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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 centerpiece, 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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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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Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrucke)
Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrucke)
Attraction type: Bridges
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Old Town Lucerne
Old Town Lucerne
Attraction type: Neighborhoods
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Hotel des Balances
Hotel des Balances
Ranked #1 of 408 Restaurants in Lucerne
Price: $40 - $163
Cuisines: Swiss, European, Central European
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Scenic view, Bar scene, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Grottino 1313
Grottino 1313
Ranked #2 of 408 Restaurants in Lucerne
Price: $23 - $68
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, European, Central European
Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Hermitage
Hermitage
Ranked #3 of 408 Restaurants in Lucerne
Cuisines: Swiss, European, Central European, International
Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Scenic view, Bar scene, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
BOLERO Restaurante
BOLERO Restaurante
Ranked #4 of 408 Restaurants in Lucerne
Price: $12 - $46
Cuisines: Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Restaurant La Cucina
Restaurant La Cucina
Ranked #5 of 408 Restaurants in Lucerne
Price: $9 - $54
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, European
Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Lucerne Backpackers Hostel
Lucerne Backpackers Hostel
$36 - $126
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B&B Bettstatt
2.5 of 5
B&B Bettstatt
$97 - $194 (CHF 94 - CHF 188)
Ranked #3 of 14 Lucerne B&B and Inns
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Bed & Breakfast Haus im Loechli
Bed & Breakfast Haus im Loechli
$96 - $150
Ranked #6 of 14 Lucerne B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Seehotel Hermitage Luzern
4.5 of 5
Seehotel Hermitage Luzern
$171 - $480
Ranked #4 of 67 Hotels in Lucerne
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Hotel des Balances
4.0 of 5
Hotel des Balances
$198 - $484 (CHF 192 - CHF 469)
Ranked #5 of 67 Hotels in Lucerne
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Hotel Wilden Mann
4.0 of 5
Hotel Wilden Mann
$196 - $391 (CHF 190 - CHF 379)
Ranked #6 of 67 Hotels in Lucerne
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern
5.0 of 5
Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern
$333 - $667
Ranked #1 of 67 Hotels in Lucerne
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Palace Luzern
5.0 of 5
Palace Luzern
$355 - $682 (CHF 344 - CHF 661)
Ranked #2 of 67 Hotels in Lucerne
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Art Deco Hotel Montana Luzern
4.5 of 5
Art Deco Hotel Montana Luzern
$244 - $517 (CHF 237 - CHF 501)
Ranked #3 of 67 Hotels in Lucerne
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