The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (Luxembourgish: Groussherzogtum Lëtzebuerg, French: Grand-Duché de Luxembourg, German: Großherzogtum Luxemburg), is a landlocked Benelux country bordered by Belgium, France and Germany at the crossroads of Germanic and Latin cultures. It is the only Grand Duchy in the world and is the second-smallest of the European Union member states by area.
Mersch is a town in central Luxembourg, located where the rivers Alzette, Mamer and Eisch meet.
Larochette (Luxembourgish: Fiels) is a town officially located in the Luxembourg district, but often counted as a part of the Mullerthal, both of which are located in Luxembourg.
Ettelbruck is a small city in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. It's located in the centre of the country, where the rivers Sauer, Wark and Alzette meet.
Beaufort is a town in the west of the Mullerthal region in Luxembourg.
One of Luxembourg's main tourist attractions, Vianden is a delightful historic town with a stunningly restored medieval castle, spectacularly situated on a rock high above town. Think charming cobblestoned streets with typically pastel-coloured Luxembourg mansions and a gorgeous Our valley backdrop.
Mullerthal (German: Müllerthal) is a subregion of the Luxembourgian Grevenmacher District. It is commonly referred to as Luxembourg's Little Switzerland.
Echternach is a small town with about 5,000 inhabitants on the eastern border of Luxembourg, just a hop away from Germany. It's Luxembourg's oldest town, based on an old monastery founded in 698.
Mondorf-les-Bains or Mondorf for short, is a town in southeastern Luxembourg.
Dudelange (Luxembourgish: Diddeleng) is the third most populated town in Luxembourg.
Grevenmacher is a town in Eastern Luxembourg, located alongside the river Moselle, which makes up the border with Germany. Grevenmacher counts about 4,200 citizens.
Remich is a town in southeast Luxembourg with around 3,000 citizens. It, like Grevenmacher, is located on the left bank of the river Moselle, which makes up the border between Luxembourg and Germany.
Esch-sur-Alzette or Esch for short, is a town in southwest Luxembourg and, even though it is a town, is the second largest city in Luxembourg, counting over 33,000 citizens.
Wiltz is a town in the Luxembourgian Ardennes. It is located on the banks of the river Wiltz, and was a battleground during the Battle of the Bulge.
Differdange (Luxembourgish: Déifferdeng) is a town in southwest Luxembourg.
Bitburg is a small German city in Rhineland-Palatinate known for its beer, beautiful natural scenery, and annual European folk festival.
Konz is in the Moselle Valley of Rhineland-Palatinate where the river Saar flows into the Mosel.
Trier on the banks of the Moselle, in the Rhineland-Palatinate region of Germany, is the country's oldest city, dating from Roman times. Today it has 105,600 inhabitants.
Metz is the capital of the Lorraine region of France and located in the Moselle departement that borders Luxembourg and Germany.
Saarlouis is a city and district (Kreis) in Saarland. With close to 200,000 inhabitants, it is the second most populous district in Saarland after neighbouring Saarbrücken, though only about 35,000 live in the city of Saarlouis itself.
Monschau, sometimes called the "Pearl of the Eifel", is a small, historic town in the German Eifel. Largely unchanged for over 300 years, the narrow, cobblestoned streets and traditional half-timbered houses have made this charming place one of the main tourist attractions of the region.
Spa is a town in the Liège province in Belgium, known as the "original" spa, i.e.
Verviers is a city in the Province of Liège in Wallonia in Belgium. It has been an early industrial centre thanks to ample supply of water power and developed into a major production hub for textiles and especially wool products.
Eupen is a small town in the province of Liège, Belgium. It is the capital of the German-speaking community of Belgium.
Traben-Trarbach is one of the most charming wine towns along the Mosel river, in the Rhineland-Palatinate region of Germany. It has some castle ruins and fine Jugendstil architecture to admire, but this is mostly a place to kick back and enjoy life.
Aachen is a historically important city, spa and university centre in North Rhine-Westphalia, situated at the "three lands corner" where the borders of Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands meet. Known as Aix-la-Chapelle in French and Aken in Dutch, the city has played a prominent role in early Medieval Europe, when it became the favoured residence of Charlemagne, the first Holy Roman Emperor who created the empire in the late 8th and early 9th century and built the city's impressive cathedral, where he is now buried along with a succession of later German rulers, many of whom were also crowned in the city.
thumb|350px|Huize Bloemendaal, now a hotel, is an impressive sight in the heart of town.
Vijlen is a village in South Limburg, the southernmost part of the Dutch province Limburg. The surrounding hamlets included, some 1500 people live here, although in summer the village also receives a large number of visitors.
Lemiers is a small village with a long history in South Limburg, the southernmost region of the Netherlands. The adjoining hamlet of Holset is widely considered to be part of it.
Epen is a small town in South Limburg, the southern most region of the Netherlands. It's a picturesque little place that features some of the best landscape views in the country and is dotted with the timber framed houses that are so typical for this area.
thumb|300px|The castle of Wittem received many a prominent guestPartij-Wittem is a village in South Limburg, the southernmost part of the Netherlands. The village comprises the two hamlets of Partij and Wittem.
thumb|250px|The St. Remigius church isn't a national heritage site from the outside, but the antique interior is.
