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Private Classic Lucerne City Walk

Private Classic Lucerne City Walk

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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$157.18
Price varies by group size
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$157.18
Price varies by group size

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$72.98
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$72.98
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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

Private 1.5-Hour Nightwatchman Walk in Medieval Lucerne

Private 1.5-Hour Nightwatchman Walk in Medieval Lucerne

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Explore Lucerne’s medieval history on this private 1.5-hour Nightwatchman walking tour. Follow a private guide through the historic streets of Lucerne and gain insight into city life during the Middle Ages. Learn of local legends and folklore, hear hair-raising tales of demons and witches, and gain insight into the law and order of the day. See the 16th-century Martiniplan — the city’s first map — and admire historic buildings still in place today. Along the way, discover top sites of interest including the Water Tower, St Peter’s Chapel and Kapellplatz.
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$258.23
per group
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$258.23
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Lake Lucerne Castles and Villas Tour

Lake Lucerne Castles and Villas Tour

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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$253.35
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$253.35
Price varies by group size

Hidden Secrets by Electric Cargo Bike

Hidden Secrets by Electric Cargo Bike

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Hop on board the only electric cargo bike tour in Switzerland! A unique and fun way to explore areas of Lucerne often missed by the tourists. While you cruise outside the city limits, taking in the breathtaking scenery that the country is famous for, you’ll get an insider’s view of the local way of life. On this small-group tour, you’re ensured a familiar and relaxed atmosphere, giving you time to interact with the guide and ask any questions about the people and the culture. This is the perfect tour for everyone, including families with younger kids, and we are proud to say it’s one of the best things to do in Lucerne.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$111.15
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$111.15

Lucerne's Past and Present with Local

Lucerne's Past and Present with Local

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This experience is provided by a private local. Discover the historical side of Lucerne with a passionate local who wants to share all the best-kept secrets of Lucerne with you! Our excursion will start near the historical museum, in the heart of Lucerne!. You will learn about the various architectural styles from different time periods and find out how the city has changed over time. From visiting churches to discovering the history behind the Musegg Wall or even the Leodegar church, you will encounter unique sites that an ordinary tourist tour won’t show you! We know that travelling is the best way of learning, and having a knowledgeable local by your side to give you insider tips and share local secrets is even better! Of course, if you wish to learn about something in particular or have a special interest, just let me know, and I will adjust the itinerary for you!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$139.22
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$139.22

Swiss Chocolate Adventure Experience at Swiss Museum of Transport in Lucerne

Swiss Chocolate Adventure Experience at Swiss Museum of Transport in Lucerne

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Treat the chocoholics in your family to a whirlwind ride at Lucerne’s Swiss Chocolate Adventure — an attraction at the Swiss Museum of Transport. Aboard a chocolate cube car, you’ll enjoy a 30-minute multimedia and sensory experience to learn all about the sugary treat. Breathe in the warm scent of cocoa, watch a short film to learn how chocolate is made, and finish with a complimentary sample to keep your sweet tooth sated.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$17.96
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$17.96

Mount Pilatus Photography Day Tour

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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$617.51
per group
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$617.51
per group
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1.5-Hour Small-Group Nightwatchman Walk in Medieval Lucerne

1.5-Hour Small-Group Nightwatchman Walk in Medieval Lucerne

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Delve into Lucerne’s ancient history on this 1.5-hour Nightwatchman walking tour. Follow a guide — dressed in medieval attire — through the streets of Lucerne and hear about life here in the Middle Ages. See the 16th-century Martiniplan — the city’s first map — and admire historic buildings still in place to this day. Hear colorful tales from Lucerne’s dark past, and explore narrow streets where demons and witches are said to dwell. With supporting images via projector and iPad along the way, see a side of medieval Lucerne that many visitors miss.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$31.44
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$31.44

Guided tour “Love stories of Lucerne”

Guided tour “Love stories of Lucerne”

An exclusive tour for all the romantics of the world! Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most romantic places in the city. Lucerne’s Old Town is a great place for romantic walks. You will feel spellbound in a charming atmosphere. What is considered as one of the best places to have a date in the city? Where can you make lovely photos? You will be surprised how many historical love stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, parks of the city. From heartbreaking and tragic, to the hilarious or spicy ones. You will find out the most popular meeting place among couples. This tour is especially recommended in the Saint Valentine period!
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  • 2 hours
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$481.19
per group
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$481.19
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Half-Day Lake Lucerne Country Walk

Half-Day Lake Lucerne Country Walk

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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$201.52
Price varies by group size
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$201.52
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Lucerne Swiss Museum of Transport Entrance Ticket

