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Independent Bernese Oberland and Jungfrau Region Day Trip from Lucerne
"Board the coach at the Lucerne Tourist Information Office in the morning. You'll be accompanied by a multilingual guide — who speaks English Spanish and German — on your drive through the beautiful Bernese Oberland. Take a quick coffee break (own expense) in Interlaken before continuing to Grindelwald where you'll have about six hours to explore on your own. Your guide will provide you detailed written information about Grindelwald's sights as well as a timetable for your train ride to Interlaken and details about where and when to meet in Interlaken for the coach ride back to Lucerne. Set off on foot through the lovely village of Grindelwald one of Switzerland's oldest resorts tucked in the stunning Bernese Alps. Head to a lookout point for views of the famous triple peaks of Eiger Mönch and Jungfrau — the crowning jewels of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Jungfrau region — as well as the Unterer Glacier Upper Grindelwald Glacier (Oberer Grindelwaldgletscher) and imposing Wetterhorn mountain. Depending on the season
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3-Hour Essential Lucerne Photography Tour
"We aim to capture and explore as many historic and modern sights as possible the medieval world famous Chapel Bridge considered to be one of the oldest covered wooden bridges in Europe; the Museggmauer a wall which has been preserved in its original well-fortified state; the many town squares with its frescoes at the heart of its car-free old town; the dramatic lion monument; and the Culture and Convention Centre (KKL) with a futuristic architecture designed by leading French architect Jean Nouvel.Photographer will help you get beautiful images while discovering the most charming Swiss city."""
From CHF309.00
 
Mount Titlis and Lucerne Day Tour Including Cable Car Ticket
"Visit the beautiful city of Lucerne as well as Engelberg and Mount Titlis on this day tour. First explore the cultural and historical sites of Lucerne and absorb the city’s charm. Spend 2 hours in the city seeing the world famous Chapel Bridge and Water Tower the Musegg Wall the Jesuit Church the Mill Bridge and the Lion Monument.Then transfer to the resort town of Engelberg to experience the cliff walk on Mount Titlis. Cross what may be the highest suspension bridge in Europe. Over 10000-feet (3
From CHF355.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Lucerne

Western Side of Lake Lucerne

while the eastern part of lake Lucerne is shared by the city of Lucerne and the town of Meggen, the area where meggen is remains idyllic and rural and filled with barns, vinyards and some castle and...
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Nov 16, 2015

Ice Cave in Mount Pilatus

there is a small entrance in the lower observation deck (covered part) of Pilatus Kulm that leads to the ice cave going around one peak of Mount Pilatus (although the ice melts during late spring and...
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machomikemd
Nov 15, 2015

Other Attractions in Mount Pilatus

besides spending time at the observations deck of Pilatus Kulm and enjoying the view, there are other attractions in and around the wonderful mountain such as a large toboggan ride along it's slopes...
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Nov 15, 2015

The Needle Dam along Lake Reuss

just before the Spreuerbrücke (the shorter wooden bridge after Chapel Bridge) lies the Needle Dam of Lucerne of which the water level of the river is controlled at Lucerne via the needle dam which...
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machomikemd
Nov 10, 2015

INSIDE KLOSTER WERTHENSTEIN

I was able to go inside the Kloster but not the Church as there was a Christening Service. The church-yard is surrounded by a Renaissance style Cloister. The walls are full of old frescoes, and on the...
balhannah
Nov 19, 2014

KLOSTER WERTHENSTEIN

Located just 20kms from Luzern is the Village of Werthenstein. We could see a large white building, so took the turn-off that looked to lead there. We drove across the bridge over the Little River...
balhannah
Nov 19, 2014
 
 
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THE OLD WOODEN BRIDGE

I rather liked these old wooden Bridges that I was seeing through-out Switzerland. I didn't realize there were so many of them!The one at Werthensheim, we had to cross to reach the Monastery. It was...
balhannah
Nov 19, 2014

