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Altstadt Luzern, Lucerne

Categories: Neighborhoods, Tourist Spots
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One of Switzerland's best-preserved medieval quarters, Altstadt Luzern attracts visitors with its maze of narrow streets, cobbled passages, and public squares. Located just north of the Reuss River and surrounded by the remains of Lucerne's medieval city walls and towers, the old quarter features an idyllic lakeside promenade flanked by a string of half-timbered buildings with elaborately decorated fronts. The pedestrianized Old Town contains most of the city's major cultural attractions, including the oldest wooden footbridge in Europe. This easily recognizable landmark serves as a convenient starting point for sightseeing tours. Make Altstadt Luzern part of your personalized Lucerne itinerary using our Lucerne trip itinerary builder.
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  • Did a day trip to Lucerne. The Old Town is across the bridge from the station. It is a very charming place with cobbled roads and great shopping. If you are not into shopping, then there is much to ex...  read more »
  • Full of historic and beautiful buildings surround this area, everyone should spend some time here apart from Kapellbrucke. 
  • We had a great guide, Gaby, who took us on a two-hour walking tour of Old Lucerne. Very charming place. You really need a guide to share the history and local color in order to understand what you're ...  read more »
  • Most beautifull old town, fantastic!
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  • Lucerne boasts one of the most beautiful old towns that I know! In addition to the old houses and the countless shopping opportunities offers a view of the Lake and the old city walls of Lucerne. Never let out when the weather!
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  • One of the most beautiful old towns of Switzerland. Specially when the weather beautifully through the old streets to wander.
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