United States

On this page, you will find useful information about being an American in Luxembourg.

Ambassador(s) for this community:

Joanne Petitto

 United States

    Luxembourg and the United States are longstanding allies. The friendship between the two countries is strengthened by a shared commitment to advancing freedom and prosperity.

    In 2019, there are more than 2,180Americans in Luxembourg. (Source Statec).

    Interesting and notable Americans in Luxembourg:

    • The American St. Nick – the World War II soldier who made sure the children of Wiltz celebrated St. Nicholas Day in 1944.
    • Perle Mesta was the first American Ambassador to Luxembourg 1949-1953. She was known as the « hostess with the mostest ».

    Recurrent events:

    • International Bazaar : 2 « fun american » stands, one with typical food from America (home-made brownies). The other one for Christmas shopping : home decor, clothing …
    • July 4, 1776 Independence Day Declaration of Independence
    • Thanksgiving, the 4th thursday of November


    Our References in this community

    U.S. Embassy in Luxembourg

    22 Boulevard Emmanuel Servais
    L-2535 Luxembourg

    Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial

    Located between Luxembourg-Hamm and Sandweiler, the cemetery consists of 17 acres of  lawn surrounded woods.

    5,075 burials, most of them died in winter 1944/1945 during the Battle of the Bulge.

    Grave of General George S. Patton.


    American Chamber of Commerce

    American women Club


    Democrats Abroad Luxembourg

    Republicans Overseas

    The American Luxembourg Society

    Founded in 1882, the objective of the American Luxembourg Society is to strenghten the ties between the United States of America and Luxembourg through its nationals, but also with the support of anyone wishing to develop links of friendship between the two countries.

    This includes the celebration of major American holidays such as Thanksgiving or the Independence Day.

    An American in Luxembourg

    For a humorous, heart-warming, and American viewpoint on moving to and living in Luxembourg,  enjoy the musings of Mike McQuaide, An American in Luxembourg on Facebook or read his book.

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