Vacation Rentals in Lucerne

Vacation Rentals in Lucerne

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Highlights Lucerne

  • Boat trip on Lake Lucerne
  • Historical architecture of the Old Town
  • Chapel bridge
  • Weekly market with Swiss delicacies
  • Swiss Museum of Transport - the most visited museum in Switzerland

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Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Lucerne

$335for 24 Feb - 2 Mar
$379 annual average
Average price per week

Current vacation rental availability Lucerne

64%for 24 Feb - 2 Mar
59% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Holidays in Lucerne

Location and orientation

Old town, river, lake and mountain united

Lucerne is the capital of the Swiss canton of the same name and offers a varied cityscape. Lucerne lies on the northwestern shore of Lake Lucerne on the banks of the Reuss. The Pilatus and Rigi mountains give the city a particularly natural impression.

Discover Lucerne's idyllic corners on foot

Public transport in Lucerne is well developed and all places worth seeing can be easily reached by bus. Nevertheless, it is recommended to discover the city on foot, as the core of Lucerne's old town is kept as a pedestrian zone and impresses with its impressive architecture.

Travelers and Activities

Lucerne for families

Lucerne is a city worth seeing for the whole family. In the Lucerne Museum of Transport, the history of all means of transport can be explored interactively and is an adventure for young and old. A boat trip on Lake Lucerne is a highlight for everyone and after visiting the old town, holidaymakers fall into bed tired but happy in their vacation rental in Lucerne.

Lucerne for athletes

Athletes will certainly be pleased about a trip to the Pilatus. After the trip with the world's steepest rack railway, there is a breathtaking panoramic view. On the Pilatus there are hiking trails from leisurely to alpine, to let everyone get their money's worth.

Top 5 travel tips for Lucerne

1st fleet shipping on Lake Lucerne

A boat trip from Lucerne on Lake Lucerne is a must for every visitor. Not only the scenic panorama around the lake and the clear water can be enjoyed. Other places with idyllic flair can also be explored at the berths of the ships. Or you can simply enjoy coffee and cake on deck.

2 Lucerne's Old Town is not just an invitation to go shopping

The heart of Lucerne's old town is ideal for leisurely walks, as the unusual and well-preserved architecture of the buildings is an absolute highlight of the city. Shops of all kinds, cafés and restaurants invite you to linger.

3. The chapel bridge convinces with its rustic architecture

Probably the best-known sight in Lucerne is the Chapel Bridge, which runs across the Reuss River near the old town. With a length of 202 metres, it is the second longest covered wooden bridge in Europe. But the Kapellbrücke gets its uniqueness from its history: In 1993 the bridge was destroyed by fire. Even today, traces of fire remind us of this catastrophe.

4 The Swiss Museum of Transport - an underestimated highlight

The name "Verkehrshaus" sounds unspectacular, but it is the largest and most visited museum in Switzerland. A large collection of locomotives, cars, ships and airplanes can be admired and interactively explored.

5th Swiss chocolate - irresistibly delicious!

Chocolate lovers get their money's worth in Switzerland - shops of renowned chocolatiers can be found in the shopping streets. The high-quality, tender chocolate with special recipes can be admired and tasted. It is a good idea to store a supply of chocolate in the apartment in Lucerne.

In Lucerne you should observe whether there is a cloud above Pilatus, because "if Pilatus has a hat, the weather will be fine and good" - according to a Lucerne legend.

Things to know

Delicatessen at the Lucerne weekly market

Every Tuesday and Saturday morning, fresh food from the region as well as delicious Swiss delicacies tempt you to the Lucerne weekly market. It is held in all weathers on the banks of the Reuss river near the Kapellbrücke bridge.

Lucerne Festival for music lovers

The Lucerne Festival is a highlight of classical music. Since 1938 there have been three events every year: The summer festival lasts from mid-August to mid-September, the Easter festival takes place on nine days just before Easter and the piano festival is a fixed point on nine days in November.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Lucerne

On average, what was the cost for vacation rentals in Lucerne last year?

Our data shows that Lucerne had an average price of $368 per night, a relatively high one compared to the cities in Switzerland.

During which months are vacation rentals cheaper in Lucerne?

Those who want to save as much as possible visit Lucerne in March, November, or February, which are the months that offer the most discount, with average prices of $339, $343, and $344 per night, respectively, based on the previous year.

In which months is it more expensive to rent a vacation rental in Lucerne?

Last year, the month that showed the highest annual average prices in Lucerne was July, with an average price of $403 per night. This was followed by August, with an average of $396, and then May, with $392.

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Lucerne?

In order to not have problems finding accommodation in Lucerne, we recommend you to plan ahead as 61% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.

What are the best months for a last-minute getaway?

The months that offer the most accommodation options are, on average, November (with an availability of 48%), June (46%), and October (46%), according to the trends observed in the prior year.

During which months is it more difficult to find available vacation rentals?

According to data from last year, the months with the fewest housing options available in Lucerne are, in order, May (with 34% of available rentals), July (35%), and December (35%).

How many rentals are there in Lucerne?

In Lucerne we work with 4 different providers to give you a choice of 290 properties, so you will not be short of options!

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