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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
 
4-hour Lucerne City Tour with Private Guide Including Boat Trip on Lake Lucerne
"Your tour itinerary is completely flexible and can be arranged with your private guide in advance. Below is a sample itinerary to give you a few ideas!Example tour itinerary:Begin your tour by meeting your guide at your hotel and make your wa the concert hall designed by Jean Nouvel is located. Enjoy the fantastic panorama to the city center across the Reuss river and the surrounding mountains. On the walk with your tour guide you'll continue towards the wooden ""Chapel bridge"" a 200m long pedestrian crossing bridge. Get informed about the history of the bridge with it's paintings. You'll continue the tour discovering the car-free innner city circle and the old town. Your tour guide will give you information about the houses and the former importance in 16th century. Walk across the ""Spreuer bridge"" the second wooden bridge and take a coffee break along the ""Reuss"" river. After the break the walk will continue along the city wall
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Dragon Ride or Aerial Cableway or Rota Air

the Rota Air (they call them Aerial Cableway or Dragon Ride) is a relatively new addition to the cable car ride to Mount Pilatus. Before, they only use the old 40 seater gondola to go to the top and...
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Cable Car from Kriens to Frakmuntegg

If you are going to Mount Pilatus via the Cable Car in Kriens which is available all year round except during maintainance days (unlike the cogwheel railway which is closed for late fall, winter and...
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Lucerne SBB Train Station (Bahnhof Luzern)

Since the City of Lucerne has no nearby airport as the nearest airport is at the City of Zurich which is 68 kilometers and more than 1 hour away. Many tourist going from other areas of Europe come and...
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Tour Buses

Being one of the Favorite Tourist Areas of Switzerlan, Lucerne has it's share of tour bus companies that offers various City Tours and Day Trips outside of the city going to Mount Pilatus, Mount Rigi,...
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Walking In Lucerne

Walking is the Best Thing To Do in this Charming Swiss City of Lucerne as the City is not large at all and the main sights around the Old Town Area and in the peripheries around it such as the Chapel...
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Pilatus Cable Car in Kriens

since we arrived at Mount Pilatus in Late April, the Cogwheel Railway was still closed and was not due to open for 10 more days as there are still blankets of snow near the summit of Pilatus. We...
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Lake Lucerne Boats

they have a variety of boats they use to do a lake Lucerne cruise along the Mathias-Luchsinger Platz beside the shoreline of Lake Lucerne and a variety of boat companies that does the various Boat...
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CAR PARKING

We arrived in Lucerne by Car, and straight away started looking for a car park. We found one, but it was only a 20min park, so that was not long enough.BEWARE if you do use these parks, do not...
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By train, of course!

The Swiss railway system has an extensive network. Its trains (some of which have an upstairs and a downstairs) are efficiently run, clean, comfortable and safe.So why, if one is travelling to Lucerne...
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Train from the aiport

Getting to Lucerne from the airport in Zurich is quite simple if you choose to go by train. The trains are quite frequent (at least one per hour, sometimes more) and there are even quite a few which...
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The steepest in the world

I really feel that the cog wheel railway to Mt Pilatus from Apnachstad deserves a mention all of its own as it is a fascinating means of transport.Cog wheel railways were adopted by the Swiss many...
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Blue and White train

As usual I took advantage of the short but informative tour on the little train/bus thingy that I am always talking about. This one is particularly appealing and it sports a wonderful audio system in...
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Transport to Verkehrshaus

From the train station it takes 8 minutes with the train (S3 or Voralpenexpress) Stop is called "Luzern Verkehrshaus" Schedule www.sbb.ch Or 10 minutes by Bus Nr. 6, 8 or 24 til stop "Verkehrshaus"...
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TRAVEL BY TRAINS

With one of the best train systems in the world, travelling by train around the country is a real pleasure as depending on your location you will get a chance to travel in a real variety of them as we...
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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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Seeburgstrasse 53 - 61, Lucerne, Lucerne, 6006, 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

Many of the buildings in the old town are adorned with elaborate frescos. This was a local custom in the 19th century and many of the old town buildings are adorned this way. The frescos range from...
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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

This 17th Century Counter reformation church was dedicated to Francis Xaver. it was built by the Jesuits as the first large baroque church north of the alps in Lucerne in 1666. Besides still being an...
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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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"Looking Lovely Lucerne"
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"Lucerne - Luzern"
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