Switzerland lacks no wonders and that is the reason people love to visit this lovely destination a lot. With wonderful history, rich cultural heritage, lovely people and delicious gastronomy, Switzerland welcome everyone with open arms. One of the must-visit attractions in Switzerland is Europe's oldest covered bridge, the Kapellbrücke/Chapel Bridge on the Reuss River. Pack your bags and plan a mesmerising trip to Switzerland and explore some real gems.
Europe's oldest covered bridge was built in the year 1333 and in the 17th century, the pictorial panels with scenes of Swiss and Lucerne’s history were incorporated. Chapel Bridge was originally a part of the city's fortifications to connect the old part of town with the new part and also to serve as protection. There is a part of the bridge known as the “Water Tower” that does not hold water but stands on the water is 30 years older than the bridge and was used as a prison and archive.
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This bridge serves as the city's symbol and is known for its unique designs. In 1993, Chapel Bridge caught fire and this caused a lot of damage to it which is still evident. It took around US$2.1 million to bring the bridge to its former glory. This breathtaking bridge is Switzerland’s main tourist attraction and you should visit it in your Switzerland package.
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Explore the old town of Lucerne which is set on the left bank of the Reuss River. You can wander around the town and explore mediaeval walls, narrow streets, half-timbered houses, 15th-century buildings and watchtowers. You can also buy some amazing traditional souvenirs.
The best place to shop in the city is none other than Kornmarkt. There are plenty of shops with ancient charm. Every shopping lover must visit this place in Lucerne.
It is a private art collection of artist Angela Rosengart. People who love art and creativity must visit Museum Rosengart Collection. This place houses more than 200 imported paintings and over 20 famous 19th and 20th-century masterpieces by very popular artists including Matisse, Picasso, Cezanne, Monet and many others. Visit and explore, art lovers!
You can visit this extremely beautiful lake which is nearby the Chapel Bridge. This lake is situated between steep limestone mountains providing the best views ever. You visit here to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and have peace and serenity. You can also ride a boat and create a sweet memory with your loved ones on your Switzerland holiday package.
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