Luzern
in Lucerne-Stadt District of Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
47.050 and 8.306 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 47° 3' 1" and E 8° 18' 22"
Currency and Currency Code:
Franc - CHF
Spoken languages:
German, French, Italian, Romansh
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 09:00 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Europe/Zurich
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:52 am and 8:05 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Ouwenga
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Switzerland in Western Europe

Safety Score: 4,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Switzerland.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Switzerland. Last Update: 2020-04-06 07:22:42

Explore Luzern

Luzern in Lucerne-Stadt District (Canton of Lucerne) with it's 57,066 inhabitants is a city in Switzerland about 41 mi (or 66 km) east of Bern, the country's capital.

Local time in Luzern is now 09:00 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Europe / Zurich with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 12 airports in the vicinity of Luzern, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in Switzerland is Buochs Airport in a distance of 7 mi (or 11 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps in Austria at a distance of 16 mi (or 26 km). The closest in Switzerland is Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch in a distance of 40 mi (or 26 km), North. We found 10 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Stans, Hochdorf, Ennetburgen, Kussnacht and Sarnen. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 19°C / 66 °F

Morning Temperature 8°C / 47 °F
Evening Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Night Temperature 9°C / 48 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 37%
Air Pressure 1027 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 8th of April 2020

20°C (67 °F)
10°C (50 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 9th of April 2020

20°C (68 °F)
10°C (50 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 10th of April 2020

21°C (70 °F)
12°C (54 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Schweizerhof

Address
0,3 mi
Schweizerhofquai 3A
6004 Luzern
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


The Hotel Lucerne Autograph Collection

Address
0,2 mi
Sempacherstrasse 14
6002 Luzern
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Astoria

Address
0,2 mi
Pilatusstrasse 29
6002 Luzern
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Cascada Swiss Quality Hotel

Address
0,3 mi
Bundesplatz 18
6003 Luzern
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Wilden Mann Romantik Hotel

Address
0,2 mi
Bahnhofstrasse 30
6003 Luzern
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Continental-Park

Address
0,2 mi
Murbacherstr. 4
6002 Luzern
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Renaissance Lucerne Hotel

Address
0,1 mi
Pilatusstrasse 15
6002 Luzern
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Ameron Flora Hotel Flora

Address
0,1 mi
Seidenhofstrasse 5
6002 Luzern
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Des Balances Hotel Lucerne

Address
0,1 mi
Weinmarkt 5
6004 Luzern
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Monopol

Address
0,1 mi
Pilatusstr. 1
6002 Luzern
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

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Luzern / Lucerne

Published: May 07, 2012
Length: 20:45 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: travelvideo99

Luzern / Lucerne http://www.pictures-switzerland.com/luzern/index.htm Lucerne is one of Switzerland's most beautiful cities with many must-see sights. This video includes the city's unmistakable...


Luzern Lucerne 1960

Published: September 29, 2014
Length: 44:29 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Garthster Lucerne

By Garthster Lucerne: Documentary made for the Nuffield Organisation. Photographed and Produced by Morris Motors Limited Cine Department. Laboratory Work by Denham Laboratories. Recording ...


Luzerner Fasnacht 2015: LIVE: Fritschi – Umzug

Published: February 13, 2015
Length: 14:59 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Luzerner Fasnacht 2015

Hier finden Sie die besten Filme, Reportagen und LIVE Uebertragungen von der Luzerner Fasnacht 2015. Direkt vom Zentralschweizer Fernsehen Tele 1 AG und SRF 1.


Steamboats on Lake Lucerne in beautiful Lucerne Switzerland

Published: April 13, 2015
Length: 00:44 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: kramer321

Four large tourist Steamboats on Lake Lucerne (Vierwaldstättersee) in beautiful Lucerne (Luzern) Switzerland. This was the view from the National Hotel in Lucerne.


Aerials of Kapellbrucke Lucerne Switzerland

Published: February 19, 2014
Length: 40:07 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Aero Picture

BMPCC over kappelbrucke lucerne switzerland (aerial footage) Another testfootage of the bmpcc on our Hexacopter with the AP-BLS180 brushless gimbal. To stay up to date, join us also on Facebok:...


