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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.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 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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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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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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1 Hour Private Walk of Lucerne

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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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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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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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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Half-Day Lake Lucerne Country Walk

Time-limited travellers can gain an overview of Lucerne’s Alpine surrounds on this half-day tour of the Kastanienbaum peninsula. Spend a few hours immersed in the lakeshore landscape, passing farms, chalets, and forests as you ascend to a height of 600 meters (2000 feet) for panoramic views of the lake and mountains beyond. Round-trip transfer by public bus with guided accompaniment ensures an authentic Lucerne experience.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 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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Walking Tours

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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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.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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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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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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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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Bike & Mountain Bike Tours

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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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Mt Rigi & Mt Pilatus - 2 Peaks in 1 Day

Mt. Pilatus & Mt. Rigi - if you only have one day in Lucerne and can't decide which mountain do go up, why not choose them both? Our "Two Peaks in One Day" private tour enables you to experience the best of both mountains in one day.Start with Mt Rigi and its stunning 360-degree views of the surrounding Alps; visit an artisan alpine cheese-maker and walk a panoramic ridge route with views over 3 lakes.  Relax with a picnic lunch on a scenic boat cruise before ascending to the top of Mt. Pilatus by gondola and “Dragon Ride” cableway.  Return to lake level on the world’s steepest cogwheel train ride and then a quick and easy train ride back to Lucerne. Private tour with an expert local English-speaking guide who is happy to give you as much information as you want and to answer any questions about Switzerland – the country, its heritage, and its culture.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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Walking Tours

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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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, see the best of Lucerne with ease, and take in top attractions including the Chapel Bridge and the first baroque church in Switzerland.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 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.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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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.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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  • 8 to 9 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
  • Free Cancellation

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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.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours


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