycée Athénée, one of Luxembourg's oldest and most prestigious high schools.

Green spaces and sports facilities in Luxembourg's Belair district

Children living in the Belair district can also have fun in one of the many playgrounds. Of particular note is the Schéiwisschen playground on Rue Charlemagne. Reserved for children aged 0 to 12, it features a castle with a dungeon to make princesses and young knights dream. Swings, monkey bridges and slides offer plenty of space for the most intrepid.

Families can also easily get to Parc Merl for a stroll or some fun.

2 gyms, a tennis club and the Merl/belair sports complex complete the sports facilities.

Cultural spaces in Luxembourg's Belair district

The Schéiss cultural center and the Institut Saint Jean social center welcome residents.

The Belair church offers Masses in French on Sundays.

Transport/Bus in the Belair district

Bus routes 6, 8, 12, 13, 15, 28, 31, CN 2 and their 43 bus stops provide easy access to the Hamilius nerve center in the city center.

There are also Veloh stations.

The Route d'Arlon recycling center is available to the residents of Merl and Belair.

Living in the Belair district of Luxemborug

Belair is a great place to live, with a chic, family-friendly and classic atmosphere. The area attracts a well-to-do population. The area boasts a number of beautiful townhouses with gardens.

Located just a stone's throw from the town center, it offers close proximity to shops and excellent road links. It's also particularly quiet and pleasant to live in.

Lined with green spaces, including Parc Merl, the Belair district is a popular meeting place for expatriate mothers new to Luxembourg . It enjoys an ideal geographical location.

Seniors will also be able to live in this neighborhood, thanks to the presence of the Sacré Coeur retirement home.

Belair is one of the most expensive districts in the Luxembourg capital, along with Limpetsberg, with prices in excess of 14,000 euros per m2.

Belair is a residential neighborhood with many high-income families. Before deciding where to live, take a look at our comparison of the different neighborhoods in Luxembourg City .

Price per m2 for saleRental price per m2
14,242 euros29.11 euros
Up 2.78% year-on-yearUp 9.56% year-on-year
Luxembourg City comparison: 12,056 euros/m2 Center region comparison: 30.53 euros/m2
Source Immotop - October 2023

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See other districts of Luxembourg

BonnevoieVille-Haute / Historic center
Neudorf- WeimershofPfaffenthal
Weimerskirch Luxembourg City

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