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Lucerne Best Guided Walks

Discover Lucerne highlights and back streets on a small-group walking tour, exploring with a local to learn about the city's history and hear stories from daily life as you see the center. From the Chapel Bridge to the Octagonal Water Tower and Lucerne Castle, you’ll tick off key destinations on foot, with the option to conclude the tour by taking in the Glacier Garden on your own.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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$72.29 USD
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  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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$72.29 USD

Private Classic Lucerne City Walk

See Lucerne’s must-see sights and lesser-known gems in just a couple of hours. The ideal tour if you’re short on time, this classic Lucerne city walk covers everything you need to know about the city. Explore with your own private guide and ask as many questions as you like while you go, discovering the Lion Monument, Musegg Wall, and even the inside of Ritter Palace.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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$24.09 USD
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Lucerne Walking and Boat Tour: The Best Swiss Experience

Home to medieval architecture and spectacular lakeside scenery, Lucerne is widely considered the jewel in Switzerland’s crown. On this tour, explore Lucerne and surrounds by foot and by boat, and see the best of the city in one day. With your guide to lead the way, hit top attractions including the Chapel Bridge and Lucerne Castle, and gain insight into centuries of colorful Swiss history. Enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 10 people.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$102.75 USD
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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$102.75 USD

Lake Lucerne Castles and Villas Tour

Check out the elegant villas and castles of Lucerne with this half-day walking tour, and take in sweeping views of the lake and the mountains that frame it. In a group, you'll stroll from Meggen to St. Charles Hall, past Schloss Neuhabsburg and onto Schloss Meggenhorn, a palatial estate fashioned like a French chateau. The tour is packed with tales of the castles' famous residents -- from Habsburg rulers to German royalty to Russian financiers -- and includes a refreshment stop at the Hotel Hermitage on the lake.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$165.23 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Lucerne Folklore Tour

Delve into the rich history and colorful cultural traditions of Lucerne on a fascinating full-day tour of the picturesque city from Zurich. Explore Lucerne's impressive sights on an introductory tour led by a knowledgeable guide, and then feast upon a selection of Swiss specialties in a restaurant in the Old Town.  As you eat, experience a traditional Swiss folklore show in which yodeling, singing, flag-throwing and Alphorn blowing are performed, and then spend the afternoon sightseeing and shopping at your leisure. 
  • Duration: 9 hours
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$116.69 USD
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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$116.69 USD

Mount Titlis - small group tour - with guided walk around - starts from Lucerne

Towering over the alpine town of Engelberg, Mt. Titlis ranks among the prettiest and most popular peaks in Switzerland. On this tour, reach mighty Mt. Titlis with train and gondola travel from Lucerne included, and take to the skies for unrivalled views over the surrounding mountain scenery. Discover ice caves and high suspension bridges, and enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour—limited to 15 people.
  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
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$272.63 USD
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  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
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Classic Lucerne City Walk

With a mix of medieval and modern architecture, Lucerne ranks among the most culturally and historically exciting cities in Switzerland. On this walking tour, leave the map behind and navigate the city with ease. Visit top attractions including the 14th-century Musegg Wall and the 16th-century Ritterscher Palace—with entry fees included. Delve into Lucerne’s history in the Old Town and enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 12 people.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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$30.98 USD
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Swiss Cow Parade - Alpine Festival

Drive through the heart of the Swiss Alps and learn about alpine culture at the beginning of the Alpabfahrt—the Swiss cow parade. Follow your photographer guide and discover this Swiss tradition of bringing the cows, who have spent all summer in the mountains, down to the valleys for the winter. See traditional customs such as yodeling, dancing, flag throwing, and sample regionals foods.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$485.36 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Best of Lucerne Walking Photography Tour

Surrounded by soaring peaks and shimmering lakes, pretty Lucerne is a photographer’s dream destination—but knowing the best spots for the finest photographs requires local knowledge. On this small-group tour, limited to 10 people, explore the streets and landmarks of Lucerne as your photographer guide helps you capture the city on camera. Along the way, snap top attractions including the medieval Chapel Bridge and the 14th century Museggmauer city walls.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$123.92 USD
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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$123.92 USD

