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white, green and blue One of the top wellness destinations this is not Norway or Finland this is not Iceland or Canada this is Switzerland Lucerne is a city of 80,000 people located at the heart of the country and 50 km south of Zurich It was founded in the 9th century, once was a candidate city for becoming the capital of Switzerland and today’s the seventh largest city Lucerne has long been a top destination for tourists! The beautiful lake, Reuss river, Pilatus & Rigi mountains are its charming natural elements. top attractions Chapel Bridge or Kapellbrücke. A wooden covered bridge built in 1333, the oldest in Europe. Inside are paintings depicting Lucerne’s history. The Lion Monument is found in a small park just off the Löwenplatz square. The medieval Walls or Mussegmauer. Nine well preserved defense towers, offering magnificent views of the city. Water Tower (Wasserturm), an octagonal fortification from the 13th century, the city’s most famous landmark. Lake Lucerne is a popular tourist destination, both for native Swiss and foreigners, and there are many hotels and resorts along the shores. Ferry boats, party boats, barges, rowing regattas, Kitesurfing, this lake has something irresistible Weggis The “Riviera of Central Switzerland”! The town has a famously mild climate and numerous southern plants (chestnut trees, palms, grapes) that thrive here. With the aerial tramway you can arrive at Rigi-Kaltbad & the Viewpoint Känzeli. Then you can continue climbing up the mountain on the cog railway (Vitznau-Rigi-Bahn). Vitznau You may arrive here by car, or boat and take the mountain train to the Spa Resort of Rigi Kaltbad. The imposing Park Hotel west of the town dates from the 1900s. Mount Pilatus Near Lucerne and easily accessible by public transport, the Pilatus is the ideal adventure mountain for the whole family. Hotels & restaurants, rope park, hiking, star watching, are a few of the many things Pilatus mountain has to offer… On the north side, a gondola cableway and a new aerial cableway connect Kriens to Pilatus Kulm. Unique view & comfort! The world’s steepest cog railway starts its climb at Alpnachstad and tackles a maximum gradient of 48 percent, thereby passing forests, meadows and rock faces. Rigi Kaltbad All you have ever dreamt of is here! Alpine environment, breathtaking view, impressive nature, luxury facilities, revitalizing wellness treatments! Bathe in a fairytail setting with breathtaking view of the Alps. Its tranquil and contemplative ambience makes it the perfect place for rest and relaxation. This car free resort can be reached by cable car from Weggis or mountain train from Vitznau. Definitely an everlasting experience! Below the bathing complex, the Mineral Baths & Spa boasts a modern spa area featuring a crystal spa, steam room, organic sauna and a large chill-out zone. Switzerland a country to fall in love useful tips Prefer the public means of transport. Swiss trains are fun and maybe the safest in the world. You and your skin should be prepared to face both the freezing alpine wind and the heat of the fireplace or the sauna! Useful phrases: Grüezi=Hello Danke=Thanks bitte schön=You are welcome Tschüss=bye! Where to eat RESTAURANTS: * Bistro Krienbrüggli * il Cortile * Baracca * Ammos Greek Cuisine * Pastarazzi * Gratalp Stübli CAFE – Bar: * tschuppi’s wonderbar * Bar León * Mardi Gras * Café de ville Accomodation *The Park Vitznau *Alpenblick Weggis *Alpenheim Rigi *Rigisunne *Hotel Bergsonne *Hotel Bellevue *Hotel Pilatus-Kulm * Radisson Blu, Lucerne * Hotel des Balances * Hotel Palace Luzern * Cascada Boutique Hotel * Hotel Schweizerhof Like this video! Tell us your opinion, write a comment. Share! Runnismos travel guru, contact us: [email protected] Thanks for watching and subscribe
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