Pétrusse Express - the little train

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Pétrusse Express
the little train


Discover the historic center of the charming city of Luxembourg.

The little train Pétrusse Express will take you along the narrow streets to the heart of the old town. Enjoy breathtaking views of the old town during the tour.

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  • Discover the old town of Luxembourg
  • Stop in the "Rives de Clausen"
  • Following Vauban's footsteps
  • A real highlight for kids


Maximum 45 people per train.


  • The ticket must be presented as a print or digital ticket


  • +/- 45-minute journey with the Pétrusse Express - little touristic train
  • Free headphones
  • Audio guide available in 7 languages (Luxembourgish, French, German, English, Dutch, Spanish, Russian)

Not included

  • There is no wheelchair access on the Pétrusse Express.
  • Contact us and we will find the best solution for you on site.



Are you passionate about history and culture, about the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg?

A small country but with a great history...

Discover the history of the former “Gibraltar of the North” which revives while driving through the historical sites of the Old Fortress in our Pétrusse Express.


Travel with us to the past to better understand the present. This tour of the capital follows an itinerary where each stopover in front of a symbolic site of the former "Gibraltar of the North" opens an exciting chapter.

If you decide to get off, you can jump on the next train in 30 minutes.


1st stop - Departure: Montée de Clausen (near the entrance of Bock Casemates)

2nd stop - Rives de Clausen: The so-called Rives de Clausen form a district of bars and restaurants, established on the site of the former Luxembourg beer brewery “Mousel”. Situated along the Alzette, the Rives de Clausen appeal to a wide variety of tastes and attract a very cosmopolitan public, which is typical for Luxembourg. The Rives de Clausen are also part of a larger plan to enhance the suburbs of the former fortress.

 3rd stop - Rham Plateau: The Rham Plateau proudly overlooks three sides of the Alzette valley and offers a stunning view of the old city of Luxembourg. It has been an integral part of Luxembourg’s fortifications since the 15th century and was later expanded by Vauban with four imposing military barracks, currently used as modern and comfortable housing for seniors.

Take the opportunity to stop for a few minutes, stroll amongst the century-old plane trees, and walk up to the promontory behind the ruins of the four towers. Once at the top, you will have a breathtaking view of the old fortifications, the Holy-Ghost Citadel and the Corniche.


  • Departures every 60 minutes (operates on legal holidays)
  • Monday to Sunday
  • No departures at 14:00 and 15:30


  • Departures at Montée de Clausen (near the Bock Casemates)
  • There is no wheelchair access on the Pétrusse Express. Please contact us and we will find the best solution for you on site
  • Contact us: +352 266 51-2250 or on info@sightseeing.lu



Montée de Clausen (near the Bock Casemates)
Casemates du Bock
10 Montée de Clausen

Ratings List

Very beautiful experience to discover the city !
Sarah Adkisson
The train was a wonderful way to see the most historical sites of the city. It was an efficient, low-cost guided tour, which helped my friends and I understand more about the history of Luxembourg. It was also super easy to book a ticket - we walked up to the QR code right next to the Casemates du Bock site and got on the train 10 minutes later. We had a great time!
Claudia Eichmeyer
Nice tour overall put did not last 45min - only 35 Booking was really easy
The audio was not in tune with the viewings
Haley Wakefield
The headphone system was really poor, so any jostling (which is constant in this little train) makes for an awful screeching static noise in your headphones, so you can hear barely any of the audio the entire tour, which is sort of the whole point. There's also a destination along the way where they're supposed to let you off so you can explore and grab the next train, but they didn't even stop. Overall really disappointing, learned nothing, and didn't see anything you can't see by just wandering around yourself. Would not recommend.

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