Lucerne Itinerary 1 Day

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A Day in Lucerne - Perfect 24 Hours Guide

Lucerne is one of the most beautiful cities in Switzerland. Nestled on the bank of the Reuss River and surrounded by snowy mountains, this city looks postcard perfect. The winding alleys that hold the rustic charm have become an identity of the city and the old town dotted with vibrantly colored houses is a perfect place to explore. When you visit Lucerne in 1 day, it will steal a piece of your heart with its alluring beauty. You can follow this itinerary to make the most of your time while visiting main tourist attractions in Lucerne.

How to spend 1 day in Lucerne?


Start your day by taking a walk on the famous bridge in Lucerne that is known as Kapellbrücke. Adorned with paintings that date back to the 17th-century, a simple walk will introduce you to art, culture, and history of the city. This is one of the must-visit places when you have 24 hours in Lucerne. Stop for some time on the bridge to look at the quaint town that seems like a place from a fairytale book.

Go to Jesuit Church that is nestled on the banks of the River Reuss. This 17th-century church holds a significant place in the history as it is considered to be one of the important churches in Switzerland. You can stop by lovely, little Franciscan Church that is also located in the proximity.


Cross another one of the bridges in Lucerne and head towards the old town area. You will come across several landmark structures and picturesque buildings while wandering around. Go to Zytturm, one of the famous tourist attractions in Lucerne. Your Lucerne itinerary for 1 day must include visiting this tower. Another watchtower that is located a stone’s throw away is Schirmerturm. With a small, well-manicured park surrounding the towers, the whole area looks picturesque.

Go to Glacier Garden that combines nature, art, and history effortlessly. This garden in Lucene also has ice age glacier exhibits that will keep you engaged for a couple of hours.


Head off to the popular Lion Monument that is located near the garden. This stone monument was praised as the most mournful and moving piece of stone in the world by Mark Twain. Surrounded by a small park, this iconic site has become an identity of the city. There are numerous souvenir shops in the same area as well. For street shopping in Lucerne, you can take a walk along the roads and spend some leisurely time.

You can also take a cruise around the Lake Lucerne to have wholesome experience. The city that you have explored throughout a day looks stunningly beautiful when it starts illuminating with lights after the sunset.

Sightseeing Tours and Activities for 1-Day in Lucerne

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