Lucerne is a beautiful small city in the heartland of , across the lake from Altdorf, where legend has it William Tell shot an apple off of his son's head.
Photo: Oschti, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
The Chapel Bridge is a covered wooden footbridge spanning the river diagonally in the city of Lucerne in central . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Work of art
The , or the Lion of Lucerne, is a rock relief in Lucerne, , designed by Bertel Thorvaldsen and hewn in 1820–21 by Lukas Ahorn. Photo: Lukas Ahorn, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Swiss Transport Museum or Verkehrshaus der Schweiz in Lucerne opened in July 1959 and exhibits all forms of transport, including locomotive, automobiles, ships, and aircraft) as well as communication technology. is situated 2½ km east of Lucerne. Photo: Johnw, Public domain.

is a multi-use stadium in Lucerne, , completed in 2011. is situated 2 km south of Lucerne. Photo: Chrisaliv, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a village and municipality in the district of Hochdorf in the canton of Lucerne in . is situated 3 km northwest of Lucerne. Photo: Gürkan Sengün, Public domain.

is a city and a municipality in the district of Lucerne in the canton of Lucerne in . is situated 2½ km southwest of Lucerne. Photo: Tilman-AB, Public domain.

is a former municipality, and now part of the city of Lucerne, in the district of Lucerne in the canton of Lucerne in . is situated 3½ km west of Lucerne. Photo: DidiWeidmann, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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