Travel Blogs from Luzern, Switzerland

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Zurich & Luzern - Day 125, Luzern, Switzerland travel blog

Zurich & Luzern - Day 125

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... close together. You can visit most of the big cities in under 3 hours by train. The best way to describe Luzern is "typical Switzerland", it satisfies all the stereotypes you'd associate with a typical Swiss city. The architecture, the lake and ...

The Deutsche side of Switzerland, Luzern and Bern, Switzerland travel blog

The Deutsche side of Switzerland

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... and run around in. We did this. We found a Swiss army shop and bought gifts for our mum's. This was the German side of Switzerland. It was nice, but the as we got to the border of Swiss Deutsche and Swiss French, a whole new world was opening up to us. ...

River Reuss, Old Town, Lion Monument, Luzern Switzerland, Switzerland travel blog

River Reuss, Old Town, Lion Monument

A travel blog entry by ranlo

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... music while we tried to take in each area of this magnificent church. FACTS: The first large baroque church in Switzerland with construction beginning in 1667. The onion topped towers were not completed until 1893. Main organ, built by Swiss organ ...

An Irish Weekend in German-Switzerland, Zurich and Luzern, Switzerland travel blog

An Irish Weekend in German-Switzerland

A travel blog entry by meghan.r.butler

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... just for us! In other countries this story would be less surprising but you have to understand....This RARELY happens in Switzerland.  The view from the top of Mt. Pilatus is absolutely breathtaking.  Really, really beautiful. No altitude ...

Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland travel blog

Luzern

A travel blog entry by taramarika

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So now ive added pictures.... So i am in Switzerland, good times. No worries i bought some chocolate to bring home. Things around here are expensive ive noticed this. So my plans have changed greatly, n suprising. Wednesday i am heading to Vienna, ...

Venice and Switzerland, Luzern, Switzerland travel blog

Venice and Switzerland

A travel blog entry by inadequateboy

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... and his sister Basha (I`ve never been one for names), who were excellent. American-English relations have never been so good. Switzerland is excellent, currently we sit below Mount Polatus. If you look at the picture on the Evian bottle, you are ...

Not as fun as Gimmelwald, but still Switzerland..., Luzern, Switzerland travel blog

Not as fun as Gimmelwald, but still Switzerland...

A travel blog entry by msilver_21

Switzerland ...

Luzern - spent two nights in jail, Luzern, Switzerland travel blog

Luzern - spent two nights in jail

A travel blog entry by bfaldowski

Hello, From Como we took one of the worlds most scenic train rides to Switzerland. It was truly amazing. The alps are huge. Everywhere you looked were huge green mountains and beautiful blue lakes. And guess what is right beside Como????? ...

Lazing in Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland travel blog

Lazing in Luzern

A travel blog entry by signsoflife

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... sent Rob to McDonalds!!). There's some lovely shops here - could quite easily have blown the budget (what's left of it!). Switzerland has a reputation for being very expensive, but we have been surprised at how reasonable everything seems to be. We are ...

Luzern - absolutely delightful, Luzern, Switzerland travel blog

Luzern - absolutely delightful

A travel blog entry by kescott

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... why Simon lives there.  Let me start by saying that he most definitely has the best apartment in the whole of Switzerland.  It is situated in an historic building above a restaurant on the river. Situated with the best view of the old ...

In search of the perfect rostis, Luzern, Switzerland travel blog

In search of the perfect rostis

A travel blog entry by nancyjill

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We are now in Luzern. Weather is awesome and the mountains are spectacular. Our hotel is a splurge and we are loving it. Today we went to Mt. Pilatus by way of a boat and then a cogwheel train that is the steepest in the world at 48%. I let Jill sit on ...

Plane Ride and the Journey to Luzern, Zurich and Luzern, Switzerland travel blog

Plane Ride and the Journey to Luzern

A travel blog entry by jewels1864

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... always running like clock work. I didn't let these little annoyances get to me though, because hey, I'd soon be in Switzerland! The plane ride itself was a little bumpy, but other than that uneventful, with the exception of the unavoidable crying ...

Boat Ride on Lake Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland travel blog

Boat Ride on Lake Luzern

A travel blog entry by jewels1864

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     Our next journey of the day was on Lake Luzern. It was the last one of the day, at 5:18, and it was mostly business commuters-but hey, it was free with our rail passes! Dad was really hungry but we found out that there was ...

Dinner at the

Dinner at the "Goat Farm'

A travel blog entry by jewels1864

 I made it back to Luzern in time to meet up with my Dad and his coworkers and enjoyed the boat ride on Lake Luzern again. We had a bit of a walk to get up to the 'restaurant,' which was actually a barn-like building. It looked very Swiss and ...

On a mission, Luzern, Switzerland travel blog

On a mission

A travel blog entry by monsoon

The plan... Friday: Travelling with the early morning flight to London Heathrow. Check out the huge indian community there, especially in Southall (you've seen it in Bend it like Beckham). Eating strange spicy stuff. Haggling for a saree. See the ...

