A popular vacation destination for both native Swiss and visitors from abroad, the grand hotels and resorts that line Lake Lucerne have provided idyllic relaxation for everyone from royalty to rock stars. Visit the meadow of the Rütli, site of the founding of the Swiss Confederation, or take a walk down the 35 km Swiss Path built around the Lake of Uri.
The Lake Lucerne region of Switzerland is considered to have the greatest scenic diversity in Switzerland, and many say it is reminiscent of both a fjord landscape and a New England wooded forest. Here, boat cruises and small vessels outnumber cars, and a mild summer evening’s sail towards the main city’s sea of lights is truly unforgettable.
The imposing turreted façade of this lakeside Alpine aristocrat suggests a Grand Dame Hotel. The interiors, however, favour an altogether more dapper marriage of classicism and design brevity. A lux spa and health sanctuary, the Park Hotel is also firmly on the gourmand’s agenda with Michelin-starred restaurants and arguably one of the world’s finest wine cellars. Taste, style and redefined luxury boxed neatly lakeside.read more