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Jungfraujoch Top of Europe Day Trip from Lucerne

Travel to Jungfraujoch — Europe's highest railway station at a dizzying height of 11,333 feet (3,454 meters) — on this 9.5-hour day trip from Lucerne. A scenic coach drive via the Bernese Oberland delivers you to Lauterbrunnen for a cogwheel train ride. You’ll wind through the Kleine Scheidegg mountain pass below the foot of the Eiger North Face. At the Top of Europe, explore the glaciated Ice Palace and enjoy World Heritage–listed views of the soaring Swiss Alps and Aletsch Glacier from the Sphinx Observatory.
  • Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes
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$235.94 USD
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Independent Mount Rigi Tour from Lucerne Including Lake Lucerne Cruise

Take your Swiss Alps adventure to new heights on this independent day trip to Mt Rigi. Explore this breathtaking destination at your own pace, starting with a boat cruise from Lucerne. Use your pre-booked tickets and provided timetables to plan the cogwheel train and aerial cable car portions of your tour. You’ll take the railway up Rigi Kulm for two or five hours of free time at the summit, depending on which option you select. Then enjoy more postcard-worthy views en route to Weggis before the return boat ride to Lucerne.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$117.97 USD
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Exclusive Authentic Swiss Experience from Lucerne: Boat Ride, Rigi Mountain and Chocolate Adventure

Experience Switzerland's lakes, mountains and chocolate making. Immerse yourself in all things Swiss on this 6-hour independent day-trip from Lucerne. Admire epic scenery on a round-trip boat ride on Lake Lucerne. Hop off at Vitznau to ride the cog train up Mt Rigi for spectacular Alpine views; and disembark again at the Swiss Museum of Transport for a multimedia journey at the Swiss Chocolate Adventure. Your tour is non-guided, with pre-arranged boat and train departure times.
  • Duration: 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$134.10 USD
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Lucerne City Tour

Discover Lucerne and its charming Old Town on a full-day tour from Zurich. With a guide, embark on a short sightseeing tour of Lucerne and then spend some free time exploring independently. Admire popular attractions like Chapel Bridge and Lion Monument, and browse the artistic exhibits within the Picasso Museum.
  • Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.49 USD
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Lucerne City Walking Tour

Explore the spectacular sights and cultural delights of Lucerne on a 2-hour morning walking tour with a knowledgeable guide. Stroll the intimate tangle of alleyways in search of impressive monuments like Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrücke) and the ancient Jesuit Church. Gaze at the metropolitan Culture and Congress Center and delve into the rich historical heritage of the city by listening to entertaining commentary from your guide.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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$22.45 USD
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ALL TRANSPORT INCLUSIVE Mt. Pilatus Guided Golden Roundtrip Tour

We do NOT herd people on crowded tours simultaneously running in three languages. Join us for a tailored travel experiences designed for small groups.Consistently recommended as the best experience in Luzern, Mt. Pilatus offers spectacular views of Switzerland and an opportunity to see how railway innovation makes those views accessible. You will also travel by ship on the clear turquoise waters of Lake Lucerne and glide down the mountain aboard a gondola.Your guide will share insights into the history of this area, where the mountain gets its name and stories of the dragons who live at the top.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$211.74 USD
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Chocolate Tasting with Lake Trip and City Tour: The Ultimate Lucerne Experience

This comprehensive 4-hour tour set against the backdrop of Lucerne Castle and the Swiss Alps allows you to cover the city by boat and foot, while tasting some of the best chocolate in the world. Shutterbugs will love the boat tour, which takes you past the famous Chapel Bridge and Lucerne’s distinct buildings. If a taste of chocolate isn’t enough, you have the option to extend tour and add on a chocolate-making workshop.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$301.48 USD
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Interlaken and Grindelwald Day Trip from Lucerne

Immerse yourself in the Alpine beauty of Interlaken and Grindelwald on a full-day tour of the majestic mountain region from Lucerne. Depart by luxury coach and marvel at enchanting scenery as you travel to Interlaken, a gorgeous resort located at the foot of the Bernese Oberland Alps. Spend some leisurely free time exploring independently and then head to Grindelwald, known as ‘Glacier Village’ due to its impressive array of glaciers. Opt to ascend to the summit of Mt First in a cable car to see stunning panoramas of the surrounding sights before returning to Lucerne.
  • Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes
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$84.70 USD
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Independent Bernese Oberland and Jungfrau Region Day Trip from Lucerne

Absorb the sweeping vistas and fresh mountain air of the Swiss Alps on an independent day-trip from Lucerne. Travel by comfortable coach through the UNESCO-listed Jungfrau region and admire scenery as you approach the mountain towns of Interlaken and Grindelwald. Listen to commentary from your guide and then spend half of the day exploring Grindelwald independently. Then, board a train to Interlaken to enjoy free time in the lively lakeside resort. Meet your guide at a prearranged time for the relaxing journey back to Lucerne.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$84.70 USD
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Eiger and Jungfrau Panorama Day Trip from Lucerne

Be amazed by breathtaking views of the Swiss Alps on an enriching full-day excursion to Kleine Scheidegg from Lucerne. Enjoy a wonderfully scenic drive to Lauterbrunnen and then climb aboard the renowned Wengernalp rack railway for an enchanting journey through flower filled meadows and rolling forests. Arrive at the vertiginous summit of the Kleine Scheidegg mountain to absorb sweeping panoramas of Mt Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau, and then enjoy some leisurely free time to hike or take the train to the beautiful village of Grindelwald, nicknamed ‘Glacier Village’.
  • Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$125.03 USD
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.99 USD
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Official Guided City Tour of Lucerne

