Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Dear guests and visitors

We are looking forward to welcome you to the Lucerne-Lake Lucerne Region. Thanks to protective measures taken by the hosts and authorities, safe travelling is possible. All establishments and events have implemented the necessary protection concepts. 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.

General restrictions in Switzerland

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
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 03:00 pm,
Saturday to Sunday 10:00 am to 02:00 pm

Weggis: Monday to Friday: 09:00 am to 12:00 pm, 01:00 pm to 04:00 pm;
Saturday/Sunday/holidays: 09:30 am to 01:30 pm

Public and private city and themed tours
Public guided tours of the city are taking 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. Persons over the age of 12 have to wear a mask in trains, trams and buses, as well as on mountain rail and cableways and on boats.

Skiing areas
The 2020/21 winter season will start as planned in the Swiss snow sports areas. The ski resorts have taken the necessary precautions to meet the requirements of the authorities and ensure the safety of guests. Wearing mouth and nose protection is required on all facilities (cable cars, chair lifts and ski lifts).

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: