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Lucerne forum: Bern -- Lucerne -- Zurich - TripAdvisor
1. Can I check the luggage straight through from Bern to Zurich while I take the train from Bern to Lucerne, sightsee at Lucerne and then travel on to Zurich? And collect my luggage at Zurich a...
Switzerland Travel Community: A Day trip to Lucerne - Zurich, Switzerland
We traveled by train from Zurich to Lucerne (about an hour). The tourist information office suggested a walking tour and lunch at the Stadkeller Restaurant and we did both. Our walking tour included a visit to the famous 'Dying Lion of Lucerne, a world famous monument hewn from natural rock. Sculptu...
_ Luzern Lucerne Switzerland guide
culture is treasured by the city’s large population of young people, and at midnight on a weekend night, the main Pilatusstrasse boulevard has the feel of any European capital, with people bar-hopping, waiting for the last bus, or hanging out deciding where to go. Whether you’re charmed by Luzern’s ...
_ history Luzern Lucerne Switzerland guide
at Rütli against the Austrian threat, and after some instability, Luzern joined them in 1332, the first major city to do so. This pact was the beginning of the Swiss Confederation, which survives today. Pro-Habsburg attempts to undermine the pact continued to flourish; one legend from the time tells...
Luzern canton (Switzerland)
Luzern was a sovereign state within the Holy Roman Empire since 1241. It joined the Swiss Confederation in 1332. The first documented evidence of the blue-white flag is from 1386, and a seal of 1354 shows the blue-white arms divided vertically. An explanation for the horizontal/vertical difference i...
City Guide to Lucerne/Luzern, Switzerland: Sightseeing, Landmarks, Museums, Theater, Concerts, History
Lucerne is not a key area in 19th century industrialization, but it becomes Switzerland's major tourist destination. Many Grand Hotels are built, suburbs are booming. In 1834, the big sister of Chapel Bridge, once connecting downtown Lucerne and Hof church is replaced by a lakeside promenade and the...
Lucerne Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
Charming Lucerne has an 'Old Town' centre of 15th-century buildings with painted facades, towers, a 17th-century Renaissance town hall, old squares and postcard-perfect medieval bridges adorned with rooftop art. When tour guides in medieval costume appear, Lucerne is occasionally vaguely reminiscent...
BBC - h2g2 - Lucerne, Switzerland
It's fair to say the Swiss are not the world's most adventurous eaters. Lucerne has a host of good Swiss restaurants and even more Italian ones - too many to mention - but they're all good. For more exotic eating, Korean Town can be recommended, as can Movie (American Mexican.) The other main Mexica...