Lucerne
12/20/2019 12:00 AM
12/20/2019 12:00 AM
Take a walking tour of Lucerne soaking up the festive atmosphere of this medieval gem. The iconic Lion Monument, which you'll visit was sculpted in memory of the Swiss Guards massacred during the French Revolution in 1792. It has captured the hearts and minds of visitors for centuries, including Mark Twain who praised it as "the most mournful and moving piece of stone in the world". You'll also visit the spectacular medieval walls and towers, dating back to the 13th century. Located in the Musegg Wall area, the towers rise high over the city, giving great panoramic views of Lucerne, the Reuss River, and the surrounding mountain scenery. There are a total of nine towers, including one featuring the oldest clock in the city. Afterwards, soak up the festive atmosphere of this medieval gem wandering through its Christmas market located at the Franziskanerplatz and enjoy the festive atmosphere with a mug of holiday cheer, gl├╝hwein. (B),

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