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Three Things We Didn’t Know About Lucerne

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on the shores of Lake Lucerne, Switzerland
The idyllic village of Brunnen is just an hour-long boat ride from the city of Lucerne. PHOTO COURTESY OF DEB ROSKAMP.

This installment of THREE THINGS is courtesy of Sibylle Gerardi , Head of Corporate Communications Media Switzerland, America.

1. Question: What are some of the popular activities for the citizens of Lucerne?

Answer:

Swimming in the lake during lunch break or after work in the historic and centrally located “Seebad.”

Also very popular is to meet in the beach bar at Hotel Hermitage with family or friends, having a barbeque for dinner and watching the sunset.

2. Question: Name something about Lucerne that general public may not know.

Answer:

The Founder of the Rosengart Collection, Angela Rosengart, has been painted five times by Pablo Picasso. Angela’s father was a friend of Picasso. The pictures are to be seen in the Rosengart Collection. If you are lucky you can meet Angela and she tells you how it was to be Picasso’s model.

3. Question: Name something that Lucerne has contributed to the world.

Answer:

The World famous Victorinox army knife is from from Ibach, close to Lucerne. The wide range of Swiss Army Knives has been established since 1897 and continues to expand at a rapid pace all over the world.

Traveling Boy readers are invited to a short escape to Lucerne & Lucerne Lake Region on August 12. Sybille Gerardi, Head of Corporate Communications Media Switzerland, America will be our tour guide for 30 minutes.

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2 Comments

  1. Noble Transfer

    October 12, 2020 at 5:55 am

    An informative and exciting post to read.. Thanks for sharing.. Lucerne is really a nice place to explore

    Reply

    • W2

      October 12, 2020 at 7:44 am

      In behalf of Traveling Boy thank you so much!

      Reply

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