Switzerland ( Europe )
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Lucerne is categorised as Lakeside

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Mount Rigi (Photo Courtesy: Ttrainer)
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Reasons to Visit
  • Lucerne is a small city just an hour away from Zurich.
  • Lucerne offers travellers the most picturesque lake-side view of Lake Lucerne.
  • Guests enjoy a day cruise on the Lake Lucerne or shop some exquisite wine from the local wine market.
  • Lucerne is known for its cafes and restaurants so make sure you take a small halt to try the local food.
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Zurich (52 kms), Basel (96 kms), Bern (112 kms)

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2 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Lucerne

Short Break (4-6 nights)1
Holiday (7 or more)1

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List of Holidays for Lucerne

Short Break

  • Super Scenic Switzerland (5 Nights)


  • Amazing Europe Van Tour (11 Nights)

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Destination Ideas

  • Understanding Switzerland - A Picture Perfect Destination

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    Constructed in the 18th Century by Father Christoph Vogler for the Jesuits the Church is a majestic construction by the lake and open to the public. It holds evidence of the Jesuit culture, tradition and ancient Swiss architecture.
    Protestant Churches
    The rampart wall holds nine towers out of which four towers open to the public to visit. One of the towers; Zyt houses the oldest clock in the city which chimes a minute before any other clock in the city.
    Historic Site
    The nearby construction of St. Peter's Chapel is home to some of the greatest painters' work of art from the 17th century. The Chapel was built in the early 14th century and the Water Tower adjacent to it is a famous landmark of the city which was once used as a prison and torture chamber. Take a walk over the Chapel Bridge to get a view of the monuments.
    Arts Crafts Culture
    Art Gallery
    The museum is one of the most recent and famous as it holds works of the world's two most famous painters: Paul Klee and Pablo Picasso. Visitors can view around 125 pieces of the great artists The museum also houses important works by over 20 masters of the 19th and 20th centuries, including Cézanne, Monet, Matisse, Braque, Léger and Miró.
    The dying Lion of Lucerne is one of the world's most famous monuments. Mark Twain has described the lion as the saddest and moving piece of art in the world. The lion is carved out of natural rock with great precision and technique.
    Heritage Museum
    Lake or Riverside
    City Lake
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Mount Rigi Excursion is exciting alpine excursion that explores the Lake Lucerne area and Mount Rigi, famous as the 'Queen of the Mountains'. The excursion will let you explore Lucerne, ride an aerial cable car and a cog-wheel train, and enjoy a leisurely boat ride on Lake Lucerne.
    View Point
    Valley Views, Lake Views
    A glacial paradise at 9900 ft. height is covered with snow and ice all year long. Visitors can enjoy the gorgeous 360º view from the rotating “ROTAIR” gondola, the world's first rotating cable car that takes you up to Mt. Titlis. (1 and ½ hr from Zurich and 1 hr from Lucerne). One can enjoy the Ice Grotto (a long ice cave) and ride the Ice Flyer (a thrilling chairlift) that takes you closer to the ice crevasses.

Destinations within reach from Lucerne

  • Zurich ( 52 Km )

    Zurich is the lifestyle capital of Switzerland that thrives in ancient history and culture. Zurich more

  • Andermatt ( 72 Km )

    Andermatt is a village in the Ursern Valley in the Swiss Alps and a popular ski resort. Andermatt more

  • Basel ( 96 Km )

    Basel is situated in the northernmost tip of Switzerland, neighbouring two countries: Germany, more

  • Bern ( 112 Km )

    Bern is capital of Switzerland and enchants visitors with a traditional feel of Old Town. Bern is more

  • Gstaad ( 137 Km )

    Gstaad is a major ski resort and a popular destination premium / luxury travellers and more

  • Geneva ( 265 Km )

    Geneva is referred to the Peace Capital of the World. Geneva is the second largest city of more

  • Chamonix ( 282 Km )

    Chamonix is located in one of the most dramatic valleys of the French Alps near the mighty peaks more

  • Fussen ( 285 Km )

    Füssen is an enchanting little town nestled in the Bavarian Alps and the southern highlight of the more

  • Annecy ( 305 Km )

    Annecy is a picturesque postcard-worthy lakeside alpine town located on the banks of the turquoise more

  • Zermatt ( 334 Km )

    Zermatt (5310 ft asl) is famed as a mountaineering and ski resort of the Swiss Alps. The town lies more

  • Dijon ( 350 Km )

    Dijon is the capital city of the historical Burgundy region in eastern France, one of the more

  • Munich ( 367 Km )

    Munich is one of the most bustling cities of Germany and one of the most visited destinations of more

  • Lyon ( 412 Km )

    Lyon is a city in east-central France, in the Rhône-Alpes region, situated between Paris and more

  • Frankfurt ( 420 Km )

    Frankfurt is world-renowned as the financial, banking and commercial centre of Europe, as the home more

  • Salzburg ( 509 Km )

    Salzburg is a land of culture with stunning natural beauty and a feel of classical and traditional more

  • Nice ( 523 Km )

    Nice is one of the places in the French Riviera that leave guests fascinated by its Old Town feel more

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Nearest Airport in Lucerne
  • Zurich Airport ( ZRH ) , Zurich-52 Kms
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