KAPELLBRUCKE

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.

 

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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.

 

CLOSE TO OUR HEARTS

"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.

 

WHEN TO VISIT LUCERNE

 

We spent a beautiful days in this village during Summer and also in October.

We suggest a visit from april to october and december.

 


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.

 

Thanks to pictures, facilities informations and reviews, You can check easly the availability of Hotels, B&B and Holiday Houses in Lucerne and book the best solution for You, using this link:

 

BOOKING - HOTELS B&B HOLIDAY HOUSES IN LUCERNE

 


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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