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Travel Home > Directory > Destinations > Europe > Switzerland > Lucerne

Lucerne. Pop. 57890. Currency Swiss franc (CHF). Language German. Time Zone GMT + 1 hour. Nearest airport - Zurich. Best Time to go – all year round. Lucerne is the main town in Central Switzerland and is situated close to Lake Lucerne and Mount Pilatus. The city is famous for the most unforgettable part of the William Tell story – where William splits the apple on top of his son’s head with a single bolt from his crossbow. It is also famous for the Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrücke) which crosses the Reuss River. It is the oldest wooden bridge in Europe, and one of Switzerland's main tourist attractions featuring on numerous postcards. Other physical attractions include: The Swiss Transport Museum; The Picasso Museum; and The Rosengart Collection. Lucerne hosts a number of notable events including: The Fasnacht Carnival; Blue Balls Festival; and the Lucerne Cheese Festival.

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The Hotel - Lucerne

The Hotel Lucerne, is a 5 star hotel with 25 rooms. Known simply as "The Hotel," this property defines hospitality in Lucerne. An elegant retreat centrally located in the heart of the city, it provides easy access to many key attractions and major transport links. The Hotel not only offers consistency and high standards to meet the demands of the most ardent traveler, but also offers extra amenities and services in stylish and charming surroundings. The Hotel features a critically acclaimed restaurant and a comfortable bar ideal for any social occasion.

The Hotel - Lucerne

William Tell - wikipedia

William Tell is a legendary hero of disputed historical authenticity who is said to have lived in the Canton of Uri in Switzerland in the early 14th century.

Lake Lucerne - wikipedia

Lake Lucerne is a lake in central Switzerland, the fourth largest in the country. The lake is a complicated shape, with bends and arms reaching from the city of Lucerne into the mountains.

Lucerne - wikipedia

Lucerne is a city in Switzerland. It is the capital of the Canton of Lucerne and seat of the district with the same name. With a population of 57,890. Lucerne is the most populous city in Central Switzerland and focal point of the region.

Lucerne - wikitravel

Lucerne (Luzern in Swiss-German) is a beautiful small city in the heartland of Switzerland, across the lake from Altdorf, where legend has it William Tell shot an apple off of his son's head. In addition to being a fine place to visit in and of itself Lucerne is a great base from which to explore famous Swiss sites such as Mount Rigi.

Mount Pilatus - wikipedia

Pilatus is a mountain near Lucerne, Switzerland. Jurisdiction over the mountain is divided between the cantons of Obwalden, Nidwalden, and Lucerne. The peak is in Obwalden right on the border with Nidwalden. The top can be reached with the Pilatus Railway, the world’s steepest cogwheel railway.

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