Lake Lucerne, Lucerne

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See the Alps by taking a guided boat tour on , located in the heart of Switzerland. The lake covers a total area of over 114 sq km (44 sq mi), much of its shoreline rising steeply into the surrounding mountains. Most of the visitors choose to experience this picturesque region by taking a trip on one of the paddle steamers linking the tucked-away resorts spread along the lake's shores. You can also circumnavigate the lake by road, which follows a scenic route and passes through several tunnels. However you choose to travel, be sure to visit the mountain meadow on the far southeastern shore of the lake, the birthplace of the Swiss nation. Plan your Lake Lucerne visit and explore what else you can see and do in Lucerne using our Lucerne trip builder .
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  • As my id on tripadvisor suggests, I have done hundreds of cruises across the world. I didn't think any small inland water body can surprise me. Well! Lake luzern didn't just surprise me, it blew me aw...  more »
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  • The lakes of Switzerland are all so beautiful and pristine. I never knew lake water could be so clear and clean especially so close to such a big town. To be able to see the bottom of a lake that you ...  more »
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  • Lake of Lucerne is the fourth largest lake in the country! There are boat trips available, from the center. Boats ply between the different villages and towns, making shorts stops for passengers to leave or get on. You can also take a long stroll alongside of the lake, but if there is an opportunity I do highly recommend, to take the boat. It takes, to further parts of the lake, close by the mountains. The most spectacular, picturesque lake I have ever seen.
  • Stayed in Lucerne about hour and half from Zurich really beautiful place charming l did the cruise up the lake lucerne you see the meadows the bays inland fjords there are 33 stops all around the lake l went on one of the old paddle steamers this was also many years ago and there are meals on board and the water is that clear you just about see the bottom fantastic trip would recommend to all and heaps to do never ending great shopping
  • I enjoyed the afternoon sun with a drink in front of the lake. The lake is beautiful.
  • Lake Lucerne is a quiet and peaceful lake right in the heart of central Lucerne. Regardless of the time of year you visit the lake is a beautiful natural feature to check out. The views from everywhere along the pathway around the lake are Incredible and on a clear day you'll have stunning views of the surrounding mountain tops. If you get the chance try to hop on a boat to go on a boat trip out on the lake.These tours are really fun and will give you a better perspective of the lake and surrounding area. In the summer grab some sandwiches in town and enjoy a picnic at one of the benches at the lakeside. You can even leave from hiking trips walking along the lake until you reach one of the many Mountain trails nearby. You can't miss Lake Lucerne when you're visiting Lucerne so take the time to appreciate it!
  • This place it is absolutely heaven on earth. So peaceful and the atmosphere is so refreshing and beautiful that u don't want to leave the area anymore . There is also Luzern city close, and u should visit it too... But Weggis became one of my favorite in Switzerland without doubts.
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