Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Luzern
1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Luzern with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Luzern area
This Luzern map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
Luzern - guide chapters
City tours, excursions and tickets in Luzern and surroundings
Switzerland - moving around the country
Despite the sweeping dimensions of Switzerland, air transport here is well-developed. There are international and domestic airports. Flights to mountain regions are especially popular. The largest airport in the country is in Zurich. That’s the main airhub for Swiss company. Since 2011, a new international terminal has opened here. Today, it serves about 25 million passengers a year. All European airlines, as well as American and Canadian, fly to Zurich. In recent years, such flights have appeared in the schedule of airlines of the Middle East and some Asian countries. The next, but not least is the airport in Geneva. Most of the flights are aimed at interregional movement. Most of the flights in Basel Airport are flying to Germany and France.
Overview of festivals and celebrations in Switzerland
Traditionally, there is a huge number of various carnivals in Switzerland. The carnival in Lucerne takes place in the last days before the Great Lent. The festival is held with an unprecedented scale. Almost the entire population of the city wears festive costumes. The carnival of musical groups takes place on the first day of the festivals; then come children's processions and the parade of monsters. The carnival ends with a festive fireworks. After that, an equally spectacular carnival in Bern begins. It begins with attempts to wake a sleeping bear, which is the symbol of this city. Trumps and drums are played everywhere in the city. The bear leaves the Prison Tower, and the real fun begins. The next day festivities for children are arranged.