Official Guided City Tour of Lucerne for Private Groups

Join a private guide for a tour of Lucerne’s medieval architecture, Chapel Bridge, Water Tower, Jesuit Church, and more; walking through the city with a local guide unlocks the history, colorful characters, and legends behind each place you’ll see. From the departure point to start time, this private tour offers a flexible experience that’s ideal for groups with constrained schedules, trading time in transit for even more sightseeing.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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$237.52 USD
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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First Time Visitor's City Walking Tour Lucerne

Famous for its beautiful medieval architecture and spectacular lakeside scenery, Lucerne is widely considered the jewel in Switzerland’s crown. On this walking tour, enjoy a comprehensive introduction to Lucerne’s culture and history, and take in top attractions including the Chapel Bridge and the first baroque church in Switzerland. With pickup at your Lucerne hotel or the train station included, see the best of Lucerne with ease.
  • Duration: 60 to 120 mins
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$20.65 USD
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  • Duration: 60 to 120 mins
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$20.65 USD

Swiss Cheese Tour in a Cave with Gourmet Cheese Tasting and Aperitif

Explore a maze of underground caves dedicated to aging fine Swiss cheese on a private cheese tour from Lucerne; you’ll get an inside look at a delicious food tradition, from Swiss cows to the aging process. Following the tour enjoy a selection of cave-aged cheeses paired with an aperitif, or select a Swiss fondue meal to experience a very Swiss tradition.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$815.82 USD
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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$815.82 USD

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Lake Luzern pick and mix Tour - drive around the beautiful lake and visit several attractions

The Lake Luzern tour gives you a multitude of choices to visit which is the beauty of this tour. We start at your hotel and make our way to Luzern.  Guests can pick and choose from a myriad of places to see ranging from chocolate and cheese factories to quaint mountain villages, all offering superb view of Lake Luzern.  Learn also about the history of William Tell and the Canton, that if the Swiss were to nominate one as home, this would be it. Green, hilly and soothingly beautiful, this area is the very essence of "Swissness"  And you can see why locals swell with pride at Lake Luzern.  Still in the cold mist of morning, enigmatic in the swirling fog, molten gold in the dusky half light - it`s no wonder these water were a source of endless fascination for the brush of Turner.
  • Duration: 7 to 7 hours
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$259.91 USD
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  • Duration: 7 to 7 hours
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$259.91 USD

Luzern Getaway 3 nights

4 day discovery package tour in Luzern, Switzerland incl. 4-star accommodation with breakfast buffet in the city center A single person or small group tour (max. 4PAX) that includes private transfer from the airport Zurich to your 4-start hotel in the city center as well as an expert tour guide. Get to know Luzern and fall in love with the charming city, the lake Vierwaldstättersee and the surrounding mountains.This package takes you to the most beautiful places in Central Switzerland. A city walking tour (approx. 2 hours), then a boat cruise on lake Lucerne (Vierwaldstättersee) and a day excursion to Mt. Pilatus (7000feet), chocolate and cheese sample tastings. Included also daily buffet breakfast and one dinner on arrival day.
  • Duration: 4 days
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$4,130.71 USD
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  • Duration: 4 days
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Lake Lucerne Alps winter walking experience

Swiss Alps Winter experience for non-skiers Non-skiers can also enjoy the Swiss Alps to the fullest with a relaxing winter hiking tour through the beautiful winter landscape high over the Lake of Lucerne. Enjoy the views from the mountain over the lake with their contrasting colours. Hike the magnificent Winter wonderland at an altitude of 1600 meters in the heart of  Central Switzerland.  The marked winter hiking trail is situated well above the level of fog and makes shorter and longer walks in the sun and fresh air possible. Visitors have the choice between marked trails of varying length and difficulty. Rent of snow shoes and Sledges is available at the cable car station (great fun for everyone)Add an optional 2 hrs Lucerne walking tour to your Swiss Alps experiences. We visit the Lion monument, Chapel bridge and Lucerne castle. 
  • Duration: 7 hours
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$712.55 USD
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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$712.55 USD


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