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2 Days and 3 Nights trip to Lucerne

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2 Days and 3 Nights trip to Lucerne

We are four adults planning to visit Lucerne during 14th to 16th October 2013. Arrival time at Lucerne from Paris (by train) around 12 noon. Departure from Lucerne to Paris on 17th morning. So we need some suggestions regarding best possible ways to visit the popular sites in and around Lucerne.

1. Will it be possible to visit Pilatus, Mt. Rigi and Titlis in 2 days.

2. We would also like to visit Lake Lucerne and other near by spots.

3.Best possible way to reach Pilatus, Rigi and Titlis from Lucerne.

4. What are the major attractions at night in Lucerne?

5. How will be the weather conditions during mid October?

6. Any suggestions for staying at Youth Hostel Lucerne or budget hotels?

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1. Re: 2 Days and 3 Nights trip to Lucerne

1. one or two mountains is enough, no need to do all three.

2. you can combine Pilatus with a boat trip or Rigi with a boat trip in one day, Titlis is way inland you need to take a train up to Engelberg then take the cable car up, the trip up to Engelberg is very pretty, afterwards a little walk around Engelberg, take a train down to Stansstad and connect a boat back to Luzern is also a possibility.

it depends on when in October the boat schedule goes into Fall/Winter schedule and may not be too frequent.

check here for boat schdules


and here for train connections:


3. there are a few variations of getting to Pilatus and Rigi, by boat or train or combination of both. The easiest for Titlis in by train.

4. I will leave that one out.....

5. I will leave this one out too......too risky to predict weather in Switzerland

6. There is a very interesting hostel in Luzern called The Jailhotel, it is a old prison turned into a hotel. Check it out....

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2. Re: 2 Days and 3 Nights trip to Lucerne

Thanks a lot for the valuable information.

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3. Re: 2 Days and 3 Nights trip to Lucerne

Personally would not combine Pilatus and Rigi in one day. I've done it with a photographer. Both offer unique scenic things to do and see so why rush it. Other affordable lodging; there is a youth hostel, also Backpackers and Ibis Budget are other suggestions. The weather ....October...can also be nice.

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