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Jungfraujoch day tour with private tourguide - starts from Lucerne

Leave the busy city of Lucerne behind, and go on an adventure in the mountains on this private, 10-hour tour of Jungfraujoch. Travel by train most of the day, and see Staubbach Falls, the Swiss Alpine village of Wengen, and views of the Bernese Alps and the Black Forest. With stops at Sphinx Observatory, Jungfrau ice caves, and Snow Fun Park, it’s a jam-packed day of excitement with all of your transportation and entrance fees included.
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  • 12 hours
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Mount Titlis - daily small group tour with local guide - starts in Luzern

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
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  • 8 hours
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Glacier Express one day tour with private tourguide - starts from Lucerne

The Glacier Express train from Chur to Brig is one of the world’s most spectacular train rides, but figuring it out in a new country may be tricky. This experience lets you travel with a guide all the way from your hotel in Lucerne to Chur, and then along the Glacier Express route with a prebooked ticket. Admire the valleys from the panoramic windows, feast on a 3-course lunch, and learn about the region as you ride.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours
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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.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Luzern city - 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
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  • 5 hours
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City tour plus Lucerne

Guided private city tour with the most important Lucerne sights.In addition, the non-tourist areas of the city are shown exclusively with local guides.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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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.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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The heart of Lucerne

Personal tour guideCustom tailor made toursUnique experience in LucerneExperience Lucerne from another side
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  • 1 hour
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  • 1 hour
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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.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Electric Cargobike Tours in Lucerne

7 reasons to book this tour:- funny stories and unusual facts about Switzerland- breathtaking landscapes- no tourist crowds, hidden places- small groups & family atmosphere- unique places to take great photos- Tour in German, English, Español, Portuguese, Italiano
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • 3 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.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Swiss Knife Valley Bike Tour & 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.
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours
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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.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Interlaken day tour with private tourguide - starts from Lucerne

Enjoy a city tour in Interlaken and a short excursion to the local hill with your private tour guide, just you and your guide! Enjoy a relaxed walk through the main street in Interlaken and enjoy the fantastical view to the mountains from the meadow in the middle of the city center. We'll pass the Casino with it's historical building and we'll cross the Aare river, which connects both lakes. Get same information about developping tourism in Interlaken from your private tourguide. After spending the time in Interlaken, the cable car takes us up to the local peak "Harder", from where you have a spectacular view to the lakes and the high alpine mountains.
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  • 6 hours
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  • 6 hours
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Pilatus golden tour - daily small group tour with local guide - starts in Luzern

Experience the unique day tour within a small group to central Switzerland and the pre-Alps. You meet your tour guide in Luzern at the boat station. Together you start with the boat ride on lake Lucerne to transfer to Alpnachstad. Board the world’s steepest coghwheel railway and arrive after 35 minutes at Pilatus. Enjoy your free time at your disposal (approx. 2.5 hours) to discover the dragon gallery, the scenic view point and the terrace. Two restaurants invite you to enjoy lunch at 7000ft altitude. Your tourguide will await you for the return travel, you will travel by aerial gondola to Kriens. After a short walk, your tourguide leads you to the local bus and you arrive in central Lucerne. It’s time for a short visit in the old town and to cross the world’s known wooden chapel bridge.
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours
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Discover the history of Lucerne city with a Local

This experience is provided by a private local.Let me tell you more about the city that began just as a monastery. Lucerne is a really interesting city and I want you to come with me and discover it! Join me to see the city through the eyes of a local. You will learn a lot of interesting facts about the city and you will have the chance to discover my city and spots that you wouldn't see as a normal tourist.From the "Brother Klaus", the history behind the Einsiedelns Abbey to the well-known Kapelbrücke, I will explain everything I know to you.The group size will not exceed 8 people so that you can ask all the questions you have to the local
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Honeymoon Tour Lucerne Lake Alps Half Day with Private Limo&Guide-Chauffeur

Romantic spoiling for the occasion from 450 Chf for complete luxury car (not per person). Special treatment for the loved one. Personalized WOW-View Rides in the Alps with the Chauffeur of Celebrities (pop and movie Stars) around the magic Lake Lucerne with the Audi A8 V8.Let your personal guide spoil you with drinks, snacks!Collect emotional souvenirs at WoW-view- places, cafés, restaurants, and in the authentic Swiss farmer Alpine town with a cheese manufacture in a fairy-tale world.• First stop at Bürgenstock Resort• Continue on the lake-shore to the hidden Seelisberg:• Tasting Swiss alpine cheese, Exploring the place of the Swiss Oath (symbol of the Swiss Confederacy) and of the past headquarter of the mystical spiritual Transcendental Meditation Movement by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. Getting acquainted with the Milka cows of the Alps• Finally having "tea and cake" in the Castle Restaurant In Seedorf.Please note that due to opening times we might need to adjust program together.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Lucerne Lake Alps Goose Bump Tour-Whole Luxury Car Half-Day with Chauffeur-Guide

Book a complete luxury car with your personalized WOW-View Rides in the Alps with the Concierge of Celebrities (pop-, movie Stars) around the magic Lake Lucerne.Let your personal guide spoil you with drinks in a ride of goose bump views.Collect emotional souvenirs at WoW-view- places, cafés.Join us for a ride in the most authentic scenery of the Swiss Alps.• First stop at Bürgenstock Resort• Continue on the lake-shore to the hidden Seelisberg, the authentic Alpine Swiss village with Mountain Cheese Manufacture. Exploring a place of HISTORIC and Transcendental significance. The place of the Swiss Oath as a symbol of the Swiss Confederacy and of the past headquarter of the mystical spiritual Transcendental Meditation Movement by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.• Tasting Swiss alpine cheese, getting acquainted with the Milka cows• Finally having tea-and-cake, or a complete meal in the Castle Restaurant In Seedorf.Due to opening times we might adjust programs with you.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Mount Rigi - daily small group tour with local guide - starts in Luzern

Experience the unique day tour within a small group to central Switzerland and the pre-Alps. You meet your tour guide in Lucerne at the boat station. Together you travel with the boat ride on lake Lucerne to transfer to Vitznau. Board the scenic coghwheel railway and arrive after 30 minutes at Mount Rigi. Enjoy your free time at your disposal (approx. 2.5 hours) to discover the peak with the scenic view point. Two restaurants invite you to enjoy lunch at 7000ft altitude. Your tourguide will await you for the return travel, you will travel by coghwheel train to Arth-Goldau. From there you will get to the train and you arrive in central Lucerne. It’s time for a short visit in the old town and to cross the world’s known wooden chapel bridge.
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours
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Best of Lucerne in 60 minutes - Discover the city with a Local

This experience is provided by a private local.Discover Lucerne in a nutshell and learn about the history, local lifestyle and modern transformation of the city during this 60-minute walking experience.During your walk in the beautiful city of Lucerne, you will learn all about the local lifestyle and trends. Get insider tips about cafes, restaurants, and bars to visit, and how to make the most of the city’s nightlife.Walk through the old cobblestone streets, cross over the Chapel Bridge, the oldest covered bridge in Europe, and discover the city’s well-preserved medieval architecture. Learn about the history and culture of Lucerne from a local who loves their city and wants you to love it too! 
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  • 1 hour
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  • 1 hour
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Art and Culture in Lucerne - Discover it with a Local

This Experience is provided by a private local.I welcome you to my city, Lucerne! Let me take you to some incredible buildings and and the well-known art museum! I will present you the KKL building and tell you its story when it was built, by whom and why it is important to us locals. During our little stroll through the city I will explain to you a few things about Art and Culture in Lucerne.The group size will not exceed 8 people so that you can ask all the questions you have.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Steam Train Ride to admire 692 Alpine Peaks- Private Limo Half Day incl. Guide

Climb the mountain without breaking a sweat. With steam train to 2351 meters. You book a complete private luxury car with your personal chauffeur/guide (butler of stars) and ride to Brienzer lake to a discovery of 693 peaks. After the VIP panorama ride we will embark on the rack railway built in 1892 to approach a breathtaking panorama under our own steam! Be sure to cast your eyes down into the jaw dropping view of over 1300 prominence. It chugs steams, screeches and smokes: Switzerland’s only daily steam rack railway has thrilled passengers since 1892.After enjoying the truly breath-taking views and arriving back to Brienz we are stopping by at a Swiss lake-shore cafè where optionally you can have coffee and cake. Be careful: the lemon cake is addictive.Your private guide will accompany and then drive you back to Lucerne serving you snacks and drinks.Steam train at 92 Chf per adult 46 Chf with Swiss Pass and free for children.3 persons (4 with child) fit in the car.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
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  • 4 to 5 hours
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Hobbit Rivendell Journey-Lauterbrunnen-Private Limo Half Day incl Guide-Driver

Imagine the fairy tales coming true. Let`s take you to a world of divine imagination - the place of inspiration for the Lord of the rings, the Rivendell of the Hobbits. From 490 Chf you book a complete private luxury car with your personal chauffeur/guide (butler of stars) and ride within one hour from Lucerne to the word of water falls and fairy tales. After the VIP panorama ride you arrive at the Swiss piece of Heaven with a magical charm.The valley of Lauterbrunnen is one kilometer in width and it’s tucked between dramatic vertical rock walls and snow-capped mountains that rise high above the meadows.This little valley in the Swiss Alps has no less than 72 thundering waterfalls. After looking at the magic village and its famous waterfalls we are visiting Trümmelbach with its ten glacial waterfalls inside the mountain, illuminated and made accessible by tunnel-lift.Finally we stop at a cafè with a divine view for a cake at the Brienzer Lake. 3 persons (4 with child) fit in the car.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
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  • 4 to 5 hours
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Electric Cargobike Tours in Lucerne

7 reasons to book this tour:- funny stories and unusual facts about Switzerland- breathtaking landscapes- no tourist crowds, hidden places- small groups & family atmosphere- unique places to take great photos- Tour in German, English, Español, Portuguese, Italiano
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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