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Excursion Lucerne

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Enjoy an amazing Lucerne excursion with The River Cruise Line on our Cruise the Rhine to Switzerland and Rhine Cruise and Swiss delights cruises. This small city is found in the very heart of Switzerland, nestling on the edge of Lake Lucerne and surrounded by mountains. Our excursion takes you by coach from our ship to the north-west shore of the lake where you have a full day at leisure. A packed lunch is provided.

Facts:

• Capital of the Canton of Lucerne

• The most populous city in Switzerland

• German-speaking

Highlights:

• The old town sits on the bank of the Reuss and is filled with many old burghers’ houses and little squares with fountains

• The 14th-century Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrücke) and the octagonal water tower, which is one of the most photographed scenes in Switzerland

• The Lion Monument (Löwendenkmal), a huge figure of a dying lion hewn from the face of a rock ledge to commemorate the Swiss Guards killed during the French Revolution

• Several boat trips of different lengths explore the lake

• The mountains of Pilatus, Rigi and Stanserhorn are made accessible by cableways

Book your Lucerne trip as part of an excursion package and save money. For more information on our optional excursions, please feel free to contact our holiday advisors today.