Lucerne Itinerary 2 Days

Things to See in Lucerne in 2 days

If you are looking for the best things to see in Lucerne in 2 days, these are the attractions you must include in your Lucerne itinerary for 2 days. Explore further to plan a perfect trip of 2 days in Lucerne.

This Plan is Good for You if You Are:

  • Visiting Lucerne for the first time and have 2 days in hand
  • Looking for places to visit in 2 days in Lucerne
  • Staying in Lucerne and wondering how to spend 2 days in Lucerne with family and kids
  • Backpacker planning to spend 48 hours in Lucerne
  • Want to create Lucerne itinerary on your own
  • Planning weekend vacation of 2 days in Lucerne

2 Days in Lucerne - Perfect Weekend Guide

Nestled in the heart of Switzerland, the city of Lucerne is a perfect blend of ancient heritage and modern developments. The panoramic mountains located by the Lake Lucerne, frescoed houses, and the historic covered bridge which is the centerpiece of the city make Lucerne one of the most lovable cities in Switzerland. Capture the monument of Lion, walk on the iconic winding bridge, or hike on the mountain Rigi, during your 2 days in Lucerne, you will witness a heaven. This 2-day Lucerne itinerary will help you explore the best of it.

How to spend 2 days in Lucerne?

Day 1 In Lucerne

On the very first day of your 48 hours in Lucerne, you can enjoy a self-guided walking tour of the main attractions of the city. Begin your day at the iconic Chapel bridge or Kapellbrücke which is known as the symbol of Lucerne. The beautiful paintings inside this covered bridge will provide you with a glimpse of the city’s life. In the middle of the bridge, you will see a grand water tower. You can also buy a souvenir from the gift shops located close to the bridge. There is another covered bridge nearby which is even older called the Spreuer Bridge. Between these bridges, there are many famous attractions of the city that you can take a tour of in the afternoon. Start from the Jesuit Church which is known for its baroque architecture, get an eye-catching view of Nadelwehr Luzern, visit Historisches Museum and Natur-Museum.

Later in the day, you can explore other attractions like the Franciscan Church to soak in its colors, the museum of Stiftung Rosengart, and Kunstmuseum Luzern. Catch the sunset from the Inseli Park. At the evening you would like to spend some time on the shore of the Reuss River and have your dinner nearby. Head back to Kapellbrucke at night to enjoy the picturesque views of the river when there is less crowd.

Day 2 In Lucerne

Begin the morning by taking a walk by Nölliturm. Climb the old watchtower of Männliturm to see the city and wildlife from above. You can do the same from Zytturm. Right beside it are the historic walls of Schirmerturm. Visit the Church of St. Leodegar which is one of the oldest Roman Basilica in the city. You can also visit the art gallery of Kunsthalle Luzern. In the afternoon, it will be a good idea to spend some time at the Bourbaki Panorama Lucerne to see the 360-degree paintings on the Franco-Prussian War. The museum of Alpineum can be your next stop.

Before the evening comes, you can head to the famous Lion Monument of Lucerne. Dedicated to Tuileries war heroes, this monument of a dying lion is one of the unique attractions in Lucerne. Next, you can visit the Glacier Garden of Lucerne to discover the ice-age glacier exhibits. Gaze at the beautiful colors of the sky during sunset at the Rotsee lake and enjoy your dinner nearby.

Experience of a weekend in Lucerne is something you will never forget. This city of natural beauty and rich history will make you come back again.

Recent Itineraries for 2 Days in Lucerne

Here are the recent itineraries by tourists who have visited Lucerne. Stop wondering what to do for 2 days in Lucerne as these trip plans will help you decide easily. Select any of the customised itineraries and modify it according to your preference to have a great weekend in Lucerne.

Tours and Activities in Lucerne for 2 Days

Booking tours and tickets for popular attractions saves a lot of your time spent in a queue. Below are some of the tours and tickets recommended for 2 days in Lucerne

Best Hotels in Lucerne for 2 Day Trip

These are some of the hotels added in the past by our travelers to their Lucerne itinerary 2 days. Check out the hotels that suit you and add them to your trip plan.

With Less Days in Hand

With limited time in hand, explore our travel ideas for 1 day in Lucerne. During a short day trip you may visit the important attractions in Lucerne.

With More Days in Hand

With more than 2 days in hand, you can comfortably spend more time at famous attractions in Lucerne. Plan lunch or dinner at the best restaurants, enjoy night-outs, indulge in adventure activites. Explore 3 days and 4 days trip ideas for Lucerne.

What Next?

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