Sightseeing features

Your holiday in Lucerne

Beautiful Lucerne is not only known for Lake Lucerne and the Alps, but also for its countless sights. The Kapellbrücke, the Spreuerbrücke and the Hofbrücke are three historic bridges that characterize the cityscape of Lucerne and attract visitors from all over the world. All three bridges are not only architectural masterpieces, but also important witnesses to the history of Lucerne. They invite visitors to take a stroll under their majestic arches, admire the historical details and soak up the city’s unique atmosphere. The Lion Monument, the Musegg Wall and the old town are also very popular destinations that can be reached on foot from our Hotel Royal.


Chapel Bridge

The Chapel Bridge in Lucerne is an important cultural and historical destination. The bridge, built in the 14th century, is one of the oldest covered wooden bridges in Europe. It stretches majestically over the Reuss River and offers a picturesque view of the surrounding panorama. As you walk across the bridge, you can admire the magnificent paintings that tell the history of the city. Make a stop in the middle of the bridge to enjoy the view of the river and the surrounding old town. The Chapel Bridge is an iconic landmark and a popular meeting place for locals and visitors alike. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore this iconic Lucerne destination and experience the city’s fascinating history.

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Musegg wall

This historic city wall dates back to the 14th century and offers a special view of Lucerne’s old town and the surrounding countryside. A walk along the Musegg Wall allows visitors to explore the well-preserved defense towers and immerse themselves in times gone by. The wall consists of nine towers, some of which are open to the public and provide a great viewing platform. During the walk along the Wall, visitors can also learn historical information about the city’s history and learn more about the Wall’s function and importance. The Musegg Wall is not only a historical landmark, but also a place of tranquility and enjoyment. Along the wall are park benches and picnic areas where you can take a break and enjoy the scenic view. More…

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Lion monument

The Lion Monument in Lucerne is an impressive and touching sight. Carved out of a boulder in 1820, the monument honors the brave Swiss Guards who lost their lives for the French king during the French Revolution. The imposing relief shows a dying lion pierced by an arrow. The level of detail and expressiveness of the monument is fascinating and attracts numerous visitors every year. The Lion Monument is a place of rest and remembrance that deeply touches visitors with its symbolism and history. A visit to the Lion Monument is an absolute must for anyone visiting Lucerne. More…

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The Spreuer Bridge in Lucerne is a historic and unique attraction. The bridge was built in the 16th century and is one of the oldest surviving wooden bridges in the city. Its distinctive feature is the more than 60 paintings on the underside of the roof depicting scenes from the Dance of Death. This unique representation makes the Chaff Bridge a true work of art. The walk across the bridge not only offers a magnificent view of the Reuss and the surrounding countryside, but also a fascinating insight into the history of Lucerne. The Chaff Bridge is a popular walking spot, inviting visitors to step back in time and enjoy the beauty of the city. More…

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Old town

Lucerne’s old town is a must-see attraction that delights visitors from all over the world with its historical charm and picturesque atmosphere. The narrow streets, medieval buildings and cobbled squares take you back in time. During a walk through the old town you will discover numerous historical buildings, such as the famous Chapel Bridge with the water tower, the imposing Jesuit Church and the imposing town hall. Every step reveals new facets of this rich history. The old town also offers a variety of charming shops, boutiques, cafes and restaurants where you can sample local delicacies. Immerse yourself in the pulsating life of the city and be enchanted by the diversity and flair of the old town. More…

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City ​​walks

Lucerne walking tours offer a fascinating way to discover the rich history and cultural heritage of this enchanting city. There are various guided tours that take visitors to the main sights and hidden gems. During the tour, visitors can explore the charming old town, stroll along narrow streets and admire historic buildings. Experienced tour guides share interesting facts and anecdotes that enrich the city experience. More…


Swiss Museum of Transport

The Swiss Museum of Transport in Lucerne is a fascinating museum that presents the history and development of transport. Here visitors can take an exciting journey through the world of mobility. The museum offers a variety of interactive exhibits, historic vehicles, and simulators that allow visitors to explore and experience different modes of transportation. From trains and airplanes to cars and ships, there is an impressive variety of exhibits to discover. Visitors can also visit the Planetarium and Movie Theater in the Swiss Museum of Transport to enjoy fascinating films about space exploration and breathtaking natural experiences. The Swiss Museum of Transport is a place of education, entertainment and enthusiasm for all age groups. It’s the perfect place to learn about the history and future of transport and have a lot of fun. More…


KKL Luzern

The Lucerne Culture and Congress Center is an architectural masterpiece and a cultural center in the beautiful city of Lucerne. With its modern and striking glass facade, the KKL Luzern not only attracts architecture enthusiasts, but also offers a wide range of cultural events. It houses concert halls, exhibition spaces, and event spaces that host a variety of events, including concerts, exhibitions, theater performances, and conferences. The first-class acoustics in the concert hall make the KKL Luzern a popular venue for renowned orchestras, conductors and soloists from all over the world. In addition, the KKL Luzern also offers restaurants, cafés and a roof terrace with a breathtaking view of Lake Lucerne and the surrounding mountains. More…


Art museum

The Art museum Luzern is a place of artistic diversity and inspiration. With its impressive collection of contemporary art and changing exhibitions, it offers visitors a unique cultural experience. The museum houses works by renowned national and international artists, representing different styles, mediums and themes. From painting and sculpture to photography and installations, there is a wide range of works of art to discover. Visitors have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the fascinating world of contemporary art and be inspired by the creative forms of expression and artistic discourse. The Museum of Art Lucerne also offers a varied program of events with guided tours, lectures and workshops to further deepen the understanding and appreciation of art. More…

Thermal baths

The Chiemgau Therme in Bad Endorf offers relaxation on two levels with an extended sauna world. The Wellnessgarten-Waging, in the east of the Chiemgau, is also an oasis of well-being of a special kind. With a sauna area, sensory garden and swimming ponds, visitors are offered a sauna paradise.

Opening times daily:
Chiemgau thermal baths: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m
Wellness garden wagging: 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 p.m
Rupertus Therme Bad Reichenhall: 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m


This romantic city offers an unusual mix of breathtaking alpine panoramas, historic buildings and picturesque streets. Here you can wear lederhosen to the trendy bar, enjoy your Italian coffee under the onion dome and marvel at international exhibitions. The city surprises anyone who engages in its individuality. The jewel between Chiemgau and Wendelstein invites you to enjoy, discover and experience. More…


Unlike the popular Chiemsee, the smaller Simssee exudes peace, nature and relaxation. The area offers different types of landscape: Low, low and high moors, biotopes and alluvial forests are habitats for many endangered plant species in front of a picturesque Alpine backdrop. Start a 2-hour bike tour from the Landgasthof Zur Post to the Simssee. Whether hiking, cycling, sailing or climbing, the Simssee holiday region has it all to offer. More…