Lucerne, the 7th largest city of Switzerland is centrally located, having a population of about 81,057 as of 2013. It is an economics, transportation, culture, and media hub. The city is located on Lake Lucerne and the river Reuss overlooked by the mounts Pilatus and Mount Rigi, in the Swiss Alps. Chapel Bridge is a magnificent architecture work, a wooden bridge - first erected in the 14th century. Sundays are fun days when locals love to play old games in the open around the old town area on the lake.
The official language of Lucerne is German, but the main spoken language is the local variant of the Alemannic Swiss German dialect.
June to August is warm, with an average temperature above 68°F. November to March is cold / snowy with an average temperature below 45°F and avg. snowfall of at least 0.1 inches. The most snow falls during December.