Lucerne: A Quick Guide

Lucerne: A Quick Guide
Okay, so Lucerne is officially my favourite city in Switzerland! Situated next to the beautiful Lake Lucerne, with historic architectural masterpieces placed either side and the famous Kapellbrücke bridge running through its middle – it’s absolutely gorgeous! I couldn’t believe how picture perfect every little piece of this place was!

The sun made everything go slower in the heat and swans gracefully swam next to the patrons sipping their coffees in the numerous umbrella covered cafes by the river in the morning, I had to sigh at the view. Make sure you at Lucerne to your Swiss itinerary!

Getting here

Lucerne is roughly half way between Zurich and Bern and is accessible by train or car. From Zurich you can take the number 14 road and from Bern you can take the number 6 all the way into the city. There is plenty of parking available by the harbour and at the main train station. From there, it’s a short walk to the city and the main attractions.

What To Do

There’s so much to explore in this amazing city, you’ll need to allow plenty of time to cover off everything. Here are some of the highlights;

Cross the famous bridges

Lucerne’s famous wooden bridge and it’s most iconic, the Kapellbrücke or Chapel Bridge, is located in the middle of the Reuss river and decorated with the most colourful flowers! When you walk through you’ll see the wood change from its original from 1333 to the new as the bridge suffered a great fire in 1993. As you can ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Lucerne: A Quick Guide
Guide Location: Switzerland » Lucerne
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Kapellbrücke   Lion of Lucerne   Bachmann chocolate world   Eichhof lager  
Author: Sophie Pearce
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