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.
Tours To Lake Lucerne
Mount Pilatus Summer Day Trip from Lucerne BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $139
Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
Golden Round Trip with Lake Cruise to Mt Pilatus from Lucerne Self-Guided Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $110
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Lake Lucerne Panoramic Sightseeing Cruise BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $29
Duration: 1 hour
Lake Lucerne Reviews
I highly recommend doing a cruise on the lake and in particular the 1 hour 47 minutes lunch cruise. Make sure your reserve a window table. more »
The Lake Lucerne divides Lucerne in half. One half - with a Central Train Station and the "New" Town. The other half - with the Old Town. There are many boats (even in January) taking tourists for a..... 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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