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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."""
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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
 
Day Trip to Lucerne and Engelberg from Zurich
"On this day trip to Lucerne and Engelberg travel from Zurich by comfortable coach through the scenic Swiss Alps via Albis Pass and along the shores of the Lake Lucerne. Stop first in the charming town of Lucerne and listen as your guide reveals some historical anecdotes about this Swiss town. En Chapel Bridge Town Hall and the new Concert and Congress Hall . Continue on a breathtaking journey up to the mountain resort town of Engelberg. A typical Swiss alpine town in the canton of Obwalden Engelberg is located in the sunny basin under the north face of Mt Titlis and is one of Switzerland’s leading mountain resorts. Visitors flock here in both summer and winter to take advantage of its natural features and sporting opportunities and to watc see an impressive collection of regional cheeses and other milk products. Enjoy doing some shopping or trying one of the traditional cheese specialties in the Bistro (own expense). Visit the imposing Baroque-style monastery and learn about how En take one of the many local hiking trails and explore the valley on foot while enjoying the peace and tranquility of this part of the Swiss Alps. At the end of the day
From CHF72.00

More What to Pack in Lucerne

Bring Apropriate Wear for the Season

although Spring and Summer are the Best times to visit Lucerne in Central Switzerland (you can still see snow capped peaks of the central swiss alps even in summer for the summits above the tree line...
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Nov 12, 2015

Bring Universal Plug Adaptors & Extension Cords

different countries have different socket plug ins and there are many power plug configurations like the two pin (which we use in the Americas, Parts of Asia and Africa and Americas, the two...
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machomikemd
Nov 10, 2015

Bring Powerful Optical Zoom Cameras

If you are the intrepid shooter of lots of films and videos on your travels, then you must have a powerful optical zoom camera like a canon sx60 (which has a 50x optical zoom) or a nikon coolpix...
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machomikemd
Nov 10, 2015

Swiss Electrical Adaptor

Don't make the same mistake a lot of travellers make when visiting Switzerland. The electrical socket used in Switzerland is a three pin variety and most sockets have a kind of hexagonal inset...
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pure1942
May 10, 2008

it really does rain an awful lot

Bring luggage that you can easily carry: the Old Town is closed to traffic - which means that if your hotel is in the old town, you'll have to drag your bags there. So pack lightly It really does rain...
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Dec 23, 2003

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This is Switzerland and everyone here is generally very well-mannered and WELL-DRESSED. Yes, they DO dress in casually smart outfits. And yes, even in Lucerne! The Swiss are generally known to be one...
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Krystynn
Sep 12, 2002
 
 
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If you are going to go up a mountain,wear comfortable shoes and also wear layers of clothes. The weather on top of the mountain may be quite different than at the bottom. Bring lots of film of...
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chrissyalex
Aug 25, 2002

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Unless you're going skiing in the winter, just pack lightly. Even in the summer, it can get cool at night and even in the day in the shade, so pack at least a light jacket. 35mm camera with...
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b1bob
Aug 25, 2002

Umbrella is must!

Waterproof clothing and conformable shoes is smart choice. Umbrella or rain coat is must even during summer. It cannot be stressed enough how those items is great advantage.
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Odiseya
Sep 25, 2015

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PACK PLENTY OF MONEY;-) Switzerland is one of the most expensive countries in Europe. It pays to research hotels and restaraunts here.
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Aug 24, 2002

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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globetrott

"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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pure1942

"Lucerne - Luzern"
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