Luxembourg is located in the north-west corner of Europe and is land-locked. It covers 2,500 sq. kms and has two distinct regions: the forested north and the fertile south with its flourishing vineyards. Banking, manufacturing and tourism provide income. Over three quarters of the population lives in urban areas.

The climate is continental. The south is drier than the north. Winters can be harsh. The temperatures in Luxembourg-Ville vary between 0°C in January and 17°C in July.

Pre-travel Preparation Will Help Protect Your Health While You Are Away

Pre-travel preparation will help keep you safe and healthy while you are away. Please consult the Travel Doctor-TMVC before you travel overseas. We will provide specific recommendations tailored to your itinerary. Our doctors will assess and advise you on your risks, and recommend appropriate vaccination and medication to minimise your risk of becoming seriously unwell on your trip.

Common Medical Conditions

It is recommended to carry a traveller’s medical kit for the self-treatment of common traveller’s ailments such as respiratory or gastric infections.

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Cold Climates

If you are travelling to extremely cold destinations including mountainous regions and snow-flaked landscapes begin exercising to prepare your body six to eight weeks before departure. Cold temperatures are not something to be trifled with, ensuring you are dressed appropriately and know the warning signs for frostbite and hypothermia are critical.

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