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'''Schengen''' is a village in [[Luxembourg]], directly on the three border point of [[Germany]], [[Belgium]] and Luxembourg. It is famous for the [[Schengen Agreement]] that was signed there.
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'''Schengen''' is a village in [[Luxembourg]], directly on the three border point of [[Germany]], [[France]] and Luxembourg. It is famous for the [[Schengen Agreement]] that was signed there.
  
Since mineral oil tax is significantly lower in Luxembourg than in Germany or Belgium there is lots of fuel tourism from these countries visiting the village.
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Since mineral oil tax is significantly lower in Luxembourg than in Germany or France there is lots of fuel tourism from these countries visiting the village.
  
== Hitching out ==
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== Hitchhiking out ==
 
Close to the village there is an access lane onto a motorway which connects [[Saarbrücken]] and Luxembourg. This access lane is not very suitable for hitchhiking for three reasons; first there is very little space for drivers to make a stop, second the access lane gives access to both directions on the motorway and third Luxembourgian drivers are not overly prepared to serve rides. [[User:Fverhart|Fverhart]] waited one hour near this access lane, before he finally got a short lift to a service station in Luxembourg.
 
Close to the village there is an access lane onto a motorway which connects [[Saarbrücken]] and Luxembourg. This access lane is not very suitable for hitchhiking for three reasons; first there is very little space for drivers to make a stop, second the access lane gives access to both directions on the motorway and third Luxembourgian drivers are not overly prepared to serve rides. [[User:Fverhart|Fverhart]] waited one hour near this access lane, before he finally got a short lift to a service station in Luxembourg.
  

Latest revision as of 13:56, 5 April 2011

Schengen is a village in Luxembourg, directly on the three border point of Germany, France and Luxembourg. It is famous for the Schengen Agreement that was signed there.

Since mineral oil tax is significantly lower in Luxembourg than in Germany or France there is lots of fuel tourism from these countries visiting the village.

Hitchhiking out

Close to the village there is an access lane onto a motorway which connects Saarbrücken and Luxembourg. This access lane is not very suitable for hitchhiking for three reasons; first there is very little space for drivers to make a stop, second the access lane gives access to both directions on the motorway and third Luxembourgian drivers are not overly prepared to serve rides. Fverhart waited one hour near this access lane, before he finally got a short lift to a service station in Luxembourg.