Grund, the typical charm of a preserved historic district

Grund Luxembourg district

Nestled in the fortified lower part of Luxembourg City, just a stone's throw from the center, the Grund district is renowned for its cultural and architectural heritage. The Grund has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1994.

Population of the Grund district in Luxembourg

Grund districtLuxembourg City
Number of inhabitants on January 1, 20231.030132.778
Number of different nationalities78167
% foreigners in total population59,6%70,8%
Source: City of Luxembourg

Historically the city's most densely populated district in the 17th century, it is now a neighborhood with barely 1,000 inhabitants.

The Grund, the ideal place to stroll in Luxembourg

The Grund, a historic district of Luxembourg

Quiet and central, the Grund district is one of the most authentic and charming in Luxembourg City, along with the Clausen district and Pfaffenthal. Some of the Grund's buildings , such asNeumünster Abbey, are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Some cobbled streets date back to the 10th century. This is particularly true of the "Bisserwee". Other buildings date back to the 14th century.

Summer and winter alike, enjoy the magnificent streets, stone buildings and ancient bridges. A stroll along the Alzette is a delightful experience. Just look up to enjoy a sumptuous view over the heights of the Ville-Haute and discover details of the historic buildings . The Grund is the best place to take photos of Luxembourg City.

Romantic outings in the Grund, Luxembourg

Located in the lower part of town, you'll need to take the Holy Spirit elevator or go down the winding cobbled streets to reach the Grund. It's a charming walk. A stroll through the Grund allows you to savor the peace and quiet of this district.

The Grund follows the meandering course of the Pétrusse river, which flows into the Alzette (Uelzecht) at this point. The area is ideal for romantic strolls and outings, apart from the lively bars and restaurants in the evenings.

The Grund district is known for its quiet, unspoilt village atmosphere. The Grund is highly appreciated for its welcoming, tranquil setting, the beauty of its streets and its rustic decor.

Le Grund is a great starting point for a walk along the Vauban circuit, or a bike ride along the Alzette to Hespérange.

Amenities in the Grund district

Bars and restaurants for a night out

Here you'll find charming bars and restaurants, with lovely terraces in summer .The Grund is an ideal place to go out for a drink or a bite to eat in one of its restaurants.

There are a number of small shops, a bed and breakfast, the National Museum of Natural History, ...

Schools in the Grund

There are no schools in the Grund district. There is, however, a foyer scolaire. More information on schools in Luxembourg


There's little public transport in Grund, apart from buses 20 and 23. To get to this district, it's best to take the Saint Esprit elevator or walk up the cobblestone Bisserwee street to the upper town.

Grund outings and leisure activities

In terms of sports facilities, Le Grund boasts the Pétrusse skatepark, an open-air fitness area, a multi-sports pitch and a mini-golf course.

Walks in the Parc de la Pétrusse are a real pleasure, especially in summer.

Every 1st Sunday of the month in summer, visit theKonscht Am Gronn artists' exhibition.

Living in Luxembourg's Grund district

The Grund district offers an artistic and romantic atmosphere. Its historic character makes it one of the capital's most popular tourist attractions. 

Unfortunately, the throngs of tourists who flock here on sunny days cause traffic and noise pollution for local residents. Nevertheless, the Grund remains untouched by the traffic and bustle of the city center. Parking, however, is difficult.

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Price per m2 for saleRental price per m2
10,345euros31.46 euros
Up 5.82% year-on-yearDown 6.29% year-on-year
Luxembourg City comparison: 12,056 euros/m2 Center region comparison: 30.53 euros/m2
Source Immotop - October 2023

Housing offers in this area are limited. Consult prices and the real estate market in Luxembourg.

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