Switzerland, Lucerne Guide (B): Lucerne: A Perfect Base to Explore Central Swiss

Lucerne: A Perfect Base to Explore Central Swiss
Chapel bridge and water tower, Lucerne

Switzerland is the dream destination for most of the travelers. It is indeed beautiful with the scenic Alps, numerous turquoise lakes, and typical wooden houses. The country is positioned in Europe so perfectly that it can be accessed from all the sides and one cannot decide which side is stunning than other. The popular entry points for Swiss are Zurich and Geneva.

The small beautiful old city- Lucerne is situated on Lake Lucerne and at the base of mountains Pilatus and Rigi. Lucerne is a perfect base to explore central Switzerland. There are trains from Zurich central station every hour to Lucerne and it takes only about an hour to reach here. Numerous popular destinations like Interlaken, Mount Titlis, Jungfraujoch can be easily reached by public transport from here.

Attractions

- Chapel bridge – This is one of the oldest, covered wooden bridges in Europe. The bridge was built in 1333 across the river Reuss. Besides the bridge is 34-meter-tall water tower which was the part of town fortification. This tower and the Chapel bridge are one of the most ‘Clicked’ spots today, in Switzerland. The guided walking tour of this bridge is worth informative.

Chapel Bridge in Lucerne

- Old Town – The old medieval wooden houses along narrow winding alleys makes the old town a perfect destination to stroll a bit and to meet locals and to taste their food.

- Old town fortification – It is ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Lucerne: A Perfect Base to Explore Central Swiss
Guide Location: Switzerland » Lucerne
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Interlaken   Mount Titlis   Jungfraujoch   mountains Pilatus   Rigi   Chapel bridge   Museggmauer   Glacier garden   Swiss transport museum   Lion monument   Lake Lucerne   Mt. Stanserhorn  
Author: Varsha Gawai
Read it on author's website: https://www.varshastravel360.com/lucerne-a-perfect-base-to-explore-central-swiss/