Today we are taking you to Lucerne. Switzerland Tourism says :
Lucerne, the gateway to central Switzerland, sited on Lake Lucerne, is embedded within an impressive mountainous panorama. Thanks to its attractions, its souvenir and watch shops, the beautiful lakeside setting and the nearby excursion mountains of the Rigi, Pilatus and Stanserhorn, the town is a destination for many travel groups and individuals on their journey through central Switzerland.Source : myswitzerland.com
Lucerne is truly a beautiful city. The main entrance to the train station gives an idea of the architectural wonders that can be seen there.
Our humans first visited the Swiss Museum of Transport, where they saw different means of transport from all eras.
They then went for a walk on the Chapel Bridge : this wooden bridge is more than 650 years old ! It has the particularity of being decorated with 158 paintings. Unfortunately, during the night of August 18, 1993, a terrible fire destroyed most of the bridge. Only the two bridgeheads and the Water Tower could be preserved. The reconstruction was very quick, only eight months, and the Chapel Bridge was already reopened on 14 April 1994.
If you have the opportunity, don’t miss the opportunity to visit Lucerne: there are many more things to discover !