The AMERON Luzern Hotel Flora is the ideal starting point for your activities around Lake Lucerne. We show you the most beautiful and exciting corners around the hotel.
The Chapel Bridge is the landmark of Lucerne and with 202.90 meters, not only the oldest, but also the second longest old wooden covered bridge in Europe.
In 1993, the Chapel Bridge burnt down almost completely in a fire and was rebuilt in record time. This incident made the Chapel Bridge even more famous than it already was.
Distance from the hotel: about 1 min walking distance from the hotel, 100m
The Lion Monument
The Lion Monument is located in the centre of Lucerne and commemorates the Swiss Guardsmen who died in 1792 after the storm on the Tuileries Palace.
The allegory of the dying lion is carved directly into stone.
Distance from the hotel: about 15 min walking distance from the hotel, 1.2km
The Culture and Congress Center
The Culture and Congress Center (short KKL) was opened in 1998 with a concert by the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
The concert hall is prized for its top-class acoustics and was built by architect Jean Nouvel. The optimum acoustics are achieved by the ratio of room height, width and length.
Distance from the hotel: about 5 min walking distance from the hotel, 400m
The Lucerne Carnival
The Lucerne Carnival is the largest yearly event in the city of Lucerne and the Central of Switzerland. The folk festival in the old town starts on dirty Thursday with the reveille/wake-up call at 5:00 a.m. in the morning.
The Carnival ends with the beginning of Lent, the Ash Wednesday, the morning after the «Monstercorso»
Distance from the hotel: directly in front of the hotel.
The Pilatus is with 2132 meters the local mountain of Lucerne. The mountain can be reached either via Alpnachstad with the steepest rack railway in the world or with the panorama gondola and aerial cableway from Kriens.
Both ways can be experienced by the golden round trip.
Distance from the hotel:
to Alpnachstad - 25 min by train, 15km
to Kriens – 20 min by bus, 4.6km
The Lake Lucerne is located in the central of Switzerland in the five cantons of Lucerne, Ob- and Nidwalden, Schwyz and Uri and is the fourth largest lake in Switzerland.
The Lake invites you to enjoy a trip and fascinates you with its unique landscape and the historic site on the lake.
Distance from the hotel: about 4 min walking distance from the hotel, 300m