Medieval architecture, scenic views of Lake Lucerne and the Swiss Alps, make tours in Lucerne an absolute must, if you’re visiting this area of Switzerland.
SIGHTSEEING AND ACTIVITY TOURS IN AND FROM LUCERNE
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 for self exploration.
LUCERNE CITY WALKING TOUR
Discover Lucerne’s top sights and hidden gems with a local guide on an easy 2-hour morning walking tour. We will visit the famous Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrücke), historical Jesuit Church and the impressive Culture and Congress Centre, and wander intimate alleys and town squares while gaining insight into Lucerne’s history and culture from an expert guide.
STANSERHORN CABRI-O ENTRANCE TICKET
Climb to the top of the 1,900-meter Mount Stanserhorn by riding in a 120-year old funicular to the intermediate station and then by modern cable car to the top.
While riding the modern CabriO, you can climb onto the amazing sun deck of the roofless cable car for remarkable 360-degree views of the Swiss Alps.
At the top, visit the Marmot enclosure, or enjoy a Swiss meal at the Revolving Restaurant, Rondorama.
SWISS ARMY KNIFE VALLEY BIKE TOUR WITH LAKE LUCERNE BOAT CRUISE
A combination of exercise and relaxation for a perfect day, a 3-4 hour, 40 km/24 mile ride using a power-assisted Flyer electric bike that most people with “a normal level of physical fitness and stamina” can do, combined with a scenic two-hour boat cruise back to Lucerne.
Ride along mostly off-road paths and trails on a ridge trail with with magnificent views overlooking the lake and the surrounding mountains. You’ll go through beautiful countryside, green forest land, and neatly cultivated farmland. Walk in William Tell’s footsteps at the Hohle Gasse, and learn more about Switzerland’s great hero and his enduring significance to the country today.
As you wander off-road paths and back-roads to Brunnen, you’ll visit the Victorinox retail store and Swiss Knife Valley Visitor Centre. Here you’ll get to witness the assembly of your own Swiss army knife. This is the only place in the world where you can do this.
PRIVATE FULL DAY ALPINE RIDGE HIKING TOUR: FROM LUCERNE
Take an off the beaten path hike with unforgettable views over 10 lakes and the Swiss Alps. Travel by train, bus and historic funicular to reach scenic alpine locations. See colourful local flora and farms on steep alpine slopes. This 10-hour private guided hiking excursion includes round-trip transportation by bus and train from Lucerne.
HALF DAY WALKING TOUR OF LAKE LUCERNE VILLAS AND CASTLES
Enjoy a 4-hour small-group guided walking tour strolling along Lake Lucerne’s most panoramic vistas.
You’ll observe old wooden chalets, grand villas and historic castles while learning about their famous residents. Habsburg rulers, Russian bankers, an eccentric heiress, German princes, French textile magnates and American oil billionaires have called Lake Lucerne home. Your tour departs and returns to the Lucerne railway station, which is included in the ticket price. There will be a stop for food and refreshments at the customers’ own expense.
FULL DAY PRIVATE MOUNT MATTERHORN AREA TOUR: FROM LUCERNE
Embark on this 10-hour, private tour from Lucerne by train. Leave Lucerne for the mountain village of Zermatt and the Alps mountain, Mount Matterhorn.
Walk around the village, and then ride to Mount Gornergrat to enjoy the stunning views. Descend towards Zermatt and visit the museum. You will be led by a professional guide, and this tour includes your hotel pickup and drop-off, and entrance and transportation fees.
4-HOUR ZURICH CITY TOUR WITH PRIVATE GUIDE: FROM LUCERENE
Spend a half day in Zurich with your private tour guide. Create your own itinerary based on your personal interests and preferences and visit places that only locals know about in the centre of Zurich.
We will organise your tour, the transport and the logistics in advance so that you can make the most of your time. Walk along Bahnhofstrasse; the main shopping street, or head up to the University of Zurich, with views over the city. With the tour you can discover most of the sights in Zurich. Transfer from Lucerne to Zurich and vv. by intercity train within 50 minutes, guided by your tour guide.
PRIVATE GUIDED TOUR TO SCHAFFHAUSEN AND RHINE WATERFALLS: FROM LUCERNE
pend a day with your private tourguide in East-Switzerland, just you and your tour guide! We will visit the old town of Schaffhausen and stay along Europe’s largest plain waterfall: The Rhine falls.
Enjoy a one hour train ride to Schaffhausen and visit the old town. After a short walk around, we’ll continue to Laufen and will visit the castle located at the Rhine water falls. On a walking path, we stay closed at the waterfall and enjoy a boat ride to “the rock”, a sightseeing platform in the middle of the water.
After a relaxing time between the waterfall and castle, we’ll travel back to Zurich, where the tour ends.
FULL DAY PRIVATE JUNGFRAUJOCH TOUR: FROM LUCERNE
Spend a day in the mountains on this 10-hour, private tour from Lucerne. By train, leave behind Lucerne and visit the Staubbach waterfall, Wengen, and Jungfraujoch. Discover the Sphinx terrace, the ice cave, and the snow park on the glacier. This tour includes a private guide, transportation and entrance fees, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
GOLDEN ROUND TRIP WITH LAKE CRUISE TO MOUNT PILATUS: FROM LUCERNE
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 front of the train station of Lucerne the Golden Round Trip starts. After a 1 hour boat trip on Lake Lucerne, a spectacular ride on world’s steepest cogwheel railway brings you to Mount Pilatus.
