Lion of Lucerne, Switzerland-hewn in by Lukas Ahorn. It commemorates the Swiss Guards who were massacred in 1792 during the French Revolution, when revolutionaries stormed the Tuileries Palace in Paris, France. Mark Twain praised the sculpture of
Lucerne, with its idyllic location nestled amidst the Alps and overlooking Lake Lucerne, is one of Switzerland’s most picturesque towns. Also known as Luzern, the main language is Swiss German however everyone speaks excellent English. Famed for its iconi
Oeschinen Lake,Bernese Oberland, Switzerland The lake is situated at an elevation of m, has a surface area of square kilometres and its maximum depth is 56 m. Oeschinen is fed through a series of mountain creeks and is usually frozen from December to May.