Lucerne Swiss Museum of Transport Entrance Ticket

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Take a step back in time and learn the history of planes, trains, and automobiles at the Swiss Museum of Transport in Lucerne. With your entrance ticket in hand, head inside the museum and explore at your leisure. Admire historic aircraft in the Aviation Hall, where simulators give the feeling of flight! Navigate tunnels and signals in the Rail Transport Hall, zoom through the history of automobiles in the Road Transport Hall and enjoy discounted access to the planetarium, where fascinating astronomical shows reveal the secrets of the skies.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.93
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$35.93

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$325.60
per group
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$325.60
per group
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Classic Lucerne City Walk

Classic Lucerne City Walk

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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$33.68
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$33.68

Swiss Knife Valley Bike Tour & Lake Lucerne Cruise

Swiss Knife Valley Bike Tour & Lake Lucerne Cruise

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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$472.14
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$472.14

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$107.78
$134.73
$26.95 savings
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$107.78
$134.73
$26.95 savings
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Artisan Cheesemaking and Chocolate factory with Tasting Private Tour from Luzern

Artisan Cheesemaking and Chocolate factory with Tasting Private Tour from Luzern

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Swiss cheese and chocolate are easy to find in Switzerland, but if you want a taste of the good stuff, you need to find it with a local. With this tour, you’ll travel with your own private guide from Lucerne to Engelberg to visit a monastery dairy where fondue, wheels of raclette, and the unique Engelberger Klosterglocke await. Later, you’ll satisfy your sweet tooth on a tour of the Aeschbach Chocolatier in Root where you’ll create your own artisan version of Swiss chocolate.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$412.05
Price varies by group size
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$412.05
Price varies by group size
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Essential Lucerne Photography Tour

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Essential Lucerne Photography Tour

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Culturally diverse and infinitely scenic, Lucerne is a photographer’s ideal city. This tour takes photography enthusiasts to secret vantage points, beguiling back streets, monuments and historic landmarks, and dramatic landscapes. No experience is necessary, as your photographer-guide will offer advice as you shoot. Any camera, from simple point-and-shoots to complex DSLRs are encouraged. The guide will also take photos of participants and share them in an online gallery after the tour.  
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$314.37
per group
$392.96
$78.59 savings
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$314.37
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$392.96
$78.59 savings
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Mt Titlis Private Photo Tour from Lucerne

Mt Titlis Private Photo Tour from Lucerne

Bring your camera or smartphone for a photo tour of Mt. Titlis, the tallest mountain in central Switzerland. Home to the TITLIS Rotair, aka the world’s first revolving cable car, the mountain summit boasts sweeping views around the snow-capped Swiss Alps. Capture the vistas on camera with the help of a pro photographer guide, hearing tips for the best vantage points and learning about composition techniques. You can even upgrade to add on an extra visit to Lucerne or have an alpine photo shoot with snaps taken by a pro.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$662.42
per group
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$662.42
per group
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$89.37
$111.71
$22.34 savings
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$89.37
$111.71
$22.34 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
  • Taking safety measures
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$199.85
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$199.85
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Lucerne Art and Classical Music History Tour

Lucerne Art and Classical Music History Tour

Visit the most iconic museums and venues like German composer Richard Wagner’s former home from 1938, by Lake Lucerne. Guided by a local professional musician you will visit sites associated with some major figures of music and painting history in Lucerne, learning some of the notable information where other famous musicians spent time or left a mark and found inspiration to write some of their most remarkable work. Learn about Lucerne’s Culture and Congress Center (KKL) a multi-functional building with a concert hall designed by the prominent French architect Jean Nouvel, you will marvel at the exterior. Admire the exclusive art collection at Rosengard Museum with over 300 Classic, Modernist and Impressionist works of art. Round up your music experience to listen to a private chamber music concert on a 25 min. tour extension. Although music lovers will be enthralled, this walk is designed and geared for any culturally curious person.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$999.25
per group
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$999.25
per group
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Architectural Walk of Lucerne with a Local

Architectural Walk of Lucerne with a Local

This Experience is provided by a private local. Discover the most impressive buildings in Lucerne and learn about the history behind each of these historical buildings and structures in this invigorating architectural walk. Join me on this adventure to discover the beauty and history of the city’s most significant buildings and get to know a bit more about the local culture in Switzerland from my perspective. During this walk you will become better acquainted with the local architecture, while also learning about the way in which this has changed over the years with the city becoming more modern while still keeping its unique character. Discover all the nice stories behind the Musegg wall and the KKL with me!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$116.77
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$116.77

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