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Switzerland and chocolate is a long love affair. The country became a big player in the chocolate manufacturing as early as 1845 when the Sprüngli family opened the first chocolate factory. Nowadays there are many other companies to rival Sprüngli and luckily for us several are based right here in or around Luzern. Of course with the restrictions due to the pandemic many events such as egg decorating and tours may be cancelled, however we wanted to share with you what you can still visit and enjoy! The Swiss Museum of Transport teamed with Lindt to offer a really cool chocolate adventure, where you are literally whisked through a storytelling ride about chocolate. Tickets start at CHF 16.-   Now known as Heidi Chocolate, Schönenberger's chocolate continue

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A concept which was initiated in Southern Italy over a hundred years ago is making

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Switzerland is know for its watches, chocolates and cheeses. But did you know it also

I must admit I didn't know what to expect when I headed to the Swiss

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Editors Note: This post was updated on 14/1/2014 I recently found out about the Swiss Museum

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From November 3rd until December 8 the streets will resonate to the sound of whips

In just a few days, Luzern’s very own county fair, the Lozärner Määs will begin! From

With children back at school and the weather getting cooler, the time is approaching for

Every autumn, all over the Alps, farmers go through the same process, having taken their

Fasnacht, known as the fifth season, is a very special time in Luzern. Over the

With gun control being in the headlines again we thought we‘d take a look at

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Buy your own copy of our Settling in Lucerne book. This book was 18 months

We are so spoilt in Lucerne and the surrounding regions for the choice and variety

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Yesterday the Swiss went to the urns to decide on a series of issues on

This year Christmas will feel different for everyone, in fact it may be the first

As we head into autumn, the days shorten, the air cools and we just feels

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