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Lucerne Old Town Tours

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Lucerne Old Town
Set on the left bank of the River Reuss, the Lucerne Old Town is encircled by medieval walls and watchtowers and connected to the right bank by two covered wooden bridges: Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrücke) and Spreuer Bridge (Spreuerbrücke). The narrow streets of this UNESCO World Heritage Site are lined with half-timbered houses and 15th-century buildings.
Address: Hischenplatz, Lucerne, Switzerland

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Official Guided City Tour of Lucerne

Official Guided City Tour of Lucerne

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Lucerne boasts many cultural and historical landmarks, but discovering its highlights can be difficult on a self-led tour. Explore sights such as the Musegg Wall, the Chapel Bridge and the Jesuit Church on the Official Guided City Tour, and gain intimate insight into the city’s history and culture as you stroll the streets, squares, and alleys with your local guide.
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  • 2 hours
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$22.45
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$22.45

Lucerne Walking and Boat Tour: The Best Swiss Experience

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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
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$89.37
$111.71
$22.34 savings
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$111.71
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City tour plus Lucerne

City tour plus Lucerne

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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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$95.43
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Chocolate Tasting with Lake Trip and City Tour: The Ultimate Lucerne Experience

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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
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$285.35
$335.70
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Lucerne

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Lucerne "CH" Experience: Cheese, Chocolate and Chapel Bridge

This unique one hour small group tour combines sightseeing of Chapel Bridge with Water Tower and Chocolate and cheese tastings. It is the best way to spend a short time in one of the most beautiful cities in Switzerland. Your guide will meet you in front of Lucerne train station and walk with you along the river where he will share his knowledge of the most iconic monuments in the city: the Chapel Bridge and the Water Tower. Continue to sample some of the best sweet pleasures on a chocolate tasting while enjoying the view of the old town. Walk along Lake Lucerne towards one of the most traditional cheese Deli shop to enjoy real alpine cheese. This short but rich alpine experience is the best way to know Lucerne through its tastes, culture and people. If you still want to keep discovering and enjoying this alpine jewel, get our one hour Sightseeing Cruise group tour as an optional extension.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$84.94
$99.92
$14.98 savings
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Luzern City Tour with Lake Cruise Small Group Tour from Luzern

Luzern City Tour with Lake Cruise Small Group Tour from 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
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$108.91
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$108.91
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Best of Lucerne in 60 minutes - Discover the city with a Local

Best of Lucerne in 60 minutes - Discover the city with a Local

This experience is provided by a private local. You only have an hour to fall in love with Lucerne? Challenge accepted! Discover Lucerne during a short but sweet excursion during which you will learn the most intriguing facts about the history, the local lifestyle, and the contemporary transformation of the city. We will meet at the train station and go on our stroll from there :-) Discover what the everyday life of a local looks like and learn where the city gets its characteristic ambience from, by seeing it through the eyes of a local. Walking through the city, you will discover exactly what makes Lucerne special! This is also your chance to get insider tips about the best cafes, restaurants and bars to visit during your time here, and learn how to make the most out of your visit. This is the perfect experience for someone visiting the city for the first time, or someone that wants to rediscover it!
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.01
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$55.01

1.5 Hour Private Walking tour in Lucerne

1.5 Hour Private Walking tour in Lucerne

Is it your first time in Lucerne? Do you want to explore the city in just 1.5 hours time? Please let me guide you! We will walk from your Hotel downtown or the Central Station of Lucerne into the city and I will show you multiple nice sites. Because this is a Private tour I can adjust to your wishes.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$86.37
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$86.37
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The heart of Lucerne

The heart of Lucerne

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Personal tour guide Custom tailor made tours Unique experience in Lucerne Experience Lucerne from another side
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.98
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Lucerne Morning City Walk with a Local Guide

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Lucerne Morning City Walk with a Local Guide

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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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$251.50
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$314.37
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$314.37
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Lucerne by Night Photo Tour

Lucerne by Night Photo Tour

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Capture the beauty of Lucerne in the evening during this 2.5-hour private photo tour. Discover landmarks such as the Chapel Bridge, the Water Tower, and Old Town Lucerne and learn to master the basic techniques of night photography with your guide. This tour is a great opportunity to discover the picturesque lakeside village of Lucerne and capture beautiful memories of your trip to enjoy for years to come.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$325.60
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Lucerne Real Culinary Tasting Tour

