Hotel Alpina Luzern
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- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
- High-speed internet in room
- Conference facilities
- Banquet room
- Breakfast Available
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Alpina Luzern Lucerne
Wonderful location right in the center of town. Minutes walk from Chapel Bridge. Very quaint rooms.
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... great missionary Francis Xavier a co-founder of the jesuit order who's shown on the facade baptizing Asians. The church once dripped with Baroque stucco, but during the Protestant Reformation, the interior of the church as been retouched in the lighter Rococo you see on the alter, pulpit and side-chapel alters. After that we all went to the Weeping Lion Monument which is carved out of stone. It is in honor of ...
... before arriving at our accommodation around 10.00pm.
Thursday morning we were up and off to explore Amsterdam. A city full of bicycles and canals. I don't think I have ever seen so many bikes in one city. First up we took a cruise through the canals which we all enjoyed. This was followed by a visit to a diamond factory and although it proved interesting we declined to purchase anything there. A drive around the city sights followed and then we were given some free time ...
... lakeside drive along a far arm of Lake Luzern. The scenery just keeps getting better, and we are just blown away by how pretty the landscape is.
Our original plan had been to head further south and try to drive some of the Alpine passes, but the ones we wanted to drive were still closed for the season! So we decided that since the weather was still gorgeous, we would go with plan B, which was to head north to Engelberg, ...
... cheese and onion pie..check out the photo! We walked up to the towers of the old town wall, but you can only walk the wall and go up the towers in summer...however the views from the top were spectacular...real Chocolate box stuff. The old town wall was built in the 1300's and is still in great condition. Plan to use one of our spare train pass days tomorrow and go to Interlaken to check it ...
... out into the actual snow was on a rock plateau that was roped off and covered in thick snow. With so many people walking on it, it got very slippery and we had to use the ropes when climbing up the incline from the exit door. Stomping around at this height, taking heaps of photos and enjoying the beautiful clear day was exhilarating. This is worth the money if you ever get the opportunity to travel to Switzerland.