Lucerne is a canton in central Switzerland, known for museums, lakes and majestic peaks such as Mount Pilatus and Rigi. Paddle steamers cruise the waters of beautiful Lake Lucerne. On its banks, the capital Lucerne features colorful a old town and 14th-century city walls, plus covered bridges including the iconic Kapellbrücke with its 17th-century art. The Museum Sammlung Rosengart displays works by Picasso and Klee.
The canton of Uri was a founding member of the Swiss Confederation. It is located in Central Switzerland, covering the valley of the Reuss, from Lake Lucerne to the Gotthard massive. It is a great place for nature lovers, in summer and winter, and an interesting area to visit if you want to learn more about the Swiss folk hero Wilhelm Tell.