New Luxury Bürgenstock Ferry Sails on Lake Lucerne
By Justine Tyerman

A gleaming white futuristic vessel is plying the tranquil waters of Lake Lucerne in Switzerland.

The Bürgenstock Hotels & Resort’s magnificent new $6 million, state-of-the-art, luxury catamaran, commissioned on May 26, was designed by Judel/Vrolijk & Co from Bremerhaven, one of the world’s most respected yacht designers. The 37-meter all-aluminium hybrid vessel operates on both electricity and diesel and carries 300 passengers on two decks.

The service runs hourly, year-round, from 7am until midnight and takes only 25 minutes from Lucerne to the Bürgenstock funicular terminus.

To learn more, read our account of the new ferry on LuxurySwitzerland.com.

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Contributing Editor Justine Tyerman is an award-winning travel writer, journalist and sub-editor from Gisborne, New Zealand, with 20 years’ experience in newspaper and freelance work. Check out her work at www.just-write.co.nz and Tyerman’s Travels Facebook.

 

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