Lucerne Switzerland, the gateway to central Switzerland, situated on Lake Lucerne, was a brief visit on our tour, but very relaxing. The sweeping panoramic view of the lake, surrounded by dense mountains is quite impressive. It is a popular tourist destination for the wealthy, as told to us by Emma, our tour director. The nearby mountains of Rigi, Pilatus, and Stanserhorn offer excursions for mountain climbing, and hiking. What a breath of fresh air this visit was for us on a long days travel.
The Lion Monument in Lucerne