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  1. Lucerne Travel Guide: Your Lakeside Sojourn In Switzerland's Picturesque Gem

Lucerne Travel Guide: Your Lakeside Sojourn in Switzerland's Picturesque Gem

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Lucerne is a gorgeous and compact German-speaking city in central Switzerland located on the shores of Lake Lucerne. The city, known for its majestic snow-capped mountains and historic medieval architecture, has long been an ideal destination for the travellers. Besides being home to the famous Rigi, Pilatus and Stanserhorn mountains this the city is also known for its cutting-edge souvenirs and watches.

Lucerne, the ‘city of lights’ has no lesser attractions than any other city in Switzerland despite its small size. Explore this charming city on a leisure walk for the best experience. Some of the most remarkable destinations to hunt are the Mount Titlis and the iconic Chapel Bridge across the River Reuss. Experience the picturesque Cogwheel Railway journey to Mount Rigi. For the adventurous, ascend the formidable Mount Pilatus or opt for a scenic cruise ride over Lake Lucerne for a truly unique experience, all easily accessible with Switzerland travel packages.

Getting in lucerne

Lucerne does not have a dedicated international airport. However, you can travel from Zurich International airport which is the main international airport in Switzerland. You may either take a train or bus from Zurich to reach Lucerne. There are multiple flights that operate to Zurich from major Indian international airports.

DEPARTUREDURATIONLOWEST ROUND TRIP DEALS
Delhi15h, 1 stopRs 39,961
Mumbai13h, 1 stopRs 44,184
Chennai13h, 1 stopRs 50,657
Bangalore13h, 1 stopRs 52,256
Hyderabad13h, 1 stopRs 49,039
Kolkata16h, 1 stopRs 48,428
Kochi14h, 1 stopRs 55,151
Trichy18h, 2 stopsRs 68,370

Getting out of lucerne

Zurich International airport operates flights to all domestic terminals as well as nearby countries like France, Italy, Spain, Germany and Netherlands. You may take a quick detour to any of these neighbouring countries if you are planning to travel to Switzerland for 8 days or more.

Public Transport in lucerne

Lucerne’s public transport network includes buses and local trains. You can avail either a day pass or a ticket with an hourly validity. These tickets can be purchased with cash or credit cards at the ticket machines you find at almost every stop as well as online by downloading a special app for the same. By and large, public transport is the most preferred and economical of the available alternatives.

Taxi & Airport transfer in lucerne

Taxis are generally easily available near the train station and at most tourist spots. The fares are fixed and run on a meter and so drivers expect a tip. Popular taxis that run in the city are RFTaxi, McTaxi and Taxi Hess.

Transport & city passes in lucerne

The Tell-Pass is a travel pass that allows you to discover Lucerne and the Lake Lucerne region. Visitors can enjoy unlimited free travel by train, boat, buses and even go on mountain railroads and cable cars. There are different rates for the passes during Summer and Winter.

Driving & Car rental in lucerne

Renting a car is comparatively expensive vis-a-vis public transportation. However many tourists arrive to Lucern on self-driven cars and go on to visit neighbouring cities as well as countries, at their own leisure. Make sure to abide by the road rules and other safety measures applicable to Switzerland. Alternatively, you can hire a driver while renting the car.

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