Swiss Travel Guides 4: Lake Luzern and the Surrounding Area (SRS)

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An updated and expanded 2020 edition of the Swiss Railways Society guidebook for Lake Luzern and the surrounding area. This book is an invaluable guide for any traveller intending to make the most of rail journeys in this the area.

Swiss Travel Guides 4: Lake Luzern and the Surrounding Area begins by looking at the many possibilities when travelling to Switzerland from the UK, then contains details of the best fares and tickets for getting around the country, including passes, railcards and transfer tickets. A map of the area showing all railway lines and significant bus routes, funiculars and cable cars completes the introduction.

Next, the guide follows the route of railway lines in the area, giving information about the train services and ideas for things to see and do at towns and villages along each route. The guide covers a much wider area than simply Lake Luzern and its surrounding towns, villages and mountains. The area covered extends to Zug and Einsiedeln to the north, the eastern part of the Emmental in the west, the Klausen Pass in the east and up to the Brünig Pass, Mount Titlis and Göschenen in the south.

Chapters cover each of the following:

  • Luzern
  • Lake Luzern (Vierwaldstättersee)
  • Southwards from Luzern – to Engelberg
  • Southwards from Luzern via the Brünig
  • Westwards from Luzern – towards Bern and the Emmental
  • Northwards from Luzern – towards Basel and Zürich
  • Eastwards from Luzern – the route of the Voralpen Express
  • The Gotthard Route

Swiss Travel Guides 4: Lake Luzern and the Surrounding Area has been fully updated since the previous edition was published in 2012. 52 pages. 178 colour photographs.

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