On 2132 metres altitude (7000 feet) panoramic views over Lake Lucerne and the Alps awaits you. Enjoy the exhilarating 5-minutes ride by the new aerial cableway “Dragon Ride” down to Fräkmüntegg.
Afterwards you change into the panorama gondolas which take you down to the Valley Station Kriens. A 5-minute walk and a 10-minutes bus ride takes you back to Lucerne.
MOUNT FIRST TOP ADVENTURE: FROM LUCERNE
Explore the stunning landscapes of Bernese Oberland and let your adrenaline levels surge on this 10-hour tour from Lucerne. Absorb panoramic views from the First Cliff Walk by Tissot; zoom down the first Flyer, a zipline overlooking the Alps; and take an off-road journey of a mountain cart and a scooter. See, too, the Alpine landscapes of Grindelwald and Interlaken, two picturesque mountain villages.
6-DAY SWISS GRAND ALPINE TOUR: FROM LUCERNE
Why not make the most of your time in Switzerland and let a professional guide arrange your time in the Alpine wonderland on this 6-day tour, departing Lucerne.
In between travelling along some of the country’s most scenic Alpine routes, you’ll visit highlights such as the cosmopolitan cities of Zurich, Geneva, and Berne, and admire Lake Como and the vineyards of Valais. Take a cable car to the top of Mt. Titlis and taste chees Gruyere. Five nights’ accommodation in 3, 4, and 5-star hotels, breakfast, and select meals are included in this tour.
LAKE LUCERNE INDIAN-THEMED DINNER CRUISE
Explore one of Switzerland’s most beautiful lakes by boat and enjoy fine food on board during this 1.5-hour Indian-themed dinner cruise on Lake Lucerne. Cruise off onto the calm waters of Lake Lucerne in the company of friends or family.
Admire spectacular views of soaring peaks such as Mt Rigi and Mt Pilatus along the rocky shoreline. In the onboard restaurant, enjoy a delicious dinner buffet of traditional Indian fare. Choose from two vegetarian and two non-vegetarian dishes as amazing lake views drift past outside.
MOUNT PILATUS TOUR WITH PRIVATE GUIDE: FROM LUCERNE
Spend a day around Lucerne and on Mount Pilatus with your private tour guide, just you and your guide! Enjoy a one-hour boat trip from Lucerne to Alpnachstad and then climb up to Mount Pilatus on the world’s steepest cogwheel railway.
Enjoy fantastic views over Lucerne, the lake and the surrounding Alpine mountain peaks. Relax on the summit terrace before beginning your return journey. Descend by gondola on the north side of Mount Pilatus to Kriens and take a short bus ride back to Lucerne.
BEGINNERS SKI DAY TRIP TO JUNGFRAU SKI REGION: FROM LUCERNE
Master your turns on the slopes of the Bernese Oberland on this 10-hour Swiss ski experience from Lucerne.
Head into the Bernese Oberland’s Jungfrau region, and gaze over rural Switzerland’s rolling hills and soaring peaks. Listen as your guide details the region’s history and heritage.
On arrival in the ski resort of Grindelwald, you can pick up your skis and safety equipment. Then, we will head to the Bodmi beginners’ ski area with your instructor and master the basics on the snow.
Afterwards, you can enjoy some free time to explore the cafes and shops of Grindelwald.
3-HOUR ESSENTIAL LUCERNE PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR
The Essential Lucerne Photo Tour is rich in photographic possibilities, complete with remarkable iconic Landmarks and interesting back-streets with secret vantage points. Lucerne is culturally diverse offering a fantastic contrast of old and new, and offers a lot of creative photography experiences.
JUNGFRAUJOCH TOP OF EUROPE DAY TRIP: FROM LUCERNE
Travel to the top of Europe and admire the soaring peaks of the Swiss Alps on this 9.5-hour Jungfraujoch day trip from Lucerne. Take a scenic drive through high mountain passes to picturesque Lauterbrunnen with your guide.
Board the cogwheel train and travel up to Kleine Scheidegg, beneath the famous Eiger North Face. Alight at the UNESCO World Heritage site of Jungfraujoch — Europe’s highest railway station at a dizzying 11,333 feet (3,454 metres).
Explore the Ice Palace and panoramic views over the mighty Aletsch Glacier from the observation terrace.
PRIVATE MEDIEVAL CITY WALK WITH INSIDE VISIT OF RITTERSCHER PALACE
Experience historical Lucerne on a medieval city sightseeing walking tour. See the main attractions and hear the comments of your medievally dressed guide.
He will take you through narrow streets and hidden places of old Lucerne and tell you about ghosts, demons and witches. Compare old and new Lucerne with the help of historical pictures, which were exclusively printed for you on postcards.
Discover the Ritterscher Palace on an inside visit. See the stone masonry art work and enjoy the presentation of the Dance of the Dead paintings on the second floor of that Renaissance Palace.
MOUNT PILATUS EXPERIENCE WITH GONDOLA RIDE
Visiting Lucerne’s landmark mountain, Mt. Pilatus, is a must-do when you’re in the Lake Lucerne region.
You’ll start at the valley station in Kriens, and enjoy a 30-minute gondola ride over a pre-Alpine landscape to reach Fräkmüntegg, where you’ll transfer to the aerial cableway known as the ‘Dragon Ride.’
After another five minutes, we will arrive at 7,000 feet above sea level (2,132 metres) with time to soak up the panoramic views over the lake and Alps, and then we will take the world’s steepest cogwheel railway down through rock faces, mountain streams, and lush meadows to reach Alpnachstad.