Lucerne Railway Station, Lucerne

Lucerne Railway Station, Lucerne

The Lucerne Railway Station is the main hub of Switzerland's rail network. It serves domestic and international traffic on several rail lines. The station building itself is also notable. Designed by famous architect Santiago Calatrava, it features an amazing entrance hall and an elegant curved roof.

The station is located in a waterfront location on the south side of Lake Lucerne just above the outflow of the Reuss river. Bahnhofplatz occupies the area between the front of the station and the lakefront, and is heavily used by the local buses. The landing stages used by the passenger ships of the Schifffahrtsgesellschaft des Vierwaldstättersees occupy the lakeside of Bahnhofplatz, providing interchange between rail and water transport. An underground shopping mall lies below both the concourse of the railway station and Bahnhofplatz.
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Sight Name: Lucerne Railway Station
Sight Location: Lucerne, Switzerland
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Lucerne, Switzerland

Create Your Own Walk in Lucerne

Create Your Own Walk in Lucerne

Creating your own self-guided walk in Lucerne is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Lucerne Introduction Walk

Lucerne Introduction Walk

Lucerne is thought to be one of the prettiest cities in Switzerland. It features beautiful mountain views, amazing historical buildings and a large variety of museums and galleries. Its nightlife scene is active, with plenty of arts centers and music venues around the city. Take this walking tour to explore the very best sights of Lucerne.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.1 Km or 2.5 Miles
Famous Religious Sights in Lucerne

Famous Religious Sights in Lucerne

Lucerne is a beautiful city, often referred to as the heart of Switzerland. Beautiful churches and other renaissance-era buildings make this a charming city for locals and tourists alike. The spacious, richly decorated interior of the city's churches will enliven your spirit - take our tour to see some of the most famous religious buildings in Lucerne.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 Km or 2.4 Miles
Lucerne Nightlife Walking Tour

Lucerne Nightlife Walking Tour

Lucerne is packed with all kinds of great tourist attractions. And when you're done with all these spectacular sights, the city offers a wide range of options for a great night out. Take our tour to find the most well-known nightspots in Lucerne.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 Km or 1.2 Miles
Lucerne Top Architectural Sights Tour

Lucerne Top Architectural Sights Tour

Due to Lucerne's long religious and cultural history, its architecture is one of the most popular for tourists in all of Switzerland. It boasts several remarkable bridges because of how the city is divided by the Reuss river. Your attention will also be struck by the magnificent churches and historic castles and towers. Take our walking tour to discover the most famous architectural sights in...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 Km or 1.2 Miles
Jewels of Lucerne Tour

Jewels of Lucerne Tour

Lucerne is an amazing city that sits on the side of Lake Lucerne and is surrounded by beautiful mountains. Sometimes known as "The City of Light", Lucerne is one of Switzerland's key cities. Its long and rich history has bestowed upon it lots of amazing architecture and fascinating stories. Take this walking tour to discover the real jewels of Lucerne.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 Km or 0.9 Miles
Famous Towers Walking Tour, Lucerne

Famous Towers Walking Tour, Lucerne

Lucerne is famous for its large number of spectacular medieval towers. Located around the Musegg Wall area, the towers rise high over the city, giving great panoramic views of Lucerne, the Reuss River and the surrounding mountain scenery. There are a total of nine towers, including one featuring the oldest clock in the city. Take our tour through this fascinating set of towers and get a wonderful...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.0 Km or 0.6 Miles