Etiquette in Luxembourg

Luxembourg is located in Western Europe and has a population of 576,000 people.

The nation is a unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy.

The official languages of Luxembourg are Luxembourgish, German, and French.

The majority of residents follow Roman Catholicism.

The currency of Luxembourg is the euro.

Greetings Etiquette

Shake hands with everyone when you meet, and shake hands again when you leave.

Friends will kiss one another on the cheek, but heterosexual men generally don’t kiss one another on greeting.

Don’t be offended if people seem reserved and formal. They’re friendly though, and will relax as you come to know one another.

Try not to ask personal questions.

It’s rude to put your hands in your pockets.

Dining & Visiting Homes Etiquette

You’ll be shown where to sit, so don’t presume.

Dining etiquette is Continental and formal.

Your host will offer a toast first. You will likely return the toast later if you are the primary guest.

Finish everything you’ve been served on your plate.