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The Lion Monument is one of the Lucerne tourist attractions. The sculpture of a dying lion pierced by a spear is a monument to the Swiss Guards of Louis XVI of France:

On 10 August 1792, the guards defended the Palais des Tuileries, in Paris. When it was stormed by revolutionaries. Those who survived [...]

21 Comments CherryPie on Aug 28th 2013

I woke refreshed after a good nights sleep. The breakfast choice was good and there were different seating areas to choose from including the balcony option.
After breakfast we took a leisurely walk along the lake past the Hofkirche, taking in the views of Pilatus on our way towards the Lion Monument.  We stopped for [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jul 31st 2013