Modern, Celtic, medieval castles or classic monuments. Viaggi di Architettura takes you to Luxembourg, a city where designs and styles merge in harmony.
Tour starts at Kirchbirg, contemporary zone of the city built mostly following the economic boom of 1985.
Walking around the city, visit Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’art contemporain holds contemporary art exhibitions and another UNESCO World Heritage site, Bock Casemates, the first underground tunnels.In the evening, enjoy a jazz quartet at Neumünster Abbey a UNESCO heritage site, an old monastery that is currently used for cultural events, concerts and meetings or a Philharmonic concert at the Grand Auditorium.
A brief visit at Metz (Lorraine, France) in the south of Luxembourg, north-east France to see another example of the “Bilbao Effect” born from the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain, designed by Frank O. Gehry. Centre Pompidou-Metz by Shigeru Ban Architects is a sculptural architecture in an internationally unknown city to promote tourism. It is inspired from traditional Chinese Bambu buildings with 18 km long wooden axes that intersect and hold a 8.000 m² wide white membrane. Inside there are about 700 works excellence of art belonging to Picasso, Matisse, Braque, Chagal and Mirò presented on a 18 metre high glass wall.For information, reservations or special requests on routes dedicated to the city of Luxembourg by Viaggi di Architettura.