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Lucerne, Switzerland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lucerne, Switzerland is a delightful city to visit. It is easy to get around. The food is very good and the people are a lot of fun. We took the boat around the lake, ate at multiple restaurants along the water and found each one...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We thoroughly enjoyed wandering this old medieval town. We simply wandered the winding streets and discovered new stores, restaurants, and fantastic lookouts. Felt very safe. Was very clean.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing experience just wondering around old town and thinking about the history of the place.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank happytravellers2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

picturesque and beautiful. Big Christmas market at the plaza end, a lot of shopping stores. Clean and cozy.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Aventura111
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its good to stay for at least 2 nights in Lucerne. There are many hotels, apartment, restaurants, shopping and attractions in and around Lucerne Old Town. Very nice to have stroll any time of the day. Must not miss crossing the Rheuss River by walking...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Imranz336
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited in cold December and it was very nice I am sure it's even better in other seasons when it's not so cold. C U Around

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was interesting to learn the history of the old city, and see some of the old architecture and design from the past. Quick visit here would be enough.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GregoriousTraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved walking around in the old town. Great shops and restaurants. The lights and decorations deuring December, makes it extra special,

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CarienGilfillan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful place to visit.. Beautiful architecture, great shopping and dining options. A lovely place

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank May1958
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To get the real feel and character of any place it is a must to visit its old town and the same is true with Old Lucerne. Lovely experience

Date of experience: December 2018
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1 November 2018|
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Response from Flute_Teacher | Reviewed this property |
It would be lovely! Just be sure to dress warmly if you want to sit outside. Fondue by the river was great!
29 December 2017|
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Response from Flute_Teacher | Reviewed this property |
We walked around town, slowly, poking in the shops and churches and spent about 3 hours. If you were to go up the hill and along the city wall and into the fortifications, it will take longer.
13 October 2017|
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Response from vk_203 | Reviewed this property |
Hi.. cheryil.. sorry for the late response. I will assist you to see both the mountains in one day. Board the train from Lucerne towards Engelberg from Platform 13. You will reach Engelberg by 8.55am You will get a... More