Lucerne boasts many cultural and historical landmarks, but discovering its highlights can be difficult on a self-led tour. Explore sights such as the Musegg Wall, the Chapel Bridge and the Jesuit Church on the Official Guided City Tour, and gain intimate insight into the city’s history and culture as you stroll the streets, squares, and alleys with your local guide.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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$20.17 USD
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Half-Day Lake Lucerne Country Walk

A wonderful panoramic walk for visitors short on time, allowing you to get a flavor of the place, its amazing scenery, historic importance and beautiful nature. Walk past the villa where Richard Wagner composed many famous operas before taking the local bus through a neighborhood of former grand summer villas. Follow a meandering walking trail along a panoramic ridge giving you views of the lake and the surrounding majestic Alps.Visit an organic farm, pass by vineyards and lovely old wooden Swiss chalets down to the small village of Winkel with the oldest school house of the region. Return to Lucerne by local bus.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$151.24 USD
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1.5-Hour Small-Group Nightwatchman Walk in Medieval Lucerne

Delve into Lucerne’s ancient history on this 1.5-hour Nightwatchman walking tour. Follow a guide — dressed in medieval attire — through the streets of Lucerne and hear about life here in the Middle Ages. See the 16th-century Martiniplan — the city’s first map — and admire historic buildings still in place to this day. Hear colorful tales from Lucerne’s dark past, and explore narrow streets where demons and witches are said to dwell. With supporting images via projector and iPad along the way, see a side of medieval Lucerne that many visitors miss.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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$25.21 USD
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$161.33 USD
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Private Tour: Lucerne City Walking Tour

See the spectacular sites of Lucerne according to your own itinerary on a 2-hour private walking tour of the Swiss city. With a knowledgeable private guide, stroll across the world-renowned Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrücke) and visit one of the first Baroque churches in Switzerland, Jesuit Church. Marvel at the dynamic design of the Culture and Congress Centre and delve into atmospheric tangles of back streets and ambient squares. Gain fascinating insight into the history of the city with commentary from your expert guide and customize your itinerary according to your interests on this private tour.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Private Bike Tour of the Swiss Knife Valley with a Lake Lucerne Cruise

Hop on an e-bike to explore the Swiss Knife Valley, a scenic region near Lake Lucerne that's also the home of the famous Victorinox pocketknives. With a private guide and an e-bike, you'll pedal with ease on a 24-mile (40-km) route along off-road trails and through forests and farmland. Hear the story of Swiss legend William Tell at Hohle Gasse, assemble your own Swiss Army knife at the Victorinox Swiss Army Knife Visitor Center, then return to Lucerne for a 2-hour boat cruise on the lake.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$423.48 USD
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Lucerne Walking and Boat Tour: The Total Swiss Experience

Surrounded by soaring Alpine peaks and the shimmering waters of Lake Lucerne, beautiful Lucerne is widely considered the jewel in Switzerland’s crown. On this tour, explore the city and Lake Lucerne on foot and by sightseeing boat, with your photographer guide on hand to capture your day’s adventures on camera. Pose for photos at top attractions including the Chapel Bridge, and ensure your whole group features in your holiday snaps.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$200.65 USD
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Mount Pilatus Photography Day Tour

Frame Switzerland’s rugged mountain scenery through the lens of your camera on this 7-hour Mt Pilatus photography tour. Travel around the peaks and valleys of Mt Pilatus by boat, cable car, cog-wheel railway and gondola with a guide and enjoy panoramic views over the breathtaking scenery. Cruise on Lake Lucerne as your guide explains the best techniques to capture the views on camera, then climb to soaring peaks for aerial views over the surrounding landscape. Along the way, pick up handy tips to improve your photography skills.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$554.56 USD
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Lucerne Morning City Walk with a Local Guide

Discover Lucerne with your own private guide and learn the history of the city as you walk. The handsome Swiss town boasts landmarks aplenty, and you’ll find them all with the help of your guide. Scout out the best spots for photos against backdrops such as the Chapel Bridge and the Lion Monument, and leave armed with tips for the best restaurants, shops, and activities in town.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$282.32 USD
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$473.90 USD
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3-Hour Essential Lucerne Photography Tour

Culturally diverse and infinitely scenic, Lucerne is a photographer’s ideal city. This tour takes photography enthusiasts to secret vantage points, beguiling back streets, monuments and historic landmarks, and dramatic landscapes. No experience is necessary, as your photographer-guide will offer advice as you shoot. Any camera, from simple point-and-shoots to complex DSLRs are encouraged. The guide will also take photos of participants and share them in an online gallery after the tour. 
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$352.90 USD
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Mt Titlis Day Photo Tour Panorama View from the 360 Rotating Gondola

Bring your camera or smartphone for a photo tour of Mt. Titlis, the tallest mountain in central Switzerland. Home to the TITLIS Rotair, aka the world’s first revolving cable car, the mountain summit boasts sweeping views around the snow-capped Swiss Alps. Capture the vistas on camera with the help of a pro photographer guide, hearing tips for the best vantage points and learning about composition techniques. You can even upgrade to add on an extra visit to Lucerne or have an alpine photo shoot with snaps taken by a pro.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$594.89 USD
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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