The Best Things To Do in Lucerne

Lucerne, also known for its scenic locales and breathtaking views is one of the most populous city in Central Switzerland. There are plentiful of attractions and things to do in Lucerne which can be enjoyed on your visit here. Be it the Chapel Bridge or the Lake Lucerne, Lucerne’s touristy spots will bowl you over with its beauty. Hence, if you’re planning to visit Switzerland, then you should definitely include Lucerne in your must see list. Before you start planning, go through this list of things to do in Lucerne.

Go for some sightseeing at the incredible Lake Lucerne and please your eyes like never before. Trek your way up to the Mount Pilatus to witness some mesmerising locales. Know more about Swiss transport by visiting the Swiss Museum of Transport. Museum Sammlung Rosengart Luzern, Museum Glacier Garden Lucerne and Bourbaki Panorama are other prominent museums. Other major attractions include Culture And Convention Center, Mount Rigi, Chapel Bridge and The Nine Towers.

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Lucerne, Switzerland

Must see places in Lucerne ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Lucerne and point of interests to visit.

  1. Lake Lucerne

    #1 of 325 Things To Do in Lucerne
    Lake Lucerne

    Tags: Water Body, Tour, Lake, Boating

    Address: Lucerne, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A little outside of Lucerne, the ride to Lake Lucerne is just as picturesque as the destination. Many a poets swear by the beauty the lake emanates and you’ll be mad as a hatter if you don&rsquo...Read more

  2. Mount Pilatus

    #2 of 325 Things To Do in Lucerne
    Mount Pilatus

    Tags: Mountain, Tour, Cable Car

    Address: 6010 Alpnach, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Every time you turn a corner in Central Switzerland, an Alpine peak greets you! Three such peaks are thronged by tourists- Jungfrau, Titlis and Pilatus. From Lucerne, Mount Pilatus is the most accessi...Read more

  3. Chapel Bridge

    #3 of 325 Things To Do in Lucerne
    Chapel Bridge

    Tags: Landmark, View Point, Bridge

    Address: Kapellbrücke, 6002 Lucern, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Alstadt (old town) is where the fabled charm of Lucerne lies. The Reuss River which divides the city into two distinct parts, Old Town and New Town, plays more of a part than just acting like a di...Read more

  4. Mount Rigi

    #4 of 325 Things To Do in Lucerne
    Mount Rigi

    Address: Rigi, 6410 Arth, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Mount Rigi is known for its spectacular view from the top! The ethereal peaks, the beautiful landscape and the feeling of complete oneness with the nature are hard to define but the place more than ma...Read more

  5. Swiss Museum Of Transport

    #5 of 325 Things To Do in Lucerne
    Swiss Museum Of Transport

    Tags: Specialty Museum

    Address: Lidostrasse 5, 6006 Luzern, Switzerland

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Switzerland’s most popular museum, the Swiss Transport Museum is a great destination for a family activity. Right from grand-parents to kids, all walks of life are guaranteed to have a good time...Read more

  6. Museum Sammlung Rosengart Luzern

    #6 of 325 Things To Do in Lucerne
    Museum Sammlung Rosengart Luzern

    Tags: Art Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: Pilatusstrasse 10, 6003 Luzern, Switzerland

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Open to the public since 2002, the location of the Sammlung Rosengart Collection was a branch of the Swiss National Bank, a beautiful neoclassical building that dates back to early 19th century. For a...Read more

  7. Museum Glacier Garden Lucerne

    #7 of 325 Things To Do in Lucerne
    Museum Glacier Garden Lucerne

    Address: Denkmalstrasse 4, Lucerne, Switzerland

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    A trip to Lucerne and a visit to the Glacier Garden are inseparable. The garden gives a peak into Switzerland’s massive geology. The place consists of a million rocks and the museum only adds to...Read more

  8. Bourbaki Panorama

    #8 of 325 Things To Do in Lucerne
    Bourbaki Panorama

    Tags: Landmark

    Address: Lowenplatz 11, 6004 Luzern, Switzerland

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The theatre equivalent in the 19th century, the Bourbaki Panorama is a wall to wall work of art with life size proportions, giving the illusion of bringing the scenes to life, like a motion picture. W...Read more

  9. The Nine Towers

    #9 of 325 Things To Do in Lucerne
    The Nine Towers Image

    Address: Schirmertorweg, 6004 Luzern, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Located behind the shopping centre of the city, The Nine Towers are a series of towers which offer a cityscape view! Built originally to provide a guarding fortress wall to the city, today the Nine To...Read more

  10. Jesuit Church

    #10 of 325 Things To Do in Lucerne
    Jesuit Church

    Tags: Church, Cathedral

    Address: Bahnhofstrasse 11a, 6003 Lucern, Switzerland

    Timings: 06:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    The first baroque church built in the Alpine region of Switzerland, this church stands for the struggle of the Catholic Church to remain the majority spiritual leadership when the country was undergoi...Read more

