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Gorgeous!

We’d particularly recommend getting the city boat (ferry) from the Hermitage hotel to the base of... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
JenniS1987
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London, England, United Kingdom
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Undiscovered Treasure

Though I grew up in the greater vicinity, and visit this part of Switzerland several times per... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
weberwest
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Bellingham, Washington
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We’d particularly recommend getting the city boat (ferry) from the Hermitage hotel to the base of the hill and climbing up to the Schloß. It’s actually pretty simple to get to: bus 24 from central Lucerne or the station and get off at the ‘Hermitage’...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

After a long travelling time to this castle, I realized it was booked for a wedding party. Nowhere in the website wrote that and people just blatantly ignored me

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank diorshow
Reviewed 25 July 2018

The castle has several rooms that are decorated as they were when the family of Zurich textile industrialist Jakob Heinrich Frey-Baumann lived there. Only a few rooms are open to the public and there is a self-guided audio tour that takes less than a half...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

The Schloss is lovely, but no one I asked knew where it was! From the bus driver to the receptionist at Heritage Hotel. Finally found it after walking 3km. Lovely garden walks, waited till half an hour for the door to open, only to find...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank annemariefoger
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Though I grew up in the greater vicinity, and visit this part of Switzerland several times per year, we just got to know about this place and thus visited it for the first time. The property is located just above Lake Lucerne and can be...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank weberwest
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful gardens with an abundance of colorful flowers - perfect picture spot, with the castle and chapel and lake as backdrop. Note you cannot go into the castle. But the grounds are beautiful, and visit is free

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Skakalia
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

On the way to Lucerne from Meggen on the left side the city is dominated by the castle The scenery takes your breath away At your feet you have the amazing view of the lake, around you perfectly trimmed winery and in the distance majestic...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank DanielasQ598OKP
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We were looking for vineyards to visit and incidently came to know about this place. We parked our vehicle outside and the walk right from the entrance is full of spectacular views. The breeze, the greenery, colourful flowers, and what all one could hear is...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank anuchawla09
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We had the best morning exploring the gardens surrounding the castle. We also saw some cows, goats and sheep which our son loved! A fantastic (FREE), experience! Would highly recommend it too as it is not full of tourists (we were the only ones there)....More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank KatrinaMarie R
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Castle Meggenhorn exceeded our expectations. It is a beautiful castle with many great viewpoints where you can see the pretty city of Lucerne, Lake Lucerne and its surroundings. There were no other tourists and the building was closed when we visited. It felt like we...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank chrisjU4878UE
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