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Stories from the region

The Lucerne - Lake Lucerne region offers limitless experiences for its guests. The region offers much more to see and discover than its famous excursion regions and sights alone. It is a place where you will continually find exciting stories on people, traditions, rarities and unique things from the Lucerne - Lake Lucerne holiday region.

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Bürgenstock Resort

Open days, 3 and 4 September
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Did you know that world-famous actress Audrey Hepburn married Mel Ferrer in the chapel on the Bürgenstock on 24 September 1954? More
BÜRGENSTOCK RESORT®
Bürgenstock
6363 Obbürgen
Tel. +41 (0)41 612 90 10
Fax +41 (0)41 612 90 11
parkhotel@buergenstock.ch
www.buergenstock.ch

Gotthard rock for bathing belles

Lake Uri
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The rock lay deep inside the mountain for millions of years. Today, it serves as a place where sun-worshippers go to relax. Both bathers and the flora and fauna on Lake Uri are benefitting from the material excavated from the Gotthard Base Tunnel. Take a look at the flagship project combining leisure and sustainability. More
Uri Tourismus AG
Schützengasse 11
6460 Altdorf UR
Tel. +41 (0)41 874 80 00
Fax +41 (0)41 874 80 01
info@uri.info
www.uri.info

Airship hangar

Tribschenmoos, Lucerne
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Lucerne hoteliers decided they wanted to enhance the appeal of their city for high society guests in 1909 so they entered the aviation business. Aero Luzern was established, Switzerland's first ever air transportation company, and a contract was drawn up in 1910 with the Compagnie Générale Transaérienne in Paris. More
Luzern Tourismus AG
Zentralstrasse 5
6002 Luzern
Tel. +41 (0)41 227 17 17
Fax +41 (0)41 227 17 18
luzern@luzern.com
www.luzern.com

555 Years Bad Knutwil

Anniversary
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It all begins with an offshoot of the former Reuss Glacier, which is deep underground. That's where the mineral-rich water collects before emerging at the spring in Bad Knutwil. First mentioned in 1461, the mineral spring water was used for drinking and bathing in a spa context. More
Sempachersee Tourismus
Centralstrasse 9
6210 Sursee
Tel. +41 (0)41 920 44 44
Fax +41 (0)41 920 45 28
info@sempachersee-tourismus.ch
www.sempachersee-tourismus.ch

The Saffron Guild

The oldest of Lucerne's guilds
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Established in around 1400 as the Society of Grocers, its role was to supervise the activities of grocers throughout the town and its dominions. More
Zunft zu Safran
Präsident Informationskommission

Tel. +41 (0)76 378 55 42
martin_bucherer@hotmail.com
www.zunft-zu-safran.ch

Musegg towers

Luzern
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The towers of the Musegg wall were used in the course of the time very differently. They served as a storeroom for straw, wood, paraffin and gunpowder. On account of the partly explosive mixtures the city of Lucerne forbade the position of the called materials. More
Verein und Stiftung für die Erhaltung der Museggmauer
Schwanenplatz 4
6004 Luzern
www.museggmauer.ch

Sternsingen (Star singing)

20 December 2015
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On each "Golden Sunday" (the last Sunday before Christmas), Lucerne's Luzerner Spielleute theatrical association parades through the town with lanterns and carol singing – a tradition that was
revived more than 75 years ago. More
Luzerner Spielleute
Maggie Imfeld
Spelteriniweg 6
6005 Luzern
Tel. +41 (0)41 360 91 54
www.spielleute.ch

Cave Steigelfadbalm

Archaeological sensation
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In the early twentieth century, stone artefacts proven to originate from Neanderthal times were discovered for the first time in Steigelfadbalm Cave on the south side of the Rigi above Vitznau in Central Switzerland. The excavations also led to the discovery of cave bear bones. More
Rigi Bahnen AG
Bahnhofstrasse 7
6354 Vitznau
Tel. +41 (0)41 399 87 87
Fax +41 (0)41 399 87 00
rigi@rigi.ch
www.rigi.ch

11th Int. Klausen Car Racing 2013

27.-29. September 2013
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The waiting has its end: from 27th to 29th September 2013, the legendary Klausen car racing enters the next round and ties up with ten original car races from 1922-1934. More
Uri Tourismus AG
Schützengasse 11
6460 Altdorf UR
Tel. +41 (0)41 874 80 00
Fax +41 (0)41 874 80 01
info@uri.info
www.uri.info

AK Ski production

Stansstad
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Aldo Kuonen originally founded his company AK Ski in 1996. In doing so, the former head of the Rossignol Racing Team was pursuing a simple goal: he wished to share his dedication to technological perfection and his passion for skiing with others. More
AK Ski GmbH
Unter Sagi 10
6362 Stansstad
Tel. +41 (0)79 578 90 90
info@ak-ski.ch
www.ak-ski.ch
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