Places to visit in Lucerne

When you travel to Lucerne, you will love to visit popular tourist spots and enjoy the local culture. Amongst other Things to do in Lucerne, you can surely explore some of the best things to do in Lucerne to make your trip a fulfilling one. On a trip to Lucerne things to do can include exploring Lucerne attractions and visiting the places of interest.

The dying lion monument: This monument houses a huge figure of a dying lion carved out of a rock. It was made by the Thorwaldsenin honor of the Swiss Guards, who were killed during French Revolution in the year 1792.

Brunig Safari is an exciting journey of discovery for animal lovers. Young or old, everyone will enjoy this trip. You can comfortably sit in the train and admire the beautiful scenery outside. The panoramic windows of the express will allow you to enjoy a greater view of the animals.

Fishing is an exciting past time, so you let your children enjoy Romerswill Fishing. There are instructors who will guide you. Fishing rod equipment is available there so you can easily use them.

Children can also watch the magic of charcoal burning. If you walk through the Napfgebiet area you will come across charcoal kilns in the woods, which belong to the theRomoos community.Similarly, kids can also explore the most traditional glass-blowing workshop. “Glasi” is the oldest glasswork in Switzerland. HeideggCastle located on the top of a hill above the lakeBaldegg is another attraction for the children and the whole family must visit.

HofChurch: This holy place is regarded as the main cathedral of the city. It is known for Mary’s altar, the façade, and the soul’s altar. A Benedictine monastery was founded here in the 8th century.

Jesuit church: This church was constructed for the Jesuits by Father Christoph Vogler. It was built in the year 1666. It is the first sacral Baroque church in Switzerland, visiting this holy place will help to get some idea about the religious and cultural past of the place.

Adventure

Golden Round Trip: Numerous tours are arranged to visit this mountain. You can choose the best Lucerne tours that include the bus, railroad, paddle steamer and aerial cable car. Moreover, the tour can be extended by combining hiking and other water sports.  

Boat Tour: Enjoy the boat tours on the Lake Lucerne and the river Reuss. You will be stunned with the beautiful sceneries of Alps.

Paraglide from Pilatus and Rigi: Sky glide is an adventurous sport that will drop you down from a great height into the Lake Lucerne. So, visiting Lucerne is a great idea.

 

Relaxation

Explore the old town by walking and cycling in leisure all through the place, interacting with people and having a lively chat – all these provide you a highly rich relaxation.

 

Nature

Mount Pilatus: This legendary mountain of Central Switzerland is the most exciting landmark of Lucerne. People came to know of its existence in 1420. It stands 2,132 meters above the sea level. It can be reached by gondola lift or aerial cat car. You can also use the rail route from Alpnachstad which is the steepest in the world.

Rigi: It is a spectacular mountain and massif of the Alps, which is also known as ‘the queen of the mountains’. It is situated just in the center of Switzerland. From its summit, tourists can view 13 lakes, the entire Switzerland Mittelland and all across the Alps.

Restaurants

Your trip to Lucerne remains incomplete if you do not try out some of the famous dishes of this place. There are many restaurants, where you can go along with your family and try out the dishes that are offered by them. Bellini RistoranteTicinese offers different kinds of cuisines such as Ticino cuisine, Pizzeria, Italian cuisine and many more. It is located in Lucerne new town. Bolero Restaurant & Lounge has located in Lucerne new town. It serves various types of cuisines, such as Mexican cuisine. Some other restaurants are Burgerstube, Des Alpes, Hofgarten and many more.

 

Dishes

LozarnerChugelipastete is the most popular dish in this place. Other local specialties are the Alpine Macaroni, Cheese Slices Swiss, Lucerne Pear Bread and"LozärnerChügelipastete".

Live Music: Louis Bar in Hotel Montano is loaded with high class spontaneous live music.Guests are allowed to play instruments.

Clubs & Discos: It is not a wonder to find fantastic clubhouses all around Lucerne.Rock, The Loft, Seidel, Casablanca, Pravda Dance Club, The Penthouse, Vegas, Bar 59, Opera Club and The Tunnel House are some of the clubs, where you will enjoy live music, dance, and entertainment.

Bars & Pubs: Among the many bars and pubs, ‘Blue’ in Lucerne is a classic one with astonishing interiors, a real showcase of European grandeur.

There are many boutiques and shops located in the main places of Lucerne. So, you can buy something for the near and dear ones. You should not forget to buy Swiss chocolates yours for friends and family.

 

Departmental Stores

There are Flea Market in Reusssteg, so you can easily shop something for your near and dear ones by visiting this market.

Manor Luzern is one of the departmental stores that offer a wide range of accessories, shoes, and apparels for both men and women. Various styles of fashion accessories like bags, belts, hats, jewelry and watches. You can also buy chocolates from this departmental store. Other departmental stores where you can go shopping are CoopCity, Import Parfumerie, Migros-MarktSchweizerhof and Globus Luzern.

 

Street market 

There are vegetable, flower and fruit markets in Unter der Eggand Crafts market in Weinmarkt.You can also visit the monthly market. There are almost 55 stalls in this market, which offer wide ranges of products such as clothes, shoes, gifts, chocolates, accessories and many more.

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