Shopping: practical information

Do you want to redecorate your living room, change your wardrobe or simply do your shopping? Luxembourg is full of great places to shop once you get used to the shopping habits.

You will find here the opening hours of the stores, our good shopping plans to make savings and all the practical information to make your shopping in all tranquility.

Opening of stores in Luxembourg

Opening hours during the week

In the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, retail stores are generally open from Monday to Saturday from 9am to 6pm maximum . Some stores close at 6:30 pm maximum, others are closed on Monday morning.
More and more stores are extending their opening hours on Saturday nights, especially in the city.

Supermarkets and stores located in shopping malls have more flexible hours.

You want to know the products and 100% Luxembourgish and buy local? Don’t miss the “Lokale Maart” promoted by the association Let’z go Local

Store closures on Sundays and holidays

Normally in Luxembourg, stores are subject to certain regulated opening and closing hours. Most of them are not allowed to open on Sundays, nor on public holidays , except in exceptional cases. The period before Christmas, the Freijoer or the Mantelsonndeg” are exceptions.

Attention: as far as public holidays are concerned, remember to do your shopping the day before, including buying your bread. The bakeries are also mostly closed!

Hypermarkets, supermarkets, mini-markets open on Sunday mornings until 12 or 1 pm.

Some shopping centers, in line with the hypermarkets they house, open exceptionally. The Pall Center shopping center in Oberpallen is open every Sunday and holiday.

Only the following stores are authorized to open on Sundays and holidays until 6 p.m. maximum

  • bakeries and pastry shops,
  • butchers and caterers,
  • consumer shows,
  • Kiosk-type newspaper stores, souvenir shops or tobacco shops,
  • stores in train stations or airports,
  • cafes, hotels, restaurants,
  • funeral home,
  • fairs and exhibitions,
  • cabs and ambulances.

Exceptional openings on Sundays

During the year, Luxembourg’s stores open exceptionally on special occasions.

On these days, stores are granted exemptions to close later or to open on Sundays. This makes life much easier for everyone who works.

  • Fréijoersshopping or spring shopping
  • Mantelsonndeg on the Sunday before All Saints’ Day
  • Christmas shopping: see our article on Advent Markets

And what better way to spend the Christmas season than on the streets, which are all lit up and decorated, and in front of the most glittering store windows? Discover or rediscover your city under a new light, dressed in its clothes of light with the animation of Winterlights. All kinds of activities are planned in the hundreds of stores in the city.
A little tired? Take advantage of this opportunity to visit the stores for a little gourmet and friendly break between 2 stores. Even the kids will love Christmas shopping!

Good shopping plans

Sale periods

The winter and summer sales are 2 big periods for the shops. The dates are set by ministerial order.

The 2021/2022 winter sales will take place from January 3 to 29, 2022.

The 2022 summer sales will take place from June 24 to July 23 inclusive.

Grand braderie of Luxembourg

The big flea market of Luxembourg-City is always held at the end of the“Schueberfouer(beginning of September).

The braderie is a Luxembourg tradition. On that day, stores hold promotional sales on the sidewalk. The sale takes place in the streets of the city center and in the station area. All the stores open their doors and sell off their items for the occasion.

See also the garage sales in Luxembourg

Information and shopping tips

Below, you will find a lot of information and shopping tips:

City shopping Info Point Luxembourg

City Shopping Info Point Luxembourg CityThe City shopping Info point is an information area dedicated to shopping in the city center of Luxembourg.

The Cityshopping Info Point is a unique concept in the region. It proposes a selection of the latest collections and favorites from the shops in Luxembourg City. You will also find all the information you need to find your way around the city. All the products on display are for sale within walking distance of the showroom, in the different areas of the city.

You will also receive a personalized welcome and find answers to all your questions: where to park, the city’s entertainment programs, or the opening hours of stores and restaurants.

The Cityshopping Info Point receptionists will orient you in the city of Luxembourg. They will also inform you about the commercial offer of the capital.
Our shopping experts know what to look for, whether you’re looking for a brand, a fashion tip, a good restaurant, a nice place to have a coffee, practical help, a supermarket, a charming hotel, beautiful jewelry, a beauty salon, gift ideas, or even cultural activities.“explains Pauline Vogel, in charge of the Cityshopping Info Point.

It will be very easy to find your way around the city and to find your favorite stores thanks to the shopping map that is offered to every visitor of the Cityshopping Info Point.

Don’t miss any more new stores in town, by regularly consulting the “New shops in town” corner.

Cityshopping Info Point – 2, place d’Armes – L-1136 Luxembourg-Centre

The City Shopping Info Point is open from Tuesday to Saturday in summer from 10 am to 6 pm and in winter from 11 am to 5 pm. The Cityshopping Info Point is also open from 2pm to 6pm during Sunday openings.
Also check out their brand new website available in several languages.

Internet orders and delivery in Luxembourg

Some merchant sites do not deliver to Luxembourg. There are solutions that allow you to bypass this inconvenience and continue to order your products on your favorite merchant sites. Among other solutions, you will find Packup Import, a service offered by Post. lu and Colisexpat.com.

Other useful websites for good shopping plans

Transportation for shopping

To make the most of the stores, don’t hesitate to take public transport, including on Sundays. All routes (1-31) of the Capital Bus Network as well as some RGTR routes are accessible throughout the day.Don’t forget that buses are free in Luxembourg!

The City of Luxembourg offers a free City Shopping Bus shuttle service to make your shopping easier. These free shuttles leave every 10 minutes, between 1:30 pm and 6:30 pm, from the Glacis parking lot at Limpertsberg (free on Sundays) to the rue Beaumont in the city center!

Monday from 1:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10:30 to 18:30
Wednesday and Saturday from 8:30 am to 6:30 pm.

On Sundays when the city is open, the City Shopping Bus leaves every 6 minutes between 1:30 and 6:30 pm.

Also consider the P+R parking lots in the suburbs.

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