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Old Town Lucerne

Lucerne, Switzerland
+41 41 227 17 17
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Lucerne, Switzerland
+41 41 227 17 17
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lots of great shopping and eateries around the old town area of Lucerne. Beautiful lake front strolling.

Thank yyesiamtrish2
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It he lion monument is not going to take your breath away and unless you go early, it's heaving with tourists. However, it's a short walk from town and there's some cute cafes and bars on the way.

Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Hard to tell the difference between 'towns' & 'old towns' of Europe if you take out the history behind them. For a traveler, the only charm would be the huge wall graffiti style paintings, but otherwise, it just hosts some expensive eateries & an exorbitantly...More

Thank Roots2Wings
Reviewed 5 days ago

The old city center is charming. Beautiful old buildings, small and easy to walk. Recomendable. Enjoy the Swiss chocolate there.

Thank CRC233
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The tourist office at the train station were very helpful as werevthe maps with a walking trail as well as pointers to busses. It was easy and nice to walk around the city.

Thank Kavita M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Could spend days wandering to see everything! Quaint narrow streets, beautiful historic buildings and plenty of good eateries and shops. Crossing the bridges, climbing the old city wall or sitting in a park... just the most gorgeous location to do so. We think the Old...More

Thank ForeverYoung50
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a stunning town with its scenic bridge and lovely green river its is a lovely town to walk around. The buildings are beautiful with paintings and crafts and people seem really friendly had a great day there.

Thank georginanicholson
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely stroll the streets of Old town and enjoy live music, bars, restaurants, shopping, etc. The historic buildings overwhelm you with their grace and beauty.

Thank jujubean4
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spend all here. The castle with 9 towers is close by and a great spot for pictures. We like the small shoe and clothes shops not the giant well known jewelry stores.

Thank loribias
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited Switzerland many times and i can confirm that Lucerne is most beatiful city of Switzerland. Especially must be visited Old Town of Lucerne. Does matter if you want to have shopping or just walking - you will get a lot of new...More

Thank FlexoDin
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10 June 2017|
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Response from Kirti M | Reviewed this property |
I haven't visited bern... but Lucerne is good laid back place with lots of places surrounding it to visit and also can enjoy nightlife in Lucern
1 May 2017|
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Response from zsazsazoomzoom | Reviewed this property |
Hi, maybe, some of the streets are HARD walking. cobblestones. So if you stick to the main drag....
7 January 2017|
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Response from SarahEBI | Reviewed this property |
I think you would be more than fine with a puffy jacket, light sweater, and good shoes. I've lived here for three years and visited previously to that and never had to wear a hat and gloves in May. Light layers would be... More