Lake Lucerne

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The lake recalls the watercolours of Turner who was here from 1842 to 1844. Its winding shoreline offers constantly changing views. Between Lucerne and Altdorf, it is constituted by what are virtually three separate lakes, named from west to east: Vitznau, Gersau-Beckenried and Uri. Covering 114km2, it is the second largest exclusively Swiss lake after Lake Neuchâtel. Impressive high-altitude views down onto the lake from viewpoints on Rigi-Kulm.

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Richard Wagner Museum
Richard Wagner Museum
Pleasantly situated on a headland in the
30 minutes
Museum of Swiss Transportation
Museum of Swiss Transportation
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Hans-Erni Museum
Hans-Erni Museum
This museum contains more than 300 works
60 minutes
Lucerne Culture and Conference Centre
Lucerne Culture and Conference Centre
Built in 2000 by architect Jean Nouvel,
120 minutes
Kunstmuseum
Kunstmuseum
Housed in the modern cultural centre by
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Collegiate of St Léger
Collegiate of St Léger
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Banks
Banks
The banks (Schweizerhofquai,
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Glacier Garden
Glacier Garden
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60 minutes
Pilatus-Kulm
Pilatus-Kulm
To get up to the Pilatus, that overlooks
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