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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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  • I boarded from Luzern to Vitznau. The view was great, water is clean and clear. You roughly see a lot of different place whenever it parked to a port.  more »
  • An amazingly large lake with several arms... with leisure steamers visiting every lakeside village and cove. Spectacular views of mountains and hillsides... all at a leisurely pace.  more »
  • Take a nice evening walk back from Lion Monument along the lake. See lots of Swans, and ducks along the shore. Boat trip around CHF10 for 1 hour.  more »