Fragrant alpine meadows, breathtaking views, the versatile lake and beautiful mountains. This is the region of Lake Lucerne. The holiday homes around Lake Lucerne offer a very diverse area and has something for everyone in terms of both culture and nature. The nature here is unspoilt and overwhelming, the green of the meadows and trees, the white mountain tops and the many colours of the lake make it all fascinating and different every time.
There are several mountains such as the Pilatus (2130m) and the Rigi (1800m). You can go up by cable car or gondola. On top of the mountain, you can enjoy a fascinating view over lakes and mountain peaks. On the cosy mountain terraces, you can relax with a delicious cup of coffee or a Swiss liqueur such as the Pfümli.
For the active holidaymaker, the holiday homes in the area of Lake Lucerne offer many possibilities. Climbing the mountains is a real challenge, the routes up are beautiful and once on top, the climb has been worth it. In clear weather, you look down around the lakes and the picturesque villages around them. You can also be active on the lake, go canoeing for an afternoon or take a boat trip.
The city of Lucerne, the capital of this area, has a lively atmosphere and offers a beautiful view over Lake Lucerne, also known as the lake with a smile. The traffic museum is recommended for children and adults. The famous Chapel Bridge is the symbol of the city. Even if your holiday home is a bit further away from this city, it's worth making the trip to it! Although Switzerland is not cheap, it is still fun to shop. The shops invite you to take a look inside and the Swiss people are extremely friendly. Look for a nice clock or a beautiful woodcarving!
Traffic museum, Chapel Bridge, Pilatus and Rigi mountains are some of the places to visit at Lake Lucerne.
Some of the must-try activities at Lake Lucerne include:
Some of the recommended dishes at Lake Lucerne are Leeks with potatoes and sausage, Basel-style roasted flour soup, Polenta and braised beef, Vacherin Mont D’Or.
The best time to visit Lake Lucerne is from June to September.