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
Lake Lucerne Panoramic Sightseeing Cruise BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $30
Duration: 1 hour
Golden Round Trip with Lake Cruise to Mt Pilatus from Lucerne Self-Guided Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $119
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Lake Lucerne Reviews
We did two boat trips on Lake Lucerne, both with the newest ship, Diamant. The first trip was from Hertenstein to Luzern 30 mins to go and 30 mins return, and we paid a stunning CHF 95 for two adults.... more »
My husband and I loved Lucerne. It is breathtakingly beautiful and probably one of the most beautiful old cities we have ever seen. The surrounds are gorgeous, mountains covered in snow behind lovely.... more »
Take some stress off sailing on the lake while taking in the beautiful sights of the Swiss lake shores.
Beautiful lake with swans on emerald crystal clear waters. You can take a boat ride to enjoy the scenic view as well
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