Presentation on theme: "Lucerne is a city in north-central Switzerland.. Around the city there are beautiful mountains and the lake of Lucerne. Lucerne is divided into old and."— Presentation transcript:
Lucerne is a city in north-central Switzerland.
Around the city there are beautiful mountains and the lake of Lucerne. Lucerne is divided into old and new town by the passage of the river Reuss. The two districts are connected by the oldest wooden bridge in the world,the Kapellbrücke.
The most famous bridge is the Chapel Bridge. Inside the bridge are a series of paintings from the 17th century depicting events from Luzern's history.
The Ritter Palace is an example of Italian Renaissance style.
The Museum of Transport is the biggest and the most visited museum in Switzerland. There is also a new section on computer technology.
You can go in Lucerne and all its agglomerated by public transport, railways, road and lakes. FFS, Zentralbahn, BLS SA are companies operating in the rail to Lucerne, and offer long – distance trains, regional and S – Bahn network. Transport
Carnival Lucerne: it is held on the dates of the carnival of canonical Catholic tradition and is one of the most important. During the five days, thousands of people, despite the harsh winter weather can be found on the streets of the old town for parades with costumes and crafts. Also known beyond the borders of Central Switzerland, is the "Guggenmusig" bands composed of fans who play songs rearranged for the occasion. Events & Festivals
Comics: This festival is held in the spring that has as its object the cartoons and comics; Festival of Old Town: the last weekend of June is celebrated the old town; Lucerne Festival, one of the most prestigious festivals of contemporary and classical music of Europe, you can listen to the most famous orchestras and famous soloists, as well as directors of the world; Blue Balls Festival: jazz festival held in summer. Events & Festivals
Lucerne's economy is based on tourism, trade and services in areas such as transport, health and counseling. The number of jobs in the agricultural sector is more than four time those of agriculture and industry. Lucerne has a small university that plans to expand in the coming years, its faculty of theology has an excellent reputation. Lucerne's economy is based on tourism, trade and services in areas such as transport, health and counseling. The number of jobs in the agricultural sector is more than four times those of agriculture and industry.