Famous for its well-preserved Old Town and medieval Chapel Bridge, Lucerne (Luzern in German) is a favourite city amongst visitors to Switzerland. Perched alongside Lake Lucerne and at the foot of some of Switzerland’s most famous mountains – Titlis, Pilatus and Rigi – there is no shortage of things to see and do in Lucerne.

Well connected to other Swiss and European cities by rail, Lucerne is also easily accessible by car.

Population: 81, 600

Canton: Lucerne

Average high temperatures: January – 3C / 38F; April – 14C / 57F; July – 24C / 76F; October – 14C / 57F

Christmas market dates: 5 to 22 December, 2019 (Learn more here).

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