All you need to know in order to do your shopping in Luxembourg
Do you wish to renovate your lounge decoration, to change wardrobe or quite simply to do you shopping? Luxembourg abounds in very great places where to go shopping to as soon as you get acquainted with shoppings uses.
Stores’ opening hours in Luxembourg
In the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, retail trades generally open from Monday to Saturday from 9:00am to 6:00pm. Certain stores close at 6:30pm maximum, others are closed on Monday morning.
More and more stores extend their opening hours on Saturday evenings, especially in town.
Supermarkets and shops situated in shopping malls have more flexible schedules.
Do you want to know the 100% Luxembourg products and to buy local products? Do not miss “Lokale Maart” promoted by Let’z go Local association.
Opening of stores on Sundays or during bank holidays
Retail shops and stores are closed on Sundays and during bank holidays with some exceptions, as for example the period before Christmas when stores are open on Sunday.
Traditionally, during “Mantelsonndeg,” shops open the last Sunday before All Saints’ Day.
Hypermarkets, supermarkets and minimarkets open on Sunday morning until 12:00 or 13:00pm. It is among others the case of brands such Smatch and Match, Aldi, Cactus or Delhaize.
Some shopping malls, following the logic of the hypermarket they house, are exceptionally open.
As for Pall Center in Oberpallen, it is opened every Sunday and on bank holidays.
Attention: concerning bank holidays, think of doing your grocery shopping the day before, including for the bread. Bakeries and cake shops are also closed!
Information and good deals for shopping
City Shopping Info Point
You will find plenty of information and good deals for shopping at City Shopping Info Point.
City Shopping Info Point is an info point dedicated to shopping in Luxembourg city centre and a unique concept in the region: it offers a selection of the last collections and favourites from the Luxembourg City fashion stores. You are also given all the information to find your bearings in town. All the products on display are for sale just a step from the showroom, in the various districts of the city.
The greeters of the Cityshopping information not will know how to direct you in the city of Luxembourg, but also inform you about the sales offer of the capital.
“Our shopping experts are unbeatable, whether you are searching for a specific brand, for fashion advice, for a good restaurant, a nice place where to drink a coffee, practical assistance, a supermarket, a charming hotel, beautiful jewels, a beauty parlour, gifts ideas, or even cultural activities“, Pauline Vogel, project leader at City Shopping Info Point, explains.
At the City Shopping Info Point, you will get a personalised welcome and will find answers to all your questions: where to park, the programs of activities in the city, or the stores and restaurants’ opening hours.
It will be very easy for you to fond your bearings in the city and to find your favourite shops thanks to the shopping map, which is offered to every visitor of the City Shopping Info Point
From now on, do not miss the new shops in town anymore: regularly visit the “New shops in town” area.
City Shopping Info Point – 2 Place d’Armes L-1136 Luxembourg centre
Opening of City Shopping Info Point: from Tuesday to Saturday; from 10am till 6pm in Summertime and from 11am till 5pm in Wintertime. City Shopping Info Point is also opened from 2pm till 6pm during the Sunday openings.
Also consult their brand new website, available in several languages.
Orders on the internet and delivery in Luxembourg
Some sales website do not deliver to Luxembourg. There are ways to get around this problem and continue ordering your products on your favorite merchant sites : Packup Import, a service offered by Post.lu and Colisexpat.com.
Other useful websites for shopping good deals
- Visitluxembourg/shopping for shopping in the city of Luxembourg
- Letzshop.lu, digital platform to buy online the products sold in Luxembourg shops
- Eshopping.lu for shopping in Esch-sur-Alzette, 2nd city of the country.
Welcome of your children during your shopping
Kids and the City is a transition centre which welcomes your children (until 12) while you are doing your purchases. Pricing according to an hourly base, with or without meal. Preliminary reservation wished in a concern of a quality welcome. Two Kids and the City branches in town: 2 Rue du Nord in Luxembourg centre and 22 Rue de Strasbourg at Luxembourg-Gare (central station district).
Opening from Monday to Friday from 7:30 am till 6:30 pm and on Saturdays from 9:30 am till 6:30 pm. Exceptional opening every Sunday from 2 pm till 6 pm it in case of exceptional opening of stores.
Places being normally firstly reserved to the storekeepers, inquire beforehand about availability.
City Shopping Bus Luxembourg
The City of Luxembourg offers a free shuttle bus service so that you can make your purchases more easily.
The City Shopping Bus runs every 10 minutes between Champ des Glacis parking lot and the city centre (Rue Beaumont) at the following times:
- On Monday, from 1:30pm till 6:30pm
- On Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10:30am till 6:30pm
- On Wednesday and Saturday, from 8:30am till 6:30pm
- On Sunday openings, the City Shopping
Bus leaves every 6 minutes between 1:30pm and 6:30pm. More information about the City Shopping Bus
Big Luxembourg car boot sale
The car boot sale of Luxembourg City is always held at the end of the “Schueberfouer ” (early September).
A car boot sale is a promotional sale taking place in the streets, a Luxembourg tradition organised throughout the country. That car boot sale takes place in the city centre and in the district of the central station. All the shops open and sell their articles off for the occasion.