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Lucerne, Switzerland
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All reviews cobblestone streets painted buildings beautiful town every corner wander around great shopping chapel bridge lots of shops walking tour few hours nice walk train station day trip reuss river switzerland architecture stroll
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Reviewed yesterday

Never heard of Lucerne before until I started planning out my itinerary in August. Locals at travel forums say this city makes a good base for your perfect Swiss experience and I couldn’t agree more. Everything seems so accessible when in Lucerne. Zurich Airport, Mt....More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a lovely, lovely, lovely town! Sitting on the banks of the Lake Lucerne, you can stroll the many cobblestoned streets, and browse the shops (if you like fine leather shoes and / or Swiss watches, you will love this!). There are plenty of...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Strolling around old town Lucerne is one of the best walk about I’ve had. The buildings are uniquely decorated, painted actually, and the old bridges and turrets from the ancient village are beautiful. We had plenty of time for a delicious ice cream treat and...More

Thank 965jeanr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Old towns in Europe are always the hub of the city and where all the tourists flock for good reason. Lucerne has a lovely old town very walkable with lots of nooks and cranies - you can easily spend a full day exploring.

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked around the entire city,over the bridges and past the cafes and did it in a couple of hours with lunch.Best Gelato around.

Thank Budd199
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This town is stupendously beautiful - the bridge, the river, the mountains surrounding it, the glass-like lake, everything, really. I loved the Old Town in Lucerne and highly, highly recommend visiting!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old town is beautiful to walk around and it is hard to see everything with so many historic buildings and side streets. Lots of nice restaurants, as well!

Thank Stay756542
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Lucerne in August and stayed in the Hotel Des Balances located in Old Town Lucerne. We really enjoyed walking the winding cobble stone streets looking at the shops and stopping at local restaurants to eat. Very picturesque views, kept very clean and not...More

Thank PBMCM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I fell in love with Lucerne. The Old Town is a wonderful place to stay and visit. Little cobblestone streets and alleyways, the riverfront, restaurants - it's all there and it's all lovely. I want to return...

1  Thank Graciel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great city, great attractions, great restaurants. August 2018 was kind of warm weather. make sure always to ask if the hotel you book have built in AC, or ca provide you with a portable one.

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originlsin2001
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I did on my own and it took me about 2 hours
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Hi.. cheryil.. sorry for the late response. I will assist you to see both the mountains in one day. Board the train from Lucerne towards Engelberg from Platform 13. You will reach Engelberg by 8.55am You will get a... More
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Response from Kirti M | Reviewed this property |
I haven't visited bern... but Lucerne is good laid back place with lots of places surrounding it to visit and also can enjoy nightlife in Lucern
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