A view over the town towards the Lake of Lucerne. The wall, with its high towers, is visible to the left. There is a flight of steps in the foreground to the viewer's left. On the left, a lady and a group of children are walking towards the viewer. A seated lady and a standing man are positioned in a lookout spot on the wall to the right. The city is spread out below, with two covered bridges, and the lake in the distance.