The Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg located in Western Europe counts of 613 012 people. This small country whom is surrounded by France, Belgium and Germany is attracting more and more expatriate who are looking for a career and a high-quality way of life.
The Rhythm of Life
The duration of a working day is on average of eight hours. The Luxembourg is small territory, the itinerary between the residence and the office is relatively small. The shopping center generally open from Monday to Saturday, at 9am to 18 pm. Some of them remain closed on Monday Morning.
Cost of Living
According to several international studies, Luxembourg is a good place to live in. However, to reside in the country represents a cost. Even if the mobility cost remains low compared to its European neighbours (cars, petrol, public transport). The housing, food and clothing prices are high.
Luxembourg has an important cultural mix. Like other countries, the religious holidays as Christmas or Easter are particularly important. Nevertheless, the Grand-Duchy has its own bank holidays and traditions. At below:
- New Year’s Eve – On January 1st
- Easter Monday – Moveable
- Labor Day – On May 1st
- Europe Day – on May 9th
- Ascension Day – Moveable
- Whit Monday – Moveable
- Luxembourg National Day – On June 23rd
- The Assumption of the Virgin Mary – On August 15th
- « Toussaint » (celebration of the dead) – On November 1st
- First day of Christmas – On December 25th
- Second day of Christmas – On December 26th