Lucerne Tourism

If it’s a thing Switzerland is famous for other than cheese, chocolates and cows, it’s the frescoed towns strewn all over the breathtakingly beautiful country. Lucerne is a fine example of having preserved the city’s historic frescoed buildings and incorporated them with the city’s new and upcoming architecture.

Your Swiss adventure isn’t complete without a trip to the city of some fascinating tourist attractions. Lucerne tourism is never for want for travelers as it’s quite a popular city to travel to. Don’t be discouraged by the size of the city; the beauty of sight-seeing Lucerne lies in the proximity of the things to see. You only need a travel guide for the directions and names of attractions.

Not only do experience some Swiss culture and heritage, in addition to panoramic vistas of/from the Alps, you could also indulge in some winter activities from one of the coveted winter destinations around the globe.

Essential travel information and Lucerne tips for your visit

  • Time Zone: UTC/GMT +2 hours
  • Currency: Swiss Francs.
  • Electricity: Electricity in Switzerland is 230 V, 50 Hz AC
  • Internet: 3G and 4G connections are available in almost all the hotels and major public places in the city.
  • Languages: Predominantly Swiss German and English
  • Security: Police-117, Fire Department-118, Ambulances- 144.
  • Tipping: It is not compulsory to tip in Switzerland but if you’re more than happy with the service, then tip an amount which is 5-10 percent of the bill.
  • Other tips: Lucerne is considered to be one of the safest cities of Europe. Lucerne is a safe city for women to travel alone to, even at night.
  • Due to the heavy tourist influx the city receives, tourists can fall prey to petty thievery like pick pocketing.
  • Exercise the regular amount of caution and keep an eye on your belongings; don’t carry anything flashy and carry just enough cash for the day.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Lucerne