Visiting the city of Lucerne

Visiting the city of Lucerne

Lucerne is a beautiful city in Switzerland situated on a lake with the same name: Lake Lucerne. With scenic mountains in the background Lucerne makes a perfect holiday location in any season of the year. Visit the several attractions and sights around the area, take home a souvenir for you loved ones and buy or just have a look at the finely worked out Swiss watches. Enjoy a lovely weekend or a whole week holiday on the lakeside of Lucerne and take an excursion to the Rigi, Stanserhorn or Pil... [ read more ]

The best cultural landmarks of Lucerne

The best cultural landmarks of Lucerne

Small Lucerne doesn't seem to have much in common with upscale Zurich and glitzy Geneva, but this little town in the heart of Switzerland holds the essence of the country. Located close to the legendary site where William Tell shot an apple off his son's head, Lucerne is close to some of the finest Swiss attractions, but the town itself is more than worth exploring. Despite its size, Lucerne has been a tourist destination for centuries, and even famous American novelist Mark Twain described ... [ read more ]

Unique Lucerne in Switzerland

Unique Lucerne in Switzerland

One hour south of Zurich and Basel is the special Lucerne with amazing panorama. Lucerne is situated at the western end of Lake Lucerne. It is geographically and spiritually the heart of Switzerland. You are highly recommended to check out the city as well as the world-famous medieval Chapel Bridge which connects the old part of the town to the new. The contrast is simply amazing with this more than 660-year-old wooden and sheltered bridge. It didn't survive a fire in 1993 but fortunately... [ read more ]