Luzern and Central Switzerland Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Luzern and Central Switzerland - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Rütli Meadow

  • Historic District/Site

This is where the confederates of Schwyz, Unterwalden, and Uri are said to have met in 1307 to renew the 1291 Oath of Eternal Alliance.

Sammlung Rosengart

  • Museum/Gallery

A father-and-daughter team amassed this amazing group of works by major late-19th- and 20th-century artists. Now housed in a former bank...

Spreuerbrücke

  • Bridge/Tunnel

This narrow covered bridge dates from 1408. The weathered wood structure's interior gables hold a series of eerie, well-preserved 17th-century...

Stanserhorn

  • Mountain–Sight

A two-part journey on a nostalgic 1893 funicular and an ultramodern cable car takes you to the Stanserhorn (6,200 feet), from whose peak...

Tell-Museum

  • Museum/Gallery

The Tell-Museum displays documents and art related to the legendary man. ...

Tellskapelle

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

A shrine to Wilhelm Tell, the church is adjacent to the Tellsplatte, which was the rocky ledge onto which Tell, the rebellious archer,...

Verkehrshaus

  • Museum/Gallery

Easily reached by steamer, car, train, or Bus 6, 8, or 24, the Swiss Museum of Transport is almost a world's fair in itself, with a complex...

Weinmarkt

  • Plaza/Square/Piazza

What is now the loveliest of Luzern's several fountain squares was famous across Europe for the passion plays staged here in the 15th...

Wilhelm Tell Monument

  • Public Art (Mural/Sculpture/Statue)

This often-reproduced monument in the village center shows a proud father with crossbow on one shoulder, the other hand grasping his...

Zytturm

  • Military Site

The clock in this fifth watchtower was made in Basel in 1535 and still keeps time. ...

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