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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 ist 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 relaxtion 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

Grottino 1313
Grottino 1313
Ranked #1 of 366 Restaurants in Lucerne
Price: $23 - $68
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, European, Central European
Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Hotel des Balances
Hotel des Balances
Ranked #2 of 366 Restaurants in Lucerne
Price: $40 - $160
Cuisines: Swiss, European, Central European, French
Good for: Bar scene, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Scenic view
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Restaurant Geissmatt
Restaurant Geissmatt
Ranked #3 of 366 Restaurants in Lucerne
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, European
Good for: Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
STERN Luzern
STERN Luzern
Ranked #4 of 366 Restaurants in Lucerne
Price: $21 - $59
Cuisines: Swiss, European, Central European, Gluten Free
Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Restaurant La Cucina
Restaurant La Cucina
Ranked #5 of 366 Restaurants in Lucerne
Price: $9 - $53
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free
Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Lucerne Backpackers Hostel
Lucerne Backpackers Hostel
$71 - $126
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Tourist Hotel
2.0 of 5
Tourist Hotel
$98 - $263 (CHF 97 - CHF 260)
Ranked #29 of 67 Hotels in Lucerne
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B&B Bettstatt
2.5 of 5
B&B Bettstatt
$101 - $186 (CHF 100 - CHF 184)
Ranked #2 of 15 Lucerne B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hotel Cascada
4.0 of 5
Hotel Cascada
$201 - $414 (CHF 198 - CHF 409)
Ranked #7 of 67 Hotels in Lucerne
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Hotel Waldstatterhof
3.5 of 5
Hotel Waldstatterhof
$174 - $331 (€158 - €301)
Ranked #9 of 67 Hotels in Lucerne
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Hotel Seeburg
4.0 of 5
Hotel Seeburg
$142 - $295 (CHF 140 - CHF 291)
Ranked #10 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
$337 - $665
Ranked #1 of 67 Hotels in Lucerne
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Palace Luzern
5.0 of 5
Palace Luzern
$364 - $586 (CHF 359 - CHF 578)
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
$267 - $857 (CHF 264 - CHF 846)
Ranked #3 of 67 Hotels in Lucerne
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