Located right in the center of Switzerland, Lucerne is not only a beautiful city worth experiencing, it’s also a great base from which to explore the rest of Switzerland as the city is very well connected to the rest of the country by an efficient railway system. Needless to say, the best way to access Lucerne is via rail, arriving at Lucerne Railway Station
which is conveniently located within the Lucerne metro area and within reach of several hotels.
One of the most famous landmarks of Lucerne is the Chapel Bridge
, which was built in the 14th century and is said to be the oldest bridge of its kind in Europe. As it’s a popular landmark, there are several tour groups that take tourists on a walking tour of the bridge, complete with stories and pictures of medieval life in Lucerne. The other popular landmark of Lucerne is undoubtedly the Dying Lion of Lucerne
, built after the French Revolution to commemorate the Swiss Guards who gave up their lives during the war. Quite a moving tribute, and a popular monument that’s frequented by nearly all visitors to Lucerne.
The Lucerne Lakefront
district is where to be if looking for some waterfront views, or looking to enjoy the scenery and relaxation at Lido Beach
There’s a lot more to see and do in Lucerne, and the best way to discover what else this city has to offer in terms of attractions, landmarks, and hotels is by exploring the interactive map on this page.