My Trip To Switzerland in 2005 By: Kathleen Shaw
Table of Contents <ul><li>Brunnen </li></ul><ul><li>Lucerne </li></ul><ul><li>Stoos </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul><ul><li>Bibliography </li></ul>
Brunnen This used to be the Grand Hotel in Brunnen owned by my grandmother’s parents. Now it has new owners and has been remolded and the name of the hotel today is “Grand Palais Brunnen”.
Brunnen Brunnen is located on the shores of Lake Lucerne and views can be seen of Urnersee to the East and across to the Bürgenstock and Gotthard Massif according to the website Switzerland Tourism.
Brunnen Pop Quiz <ul><li>What was this hotel’s name before it was called The Grand Palais Brunnen’s? </li></ul><ul><li>Brunnen </li></ul><ul><li>B. The Grand Hotel </li></ul><ul><li>C. Grand Switzerland </li></ul>
Lucerne This is Chapel Bridge and Lake Lucerne and is 204m and (607ft. long bridge that crosses the Reuss River (Frysinger). This wooden bridge is the oldest in Europe and one of Switzerland’s main tourist attractions (Frysinger). According to the website Planet Ware , Lucerne is known for its well-preserved medieval core and elegant historic old buildings. 2,771 2000 1,980 1941 3,466 1930 1,071 1900 52 1850 c. 125 1550–1750 population year
Lucerne Kapellbrucke (Chapel Bridge) has paintings inside of the bridge and was constructed in 1333 (Frysinger). These paintings are from the 17 th century depicting events from Luzern’s history (Frysinger). Then in 1993 the majority of the bridge was destroyed in a fire, although the bridge was quickly rebuilt. There are 110 paintings in all.
Lucerne Pop Quiz <ul><li>How many paintings are inside of the Kapellbrucke (Chapel wooden Bridge)? </li></ul><ul><li>100 </li></ul><ul><li>B. 120 </li></ul><ul><li>C. 110 </li></ul>
Stoos In the village of Stoos these chair lifts take you up to Fronalpstock mountain that is 1922m up the mountain, according from My Switzerland . The My Switzerland website states, that Stoos is a family-friendly destination and is located in Schwyz in the heart of Central Switzerland that is high above Lucerne.
Stoos Stoos Express train goes up the Fronalpstock mountain and has steep funicular railways ( My Switzerland) . Taking the train you can see great scenery and all of the mountains and houses in route.
Stoos Quiz <ul><li>How high is the Fronalpstock mountain? </li></ul><ul><li>1922m </li></ul><ul><li>B. 1900m </li></ul><ul><li>C. 1930m </li></ul>
Conclusion <ul><li>Answers to Quiz: </li></ul><ul><li>*Brunnen-B </li></ul><ul><li>*Lucerne-C </li></ul><ul><li>*Stoos- A </li></ul>Visitors to Switzerland in 2009 Fun Facts: *Switzerland is known for their chocolate *Switzerland is also known for skiing in the mountains