Lucerne Itinerary 2 Days

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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 city 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

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 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 evening you would like to spend some time on the shore of 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

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 is 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 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 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.

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