See the Alps by taking a guided boat tour on , located in the heart of Switzerland. The lake covers a total area of over 114 sq km (44 sq mi), much of its shoreline rising steeply into the surrounding mountains. Most of the visitors choose to experience this picturesque region by taking a trip on one of the paddle steamers linking the tucked-away resorts spread along the lake's shores. You can also circumnavigate the lake by road, which follows a scenic route and passes through several tunnels. However you choose to travel, be sure to visit the mountain meadow on the far southeastern shore of the lake, the birthplace of the Swiss nation. Plan your Lake Lucerne visit and explore what else you can see and do in Lucerne using our Lucerne trip builder.
Tours To Lake Lucerne
Mount Titlis and Lucerne Day Tour from Zurich BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $167
Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes
Mount Pilatus Summer Day Trip from Lucerne BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $147
Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
Mount Pilatus Summer Day Trip from Zurich BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $162
Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes
Lake Lucerne Reviews
We just got back from celebrating our 50th wedding anniversary and part of the journey took us to Lucerne where we stayed at the Hotel des Balances on Lake Lucerne. What an incredible lake with... more »
This May we visited Lucerne and with us was one adventurous guy who decided to rent a motor boat for the 5 of us! I would never have thought of doing that but 3 of them were young and up for... more »
Beautiful lake with swans on emerald crystal clear waters. You can take a boat ride to enjoy the scenic view as well
One of the most beautiful places on earth! We've taken a boat ride on the lake a couple of times. The mountains and the crystal blue water are an amazing combination.
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