The friendly village of Gulpen is considered to be the heart of the Heuvelland, the most beautiful and hilly part of the South Limburg region. Its cosy, small centre is a popular destination for Dutch tourists and is a lively place in summer, when a range of events and small festivals are organised.
Wijlre is a small village in South Limburg, known for its beer and popular with tourists who are looking for a more quiet destination than nearby Maastricht or Valkenburg. It's an excellent base for hikers and bikers.
Kerkrade is a city in the South Limburg region, in the Dutch province of Limburg.
Margraten is a village in South Limburg, the southern most region of the Dutch province of Limburg. Located on the main road between Maastricht and Aachen, this town is mostly known for the Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial that is located here.
Heerlen is a city in Limburg in the south east of the Netherlands. The old name of the city was Coriovallum and from ancient times it was a Roman hub.
Valkenburg is a city in the south of the Netherlands, usually buzzing with visitors. It has been a major domestic tourist destination for decades and packed with hotels, bars and restaurants.
Landgraaf is a Dutch city in the south of the country, famous for hosting Pinkpop, said to be the longest running pop festival in the world. It's also home to one of the largest indoor ski pistes in Europe.
Dernau is a famous red wine village in the Ahr valley, situated in Northern Rhineland-Palatinate. From August to November thousands of visitors from abroad enjoy the annual wine festivities, which culminate on the last weekend of september.
Hoensbroek is a town in South Limburg, the southernmost region of the Dutch province of Limburg. It's part of the municipality of Heerlen but has a long, separate history and was an independent municipality until 1982.
By many considered to be the most beautiful city of the country, Maastricht is the southernmost city in the Netherlands. It's the capital of the province of Limburg and famous for what the Dutch call the "Burgundian" way of life.
thumb|310px|Panoramic view of Karden (foreground) and Treis (background)
Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler is a combined-town in Rhineland-Palatinate. As the name suggests, it is made up of two towns: the spa town of Bad Neuenahr, and the picturesque old town of Ahrweiler.
Tongeren (French: Tongres, German: Tongern) is a city and municipality located in the province of Limburg in the Flemish region of Belgium.
Geleen is a city in Limburg. It's one of the major towns in the region, but of limited interest to average travellers as it's mostly an industrial city.
Sittard is a city in the region South Limburg, in the Dutch province of Limburg.
Bonn is one of the largest cities in the Cologne Lowland, second only to Cologne itself in terms of population count. Despite the size, it maintains a cozy, relaxed atmosphere of a small town, featuring mostly low-rise buildings, a charming old town and a lot of greenery.
Dinant is a relatively small but very picturesque city in the province of Namur in Belgium. It stretches along the river Meuse against the steep rock face behind on the eastern side, with a thinner strip on the western side against a forest.
Ramstein is a city in Germany that is home to the famed nearby Ramstein Air Base.
Cologne (German: Köln, Ripuarian: Kölle) is situated on the river Rhein in North Rhine-Westphalia and is the fourth largest city in Germany with around one million residents. It is one of the nation's media, tourism and business hotspots, and is considered one of the most liberal cities in Germany.
Troisdorf is a city in the district of Rhein-Sieg-Kreis, in North Rhine-Westphalia,Germany. It is located along the rivers Agger and Sieg.
Sint-Truiden (French: Saint-Trond) is a city and municipality located in the province of Limburg, Flemish Region, Belgium, near the towns of Hasselt and Tongeren. The municipality includes the old communes of Aalst, Brustem, Duras, Engelmanshoven, Gelinden, Gorsem, Groot-Gelmen, Halmaal, Kerkom-bij-Sint-Truiden, Ordingen, Runkelen, Sint-Truiden proper, Velm, Wilderen, and Zepperen.
Bad Sobernheim is a spar town in the Naheland of Rhineland-Palatinate.
Neuwied is a town and district in the Middle Rhine Valley of Rhineland-Palatinate.
Leverkusen is an industrial city in the Cologne Lowland region of Western Germany.
Rengsdorf is a small town on the edge of the Westerwald above the Middle Rhine Valley.
thumb|277px|Rheinstein Castle near Trechtingshausen, look from [[Assmannshausen]]
Lahnstein is a town on the right-hand side of the Middle Rhine Valley where the river Lahn flows into the Rhine.
Koblenz is a city in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate in the Middle Rhine Valley in the Federal Republic of Germany. Koblenz has about 112,000 inhabitants; the surrounding area accounts for about 400,000 people in total.
Bendorf is a small town in Rhineland-Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz). The town consists of the neighbourhoods of Bendorf, Sayn, Mülhofen, Stromberg.
Bergisch-Gladbachis a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany with a population of 106,000.
Vallendar is a small town in Rhineland-Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz) region of Germany, with about 5.000 inhabitants.
The Rheinburgenweg is a 200km (120 miles) hiking trail in the Middle Rhine Valley region of Germany.
The Rheinsteig is a hiking trail in the Middle Rhine Valley and Rheingau regions of Germany.
Sankt Goarshausen (abbreviated St. Goarshausen) is in the Middle Rhine Valley of Rhineland-Palatinate.
Sankt Goar is a small quaint town in the Middle Rhine Valley near the Loreley in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany, with a lovely atmosphere and pretty scenery.
Kaub is a town in the Middle Rhine Valley, in the state Rhineland-Palatinate.
Bacharach (pop 1877) is a town in the Middle Rhine Valley in the Rhineland-Palatinate region of Germany.