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Lake Lucerne, Lucerne

#2 of 10 in Parks in Lucerne
Must see · Water Body · Nature / Park
See the Alps by taking a guided boat tour on , located in the heart of Switzerland. The lake covers a total area of over 114 sq km (44 sq mi), much of its shoreline rising steeply into the surrounding mountains. Most of the visitors choose to experience this picturesque region by taking a trip on one of the paddle steamers linking the tucked-away resorts spread along the lake's shores. You can also circumnavigate the lake by road, which follows a scenic route and passes through several tunnels. However you choose to travel, be sure to visit the mountain meadow on the far southeastern shore of the lake, the birthplace of the Swiss nation. Plan your Lake Lucerne visit and explore what else you can see and do in Lucerne using our Lucerne trip builder.
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  • Easy walking. The edge of the lake is paved and is flat, so no hills to worry about. The paved walkway is lined with horse chestnut trees and the view out across the lake to mountains is beautifully.....  more »
  • Beautiful lake, very touristic of course. Definitely worth it enjoying the lake while in Lucern, enjoying an icecream at the park. Lucern itself is also worth a day visit. Romantic city with lots of.....  more »
  • Take some stress off sailing on the lake while taking in the beautiful sights of the Swiss lake shores.
  • Beautiful lake with swans on emerald crystal clear waters. You can take a boat ride to enjoy the scenic view as well

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