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Lucerne's Lakes and Mountains Short Break

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Lucerne's Lakes and Mountains Short Break

  • Explore the lakes and mountains of Lucerne in a long weekend
  • Enjoy easy going walks with cable cars taking care of the ascents
  • Summit Mount Rigi and Mount Pilatus for panoramic views of central Switzerland
  • Spend a magical night in the 3* superior Pilatus hotel at a lofty 2132m
  • Relax in comfortable hand-picked hotels with fabulous lake side locations
Experience the best of central Switzerland in a long weekend on this inn to inn walking holiday around the picturesque Lake Lucerne Riviera staying in comfortable lake side hotels and a spectacular mountain hotel. Use cable cars and cog railways to reach dizzying heights allowing you to enjoy sweeping views of cobalt blue lakes and snow capped peaks with minimal effort. Get away from the tourist hotspots and on to the trails where your only company will be a few locals and some Swiss Alpine cows. Explore Mount Rigi and Mount Pilatus, even spending an evening on the summit of Pilatus at 2,132m in a 3* superior hotel. Once the day trippers have left you have a real sense of having the mountain all to yourself. Your adventure finishes in Lucerne, giving you time to discover this pretty town and its famous monuments and bridges.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive Weggis Day 2 Cable car to Rigi Kaltbad, walk the Panorama Trail, boat to Beckenried 7.5 miles / 12 km Day 3 Walk to Stans, train and cog railway to Pilatus 8 miles / 13 km Day 4 Cable car to Frakmuntegg and walk to Lucerne 6.5 miles / 10 km Day 5 Onward Travel
THIS TRIP'S CARBON SCORE

This trip has a carbon score of 4kg per person per night, meaning it’s one of our best trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 4kg is equivalent to 2.5 avocados. Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment. Find out more information about how we've carbon counted our trips.

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