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Lake Lucerne is the 4th largest lake in the country and has complicated shape that curves into the mountains and the city of Lucerne. The lake’s has a total area of 114 square kilometers (44 sqare miles). The lake and shoreline have many stunning views, especially of Mount Rigi and Mount Pilatus.

It is possible to trek around the lake by road. You should be wary that the route is slow, twisted, and goes through multiple tunnels. The lake is a popular tourist destination, both for foreigners and native Swiss, with numerous hotels, resorts, and other establishments lining the shores. Consider taking a boat tour of lake to fully enjoy the sights.

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Lucern boders Lake Lucern at its northwest end. The lakeshore makes an ideal spot for departing on a variety of excursions.

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Mount Pilatus Summer Day Trip from Lucerne, Lucerne, null
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Mount Pilatus Summer Day Trip from Lucerne

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Enjoy a day of Alpine adventure in Switzerland on this half-day, summer trip to Mt Pilatus from Lucerne. Begin your journey toward the skies with a 30-minute ...  Read more

Location: Lucerne, Switzerland
Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $125.47
Mount Pilatus Summer Day Trip from Zurich, Zurich, Day Trips
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Mount Pilatus Summer Day Trip from Zurich

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For a full day of alpine summer splendor, make for the mountains on this guided roundtrip from Zurich to central Switzerland's Mount Pilatus. Your full day ...  Read more

Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $153.94
Mount Rigi and Lucerne Summer Day Trip from Zurich, Zurich, Day Trips
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Mount Rigi and Lucerne Summer Day Trip from Zurich

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On this full-day alpine excursion, escape Zurich and spend a glorious day in the Lake Lucerne area, exploring Mount Rigi, known as the ‘Queen of the ...  Read more

Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $130.75
Golden Round Trip with Lake Cruise to Mount Pilatus from Lucerne, Lucerne, Day Trips
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Golden Round Trip with Lake Cruise to Mount Pilatus from Lucerne

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Combine Lucerne’s landmark mountain with a cruise on Lake Lucerne – an absolute must of your visit to the Lake Lucerne Region. Taking the cruise ship right in ...  Read more

Location: Lucerne, Switzerland
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $111.77
Independent Mount Rigi Tour from Lucerne Including Lake Lucerne Cruise, Lucerne, Attraction Tickets
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Independent Mount Rigi Tour from Lucerne Including Lake Lucerne Cruise

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This independent Mount Rigi tour from Lucerne combines a round-trip boat cruise, cogwheel railway ride and aerial cable car ride for an epic Swiss Alps ...  Read more

Location: Lucerne, Switzerland
Duration: 5.5 or 8.5 hours

From USD $114.93
Lake Lucerne Panoramic Sightseeing Cruise, Lucerne, Day Trips
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Lake Lucerne Panoramic Sightseeing Cruise

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Tour the magnificent bays of Lake Lucerne aboard an elegant yacht on this 1-hour morning, afternoon or evening cruise. Sit back and relax on the main deck or ...  Read more

Location: Lucerne, Switzerland
Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)

From USD $26.36
Lucerne Day Trip from Zurich Including Lake Lucerne Cruise, Zurich, Day Cruises
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Lucerne Day Trip from Zurich Including Lake Lucerne Cruise

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Spend a day in the pretty city of Lucerne on a day trip from Zurich, enjoying a short city tour, Lake Lucerne cruise and plenty of free time. After traveling ...  Read more

Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $88.57
Lucerne City Tour, Zurich, Day Trips
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Lucerne City Tour

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Get the best of both worlds on this full day trip to central Switzerland and Lucerne's old town. After a brief guided city tour, the rest of the day is yours ...  Read more

Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $62.21
4-hour Lucerne City Tour with Private Guide Including Boat Trip on Lake Lucerne, Lucerne, Day Trips
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4-hour Lucerne City Tour with Private Guide Including Boat Trip on Lake Lucerne

Spend a half-day in Lucerne with your private tour guide, just you and your guide! Create your own itinerary based on your personal interests and preferences ...  Read more

Location: Lucerne, Switzerland
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $179.25
Mount Rigi Winter Day Trip from Zurich, Zurich, Custom Private Tours
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Mount Rigi Winter Day Trip from Zurich

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Board a comprehensive full day tour from Zurich and visit Mt. Rigi, Queen of the Swiss Mountains at 6,000 feet (1,800 meters). Your partly guided coach tour ...  Read more

Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $130.75

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