Things to do in Lucerne Switzerland in one day

Lucerne City views

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Soak in the city views from Promenade Luzern or Lake Lucerne promenade

Enjoy a Boat Tour

There are many ways to explore Lake Lucerne, and the best and easiest way is to hop on a boat tour from the city. The dock operates boat and ferry trips for sightseeing. The main dock for boat tours is located by the Lake promenade.

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See the Chapel Bridge

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Lucerne is home to the world’s oldest wooden covered bridge, the Kapellbrücke (Chapel Bridge). Chapel Bridge is renowned for its impressive length, but it's the stunning painted triangular frames on the roof of this walkway that truly make it exceptional.

Lunch in the Old Town

There are many cafes in and around the Chapel Bridge, Seebrücke (2 minutes away from the Chapel Bridge), and Rathaussteg in Old Town.

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Explore the Old Town

Wander the charming Old Town Area and the City Walls

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See the Lion Monument

The iconic Lion Monument is one of the most recognizable landmarks in Lucerne. It is located right outside the Old Town. It will take about a 10 minute walk to get there from the city walls.

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