Welcome to Lucerne
The world-famous, historical city of Lucerne lies in Switzerland in the heart of Europe. Because of its central location right on Lake Lucerne, which is surrounded by grand mountains like Mount Titlis at 3000 meters high or the impressive Mount Pilatus, Lucerne is considered to be the "Switzerland in Switzerland".
You will find everything here: the lake, the mountains, the city - a distinctive consonance of nature and work of man, which has been preserved and carefully developed for centuries. Lucerne - the metropolis of Cental Switzerland, the culture and convention city with a warm-hearted way of life.
Lucerne is a city to fall in love with. The newcomer who visits Lucerne departs as a friend.
Due to its location on the shore of Lake Lucerne (Vierwaldstättersee) within sight of Mount Pilatus and Rigi in the Swiss Alps, Lucerne is traditionally considered first and foremost as a tourist destination. One of the city's famous landmarks is Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrücke), a wooden bridge first built in the 14th century.