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Lake Lucerne, Lucerne

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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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  • You simply can't visit Lake Lucerne without taking a cruise around it to see the beautiful homes and spectacular scenery. 
    You simply can't visit Lake Lucerne without taking a cruise around it to see the beautiful homes and spectacular scenery.  more »
  • It was absolutely breathtaking and that’s truly an understatement! Just a boat ride is not enough, take one of the trains to the top of any mountain and be prepared for a sight 
    It was absolutely breathtaking and that’s truly an understatement! Just a boat ride is not enough, take one of the trains to the top of any mountain and be prepared for a sight  more »
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  • Must visit place in Lucerne
  • Excellent natural view. Mind peaceful place.

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