Lucerne, Switzerland

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Transportation to Lucerne

Description

Lucerne (Luzern in German, Lozaern in Swiss-German) is a beautiful small city in the heartland of Switzerland, across the lake from Altdorf, where legend has it William Tell shot an apple off of his son's head. In addition to being a fine place to visit in and of itself Lucerne is a great base from which to explore famous Swiss sites such as Mount Rigi, Pilatus, Titlis and the Rutli Meadow.

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Accommodations in Lucerne

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Lion Lodge Lucerne

6.9
from 32
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Youthhostel Luzern

7.7
from 40
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Seminarhaus Bruchmatt

7.6
from 70
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Hotel Himmelrich

6.3
from 68
USD

Top Things to Do in Lucerne

Lake Luzern

Body of Water

Mount Pilatus

Mountain

Mt. Rigi

Mountain

Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrucke)

Bridge

Dying Lion of Lucerne Monument

Monument

Old Town Lucerne

Neighborhood

Spreuer Bridge

Bridge

The Rosengart Collection

Art Museum

Swiss Museum of Transport

Observatory & Planetarium

Schachmuseum

Specialty Museum

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Popular Tours in Lucerne

Jungfraujoch Top of Europe Day Trip from Lucerne

520 Reviews

Travel to the top of Europe and admire the soaring peaks of the Swiss Alps on this 9.5-hour Jungfraujoch day trip from Lucerne. Take a scenic drive through high... Read More

Swiss Alps Day Trip from Lucerne: Jungfraujoch and Bernese Oberland

52 Reviews

Venture from Lucerne through the Swiss Alps to the highest point in Europe! On this unforgettable day trip with a multi-lingual guide, travel by coach through the... Read More

Mount Titlis Eternal Snow Half-Day Trip from Lucerne

297 Reviews

Visit the summit of Mt Titlis on an afternoon tour from Lucerne, where spectacular mountain vistas and a range of snow-themed attractions await. After arriving in... Read More

Small-Group Swiss Alps Day Trip from Lucerne

18 Reviews

Embark on a summertime adventure of gorges and glaciers on this full-day guided tour to the Swiss Alps from Lucerne. Venture over several mountain passes by... Read More

Mt. Pilatus Experience with Gondola Ride

5 Reviews

Visiting Lucerne’s landmark mountain, Mt. Pilatus, is a must-do when you're in the Lake Lucerne region. Start at the valley station in Kriens, and enjoy a... Read More

Mountain Aperitif Unique Experience on Pilatus

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Lucerne’s landmark mountain – a unique mountain experience and an absolute must of your visit to Lucerne. Start at the valley station in Kriens,... Read More

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Lucerne Travel Tips & Reviews

Popular Trips through Lucerne

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Cost of Living in Lucerne

Daily Budget:
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69 - 99

Weekly Budget:
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483 - 693
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Lucerne Weather: Average Temperature

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
43 52 59 64 74 78 75 67 59 48 42 42
30 33 41 47 54 59 57 50 46 37 30 30
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6 11 15 18 23 26 24 19 15 9 6 6
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