travel42 Port Guide: Lucerne

Lucerne travel42 Port of Call Guide

Lucerne is one of central Switzerland's most charming medieval cities, located about 35 mi/55 km southwest of Zurich. The Old Town has many interesting sites, which you can easily see on foot. Make your first stop the Kapellebrucke: The covered bridge and octagonal water tower are among the most photographed sites in Switzerland. Be sure to walk across the bridge and look at the paintings of Lucerne's history on the ceiling.

Near the southern end of the bridge are the Jesuitenkirche (one of t...

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