Lucerne during the Christmas season becomes a contemplative city of lights, while its enchanting Christmas markets are brimful with handmade gift ideas. The scents of cinnamon and mulled wine accompany you on your tour through its alleys, and at the KKL Luzern you'll find a unique Christmas fairytale world complete with an ice rink offering views of the city, the lake and the mountains.
Join us on a stroll through Lucerne. The Pine Boughs and Bright Lights tour through the festively decorated city helps pass the time more quickly in the run-up to Christmas and sheds light on some of the local seasonal customs.
At the beginning of the new year, the leading hotels in Lucerne, the Luzern Hotels association, the Swiss Hotel Management Academy, the ALI Fund of the city of Lucerne and Lucerne Tourism usually organise a huge New Year’s firework display over the bay of Lake Lucerne. This year the event unfortunately had to be cancelled due to the situation around the coronavirus. We are looking forward to the event on 1 January 2022!