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Address: Lucerne, Switzerland
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Fabulously Beautiful If You Can See the Alps

If you are blessed with good weather in Luzern, you have a gorgeous view of the lake with about a 180 degree view of the Alps beyond. Queen Victoria sent swans to her... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

If you are blessed with good weather in Luzern, you have a gorgeous view of the lake with about a 180 degree view of the Alps beyond. Queen Victoria sent swans to her granddaughter, and there were at least 50 swans swimming together on the lake when we were there. It was an incredible sight! We didn't have time for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Pleasantly discovered that boat rides with predominate operators Vier Waldstattersee (from jetty beside Lucerne train station) were free with our Eurail pass, www.lakelucerne.ch. Even rigi.com that operates the railway and cable car up to Mt Rigi offers a 50% discount for eurail pass holders. Disembark at the pretty lakeside towns of Weggis or Vitznau for this on a clear day.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

The lake is big as well as beautiful; it is almost 19 miles long and covers 44sq miles. It’s not just because of the Alpine background, but also the lovely green slopes rising from lake level, dotted with picturesque homes and farms, with hotels and small towns at many points on the shoreline. The Paddle Wheeler boat dock is right... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

The lake with mountains all around looks very pretty. We did a boat ride.....well worth it!! It was a sunny day luckily......so the views were awesome!

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Cambridge, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Take a walk up both sides of the Lake and take in the beautiful architecture that surrounds the lake. There are many dining options though not sure if any are above average or just well located as I did not eat in any. The day I had was cloudy and cool and it was still majestic. On a warm sunny... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

if ever i made enough in life i would want to own a house across this lake frint. the feel is so surreal and the entire lake is just like a postcard. too perfect to be true.

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Tacoma, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We took a lake cruise an even in the rain with low clouds this was a worthwhile visit. Beautiful lake with interesting homes and farms

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Lake Lucerne is a must do thing. The quaint little cafes along the shore coupled with distant snow capped mountain peaks with white billowing clouds in the blue sky makes for the most breathtaking views.

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Meerut, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Serene and beautiful place , surrounded by mountains . Try and take a small cruise on it. The lake extends all over the town and is dotted with greenery around it .

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Very scenic and clean. Got to see a lot of Swans and ducks:))) Went on a ferry ride and it was just mind blowing. Also worth going for a dinner cruise.

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