Ascending Mt. Pilatus, Luzern, Switzerland travel blog

Ascending Mt. Pilatus

A travel blog entry by jewels1864

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As we left the hotel it still wasn't raining yet, in fact there were even some patches of blue sky. So I suggested we attempt the trip up to the top of Mt. Pilatus, Lucerne's iconic mountain overlooking the city and the lake. So we walked back to the ...

Exploring Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland travel blog

Exploring Luzern

A travel blog entry by jewels1864

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... view of the panorma. It was a giant 360 degree mural of the retreat of the French EAstern Army under General Bourbaki into Switzerland during the Franco-Prussian War in 1870-1871...which I had never learned about...but even if you've never heard of ...

Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland travel blog

Luzern

A travel blog entry by emily_and_marko

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As mentioned before we decided to sqeeze in a quick tour of Switzerland on train. The first stop was in a town Luzern about 100km from Zürich. Unfortunately, today was the first bad-weather day on the trip. Rain and mist prevented us from spending time ...

Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland travel blog

Luzern

A travel blog entry by eurotrip

we got ...

Mount Pilatus, Luzern, Switzerland travel blog

Mount Pilatus

A travel blog entry by johnsjourneys

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The Tourist Information Office at Luzern Station recommended the Hotel Drei Konige, but it turned out to be a bad recommendation: the day receptionist was cold and unfriendly, the night receptionist cheerfully sold an internet connection that he knew did ...

Luzern für einen Tag, Luzern, Switzerland travel blog

Luzern für einen Tag

A travel blog entry by coma-weltreise

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Ja ja, ihr habt schon richtig gelesen! Klammheimlich haben wir uns eine Nacht nach Luzern geschlichen, die Koffern neu gepackt und sind am nächsten Morgen nach Spanien abgehauen. Da ist jetzt vielleicht die eine oder der andere etwas verwirrt oder ...

luzern, Luzern, Switzerland travel blog

luzern

A travel blog entry by julieh201

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... a screaming deal on the price since the lobby was in less than presentable condition - we were quite pleased with ourselves! Luzern is another beautiful city - reminded me of Salzburg with the river and charming old town which is now mostly shopping and ...

venice-lucerne, Luzern, Switzerland travel blog

venice-lucerne

A travel blog entry by jglick

we ate breakfast at the hostel then got a train to lucerne. i noticed when we got into switzerland that there were a lot more flags, compared to other european counties. the scenery was reallz nice on the train ride, with water falls running down the ...

Luzern, Luzern, switzerland, Switzerland travel blog

Luzern

A travel blog entry by nlevac

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Switzerland is less than impressive so far.  Maybe its the driving rain and a head cold that is putting me off.  Certainly the little towns that we drove through in the north west were unattractive. We had a break in the weather on our last ...

Luzern und Pilatus, Luzern, Switzerland travel blog

Luzern und Pilatus

A travel blog entry by acgwhale

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Ganz kurzfrisitg beschlossen wir, einen Wochenendausflug nach Luzern zu machen. Gesagt getan, Hotel gesucht und gebucht. Mit dem Radisson Blu waren wir sehr zufrieden und können es nur weiter empfehlen. Nach den üblichen Feierabend-Staus rund um Zürich ...

Fix und fertig..., Luzern, Switzerland travel blog

Fix und fertig...

A travel blog entry by coma-weltreise

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So, auch ich will noch meinen Senf dazu geben, so kurz vor dem Abflug. Und dieses Mal fliegen wir tatsächlich bald, nicht so wie nach unserem allerersten Blogeintrag (welcher sich in der Zwischenzeit auf Platz 3 befindet), nachdem es dann von überall ...

Lucerne, Luzern, Switzerland travel blog

Lucerne

A travel blog entry by jglick

tonz and i ate breakfast at the hostel then took a bust to the train station and walked to the tower and the bridge, zou could see in the brdge where a boat had run into it and caught fire, thez rebuilt that part. tony bought a sweater and then i got ...

TP#28: Swiss Museum of Transport and Popeye, Luzern, Switzerland travel blog

TP#28: Swiss Museum of Transport and Popeye

A travel blog entry by baken5

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... we had a "family room" with bunk beds, a double bed, and a pullout sofa, which is not always easy to find in Switzerland. It was still a bit warm outside so we slept with the windows open. Being on the main street we could hear people talking as ...

Fasnacht Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland travel blog

Fasnacht Luzern

A travel blog entry by haylie

We Dressed in our Aussie flags and big white afros and went to Luzern ...

On To Switzerland, Luzern, Switzerland travel blog

On To Switzerland

A travel blog entry by cncadventures

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August 13 We made it to Switzerland. The same meal that cost us 23-27 dollars in Germany cost us 55 tonight. Now that is inflation! We took the train from Baden Baden this morning with a change on the border town of Basel. We had a 16 minute turnaround ...

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