Lake & mountains

The Lake

Five paddle steamers, twelve motor vessels, a panoramic yacht, the new Diamant motor vessel and the new Bürgenstock shuttle take visitors around Lake Lucerne throughout the year and in all weathers. All services offer excellent connections with the surrounding mountain railways and cableways.


Lake Lucerne Navigation Company

Boat trips on Lake Lucerne

A boat trip that’s fun as well as beautiful. Enjoy the fresh lake air on an outing on Lake Lucerne. You’ll be fascinated by the scenery, the attractions of inland navigation and the historical places dotted along the shoreline.


Lucerne lakeside promenade

The perfect place for a stroll

The walk from the station alongside the lake to the Hotel Seeburg takes 50 minutes. This urban walk leads past the landing stages and over the bridge to arrive at Lucerne’s lakeside promenade.


Lake Rot

Lucerne’s little brother

Discover the Lake Rot on a walk or run around its shoreline. You can also shorten your outing by taking the ferry.


The Mountains

Lucerne and the mountains - they belong together. The city is surrounded by mighty mountain ranges and mostly snow-covered peaks. A paradise for hikers, snow sports fans and nature lovers is right on the doorstep. Within 30 minutes by public transport, you can reach three mountains with stunning views and plenty of adventure. Let yourself be enchanted by the calming power of the mountains of Central Switzerland.



The dragon mountain on Lucerne's doorstep

Escape the city and head up to Pilatus Kulm at an altitude of 2'132 m on the world’s steepest cogwheel railway. The arrival by boat or by train and cogwheel railway alone is enough to put you in a holiday mood. You will be amazed by the magnificent panoramic views of the Lucerne-Lake Lucerne Region.



Queen of the mountains

Take a ride on Europe’s oldest mountain railway on your next day trip to the Rigi. The ride and views of Lake Lucerne are stunning.



The wellness oasis with a view

Perched on a wooded rocky spur 500 metres above Lake Lucerne, the Bürgenstock Resort offers wonderful views of the surrounding mountains, such as the Rigi and Pilatus.