Lucerne Real Culinary Tasting Tour

You and your group will embark on a three-hour Lucerne gastronomy tour. Food & Wine are all included in the price and a 2 hrs walking city tour can be booked as an (optional tour extension). Once our local and passionate guide concludes our food tour in Lucerne, you will leave with a stomach full of delectable Lucerne food and some additional local knowledge and sightseeing tips, to enhance the pleasure of your trip that will last with you for a lifetime. Come and join our food tour! feature a variety of gourmet shops that allows us to introduce you to the full spectrum of Local cuisine, all set in these beautiful alpine city. You want to know more about their incredible history and culture? Join us for a 2 hrs walking tour as an optional extension! We visit Chapel Bridge, Lion Monument, City old wall and Lucerne Castle.  This trip can also be customized to include other Tours in Lucerne city, the swiss alps or the lake.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,066.61
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Pearls of Switzerland Cristina Tschuppert Private city walking tour Lucerne

Pearls of Switzerland Cristina Tschuppert Private 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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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
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$172.73
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$172.73
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Lucerne Private City Walking Tour and Chocolate Tasting

Lucerne Private City Walking Tour and Chocolate Tasting

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Combine city sightseeing with schoggi tasting on a private tour of Lucerne, ideal for first-time visitors or chocolate lovers. Explore on foot for a more intimate glimpse of landmarks such as the Chapel Bridge and Jesuit Church, then visit a family-run Swiss chocolatier to sample their traditional confectionery. Benefit from the insider knowledge and personalized insights of a local guide.
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  • 2 hours
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$503.80
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$503.80
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Best of Lucerne Walking Photography Tour

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Best of Lucerne Walking Photography Tour

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Surrounded by soaring peaks and shimmering lakes, pretty Lucerne is a photographer’s dream destination—but knowing the best spots for the finest photographs requires local knowledge. On this small-group tour, limited to 10 people, explore the streets and landmarks of Lucerne as your photographer guide helps you capture the city on camera. Along the way, snap top attractions including the medieval Chapel Bridge and the 14th century Museggmauer city walls.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$107.78
$134.73
$26.95 savings
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Mount Titlis Glacier Excursion Small Group Tour from Luzern

Mount Titlis Glacier Excursion 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
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$199.85
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$199.85
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Official Guided City Tour of Lucerne for Private Groups

Official Guided City Tour of Lucerne for Private Groups

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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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$287.90
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Mount Pilatus Golden Round Trip with Lake Cruise Small Group Tour from Luzern

Mount Pilatus Golden Round Trip with Lake Cruise Small Group Tour from 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
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$179.64
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Private Lucerne City Walking Tour

Private Lucerne City Walking Tour

The best way to delve into the portal of Switzerland Lucerne is to take a foot tour through the landmarks of the medieval city. It is home to the world’s historical heritage and outstanding architecture in each corner.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$449.10
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Lucerne & Wine Tasting Tour with Snacks included

Lucerne & Wine Tasting Tour with Snacks included

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Want to experience Lucerne like a local? For art, architecture, natural wonders,culture, and culinary art Lucerne is one of the great treasure of Europe. Steeped in history and tradition, food and wine are the heart and soul of its culture. Your journey is as much about the sites and beautiful alpine landscapes as it is about experiencing the Swiss Wine and Cheese, providing a balance between fueling your spirit and feeding your soul. Join me in a walking tour discovering Lucerne highlights which includes: Lion Monument, Chapel Bridge, Old city wall, Lucerne castle and wine tasting with snacks included in one of the best culinary places and Vinothek by the Reuss River in Lucerne. 
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$555.76
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Lucerne Fondue Winter Pleasure with Lake Trip and City Tour

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
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$392.96
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Lucerne City Tour With All You Can Eat Cheese Fondue And Raclette Evening Cruise

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
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$392.96
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Lucerne Walking and Boat Tour: The Total Swiss Experience

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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
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$178.74
$223.43
$44.69 savings
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$178.74
$223.43
$44.69 savings
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1 Hour Private Walk of Lucerne with a Local

1 Hour Private Walk of Lucerne with a Local

This experience is provided by a private local. You only have an hour to fall in love with Lucerne? Challenge accepted! Discover Lucerne during a short but sweet excursion during which you will learn the most intriguing facts about the history, the local lifestyle, and the contemporary transformation of the city. We will meet at the train station and go on our stroll from there :-) Discover what the everyday life of a local looks like and learn where the city gets its characteristic ambience from, by seeing it through the eyes of a local. Walking through the city, you will discover exactly what makes Lucerne special! This is also your chance to get insider tips about the best cafes, restaurants and bars to visit during your time here, and learn how to make the most out of your visit. This is the perfect experience for someone visiting the city for the first time, or someone that wants to rediscover it!
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.01
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$55.01

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