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Lake Lucerne

Lake Lucerne

Lake Lucerne (German: Vierwaldstättersee or “Lake of the Four Forested Cantons”) is located in the predominantly German speaking area of Switzerland and is the fifth largest lake in the Swiss Confederation. The lake has a complicated shape extending from the city of Lucerne to the Swiss Alps. It has a total area of 44 sq. mi (114 km²) and a maximum depth of 702ft (214 m). The flat shoreline borders a rugged mountain range (1,500 meters above the lake), where you can see Mount Rigi...
Mount Stanserhorn

Mount Stanserhorn

Mount Stanserhorn is located in Switzerland at an elevation of 1898 meters (6227 feet) above sea level. In 1893, a funicular railway was built to transport people from the base of the mountain to the summit. The upper section of the railway was replaced in the 1970s by a cable car. From the summit of Mount Stanserhorn, you can view as far as Alsace, France and The Black Forest of Germany. The mountain also has a great view of Lake Lucerne which is located near...