Destination guide

Travel to historical Lucerne

Take a holiday to Lucerne and enjoy the area's museums, history and live music. Well known for its lake, mountain views and local tours, this walkable city won't disappoint. Take in top local attractions such as Lucerne Town Hall and Chapel Bridge. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Lucerne

Do you want to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Lucerne a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kuessnacht am Rigi Cable Car (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Sempachersee Golf Club (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Dallenwil-Wirzweli Cable Car (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • St. Jacob Cable Car (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Stuckli Rondo Revolving Gondola (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Engelberg-Titlis Ski Resort (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Lucerne

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Lucerne is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mount Pilatus (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Glacier Garden (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Lake Side Promenade (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Hammetschwand Lift (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Seebad Eich (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Lake Sempach (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Lucerne

The nearest airport is in Zurich (ZRH), located 30.1 mi (48.5 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Lucerne Station or Werftestrasse Luzern Station to see more of the city.

Where to stay near Lucerne?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 564 holiday rentals near Lucerne. From 487 Condos/Apartments to 36 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lucerne for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Lucerne?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Lucerne:

  • Enge: 31 holiday homes
  • Mühlebach: 17 holiday homes
  • Hasliberg Reuti: 16 holiday homes
  • District 2: 39 holiday homes
  • Seefeld: 18 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Lucerne?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Lucerne. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Lucerne Station: 513 holiday rentals
  • Lucerne (QLJ-Lucerne Train Station): 514 holiday rentals
  • KKL Lucerne: 513 holiday rentals
  • Lucerne Town Hall: 516 holiday rentals
  • Mill Bridge: 516 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lucerne listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Lucerne?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 487 Condos/Apartments in Lucerne. Our other popular types of Lucerne holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 36 holiday houses
  • Chalets: 10 holiday houses
  • Villas: 3 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lucerne?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 41 holiday homes with pool available in Lucerne. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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