View of Lake Lucerne near the town of Beckenried
Lake Lucerne is a lake in central Switzerland. It is the fourth largest lake in the country. The German name is Vierwaldstättersee which means: "Lake of the Four Forested Cantons".
It is possible to travel all the way round the side of the lake by road. There are several tunnels on the way. It is very popular with tourists. There are many hotels by the lake.
Images for kids
View of the Urnersee from near Morschach in Uri, southwards, with Bauen on the left shore on the right
View from Weggis looking southwards with the passage between Ober Nas on the left and the Unter Nas on the right and the Uri Alps in the back
Passenger boat on the Urnersee with the view of the Axenstrasse
A Nauen (barge) in use on the lake
The Lake of the four Cantons by Alexandre Calame, c. 1850, National Museum, Warsaw