A popular resort town since the 19C, set among the lush scenery on the banks of Lake Lucerne and home to several notable historic relics.

Vitznau is a municipality in the district of Lucerne in the canton of Lucerne in Switzerland. Historically, Vitznau was first mentioned in 998. In the 19th century it became a popular destination for tourism, especially from England; the imposing Park Hotel Vitznau west of town dates from the 1900s. It occupies a narrow strip between the lake and the Rigi looming behind; one of the mountain railways to the summit starts in Vitznau.
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  • On the high promenade above Vitznau
  • Vitznau from Rigi-Bahn

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