ES GEHT EINZIG DER OSTWIND - Lucerne Jazz Orchestra

Published: October 08, 2013
Length: 42:40 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Lukas Frei

comp. by Aurel Nowak www.ljo.ch.


SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne: Streckenflug / Flight over race course

Published: March 24, 2015
Length: 17:24 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: SwissCityMarathon - Lucerne

Virtueller Flug über die wunderschöne Strecke des SwissCityMarathon am Vierwaldstättersee Luzern / horw.


Old Lake City Stompers Luzern (6) - Whistlin' Rufus

Published: September 05, 2009
Length: 15:21 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Neorsto

Jazzkonzert in Schöftland (Aargau) am 26. November 1988 Franz Koch (tp) - Werner Kaufmann (cl) - Rolf Albisser (tb) - Fritz Tüscher (bj) - Sepp Bachmann (p) - Peter Bernet (b)...


Fasnacht Löchlitramper Littau

Published: February 19, 2014
Length: 09:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: sui

Fasnacht in Reusbühl Luzern.


Luzern \\ Tour of City

Published: March 30, 2015
Length: 16:39 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Mirko Orbolato

A little tour of Lucern, through bridges (Kapellbrücke is the the oldest covered bridge in europe, built in 1365), cathedrals (Church of St. Leodegar built in 735) and monuments (Lion monument...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Swiss Life Arena

Swiss Life Arena is an arena in Luzern, Switzerland. It is primarily used for ice hockey and is the home arena of HC Luzern Lakers. Swiss Life Arena holds 5,000 people. It is named for the Swiss Life insurance company.

Located at 47.041, 8.321 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Indoor arenas in Switzerland, Indoor ice hockey venues in Switzerland, Lucerne, Buildings and structures in the canton of Lucerne

Stadion Allmend

Stadion Allmend was a multi-purpose stadium in Lucerne, Switzerland. Its current primary use was for football matches. The stadium had a capacity of 25000, although security concerns mandate limiting audiences to 15000. The stadium had been home to FC Lucerne since 1934. Over the years the stadium has undergone some transformations. In 1957 a new stand with 2500 seats was added. Between 1981 and 1983 a new grandstand was built. In 1995 the club redeveloped the North Stand.

Located at 47.0333, 8.30519 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Switzerland, FC Luzern, Lucerne, Multi-purpose stadiums in Switzerland

Sonnenberg Tunnel

The Sonnenberg Tunnel is a 1,550m long motorway tunnel, constructed between 1971 and 1976 and located near Lucerne, Switzerland. At its completion it was also the world's largest civilian nuclear fallout shelter, designed to protect 20,000 civilians in the eventuality of war or disaster.

Located at 47.0387, 8.29429 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Tunnels completed in 1976, Tunnels in Switzerland, Buildings and structures in the canton of Lucerne, Disaster preparedness in Europe

Lucerne Culture and Congress Centre

The Culture and Congress Centre in Lucerne (or KKL for Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Luzern) is a multi-functional building with a concert hall that is esteemed for its high-profile acoustics. It was built according to the plans of the architect Jean Nouvel and was inaugurated in 1998 with a concert by the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Claudio Abbado.

Located at 47.05, 8.312 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Lucerne, Concert halls in Switzerland, Jean Nouvel buildings, Lucerne Festival, Buildings and structures in the canton of Lucerne, Visitor attractions in the canton of Lucerne

Sternwarte Hubelmatt

Sternwarte Hubelmatt (Hubelmatt Observatory) is an astronomical observatory operated by Astronomische Gesellschaft Luzern. Built in 1979, it is located in the school "Hubelmatt West" at Lucerne in the Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland.

Located at 47.0351, 8.3056 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Astronomical observatories in Switzerland, Buildings and structures in the canton of Lucerne

University of Lucerne

The University of Lucerne is a public university with a campus in Luzern, Switzerland. 1231 undergraduates and 1061 postgraduate students attend the university, which makes it Switzerland's smallest university. Despite its size, it holds an international reputation in several areas. For instance, the Institute for Jewish-Christian Research has acquired renown. The university evolved over time: Since the early 17th century, courses in philosophy and theology have been taught in the city.

