Waking up one morning from deep sleep we noticed an amber glow within the skies. Looking of the window, we have been blown by the magnificent portray like sky of Lucerne. We had our first ‘Why is Switzerland Known as So Image-Postcard Stunning’ second.
On a short journey to Paris, we had taken out two days (sure, solely two days) to make a fast journey to Lucerne and Safenwil. And we wished to drive it as a result of we wished to see and expertise extra of the ‘land’. Paris to Lucerne is a roughly 6 hour drive, and the attractive route is surrounded by blossoming farms and small stretches of forests.
We entered Lucerne within the night whereas daylight was nonetheless round. After hanging round until dinner within the metropolis we headed to the Gasthaus zum Kreuz, our fantastic resort. A fantastic previous lodge, it’s barely 2km from metropolis heart, and has a beautiful view of the alps, notably Mount Pilatus and Mount Rigi.
Subsequent morning, after hearty Swiss breakfast, we headed out in direction of Mount Rigi.
Overlooking the Lake Lucerne, the area round Mount Rigi is a wonderful mountaineering spot with many effectively marked out trails. We walked within the meadows for a few hours and it was time to go to Safenwil. A Swiss pal from this village had invited us over, and fortunately due to that we received to see this beautiful village, which wouldn’t have been on our journey radar..Usually the perfect and most memorable journeys are these the place you make a connection and we did, on this journey. Safenwil is roughly a one hour drive from Lucerne, passes via wonderful Swiss countryside and small villages. It was time to say good bye to Lucerne and head to Safenwil…
What to do in Lucerne: The town itself has lots to see together with the Swiss Museum Of Transport. All the area being mountainous, there are many mountaineering trails. Within the winters you possibly can go snowboarding.
Within the metropolis itself, try to see the Chapel Bridge, a 200 meters lined picket bridge hooked up to the Water Tower which was in-built round 1300 AD. It has some 111 work inside. Go go to the Jesuit Church, Francesan Church, the Hof Church, the Lion Monument or Musegg Wall (town partitions from 13th century AD)
How To Attain : Lucerne could be very effectively related by Prepare, Street and near Zurich airport.
When to Go to: If you wish to go to for Winter season, strive January- February. April-Could is off-season, because the snow is melting, its usually barely moist too. July/August is summers and excessive season once more. October is off-season and December is Christmas!