Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Dear guests and visitors

Safe travelling is now possible again and we are looking forward to welcome you to the Lucerne-Lake Lucerne Region.
Most tourist establishments have reopened in the last weeks and are full of enthusiasm again as hosts for you.

We will keep you up to date on the current situation in our region, please contact us if you have any question – our team is happy to assist you.

Clean & Safe: Safety measures

As a travel destination, Switzerland offers not only pristine nature but also safety and a good health system. The country’s tourism service providers are also taking special measures to protect their guests, ensuring they enjoy their stay in Switzerland. The safety protocols of the individual sectors can be found here.

Information regarding tourism in Lucerne and the Lucerne-Lake Lucerne region:

Travel restrictions
Border controls at all borders between Switzerland and the other Schengen states have been lifted. The normal entry requirements are applying again. Further information on the official regulations is published on the website of the State Secretariat for Migration SEM. Persons arriving in Switzerland from certain countries are required to go into quarantine. For further information, consult the website of the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH). There are no travel restrictions in Lucerne or within the Lake Lucerne Region.

Tourist information offices
Our tourist information offices are open as follows:
Lucerne: Monday to Friday 08.30 am to 05:30 pm,
Saturday/Sunday/holidays 09:00 am to 03:00 pm

Weggis: Monday to Friday: 08:30 am to 12:00 pm, 01:00 pm to 05:00 pm;
Saturday/Sunday/holidays: 08:45 am to 12:15 pm, 12:45 pm to 04:15 pm

Public and private city and themed tours
From 1 August public guided tours of the city will take place as follows:
Saturday, 9.45 am: German and French
Sunday, 9.45 am: German and English
Wednesday, 9.45 am: German and French 
For online booking and further information click here.

Information on protective measures can be found here.

Public transport (masks compulsory)
Bus and train services, mountain railways and cable cars as well as boat services on Lake Lucerne are back in operation, but in some cases still operate according to a reduced timetable. Please obtain information directly from the respective transport companies and consult the online timetable before each journey. As far as the use of public transport is concerned, the FOPH's hygiene regulations should be followed. From Monday, July 6, persons over the age of 12 will have to wear a mask in trains, trams and buses, as well as on mountain rail and cableways and on boats.

Due to the current situation, various events have been cancelled. Please inform yourself directly with the organizers.

Questions on the Coronavirus / Covid-19 in Switzerland:
www.bag-coronavirus.ch, phone +41 58 463 00 00, daily 24 hours

FAQ on Switzerland’s immigration regulations: