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Lake Lucerne Panoramic Sightseeing CruiseDay Cruises

Lake Lucerne Panoramic Sightseeing Cruise

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Whether you’re short on time or simply wish to view the snowy Swiss Alps from the water, this 60-minute yacht cruise on Lake Lucerne is your ticket. Relax on the main or upper deck of the spacious 161-foot (49-meter) vessel while you listen to commentary about the majestic sights via your audio headset. With an expert captain at the helm, you’ll motor past forested hillsides and verdant meadows nestled against looming mountain peaks. Purchase drinks and snacks from the onboard bar, and select from multiple departure times.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD30.36
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USD30.36
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Golden Round Trip with Lake Cruise to Mt Pilatus from Lucerne Self-Guided TourDay Cruises

Golden Round Trip with Lake Cruise to Mt Pilatus from Lucerne Self-Guided Tour

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Visit Lake Lucerne and Mt. Pilatus on a half-day tour by boat, cogwheel railway, and gondola. After a cruise around the lake, ride up the steepest—and most scenic—cogwheel railway lines in Europe. Stop at the peak of Mt. Pilatus where alpine vistas await. Your tour finishes outside Lucerne, but it’s a short and easy journey back to the city via public bus.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD119.49
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USD119.49
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Mount Bürgenstock Excursion from LucerneDay Trips

Mount Bürgenstock Excursion from Lucerne

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Nestled on the shores of Lake Lucerne, Mt. Bürgenstock stands at a dizzying 3,658 feet (1,115 meters) above sea level—with spectacular views across the surrounding Alpine scenery. On this tour, choose the start time to suit your preferences and reach the peak with ease—with round-trip ferry and funicular travel from Lucerne included. All your travel logistics are covered, so you’re free to relax and soak up the spectacular lake and mountain scenery.
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  • 2 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD66.35
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USD66.35
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Independent Mount Rigi Tour from Lucerne Including Lake Lucerne CruiseRail Tours

Independent Mount Rigi Tour from Lucerne Including Lake Lucerne Cruise

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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.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD134.94
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USD134.94
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ALL TRANSPORT INCLUSIVE Mt. Pilatus Guided Golden Roundtrip Tour Day Trips

ALL TRANSPORT INCLUSIVE Mt. Pilatus Guided Golden Roundtrip Tour

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Avoid the stress of being on overcrowded tours and enjoy a hassle-free small-group trip to Mt. Pilatus that’s limited to 14 travelers. Access spectacular panoramic views of Switzerland’s scenery, and the magnificent Lake Lucerne. It’ll be a stress-free day with all tickets and transport included, such as a cogwheel railway, a boat ride, and a gondola ride.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD272.48
Price varies by group size
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USD272.48
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Mount Pilatus golden round trip & lake cruise from Lucerne with private guide Day Trips

Mount Pilatus golden round trip & lake cruise from Lucerne with private guide

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Delve deep into the Swiss countryside and admire the spectacular mountain scenery on this private Mt Pilatus tour from Lucerne. Hop aboard your boat on Lake Lucerne with a private guide and enjoy a relaxing 1-hour cruise on the tranquil waters. Admire panoramic views over the shoreline and peaks on route to Alpnachstad. Then, take the steep cog-wheel railway to the summit of Mt Pilatus at a dizzying 6,981 feet (2,128 meters) above sea level. After free time at the top, descend through Fräkmüntegg and Kriens then return to Lucerne.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD344.10
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USD344.10
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Lucerne Walking and Boat Tour: The Best Swiss ExperienceHalf-day Tours

Lucerne Walking and Boat Tour: The Best Swiss Experience

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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.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD111.89
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USD111.89
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Mount Pilatus Photography Day TourDay Trips

Mount Pilatus Photography Day Tour

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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.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD618.47
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USD618.47
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Private nostalgic boat tour on Lake Lucerne, also only transfer possibleDay Cruises

Private nostalgic boat tour on Lake Lucerne, also only transfer possible

Meet your captain and enjoy a private tour on Lake Lucerne (Vierwaldstättersee). A very elegant and refurbished nostalgic boat from 1926 will take you to hidden wonderful bays and if you wish also to restaurants you can reach only by boat. Enjoy the views of mountains and beautiful nature. Make lifetime memories in Central Switzerland with your dear ones. 1 - 12 persons. Don't forget your camera! We also can arrange for a Sushi meal on board. Just let us know and we will send you an offer. A professional guide is optional and can be booked on request (CHF 240.00 for two hours).
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  • 2 hours
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USD1,730.00
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USD1,730.00
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Lucerne City Tour With All You Can Eat Cheese Fondue And Raclette Evening CruiseDay Cruises

Lucerne City Tour With All You Can Eat Cheese Fondue And Raclette Evening Cruise

Say cheese! Learn about the history of Lucerne on a 2.5 hrs walking tour led by a local guide, then experience its love affair with cheese on an All you can eat Fondue or Raclette culinary experience on a three hrs. evening boat trip around Lake Lucerne. Good food and great views make for a fantastic combination on this jovial evening cruise that showcases the very best of Swiss cuisine. You'll see the most iconic landmarks of the most beautiful Swiss city from the water and from the best panorama viewing points in a lovely and relaxing Swiss experience. We will visit the Lion Monument and take a lift to Lucerne Castle to admire the most stunning alpine views!
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD393.57
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USD393.57
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Pilatus golden tour - daily small group tour with local guide - starts in LuzernDay Trips

Pilatus golden tour - daily small group tour with local guide - starts in Luzern

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The "Golden Round Trip" — a popular route for tourists — involves taking a boat from Lucerne across Lake Lucerne to Alpnachstad, going up on the cogwheel railway, coming down on the aerial cableways and panorama gondolas, and taking a bus back to Lucerne with your private tourguide.  Mount Pilatus is a mountain massiv with several peaks, overlooking Lucerne. The top can be reached with the Pilatus Railway, the world's steepest cogwheel railway, from Alpnachstad, operating from May to November (depending on snow conditions) and the whole year with the aerial panorama gondolas and aerial cableways from Kriens.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD179.92
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USD179.92
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Rigi mountain & lake boat cruise with private tourguide - from LucerneDay Cruises

Rigi mountain & lake boat cruise with private tourguide - from Lucerne

The peaceful waters of Lake Lucerne and the mighty summit of Mt. Rigi are two of the Swiss Alps’ most popular sights, but reaching them by public transport can be a challenge. This private 8-hour combination cruise and cog-wheel railway tour from the city makes it possible to check both off your list in a day, plus take in other sites of interest such as the town of Arth-Goldau.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD264.26
Price varies by group size
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USD264.26
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Lucerne Fondue Winter Pleasure with Lake Trip and City TourHalf-day Tours

Lucerne Fondue Winter Pleasure with Lake Trip and City Tour

Say cheese! and Pick your favourite cheese fondue from 100 variations! Learn about the history of Lucerne in a combined walking and boat tour led by a local guide for a small group, then experience the Swiss love affair with cheese on a mouth-watering Fondue Pleasure. Good food, well preserved history and great alpine views make for a fantastic combination on this amazing Swiss culinary and history adventure that showcases the very best of the local culinary arts (100 different fondue cheese types) . You'll also see the most iconic landmarks of the most beautiful Swiss city from the water and from the best panorama viewing points. We will also visit the Lion Monument and take a lift to Lucerne Castle to enjoy stunning Alpine Views! 
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD393.57
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USD393.57
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Rigi mountain & lake boat cruise, small group tour from LuzernDay Cruises

Rigi mountain & lake boat cruise, small group tour from Luzern

The Rigi (or Mount Rigi; also known as Queen of the Mountains) is a mountain massif of the Alps, located in Central Switzerland. The whole massif is almost entirely surrounded by the water of three different lakes and a stunning view to the alps. The classic round tour from Lucerne starts with a boat ride on lake Lucerne, the coghwheel train to Rigi Kulm and the return travel via Arth-Goldau to Lucerne by train.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD185.54
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USD185.54
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Lucerne Walking and Boat Tour: The Total Swiss ExperienceHalf-day Tours

Lucerne Walking and Boat Tour: The Total Swiss Experience

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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.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD223.77
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USD223.77
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Titlis glacier world, small group tour from LuzernDay Trips

Titlis glacier world, small group tour from Luzern

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Experience the unique day tour within a small group to the glacier world and all-year-place of snow in the Alps. You meet your tour guide in Luzern at pier No. 1 of the boat station (opposite train station). Together you travel typically Swiss-style by train Luzern (1 hour) and from there by the Engelberg-Express to Engelberg. After a 5 mins. walk, you will board the gondola to Mount Titlis. The first section takes you to the middle station « Stand », from where you board the revolving cable car. At the peak, you enjoy a guided tour to the terrace and through the ice cave, where you arrive to the cliff walk, the highest suspension bridge in Europe. After crossing this on 11000ft altitude, you will take a seat on the « Ice flyer », the seating chair lift which hovers over the glacier. The tour takes approx. 1 hour, before you have some free time at your disposal. You will travel back together with the tour guide to Lucerne.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD172.05
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USD172.05
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Mt Pilatus Ultimate Adventure Tour with Hiking, Rope park and Alpine TobogganHiking

Mt Pilatus Ultimate Adventure Tour with Hiking, Rope park and Alpine Toboggan

For a day of outdoor adventure perfect for the whole family, don't miss this private Lucerne excursion to Mt. Pilatus. After an easy ride (with transport at your expense), you can start your adrenaline-fueled day. You hike and toboggan, navigate a ropes course, and feel the incomparable sensation of flight as you're whisked through the sky on an aerial cable car—with all activities included in the price.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD337.35
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USD337.35
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Luzern city & lake cruise - small group tour with local guide - starts in LuzernHalf-day Tours

Luzern city & lake cruise - small group tour with local guide - starts in Luzern

Experience the unique day tour within a small group to city of Luzern. You meet your tour guide in Luzern at the lake cruise pier 1, opposite the train station. Together you will make your way first to the world known wooden chapel bridge. Continue through the old town, passing along the « Kornmarkt », the « Spreuer bridge » to the « Schwanenplatz ». Walk along the lake shore to arrive at the «Lion monument». Your tourguide will tell you the story of this sculpture, before you continue to the St. Leodgar church. A short bus ride to the train station will take place, a stop at the concert hall will take place before, you will board one of the lake Lucerne boats for a cruise. The cruise will take approx. 1 hour. Enjoy the view to the Lucerne bay, the surrounding mountains and the scenery. You will arrive back in central Lucerne by boat. You can extend your stay at your own, or your tourguide leads you back to the train station in Luzern.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD109.08
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USD109.08
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Mount Rigi Day Trip from Lucerne with Classic Rigi walking trail Hiking

Mount Rigi Day Trip from Lucerne with Classic Rigi walking trail

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Discover( Apr. - Nov.) some of the most remarkable landscapes in Central Switzerland on this private full-day Mt Rigi Panoramic Walking Tour departing from Lucerne. Experience by foot and with three different transportations modes: a lovely boat trip, Europe’s first cogwheel train up the steep mountainside to the summit of Switzerland’s most magnificent natural landmark, Rigi Kulm; and an aerial cable car ride to soak up sweeping alpine vistas. Walk the "Classic Rigi Trail" an inspiring experience along the captivating panorama path towards Rigi-Kaltbad with magnificent views of Lake Lucerne and the Swiss Alps. We have created for you one of the best adventures at Mt Rigi. This unforgettable Alpine experience at Mount Rigi ‘Queen of the Swiss Mountains’ can be combined with a two hr. walking tour in Lucerne, the most beautiful from all Swiss cities! includes the Chapel Bridge, Lion Monument and Lucerne Castle.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD775.90
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USD775.90
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Chocolate Tasting with Lake Trip and City Tour: The Ultimate Lucerne ExperienceHalf-day Tours

Chocolate Tasting with Lake Trip and City Tour: The Ultimate Lucerne Experience

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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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD336.22
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USD336.22
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World´s Famous Swiss Knife, Fruit Brandies & the Alps with private guidesDay Trips

World´s Famous Swiss Knife, Fruit Brandies & the Alps with private guides

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This is a Stress-Free Private Tour, that fits every weather condition, you can decide the pick up & drop off location in Zurich or Luzern, every excursion, lunch, snacks during the ride, ARE INCLUDED in the price. Any special request or adjustments can be done based on your preferences and availability while a professional chauffeur will be at your disposal.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD1,045.78
Price varies by group size
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USD1,045.78
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Luxurious Lake Lucerne Tour in a Private Motor Yacht Wine Tastings

Luxurious Lake Lucerne Tour in a Private Motor Yacht

Experience one of the most spectacular cities in Central Switzerland by cruising Lake Lucerne in a historical motor Yacht built in 1926 and fully renovated in 2016. Combine luxury and history with family or friends. Swiss Alps are just around the corner from the picturesque city of Lucerne, just after 5-10 minutes you will be in the heart of nature. This is a 1 hour long unforgettable adventure, including drinks and snacks, to some of the most spectacular alpine landscapes in Switzerland. On this tour, you are going to see and enjoy the breathtaking natural beauty of the magical Central alps right at the heart of Switzerland. Central Switzerland is an unmissable destination, whether it is for the crystal clear waters of Lake Lucerne or for the magnificent alpine landscapes, there is no doubt you will find a reason to include this region in your vacation plans. Add a wine tasting, as an optional extension, to your private Yacht tour to round up your Swiss experience!
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD2,237.74
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USD2,237.74
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Mt. Rigi Private HikeFull-day Tours

Mt. Rigi Private Hike

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Locals agree that Mt Rigi is one of Switzerland’s most favorite places for hiking Mount Rigi, also known as the “Queen of the Mountains”, is THE mountain peak where Swiss alpine tourism began over 200 years ago. It may not be as high as its opposite peak, Mt Pilatus, but a round trip to the summit of Mt Rigi and a hike along its ridge path with spectacular views is always worth the trip. Highlights of this tour: 2-3 hours of easy walking on marked trails with panoramic views over the Alps and lakes Light outdoor grill lunch (Vegetarians – please warn us in advance!) 4 types of public transportation – local train, cogwheel railway, aerial cableway and and boat Option to include time at the Rigi Kaltbad Mineral Spa Bath indoor/outdoor facilities.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD426.73
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USD426.73
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Luzern: Enjoy Afternoon Tea Excursion to Mt. Burgenstock by boat and funicular Day Trips

Luzern: Enjoy Afternoon Tea Excursion to Mt. Burgenstock by boat and funicular

Treat yourself to afternoon tea with spectacular views on this scenic tour to Mt. Burgenstock. On this private outing from Lucerne, you can join your guide for a scenic boat ride, take the funicular up the mountain, and reach the resort for incredible vistas over Central Switzerland. Indulge with afternoon tea with a selection of sweet and savory treats, complete with a mountainous backdrop.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
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USD351.78
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