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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. Make Lake Lucerne part of your personalized Lucerne itinerary using our Lucerne tourist route planner.
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  • Night walk the bridge and looking Lake is a spectacular sight. Has swans on the Lake and there are boats to make day trips.
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  • It is a very nice, essential place to meet. The old city is located in its margins and numerous bridges with history
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  • No matter where you are around the lake, take the time to relax and sit while looking over the lake. If you happen to be in Lucerne, find a spot up the hillside. The morning fog is especially beautifu...  more »