Lucerne Points of Interest and Places to Visit

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Jungfrau Glacier

4.5 star rating: Recommended 406 Reviews

The Jungfrau, a sky-high saddle in the Swiss Alps and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, offers jaw-dropping views of the Bernese Oberland’s massive glaciers and ...  Read more

Mt. Titlis

4.5 star rating: Recommended 373 Reviews

Reaching 10,626 feet (3,239 meters) above sea level, Mt. Titlis is Central Switzerland’s highest peak and probably its finest vantage point. The mountain has ...  Read more

Eiger

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 619 Reviews

One of a trio of famous peaks that dominate the Bernese Alps, the Eiger, along with the neighboring Jungfrau and Mönch, is one of Switzerland’s most ...  Read more

Culture and Congress Centre

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

The Culture and Congress Center, often simply referred to as KKL by the locals, is the work of the French architect Jean Nouvel. It has an extraordinary ...  Read more

Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrucke)

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1555 Reviews

The  Chapel Bridge (or Kapellbrücke) in Lucerne is a 204 meter (670 foot) long bridge crossing the Reuss River located in the upper part ...  Read more

Lake Lucerne

4.5 star rating: Recommended 780 Reviews

Located at the heart of Bernese Oberland and surrounded by the famous peaks of Mount Rigi and Mount Pilatus, Lake Lucerne (Lac Luzern) is one of Central ...  Read more

Lucerne Old Town

4.5 star rating: Recommended 718 Reviews

Set on the left bank of the River Reuss, the Lucerne Old Town is encircled by medieval walls and watchtowers and connected to the right bank by two covered ...  Read more

Jesuit Church

4.5 star rating: Recommended 348 Reviews

Lucerne's Jesuit Church is the first expansive baroque church built north of the Alps in Switzerland. It is a beautiful and historical site, emphasizing the ...  Read more

Mount Rigi

4.5 star rating: Recommended 286 Reviews

Nicknamed the “Queen of the Mountains,” Mount Rigi (Rigi Kulm) has long captured the hearts of writers like Mark Twain and painters like JMW Turner. Encircled ...  Read more

Engelberg

4.5 star rating: Recommended 8 Reviews

Set in an alpine valley at the foot of Titlis, Engelberg, the “Mountain of Angels,” is one of Central Switzerland’s most scenic villages. Founded in 1120 by ...  Read more

Engelberg Monastery

4 star rating: Recommended 109 Reviews

This Benedictine Monastery lies in the heart of Engelberg. It is dedicated to Our Lady of the Angels and, to this day, there are still roughly 30 monks ...  Read more

Richard Wagner Museum

4 star rating: Recommended 28 Reviews

Famous composer Richard Wagner resided in this country manor in Tribschen on Lake Lucerne for six years beginning in April 1866. Wagner lived on this ...  Read more

Weggis

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 3 Reviews

Weggis is a municipality in central Switzerland, which is located right on the shores of Lake Lucerne and at the foot of the Queen of the Mountains, the Rigi. ...  Read more

Hofkirche

The impressive Hofkirche sits on a site with a storied past, having once hosted an eighth-century monastery dedicated to St Leger and a 12th-century Romanesque ...  Read more

Lion Monument

Carved into the low cliff face on the outskirts of the Old Town, the Lion Monument is Lucerne’s most distinctive landmark, evocatively described by Mark Twain ...  Read more

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