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Lucerne
Lucerne is an ancient town with strikingly modern sensibilities. One of Europe’s oldest covered bridges serves as its centrepiece, and fresco-adorned historic houses line the streets, but it’s also home to the cutting-edge KKL, a concert hall and art gallery. Take the cableways up the Pilatus, Stanserhorn or Rigi mountains for breathtaking views, or see Lake Lucerne on a steamship cruise.

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Mount Pilatus
Mount Pilatus
Attraction type: Mountains
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Lake Luzern
Lake Luzern
Attraction type: Bodies of Water
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Mt. Rigi
Mt. Rigi
Owner description: Mount Rigi's majestic peninsula on Lake Lucerne is the perfect Setting for an authentic Swiss mountain experience with unforgettable views of over 13 lakes and the spectacular... more Owner description: Mount Rigi's majestic peninsula on Lake Lucerne is the perfect Setting for an authentic Swiss mountain experience with unforgettable views of over 13 lakes and the spectacular snow-capped Swiss Alps. Located in the heart of Switzerland, Mt. Rigi can be quickly and easily reached from Lucerne and Zurich. It is the Swiss people's favourite mountain Destination, can be accessed via Europe's first ever cogwheel Train (est. 1871) and is renowned for ist numerous cogwheel railway and Aerial cable car routes. You can visit Mt. Rigi 365 days a year and there's plenty of outdoor action on offer, including 120km of hiking trails. The numerous lookouts, delightful terraces and the Mineral Baths at Rigi Kaltbad also ensure there are plenty of opportunities for rest and relaxtion on the Queen of the Mountains. less
Attraction type: Mountains
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Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrucke)
Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrucke)
Attraction type: Bridges
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Old Town Lucerne
Old Town Lucerne
Attraction type: Neighbourhoods
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Hotel des Balances
Hotel des Balances
Ranked #1 of 395 Restaurants in Lucerne
Price: US$39 - US$159
Cuisines: Swiss, European, Central European
Good for: Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Romantic
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Grottino 1313
Grottino 1313
Ranked #2 of 395 Restaurants in Lucerne
Price: US$23 - US$68
Cuisines: Italian, Swiss, Mediterranean, European, Central European
Good for: Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Hermitage
Hermitage
Ranked #3 of 395 Restaurants in Lucerne
Cuisines: European, Central European, Swiss, International
Good for: Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Groups, Romantic
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Restaurant La Cucina
Restaurant La Cucina
Ranked #4 of 395 Restaurants in Lucerne
Price: US$9 - US$52
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, European
Good for: Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
BOLERO Restaurante
BOLERO Restaurante
Ranked #5 of 395 Restaurants in Lucerne
Price: US$12 - US$45
Cuisines: Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
Good for: Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Lucerne Backpackers Hostel
Lucerne Backpackers Hostel
US$43 - US$123
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B&B Bettstatt
2.5 of 5
B&B Bettstatt
US$95 - US$192 (CHF 94 - CHF 191)
Ranked #2 of 14 Lucerne B&B and Inns
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Utoring An der Reuss
Utoring An der Reuss
US$90 - US$110 (CHF 89 - CHF 109)

All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

CASCADA Hotel
4.0 of 5
CASCADA Hotel
US$191 - US$406 (CHF 190 - CHF 403)
Ranked #8 of 68 Hotels in Lucerne
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Continental-Park Hotel
4.0 of 5
Continental-Park Hotel
US$186 - US$334 (CHF 185 - CHF 332)
Ranked #9 of 68 Hotels in Lucerne
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Hotel des Alpes
3.0 of 5
Hotel des Alpes
US$170 - US$307 (CHF 169 - CHF 305)
Ranked #10 of 68 Hotels in Lucerne
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern
5.0 of 5
Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern
US$343 - US$597
Ranked #1 of 68 Hotels in Lucerne
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Palace Luzern
5.0 of 5
Palace Luzern
US$344 - US$602 (CHF 342 - CHF 598)
Ranked #2 of 68 Hotels in Lucerne
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Art Deco Hotel Montana Luzern
4.5 of 5
Art Deco Hotel Montana Luzern
US$238 - US$511 (CHF 237 - CHF 508)
Ranked #3 of 68 Hotels in Lucerne
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