11 days in Luxembourg & Libya Itinerary

11 days in Luxembourg & Libya Itinerary

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Start: Tripoli, Libya
Fly + Drive:  13 h 45 min
1
Schengen, Luxembourg
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
2
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 5 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
3
Tripoli, Libya
— 3 nights
End: Tripoli, Libya

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night
Schengen, Luxembourg

Schengen ©
Schengen is a small wine-making town and commune in far south-eastern Luxembourg, on the western bank of the river Moselle, near the tripoint where the borders of Germany, France, and Luxembourg meet. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): examine the collection at European Museum Schengen, then learn about winemaking at Domaine Henri Ruppert, and then examine the collection at Musee A Possen.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Schengen trip itinerary planning tool.

Tripoli, Libya to Schengen is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In October, Schengen is much colder than Tripoli - with highs of 15°C and lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Schengen

Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Musee A Possen
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Musee A Possen ©
Musee A Possen
Domaine Henri Ruppert ©
Domaine Henri Ruppert
European Museum Schengen ©
European Museum Schengen

5
nights
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©
While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Venture out of the city with trips to Echternach (Statue of Johannes Bertels & Abbey of Echternach), Vianden Castle (in Vianden) and Mullerthal Trail (in Mullerthal). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Casemates du Bock, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Art and History (Musee National d'Histoire et d'Art), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), and make a trip to Place d'Armes.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Luxembourg City travel site.

Luxembourg City is just a stone's throw from Schengen. In October in Luxembourg City, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Tripoli.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Echternach, Sandweiler German Military Cemetery, Luxembourg, Larochette Castle, Vianden Castle, MNHM Musee National d'Histoire Militaire
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Casemates du Bock ©
Casemates du Bock
Le Chemin de la Corniche ©
Le Chemin de la Corniche
Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame) ©
Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame)

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nights
Tripoli, Libya

Tripoli ©
The "Mermaid of the Mediterranean," Libyan capital Tripoli exudes a mix of Mediterranean charm and Arabic-Islamic cultural sensibility.
Venture out of the city with trips to Leptis Magna (in Al Khums) and Roman Sabratha (in Sabratah). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Tripoli's Red Castle (Assai al-Hamra), delve into the distant past at Nalut ruins, explore the galleries of Tripoli's Jamahiriya Museum, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Fish Market.

Make your Tripoli itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Luxembourg City to Tripoli. Traveling from Luxembourg City to Tripoli, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Luxembourg City in October; daily highs in Tripoli reach 33°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tripoli

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Leptis Magna, Nalut ruins, Roman Sabratha
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Tripoli's Red Castle (Assai al-Hamra) ©
Tripoli's Red Castle (Assai al-Hamra)
Gurgi Mosque ©
Gurgi Mosque
Roman Sabratha ©
Roman Sabratha

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