Schengen, a pionnering cosmopolitan destination
Discover the origin of a united Europe during a city tour of the capital and a visit of the European Quarter Luxembourg Kirchberg, home of many European institutions and architectural showcase of the city. A short motor coach ride will take you to then to the Moselle valley and to the pretty village of Schengen, primarily known for its wine production and since 1985 symbol of a borderless Europe. Its significant position on the tri-border made it the ideal place to carry out the Schengen Agreement, signed by France, Germany, Belguim, Luxembourg and the Netherlands on june 14th 1985 on the gradual abolition of checks at their common borders. Since then, several other states have joined the Schengen area, and it was seen as a significant aid to travel Europe. Guided visit of the monument commemorating the areement and to the European Museum, followed by a tasting of Moselle wines and crémants and/or a dinner at a local restaurant.