  11. Culture And Convention Center

    #11 of 325 Things To Do in Lucerne
    Culture And Convention Center

    Address: Europaplatz 1, 6005 Luzern, Switzerland

    One of the most well designed performing stages all over the world, the Culture and Convention Centre is an acoustic marvel. Lucerne in itself is a music loving city and the centre is its own way of a...Read more

  12. Bourbaki Panorama

    #12 of 325 Things To Do in Lucerne
    Bourbaki Panorama

    Address: Lowenpl. 11, 6004 Luzern, Switzerland

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Bourbaki Panorama is everything you need to know about the history of Switzerland and its fight to achieve independence. The panoramic painting has a mysterious 3D effect without the goggles! High...Read more

  13. Church Of St Leodegar

    #13 of 325 Things To Do in Lucerne
    Church Of St Leodegar

    Tags: Church

    Address: St. Leodegarstrasse 6, 6006 Luzern, Switzerland

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The church of St Leodegar was built on the foundation of a Roman Basilica burnt in the 1600s. The church is one of the most important landmarks in the city and is one of the few churches to be built d...Read more

  14. Richard Wagner Museum

    #14 of 325 Things To Do in Lucerne
    Richard Wagner Museum

    Address: Richard Wagner Weg 27, 6005 Luzern, Switzerland

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Richard Wagner was an operatic composer with a difference. His rich harmonious and glorious dramatic perspective to the otherwise strictly melodious singing changed the Opera Music scene in the 1800s....Read more

  15. Grand Casino Luzern

    #15 of 325 Things To Do in Lucerne
    Grand Casino Luzern Image

    Tags: Casino, Adults

    Address: Haldenstrasse 6, 6006 Luzern, Switzerland

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm Details

    If you are looking for a little bit of luxury on your visit to Lucerne and don’t mind winning or losing a couple of Francs, then the Grand Casino is the place for you. Spin some money on the rou...Read more

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  • Hofkirche

    St.-Leodegar-Strasse 6

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Old Town

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Wasserturm


    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Landessender Beromünster

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Sempach Stadt

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Glockenspiel

    Historic and Protected Sites
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  • Shetland Ag

    Langholzstrasse 26

  • Käsereigenossenschaft Brunau-Berg


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  • Luzern Lake

  • Lake Lucerne

    Seebecken Luzern

  • Vierwaldstättersee / Lake Lucerne

    Werftestrasse 5

  • Lake Lucerne

  • Zugersee

  • Sempachersee

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  • Kunstmuseum Luzern

    Europaplatz 1

  • Swiss Museum of Transport

    Lidostrasse, 5

  • Gletschergarten Luzern

    Denkmalstrasse 4

  • Museum Sammlung Rosengart

    Pilatusstrasse 10

  • Verkehrshaus der Schweiz

    Lidostrasse 5

  • Richard Wagner Museum

    Richard Wagner Weg 27

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  • Neubad Luzern

    Bireggstrasse 36 6003 Luzern

    Amusement Parks Bars Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses
  • Toboggan Run

    Amusement Parks
  • Schongi-Land


    Amusement Parks
  • A.I. Alfi GmbH

    Lindenstrasse 25

    Amusement Parks
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  • Bourbaki Bar/Bistro

    Löwenplatz 11

    Bars Movie Theatres Restaurants
  • Café Bar Salü

    Waldstätterstrasse 5

    Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Restaurants Bars
  • Bar Seebar

    Europaplatz 1

    Bars Restaurants
  • Restaurant Zunfthaus zu Pfistern

    Kornmarkt 4

    Restaurants Bars
  • Roadhouse

    Pilatusstrasse 1

    Bars Restaurants Night Clubs
  • Restaurant Opus

    Bahnhofstrasse 16

    Middle Eastern Bars
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  • Grand Casino Luzern

    Haldenstrasse 6

    Casinos and Gaming Bars Restaurants
  • Gesellschaft der Herren zu Schützen

    Löwengraben 24

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Softridge Ag

    Ledergasse 11

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Parkhaus Casino-Palace AG

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Gamepalace Madini

    Kellerstrasse 30

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Spielsalon Monte Carlo

    Baselstrasse 7

    Casinos and Gaming
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  • Lido AG

    Lidostrasse 6a

  • Ufschötti


  • Badi Hünenberg

  • Badi Menziken

  • Lido Brunnen

  • Bumbach Beach

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  • Josef Baumeler AG

    Alpenstrasse 1

  • Tourismusbüro

    Seestrasse 1

  • Rigi Staffel

  • Buochserhorn

    Landmarks Hiking
  • Rophaien

    Landmarks Hiking
  • Gruppenunterkunft Mettlenalp

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  • Stampfli Waffen AG

    Zürichstrasse 12

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Fischereibedarf Wiget Rudolf

    Hauptstrasse 18

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Fischer-Outdoor

    Artherstrasse 100

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Kantonale Verwaltung Amt für Fischerei und Jagd (AFJ)

    Aegeristrasse 56

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Arnold Markus (-Zberg)

    Studenstrasse 26

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Hofstetter PCB AG

    Fännring 10

    Hunting and Fishing
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