THE KAPELLBRUCKE BRIDGE SYMBOL OF LUCERNE
Lucern's landmark is considered to be Europe's oldest covered bridge. It was built in the 14th Century and was originally a part of the city’s fortification.
The paintings, added in the 17th Century, illustrate scenes of Swiss and local history, including the biographies of the city's patron saints, St. Leodegar and St. Maurice.
The Kapellbrucke, the most romantic and beautiful bridge of the Alps
Much of the bridge and artwork were destroyed in the 1993 fire, but it was promptly restored. The Water Tower, a 43 mt tall octagonal brick tower, is adjacent to the bridge.
In the past the tower served as a prison, torture chamber, watchtower and treasury for the city. Today the tower is a part of the city wall and is used as a club room by a local association.
The tower and bridge are symbols of Lucern and are the most photographed monuments in the country.
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"The evening atmosphere with the full moon and the walking on this beautiful bridge"
WHAT TO VISIT IN LUCERNE AND IN THE NEARBY REGION
IN THE CITY:
1. Cross the river walking on the symbol of Lucerne, the Kapellbrucke.
2. Discover the historical fortifications of the city, the Musegg Wall.
3. Visit the new architecture of the KKL culture and congress center.
4: Enjoy a drink in a bar in front of the lake
5. Walk in the historical center with painted facades.
IN THE NEARBY REGION:
1. Buy a ticket for a beautiful cruise on the Lucerne lake (Vierwaldstattersee).
2. Take the best picture of the Lucerne lake, from the top of the panoramic Mount Pilatus..
3. Don't miss to visit Weggis the "Riviera" of the Lucerne lake.
4. A damily day trip in the nature on the Mount Rigi.
EXCLUSIVE EXCURSIONS AND ACTIVITIES IN LUCERNE
INFO AND BOOKING
WHERE TO SLEEP IN LUCERNE - HOTELS, B&B, APARTMENTS
Lucerne offers a large number of hotels and holiday houses. It is possible to find an accomodation in the city or in the panoramic villages of the lake.
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HOW TO GET TO LUCERNE
LUCERNE is located in the center of Switzerland. It is well connected and accessible by pubblic transport.
FLIGHT CONNECTIONS: Check here for your flight on:
ZHR - Zurich airport 1,00h
BSL - Basel airport 1,30h
GVA - Geneve airport 2,30h
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