©

Root trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Root

Trip Planner Europe  /  Switzerland  /  Canton of Lucerne  /  Root
Historic Sites
Root is a municipality in the district of Lucerne in the canton of Lucerne in Switzerland.GeographyRoot has an area of 8.6km2. Of this area, 50.9% is used for agricultural purposes, while 27.8% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 17% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (4.3%) is non-productive (rivers, glaciers or mountains). In the 1997 land survey, 27.86% of the total land area was forested. Of the agricultural land, 47.51% is used for farming or pastures, while 3.58% is used for orchards or vine crops. Of the settled areas, 6.71% is covered with buildings, 4.97% is industrial, 0.81% is classed as special developments, 1.27% is parks or greenbelts and 2.89% is transportation infrastructure. Of the unproductive areas, 3.7% is unproductive flowing water (rivers) and 0.69% is other unproductive land.DemographicsRoot has a population of 3,949, of which 21.7% are foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years the population has grown at a rate of 14.6%. Most of the population speaks German, with Serbo-Croatian being second most common and Albanian being third .In the 2007 election the most popular party was the SVP which received 36% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the CVP, the FDP and the SPS .
Add Root and other destinations to your itinerary using our Switzerland itinerary planner, and learn about what to see, what to do, and where to stay.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Root

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Root

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
TripAdvisor
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Root:
Nature, sightseeing, museums
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Nature, sightseeing, childrens museums
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Nature, sightseeing, adventure
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Nature, sightseeing, museums
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »
Spas, casinos, museums
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Canton of Lucerne

11 days in Zurich, Geneva & Lucerne BY A USER FROM INDONESIA September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in France, Switzerland & Raleigh BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Paris & Switzerland BY A USER FROM JAMAICA November, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, outdoors, romantic, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN July, teens, kids, outdoors, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 25 days in Europe BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES December, culture, relaxing, historic sites, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 30 days in Europe BY A USER FROM INDIA September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM DENMARK September, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: September, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM DENMARK September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, popular PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 32 days in Europe BY A USER FROM URUGUAY March, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans