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Lucerne's natural beauty will leave you in awe the minute you step foot into this medieval town. From ancient castles to bright turquoise rivers, the jaw-dropping scenery will leave you absolutely spellbound! Located at the shores of Lake Lucerne, tourists are blessed with views of the famous Swiss Alps and the coursing rivers of Reuss. But what tourists really go for are the city's stunning medieval landmarks. Walking through structures like the Chapel Bridge and magical villages like Old Town Lucerne will surely take you back in time. If you've got a couple of hours to spare, venture up the Pilatus for stunning scenes of the city from up the snowy mountains!

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Winter Wonderland

Fall in love with the Swiss Alps with these day trips to several summits in Switzerland from Lucerne

Deep into Bernese Oberland

Take day trips to some of Switzerland’s most beautiful mountain summits and cities in the Bernese Oberland region

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About Lucerne

Lucerne's natural beauty will leave you in awe the minute you step foot into this medieval town. From ancient castles to bright turquoise rivers, the jaw-dropping scenery will leave you absolutely spellbound!


Located at the shores of Lake Lucerne, tourists are blessed with views of the famous Swiss Alps and the coursing rivers of Reuss. But what tourists really go for are the city's stunning medieval landmarks. Walking through structures like the Chapel Bridge and magical villages like Old Town Lucerne will surely take you back in time. If you've got a couple of hours to spare, venture up the Pilatus for stunning scenes of the city from up the snowy mountains!

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    -4°

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    15°

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    24° 12°

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    16°

General Information

  • Time Zone
    GMT +01:00

  • Currency
    Swiss Franc

    1USD = 1.00CHF

  • Best Time To Visit
    • AUG - SEP

      Lucerne Festival in Summer

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