The countless Alps of Central Switzerland are partly among the most beautiful hiking paradises in Switzerland. Hike on Mount Pilatus or take in the view on the breathtaking Rigi hike. Another tip that is at the top of our list: Hike to the picturesque mountain peak of the Stanserhorn. Additionally, the nature of Central Switzerland is a paradise for all cyclists and bike lovers. Mountain bike courses in Lucerne for all levels - whether beginners or already practiced, as well as ladies only bike courses. Important events in the sports world take place in Lucerne every year. The Swiss City Marathon (Lucerne Marathon and Half Marathon), which always takes place on the last Sunday in October, or the Lucerne City Run.