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recommendations for 3 nights Lucerne and 1 night Zurich?

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I've just started planning my trip to Switzerland, this will be my first time there. I have booked 3 nights in Lucerne and will be looking to book 1 night in Zurich during February. Travel plans are to arrive by plane at Zurich airport midday, then immediately take a train to Lucerne for 3 nights, then travel back to Zurich for one night and then depart by train up to France. I have not yet decided the time of travelling from Lucerne to Zurich and from Zurich to France as I'm not yet confident with how I should be distributing my time.

Reading from a few threads about what to do for short trips in Zurich, it appears mainly museums and walking along the bahnhofstrasse. (The trip along the lake and to other small towns would seem to take too long?)

For Lucerne, I've read that it's good for day trips up Rigi, titlis, pilatis or to Jungfrau area (weather permitting?). I'm not advanced enough in my research to know about the travel times and availability of transport for each (will look into that in more detail over coming weeks, but I read that one of the trains up to Rigi do not run during Winter) but would appreciate any comments on the distribution of time for when I should travel from Lucerne to Zurich and then away from Zurich onwards to France? (for purpose of making early train ticket purchases and deciding whether it is worth getting the Swiss Pass?)

I've previously thought about travelling from Lucerne to Zurich midday (to suit the hotel check in and out times) and then depart mid morning (after breakfast) the next day from Zurich to France. Would this work?

Thanks for any insights in advance!

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