Rail transfer from Zurich airport 1hr 15 mins, 3hrs from Geneva airport.
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So what's it like?
The old quarter of Lucerne retains its charm and character with quaint streets dotted with historical monuments, fresco paintings, fortifications and churches. The most famous historical sites in Lucerne are the 14th century Chapel Bridge and the Lion Monument. Sitting comfortably alongside its history is a vibrant cosmopolitan city with plenty of riverside cafés and restaurants to relax in.
Why not get the best out of Lake Lucerne with the Lucerne Discovery Package? Experience the stunning combination of lakes, mountains and cities that surround the beautiful Lake Lucerne. Discovery Packages are available for summer 2014 departure dates only - Must book before 30 April 2014.
Tell Regional Pass
Get the most out of Lake Lucerne with 5 or 2 days unlimited travel on all regional trains, boats, mountain trains, cable cars and buses in the area. For access to the upstairs sections on the Lake Lucerne boats, upgrade to the 1st class Tell Pass.
5 days unlimited travel in 15: 1st £164 2nd £144
2 days unlimited travel in 7: 1st £120 2nd £105
There is an excellent network of mountain railways, boats, paddle steamers, post buses and trains giving you access to all areas of the region and beyond. The Tell Pass offers free regional travel and if you wish to go further afield the Swiss Pass can provide free travel across Switzerland.
Make the most of the Swiss rail network with a Swiss pass giving you the freedom to explore the length and breadth of this intriguing country. Why not visit some of these places from Lucerne.
Distance Bern 1hr Zurich 45mins Lugano 2hrs 30mins Interlaken 2hrs
- Visit fascinating museums and art galleries make a bee line for the transport museum
- High quality luxury hotels to great value city hotels
- Walk through the lush green meadows of Mount Pilatus to the tune of cow bells and alpine horns
· Lakeside promenades · Riverside dining · Mount Pilatus and Rigi for some wonderful views and excellent walking trails · A trip around the lake on a paddle steamer · The Swiss Transport Museum is well worth a visit, trains, planes, racing cars, motorbikes and bicycles · Picasso museum · A day at Lucerne's lido for swimming in the lake and beach activities · A concert at the KKL