Located at 47.0494, 8.31222 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Educational institutions established in 2000, Lucerne, Universities in Switzerland, Buildings and structures in the canton of Lucerne

Swissporarena

Swissporarena is a new multi-use stadium in Lucerne, Switzerland, completed in 2011. It's used mostly for football matches and hosts the home matches of FC Lucerne of the Swiss Super League. The stadium has a capacity of 16,800 spectators. It replaced the demolished Stadion Allmend. The stadium was due to open earlier in the year but several problems during construction changed the plans. In February 2011 the club announced the new season ticket prices for their return home.

Located at 47.0333, 8.30519 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Switzerland, FC Luzern, Buildings and structures in the canton of Lucerne, Visitor attractions in the canton of Lucerne

Church of St. Leodegar (Lucerne)

The Church of St. Leodegar is the most important church and a landmark in the city of Lucerne, Switzerland. It was built in parts from 1633 to 1639 on the foundation of the Roman basilica which had burnt in 1633. This church was one of the few built north of the Alps during the Thirty Years War and one of the largest and art history rich churches of the German late renaissance period.

Located at 47.0557, 8.31405 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Churches in Switzerland, Buildings and structures in the canton of Lucerne, Lucerne, Visitor attractions in the canton of Lucerne

Lucerne railway station

Lucerne railway station is a major hub of the Swiss rail network. It is a terminal station serving domestic and international traffic on several rail lines. The lines from the east pass to the north of Lucerne and then join the lines from the north and the west and pass to the west of Lucerne before turning to approach the station from the south. The metre-gauge Brünig railway from the south and Interlaken also terminates at the station.

Located at 47.0489, 8.31056 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Transport in Lucerne, Railway stations in the canton of Lucerne, Railway stations opened in 1856, Swiss Federal Railways stations

Lucerne Festival

The Lucerne Festival is a summer music festival in Lucerne, Switzerland. It was founded in 1938 and, since 2004, it has taken place at the Lucerne Culture and Congress Centre designed by Jean Nouvel. The two resident ensembles of the festival are the Lucerne Festival Orchestra and the Lucerne Festival Strings and the present conductor is the Italian conductor Claudio Abbado.

Located at 47.0489, 8.30639 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lucerne Festival, Festivals in Switzerland, Visitor attractions in the canton of Lucerne

Alpineum

The Alpineum is a museum and diorama of the Alps in Lucerne, Switzerland.

Located at 47.0579, 8.3103 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Art museums established in 1901, Lucerne, Art museums and galleries in Switzerland, 1901 establishments in Switzerland, Museums in the canton of Lucerne

Lucerne Allmend/Messe railway station

Lucerne Allmend/Messe railway station is a Swiss railway station in the city of Lucerne. It is located adjacent to the Swissporarena, in the south of the city. The station is on the Brünig line of the Zentralbahn railway company, and is used by trains of the Luzern–Stans–Engelberg line. The station opened in November 2012, and is situated in a tunnel linking Kriens Mattenhof station and the approaches to Lucerne station.

Located at 47.0351, 8.303 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in the canton of Lucerne, Lucerne

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08 Apr
2020

Mariinsky Orchestra - Valery Gergiev, Leitung - Denis Matsuev, Klavier
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Mariinsky Orchestra - Valery Gergiev, Leitung - Denis Matsuev, Klavier
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Webinar: Creating GUI For Toradex Modules With TotalCross Open Source SDK
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09 Apr
2020

Matthäus-Passion - Collegium Vocale Gent
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FormatB - Abflug Berlin
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10 Apr
2020

«Blind Date» In Der Seebar
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Sacred Voices - Tenebrae London
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15 Apr
2020

Extrakonzert Mit Martha Argerich - Luzerner Sinfonieorchester - James Gaffigan, Leitung
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16 Apr
2020

Antonín Dvorák Und James Gaffigan - Luzerner Sinfonieorchester - J. Gaffigan, Leitung & G. Capuçon, Cello
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17 Apr
2020

«Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest» - City Light Symphony Orchestra
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18 Apr
2020

«Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest» - City Light Symphony Orchestra
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19 Apr
2020

«Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest» - City Light Symphony Orchestra
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24 Apr
2020

Sinfonie In Bildern - Beethoven 9 - Berner Symphonieorchester
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Liv Stone
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25 Apr
2020

Liv Stone
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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