Lucerne is a world-famous tourist destination. Every year about 4 million people from all over the world come to visit the city at the end of Lake Lucerne.
Apart from famous sights such as the Chapel Bridge, the Water Tower and the Lion Monument, the local scenery never fails to attract tourists. Lake Lucerne is surrounded by mountain peaks like Pilatus, Rigi or Titlis, all of which are easily accessible by steamer and/or rail.
Furthermore, Lucerne is an international cultural venue, hosting a series of festivals and offering several excellent museums. Finally, Lucerne is fast developing into a centre for congresses and trade fairs.