More about Lucerne
Why go to Lucerne?
Cheese shops and chocolatiers offering tours and tastings deliver an authentic Swiss experience
Because Lucerne is not a cruise port, visitors will have to either book a tour or pay their own way
Lucerne's colorful buildings and magical landscape make it popular place to visit on Rhine River cruise excursions
Currency & Best Way to Get Money?
The Swiss franc, seen on currency charts as CH, is the monetary unit of Switzerland. That being said, some restaurants do take euro and most take credit cards. ATMS are plentiful throughout the city.
Switzerland has four official languages: French, German, Italian and Romansh - but the main one you'll hear in Lucerne is German. That being said, almost all waiters, shop keepers and museum workers speak English.