The City of Lucerne

Discover the City of Lucerne with its world-famous Chapel Bridge and the KKL, the architectural masterpiece by Jean Nouvel. Lucerne is best discovered on foot – so why not take one of the many guided tours?


Sightseeing in Lucerne

Lucerne has a particularly large number of sights located within a small area. The Chapel Bridge with the water tower is Lucerne's landmark and the most photographed monument in Switzerland. 

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Facts about Lucerne 

the Chapel Bridge was built as a battlement.

towers make up the Musegg wall, the historic city fortifications.

metres high is the Pilatus, Lucerne's local mountain.


The exciting, interactive Swiss Museum of Transport showcases the development of transport and mobility. Art lovers will take pleasure from a visit to the Rosengart Collection or the Museum of Art in Lucerne.

Did you know….?

Facts about Lucerne


Lucerne is twinned with the following cities: Bournemouth, England, Chicago, USA, Cieszyn, Poland, Guebwiller, France, Olomouc, Czech Republic, and Potsdam, Germany

admissions are recorded by the Swiss Museum of Transport per year, the most visited museum in Switzerland.

cubic metres of water pass through the Reuss weir every second when water levels are high.

Guided Tours

The city of Lucerne’s hidden corners, vibrant alleys and ancient buildings form the perfect backdrop for a tour. Whether you follow an official guide for a general or themed tour or explore the city on your own, a trip around Lucerne is unforgettable!