Around Lake Lucerne, Switzerland

We alighted from the vessel here

The Lake Lucerne Navigation Company offer several voyages around the lake. We took the cruise from the town of Viznau to  Lucerne but we got off one stop early so we could have a long walk around the lake.

White swan watching people loll about in a rubber ducky

It was a brief flirtation with Lucerne and from what I saw may grow into something more meaningful in the future.

Looking back at Mt Rigi from the boat

It was hard to conceive that we had just been on top of this mountain half an hour earlier.

The houses along the lake are a mix of old and new.

Flash boat, houses, church, vineyard, it is all here

Prime position

Two traditional buildings on the water and a white chateau above

A welcoming Christ figure before we got off the boat

Boat houses at another stop along the way

Get yer white bodies out! Swiss museum of Transport in background

Another Swiss body basking in the sun

Another sulpture in the gardens along the waterfront

People sit back to front in Switzerland.....

The day was sunny and brought people out of their hotels and apartments.

All the hotels along the waterfront had champagne filled buckets

Reclining lady in park along waterfront

Another smart hotel serving drinks out front

After the long walk we decided to stop and have some ice cream

Surapon ordered the biggest and grandest ice cream of all.

If it was not rich enough a bowl of hot chocolate sauce came with it

Well he is a tall man.

Whilst I had mango and raspberry sorbet

We really needed the ice creams and icy cold mineral water after our long walk and why not indulge, just this once?

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  1. #1 by Celia on June 11, 2011 - 8:01 pm

    Looks like such a glorious day! Your photos make me want to be there so badly. From memory there’s a lion statue in Lucerne – did you get a photo of that?

  2. #2 by bagnidilucca on June 11, 2011 - 10:29 pm

    It all looks very lovely, especially as it is cold and wet just now in Brisbane.

  3. #3 by Peter Scudamore-Smith on June 12, 2011 - 11:23 am

    Roz-did you get near my old stamping ground in Montreux, Vevey (Nestle HO) etc

    • #4 by tastetravel on June 13, 2011 - 7:32 am

      We only had a weekend in Switzerland, will save it for next time

  4. #5 by Ivar Hanon on July 9, 2011 - 6:24 pm

    What’s this, no Triebchen Wagner photoes????

    • #6 by tastetravel on July 11, 2011 - 1:17 am

      Could not fit any more in, only in Switzerland for a weekend! next time.

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