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Panoramic elevator connecting Pfaffenthal and Ville-Haute

Opening times

The elevator connecting Pfaffenthal to Ville-Haute is open 7 days a week from 5:45 to 1:00.


The elevator is out of service once a month (from 9:00 onwards) to perform the monthly maintenance prescribed by the Grand Ducal Regulation of 25 October 1999 on elevators.

Dates for monthly maintenance work:

  • 01/07/2019
  • 05/08/2019
  • 09/09/2019
  • 07/10/2019
  • 04/11/2019
  • 02/12/2019

The elevator will be up and running once again at 5:45 the following day.

Capacity and access

This ultra-modern, panoramic elevator travels a distance of 60 m in 30 seconds, allowing cyclists, pedestrians, people with reduced mobility and people with pushchairs to travel quickly and easily between Ville Haute and Pfaffenthal.

With a capacity of five cyclists and ten pedestrians, the cabin can carry a payload of 5,000 kg.

The elevator can be accessed from

  • Pescatore Park in Ville Haute and
  • Rue du Pont in Pfaffenthal.

The Grund elevator

The elevator that connects the Plateau du Saint-Esprit (courthouse complex) and the Grund is the fastest way for pedestrians and cyclists to travel between the upper and lower parts of town.

Hours of operation

Sunday–Thursday: 6:30–2:00
Friday and Saturday: 6:30–4:00

the department

Contact details


98-102, rue Auguste Charles
L-1326 Luxembourg

Getting there by bus

Opening hours


8:00–12:00 and 13:30–17:00