Lucerne city guide

waterfront of the old town in Lucerne

waterfront of the old town in Lucerne

Old town Lucerne

Stroll through the beautiful lakefront old town with its beautiful buildings. Gorgeous architecture awaits you.
Enjoy the moment in one of the many Restaurants or Cafe or get your souvenirs in the unique boutique stores.


Lion monument (Löwendenkmal)

Lion monument

Lion monument

Visit the impressive, colossal and well-preserved Lion Monument. It commemorates the Swiss Guards who were massacred in 1792 during the French Revolution when revolutionaries stormed the Tuileries Palace in Paris.

It is located close to the Gletschergarten and the Alpine Museum.


Transport museum

Transport museum

Transport Museum of Switzerland

You will find here a huge selection. From aviation to rail transport. A very comprehensive museum about transport.
Perfect for the whole family. There is something to do for everyone.

The best is you can visit the chocolate adventure as well as it`s integrated into the museum.

The best way to get there is to take a short boat ride to Verkehrshaus-Lido.


The landmark of Lucerne: Chapel bridge - Kapellbruecke

The landmark of Lucerne: Chapel bridge - Kapellbruecke

Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrücke)

The landmark of the city. A part of the city fortification this beautiful wooden footbridge was constructed in the first half of the 14th century.


It is named after the nearby located St. Peter`s chapel.

In the 17th century, painting was added with scenes of Swiss history.

A must-do visit when you are in Lucerne.