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Demonstrations Alert – U.S. Embassy Luxembourg, Luxembourg
March 18, 2022

Locations: Various in Luxembourg City

Events: Luxembourg may experience varied demonstration activity over the weekend (March 19-20, 2022), including a protest against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine from 1400h to 1700h on Saturday, March 19th. Several hundred demonstrators are expected to march from the train station to Place Clairefontaine.

In addition, smaller demonstrations against COVID restrictions are expected to continue on Saturday, March 19, 2022 in the area near the Glacis and Park Kinnekswiss. Previously, these protests have started at 1400h and draw as many as 200 participants.

Luxembourg Police do not expect the demonstrations to be violent, though they may disrupt traffic. Police will be present to monitor the demonstrations.

As of 13:00 on Friday, March 18th, there are no street closures in effect, but that could change. The demonstrations could cause traffic congestion in the area of the Glacis, Kirchberg, and greater downtown Luxembourg City.  Please check with local media sources, and Luxembourg Government site VDL.lu for the latest on traffic closures or public transit changes.  Please check your route prior to departure and plan your travel accordingly.

For more information, please go to: https://www.vdl.lu/en

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the areas of the demonstration
  • Exercise caution if in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests
  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Keep a low profile
  • Notify friends and family of your safety


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Website: https://lu.usembassy.gov/
Consular Section: e-mail: luxembourgconsular@state.gov