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Petrusse Express

Place de la Constitution, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
+352 23 62 63 48
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A great overview of the city

The biggest complaint about the Express tour is that it is geared towards children. Yes, the... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
John B
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Toronto, Canada
Perfect for seeing the old city

We found the Petrusse Express perfect for investigating the old part of the city, which was the... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
Fiona A
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Brisbane, Australia
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The history of the former 'Gibraltar of the North' is still alive while driving past the historical sites of the old Fortress. Through head phones you will be part of the stereo-play of old times.
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good31%
  • Average23%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible13%
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“bumpy ride” (3 reviews)
“small train” (3 reviews)
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Place de la Constitution, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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+352 23 62 63 48
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

The biggest complaint about the Express tour is that it is geared towards children. Yes, the recorded commentary includes a child talking to his grandfather but this really doesn't in any way diminish the overall experience. The Express train is able to snake it's way...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We found the Petrusse Express perfect for investigating the old part of the city, which was the area we most wanted to see. There is only one hop-off point along the way, but it's well placed. A really enjoyable part of our one-day visit to...More

Thank Fiona A
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

The Petrusse Express is a joy ride train that runs through the city of luxembourg, old quarters and new. The ride starts from the bridge over the casemates du bock. You need to take your tickets from the open-air stand there. Its not a hop-on...More

Thank Anirban M
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Great to go around the city on the train and listen to the commentary and hear all about the history. Good seeing all the different parts. Do this early on in your visit then you can decide where you want to spend more time. This...More

1  Thank AngusAsh
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Slightly Boring and annoy very insightful but I would do it again with small children who are unable to walk around the city. Adults I would recommend skipping the tour and taking a self guided walk instead

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 23 June 2017

It really saved me from a bad cold! The weather was awful, really awful – just about + 10 C in May (!) and a heavy rain. I had already done the hop-on / hop-off green bus, and there was still time before my train...More

1  Thank MuscoviteVT
Reviewed 8 June 2017

I enjoyed the narrative on the Petrusse Express. It was imaginative. The story was told be a young girl and an adult. It was different, I didn't find myself falling asleep half way through! It appeals to both adults and children.

Thank Wendy L
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Never managed to do this ride. We were told by the local tourist information centre that the train would be starting up at 1.30pm on Sunday.... we waited and waited nothing! When we asked a local they suggested that due to the running event going...More

Thank xoxLuxyxox
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Only did this by luck - happened to see it go by. Excellent tour - takes you by much of the older parts of the city, with a well-done tour (you can choose the language you hear the tour in. The English version was well...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

If you're thinking of taking this little 40 minute express train make sure you sit towards the back car. Whatever you do, do not sit in the first one. The engine was so loud that we could barely hear the audio. It took you through...More

3  Thank ukienomad
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