Fountains: source of life and useful
When water did not flow from the tap in abundance but had to
be fetched from the fountain by the bucket, fountains were indispensable
to survive. Lucerne features quite a number of elaborate fountains
that tell us of the history of the town.
Art and architecture from the Middle Ages to modern
We show you select buildings and works of art dating from different
centuries. Examples of outstanding contemporary architecture rank
among the major attractions of Lucerne.
The population and its customs and traditions
On a leisurely walk through the historic part of Lucerne you
hear about the original agrarian way of life, about typical handicrafts,
guilds, religious traditions and old customs practised in the
course of the year.