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Best of Lucerne Guide

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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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Lucerne Concert Hall at KKL Luzern
Lucerne Concert Hall at KKL Luzern
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings; Conference & Convention Centres; Concerts; Symphonies
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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 its 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 relaxation on the Queen of the Mountains. less
Attraction type: Mountains
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Old Town Lucerne
Old Town Lucerne
Attraction type: Neighbourhoods
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Restaurant Geissmatt
Restaurant Geissmatt
Ranked #1 of 428 Restaurants in Lucerne
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, European, Central European
Good for: Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Made in Sud
Made in Sud
Ranked #2 of 428 Restaurants in Lucerne
Price: US$10 - US$31
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, European, Central European
Good for: Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, After-hours, Brunch, Lunch, Delivery, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Restaurant Olivo
Restaurant Olivo
Ranked #3 of 428 Restaurants in Lucerne
Price: US$24 - US$123
Cuisines: Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Central European
Good for: View, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Marlin
Marlin
Ranked #4 of 428 Restaurants in Lucerne
Cuisines: Healthy, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Good for: Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Pastarazzi Spezialitaten & Take Away
Pastarazzi Spezialitaten & Take Away
Ranked #5 of 428 Restaurants in Lucerne
Cuisines: Italian, European
Good for: Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Lucerne Backpackers Hostel
Lucerne Backpackers Hostel
US$41 - US$107
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Hotel-Restaurant Sonnenberg
3.0 of 5
Hotel-Restaurant Sonnenberg
US$106 - US$166 (CHF 103 - CHF 162)
Ranked #4 of 6 Hotels in Kriens
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Utoring An der Reuss
Utoring An der Reuss
US$91 - US$112 (CHF 89 - CHF 109)

All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Hotel des Balances
4.0 of 5
Hotel des Balances
US$212 - US$500 (CHF 207 - CHF 487)
Ranked #4 of 66 Hotels in Lucerne
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Seehotel Hermitage Luzern
4.5 of 5
Seehotel Hermitage Luzern
US$210 - US$595
Ranked #5 of 66 Hotels in Lucerne
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Hotel Wilden Mann
4.0 of 5
Hotel Wilden Mann
US$193 - US$385 (CHF 188 - CHF 375)
Ranked #6 of 66 Hotels in Lucerne
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern
5.0 of 5
Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern
US$359 - US$691
Ranked #1 of 66 Hotels in Lucerne
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Art Deco Hotel Montana Luzern
4.5 of 5
Art Deco Hotel Montana Luzern
US$248 - US$627 (CHF 242 - CHF 611)
Ranked #2 of 66 Hotels in Lucerne
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Palace Luzern
5.0 of 5
Palace Luzern
US$394 - US$713 (CHF 384 - CHF 695)
Ranked #3 of 66 Hotels in Lucerne
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