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Lucerne, Switzerland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Take one of the slower boat tours on the lake. Takes approx 1 hour with commentary. A lovely trip to see where the three lakes merge, something to see all the way along.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Such a gorgeous lake. When the sun shines, it is even more beautiful seeing the light glisten on the water. Definitely recommend a boat tour or a boat and then the tram up to Pilatus.

1  Thank Karen P
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a huge lake, with ferries, small crafts, swimming, views, views and more views, surrounded by beautiful mountains, just sureal

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on the boat tour after the cog train ride up Mr. Pilatus. The lake is charming and the views of the surrounding mountains and town are incredible.

Thank Stay756542
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Swiss lake with absolutely stunning views. We traveled on a lake ferry from Weggis a small lakefront village back to Lucerne and the trip was very beautiful. Unfortunately, on that day it was very hot and there were hordes of other tourists travelling back...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited and cruised several lakes in Switzerland. We found Lake Luzern to be among the most beautiful with views if the city, sailboats in the water and the majestic mountains.

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a cruise on the lake, taking us around to look at the sights. The water is so clean and clear, drinking quantity, the captain tells us. On the shallow ends, we can see through the water to see the rocks. There were...More

Thank nobreadalone
Reviewed 1 week ago

What can one say? Its a scenic place even within the beauty of Switzerland. We spent 4 days in Lucerne - much of it by the lake. Loved every bit of it

Thank Madhuripai
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a lovely, scenic boat ride on Lake Lucern. So relaxing. Enjoyed a full service lunch while cruising.

Thank nuyorka
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lake is stunning and we were fortunate to have nearly perfect weather. Crystal clear, surrounded by the mountains, it defines picturesque.

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17 July 2018|
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Response from lovisgug | Reviewed this property |
Bürgenstock not as a village but as a resort for the view on lake Lucerne can also be recommended. Furthermore there is also the glas factory in Hergiswil and the hicking trail with astonishing views from the Klewenalp.
23 April 2018|
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Response from danielasQ5980KP | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of lake tours available with easy connections to Lucerne too. You can buy tickets at the point of departure. Everything is perfectly organized. Have a great holiday.
21 December 2017|
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Response from Catherine M | Reviewed this property |
There are a couple of ways, note that these are available only from May to October. You can either do a full golden round trip taking a paddle steamer from Lucerne to Alpnachstad and there you disembark and cross the road... More