Lucerne (Luzern in German) is the largest city in central Switzerland. It is on the western shore of Lake Lucerne, and is the capital of the canton of Lucerne. The city dates back to medieval times, and tourism has been a major part of Lucerne's economy since the 19th century. Whether you come here for a vacation or just to spend a weekend, Lucerne will enchant you with its beauty, its rich culture and its colourful history. Guests staying in Lucerne hotels have plenty of exciting things to see and do. Every year the city hosts the Lucerne International Festival of music. A good place to begin a tour is the Old Town.As this is such a popular tourist town, it's best to book your Lucerne hotel ahead of time if possible. Hotels in Lucerne range from cheap hotels to expensive ones. You can find the best deal on a perfect room for you by checking out EasyToBook.com before you take your trip.