LUCA – Urban Discovery Tour


ATTENTION!

STICK TO THE COORDINATES!!! 😉

© Villa Vauban – Musée d’Art de la Ville de Luxembourg / Photo Andrés Lejona

#3 VILLA VAUBAN

Click on the coordinates to reach the exact location for this challenge!
N 49° 36.755 E 006° 07.356

You are now standing in front of the Villa Vauban. As you can see, a contemporary building has been added to the older one. Covered with perforated copper sheeting, the extension was built in 2010 to the design of the architects Diane Heirend & Philippe Schmit. The project won the “Prix Luxembourgeois d’Architecture” in 2011 in the category Architecture. Have a go at looking through the sheeting. Maybe you will see some artworks because the building is home to the Luxembourg City Art Museum!

The historical villa was built in 1873 to the plans of architect Jean-François Eydt on a site previously occupied by a section of the City’s fortifications. An elegant city-centre neoclassical residence, it has a beautiful garden designed by the French landscape designer Édouard André. Also worth mentioning is the fact that Grand-Duke Jean and Grand-Duchess Joséphine Charlotte lived there for several years, while the Grand-Ducal Palace was being renovated!

Find out more about the Luxembourg City Art Museum on villavauban.lu … and visit it!

NOTE:
How many steel spikes does the right entrance gate have? (Only one side of the gate! C is greater than 10 and less than 20!)

C = _ _ (even number)

Now go to the next stop!

One reply on “LUCA – Urban Discovery Tour”

Super Initiative, bonne balade avec les enfants, le suspense est parfait et très bien orchestré, pour aller jusqu’au bout.
A refaire absolument à Clausen, moins éloigné pour l’aboutissement. Bon outil pour faire connaître et visiter non nouveaux lieux dès l’été / automne prochain 😉

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