LUCERNE TO ENGELBERG

The drive from Lucerne to Engelberg is less than an hour away.It is a lovely drive to do.First, we followed the lakeside and had wonderful views of the Lake, then we headed down a beautiful valley...
balhannah
Nov 19, 2014

ROUTE 10 FROM THUN TO LUZERN

We chose Route 10 to drive to Luzern as I had read it was quite a scenic route. We had already been on some of the other routes and we didn't want to drive over the same territory.From Thun, we joined...
balhannah
Nov 19, 2014

The Bruenig-Pass

Bruenig-Pass is an important pass-road south of Luzern, it is not as steep as Grimsel-pass or Furka-pass, but the road is quite narrow and obvertaking is mostly totally impossible. Giswil is an...
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Jan 12, 2007

Take the scenic cog-wheel-train to Meiringen

Meiringen is the Mekka for all fans of Sherlok Holmes. Of course we all know, Holmes has never lived, BUT for all fans of the famous dedective Meiringen is the place, where he died, when he had a...
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Jan 12, 2007

To Brienz - 90 min over the scenic Bruenig-Pass

Brienz & the scenic Bruenig-pass might be another great day-excursion from Luzern. At Brienz you may leave the train at Hauptbahnhof and cross the street in order to board the old steam-trains...
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globetrott
Jan 12, 2007

Einsiedeln - a great excursion from Luzern

Einsiedeln is also called Maria Einsiedeln and it is the most popular pilgrim-church of Switzerland. Einsiedeln is about 50 km east of Luzern and you may combine it in a daytrip with Schwyz and...
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globetrott
Jan 12, 2007

Schwyz - an easy day-excursion from Lucerne

Schwyz is certainly a great place to go to from Lucerne / Luzern as a day-excursion. Schwyz is just a small village of 12.000 inhabitants, but THIS is the place that gave the name for all of...
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Jan 12, 2007

Top Hotels in Lucerne

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Zentralstrasse 4, Lucerne, Lucerne, 6003, Switzerland
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Furrengasse 3, Lucerne, Lucerne, 6004, Switzerland
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Adligenswilerstrasse 22, Lucerne, Lucerne, 6002, Switzerland
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Bahnhofstrasse 30, Lucerne, Lucerne, CH-6000, Switzerland
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Murbacherstrasse 4, Lucerne, Lucerne, 6002, Switzerland
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Pilatusstrasse 1, Lucerne, Lucerne, 6002, Switzerland
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Top Things to Do in Lucerne

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Mount Pilatus

The Bustling Town of Kriens is a suburb of the tourist friendly City of Lucerne and is located 6 kilometers west of the Downtown of Lucerne. The town is a popular spillover town for the tourists who...
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Old Town - Altstadt

The Quaint and well preserved old town of Lucerne is why the city became the number one attraction in Switzerland for the tourists, specially those who do multi country tours as there are many unique...
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Kapellbrücke - Chapel Bridge

final part of my tips with pictures of the frames which were restored and with some burn out remains as reminders of the f1993 fire. this will be a four part tip with pictures of the bridge, the...
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Löwendenkmal - Lion Monument

about a kilometer away from the old town or about 800 meters away from Schwanenplatz along Denkmalstrasse (about a brisk 10 minute walk) is the famous Löwendenkmal, otherwise known as the Lion...
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City Wall & Towers - Museggmauer

being a City with a long and prosperous tradition, Lucerne has a city wall and towers as befitting as any fortified city in Europe that survived the countless battles of the middle ages and parts of...
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Jesuitenkirche - Jesuit Church

part two of my tips with pictures of the inside of the church. The Jesuit Church is a prominent area in the South Bank of the River Reus in Lucerne as it was built by the Jesuit Religious Order in...
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"one of the most scenic cities in Switzerland"
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barbskie

"Lucerne and surroundings"
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codrutz

"Lucerne - my favourite city of Switzerland"
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Maryimelda

"Looking Lovely Lucerne"
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"Lucerne - Luzern"
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