Swiss Cities

Lake Lucerne

Lake steamers offer boat tours of varying length. For spending a day around Lucerne, consider one of these relaxing trips....

Mt. Pilatus

Mt. Pilatus is the local mountain above Lucerne, and is a great viewpoint for enjoying the Lake Lucerne region....

Lion of Lucerne

The dying lion is a monument to fallen Swiss soldiers fighting as mercenaries at the Tuileries in 1792. Mark Twain called it "the most mournful and moving piece of stone in the world."...

Lucerne

Of all Switzerland's main cities, I like Lucerne the best. It's probably the most mountainous of Switzerland's main cities, and is certainly one of the most beautiful. ...