Wind: 6.44 km/h
Swiss Lucerne is truly called the “heart of the country” not only because it is a nexus for transportation and a central point to start a journey through the central Switzerland, but also with its ranking of being amongst the prettiest cities in the world. Situated on the shores of Lucerne lakeside of four cantons and having Mount Pilatus on the other side, Lucerne captures visitors with its magnificent panoramic views.
In this city of town squares and churches you can gain unforgettable impressions by taking a motor vessel cruise on Lake Lucerne, stroll along the car free old town full of old houses decorated with frescos and have a walk through one of the world's oldest wooden bridges, Chapel Bridge, decorated with pictures representing Lucerne’s history.
We urge you not to leave Lucerne, if you have not seen ” The Dying Lion of Lucerne” carved out of natural rock and described as “the most mournful and moving piece of stone in the world” by outstanding American author Mark Twain. Your Swiss holidays in Lucerne will certainly become unforgettable for you, as tourism in Lucerne is on its highest peak.
Here are some top Lucerne attractions for tourists:
- Chapel Bridge
- Culture and Convention Center
- Swiss Museum of Transport
- Lake Lucerne
- Old City
- Dying Lion Monument
- Glacier Garden