Dear winter lover
The lights of Lucerne are especially beautiful during the winter. Christmas lights and Christmas markets and city tours during Advent render all the magic of Lucerne unforgettable in winter. And the winter wonderland in Lucerne's surrounding region is close at hand, with 15 attractive winter sport resorts in the near vicinity providing a host of offers for active and passive winter fun.
Festive Lucerne
Advent in the Lucerne – Lake Lucerne Region.
Engelberg-Titlis –
winter heaven
Enjoy the stunning mountain scenery of Engelberg your way! Whether you prefer a romantic horse carriage ride, want to feel at one with nature on a relaxing snow shoe hike, or explore the mountains on your skis or snowboard in Engelberg you can have it all. Located just outside of Lucerne, surrounded by 10'000 feet high mountain peaks, Engelberg welcomes you to fall in love with the Swiss winter.
Take me to winter heaven
Mount Pilatus –
Magic of winter
The Pilatus is a mountain with a lot to give. This is reflected in the range of leisure activities offered on the mountain. Combine a concert, an astronomy excursion or a romantic tête-à-tête with an overnight stay to really enjoy the mountain and quicken your heart.
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Stay at the Bürgenstock Hotel & Alpine Spa
The newly built Bürgenstock Hotel & Alpine Spa features modern architecture and contemporary design in the 102 rooms and suites with incredible views far above Lake Lucerne. The spacious rooms ranging from 450 ft2 to7,300 ft2 are all equipped with exquisite materials and stylish designer furniture.
Advent Cruise on Panorama Yacht Saphir

Marvel at magical Lucerne in advent! Take a late afternoon cruise on the elegant Panorama-Yacht Saphir as the Advent lights come on and Lucerne transforms into a magical, luminous site. A special highlight is the Hotel Seeburg, which is illuminated with over 300 000 lights. It will be sure to enchant you, too. The cruise takes place on Friday and Saturday in December.

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Christmas & New Year's Eve packages

Treat yourself to some quiet time during this hectic period and enjoy the Christmas spirit in Lucerne - Lake Lucerne Region, where you can do your Christmas shopping at one of the many Christmas markets in peace and get in the mood for the reflective, festive season. Book one of the many attractive packages on offer now.
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"Lozärner Läbchueche" – Lucerne Gingerbread
Bring some Lucerne Christmas atmosphere home with you and taste our local Gingerbread recipe.