Hotel Falken - Luzern
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- Non-smoking hotel
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wheelchair accessibility
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The drive from Strasbourg was only a couple of hours, so we took our time and arrived around 2.30. I hadn't done a lot of research on Lucerne, but it is just the most beautiful scenery. The lake nestled below the mountain with the typical Swiss Villages dotted all along the waters edge is unbelievably picturesque, the sad part was the low cloud (or it may have even been pollution, as it never lifted) so it made taking great photo's ...
... of watches and pocket knives. The watches were very expensive and my eyes popped wide open when I saw many of them were priced in the thousands. One of the tour group reported back that he had just seen a watch being sold for 13,000 Swiss francs. (about $18,500 AUD).
It was a big day as we then ventured out again that night to a Swiss restaurant where we were served Swiss cuisine and entertained by local artists. The food and music were great and it was an ...
... isolated and independent, not willing to necessarily fit in with their larger neighbouring countries.
In the afternoon we had our first taste of the Swiss mountains. We caught a train to Alpnachstad and then a funicular (cog train) to the top of Mount Pilatus. On the way up we saw forests of conifers and meadows of wild flowers and heard (and saw) cows with their clanging bells.
When we stepped out ...
... was boring) & a fighter simulation that Jill drove upside down for most of the flight (3 min) & gave Jeff motion-sickness after he kept screaming "We're going to die!"
Meanwhile, Bev & I looked around the new town and old town (which are both actually the same age) then went our separate ways for a bit. Bev went off to look at souvenir shops and I went back to my room to research things to do and came dangerously close to ...
... we walked the shore for a bit, taking in the gorgeous views. The mountains were majestic in the distance, and the clear sky made for great pictures. We walked uphill a few minutes to see the Lion Monument. Despite the fact that it was crowded with tourists mugging for selfies, I found it moving.
Back down to the river and finally time to eat! We grabbed an outdoor table at the Rathaus Brauerei, and enjoyed Bratwurst and ...