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Mount Pilatus Summer Day Trip from Lucerne

Mount Pilatus Summer Day Trip from Lucerne

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Spend an afternoon in the Swiss Alps during this seasonal trip to Mt Pilatus from Lucerne. Your 5.5-hour round-trip journey includes a 30-minute panoramic gondola ride from Kriens to Fräkmüntegg terminus plus an ascent by aerial cableway to the peak of Mt Pilatus. After free time at the summit, take the world's steepest cogwheel train down to Alpnachstad, where you’ll board a boat for a 1-hour scenic cruise on the tranquil waters of Lake Lucerne. Enjoy commentary from your guide and coach transport from Lucerne.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$147.17
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Mount Titlis Eternal Snow Half-Day Trip from Lucerne

Mount Titlis Eternal Snow Half-Day Trip from Lucerne

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Ride an aerial cableway from the Alpine village of Engelberg to the summit of Mt Titlis on this afternoon tour from Lucerne. Then squeeze in as many snow-themed attractions as you can during approximately two hours of free time at the top. Your guided day trip includes snow tubing at Titlis Glacier Park plus admission to the Glacier Cave, Ice Flyer chairlift, Titlis Rotair gondola and Cliff Walk — Europe’s highest suspension bridge. What are you waiting for?
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$158.74
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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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$111.85
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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
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$89.93
$112.42
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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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$254.94
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ALL TRANSPORT INCLUSIVE Mt. Pilatus Guided Golden Roundtrip Tour

ALL TRANSPORT INCLUSIVE Mt. Pilatus Guided Golden Roundtrip Tour

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Avoid the stress of being on overcrowded tours and enjoy a hassle-free small-group trip to Mt. Pilatus that’s limited to 14 travelers. Access spectacular panoramic views of Switzerland’s scenery, and the magnificent Lake Lucerne. It’ll be a stress-free day with all tickets and transport included, such as a cogwheel railway, a boat ride, and a gondola ride.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$273.76
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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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$202.79
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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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$179.87
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Luzern City Tour with Lake Cruise Private Tour from Luzern

Luzern City Tour with Lake Cruise Private Tour from Luzern

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Explore the history and culture of one of the Swiss Alps’ most popular towns on this half-day Lucerne city tour with Lake Lucerne sightseeing boat trip. Follow a private guide along the banks of the Reuss River and choose your own route to take in the attractions of most interest. Delve into Lucerne’s historic Old Town, stroll along the city walls, and see the 16th-century houses for which Lucerne is famous. Then, take a sightseeing boat trip across Lake Lucerne and listen to commentary via audioguide.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$225.96
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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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$111.85
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$111.85

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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$287.14
$337.81
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Swiss Cow Parade - Alpine Festival

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
  • Free Cancellation
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$734.38
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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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$109.59
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Mt Titlis Winter Tour with Snow Experience and Activities for Everyone

Mt Titlis Winter Tour with Snow Experience and Activities for Everyone

Enjoy pure winter fun at the Snow Experience Park at Mt Titlis. Try out skiing, ride a snowmobile or enjoy snow tubing down the slopes of the Snow Park. Everything is on the same place. Visit the highest Alpine tourist destination in Central Switzerland in a Private Tour. Enjoy the gorgeous winter panorama view from the 360º rotating gondola.  Discover a glacial paradise with snow and ice all year long. Experience the breathtaking landscapes of the Alpine world! Further attractions included in the tour are (weather permitting) a visit to the glacier cave, the highest and coolest lying hanging bridge “Cliff Walk" and unique snow experiences for the whole family with skiing, snowmobile ride, snow tubing and the Igloo Village! Discover the beauty of Lucerne on an optional 2 hrs. walking tour extension visiting Chapel Bridge, Lion Monument, Jesuit Church and the beautiful Lucerne Castle.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$463.22
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Mt Pilatus Ultimate Adventure Tour with Hiking, Rope park and Alpine Toboggan

Mt Pilatus Ultimate Adventure Tour with Hiking, Rope park and Alpine Toboggan

For a day of outdoor adventure perfect for the whole family, don't miss this private Lucerne excursion to Mt. Pilatus. After an easy ride (with transport at your expense), you can start your adrenaline-fueled day. You hike and toboggan, navigate a ropes course, and feel the incomparable sensation of flight as you're whisked through the sky on an aerial cable car—with all activities included in the price.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$338.94
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$338.94
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Lucerne Alpine Panorama Trail

Lucerne Alpine Panorama Trail

Take the vintage Funicular, which is more than 108 years old, called the “Little Blue Train,” in a short and enjoyable ride to the multifaceted adventure mountain, a leisure paradise and recreational area for Locals. Enjoy superb views of the Lake, the city of Lucerne and its outlying districts from the panorama trail. Get a glimpse of local alpine farm life-style.  This Alpine adventure is suitable either for people looking for an original easy walking experience and for people interested in Photography! All camera skills welcomed. I will photograph you and your group along the tour so you can get back home with long lasting memories taken in outstanding quality images! 
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$635.52
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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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$395.43
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Lucerne's Chocolate Factory Total Experience: Tasting, Making, Production

Lucerne's Chocolate Factory Total Experience: Tasting, Making, Production

Swiss chocolate is celebrated by connoisseurs all over the world—and this factory tour and tasting session offers the perfect introduction to local chocolate traditions. Make your own way to the family-owned chocolate factory, where you’ll go on a behind-the-scenes production tour, will sample award-winning chocolates, and will even decorate your own chocolate bar. You can also upgrade to add a walking or boat tour of Lucerne to your itinerary.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,683.42
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Mount-Pilatus Heritage & Beer Delight From Lucerne

Mount-Pilatus Heritage & Beer Delight From Lucerne

Towering over the city of Lucerne like a monument to the Swiss wilderness, Mount Pilatus is a must-visit for nature lovers. This stunning massif boasts several stunning peaks, set within a playground of soaring rock faces, lush rolling valleys, and a network of meandering emerald lakes. The tallest peak in the group, Mount Pilatus, reaches a heady 2,132 meters above sea level and is beloved by visitors for its sensational views over the region. Venez Discover takes you to the heart of the sights, with opportunities to explore the Pilatus summit, ride the famous aerial cable cars, and discover the iconic Brauwerkstatt Kriens Brewery, where traditional Lucerne beer is brewed. This adventure is perfect for nature lovers and beer aficionados alike, with options to adapt the itinerary to your needs.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$351.57
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Engelberg & Mount-Titlis Discovery From Lucerne

Engelberg & Mount-Titlis Discovery From Lucerne

Discover Medieval towns, artisan cheese, and stunning Alpine scenery as you journey to the heart of the Lucerne region. Learn about the people behind Lucerne’s Medieval old town, and sample some of Switzerland’s most authentic cheese, crafted on-site at Engelberg Abbey. Glide to the top of Mount Titlis via cable cart, and lose yourself in a word of glacial caves, sky-high suspension bridges, and stunning Alpine wilderness.
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  • 5 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$388.43
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ALL TRANSPORT INCLUSIVE Mt. Rigi Guided round trip from Luzern

ALL TRANSPORT INCLUSIVE Mt. Rigi Guided round trip from Luzern

Mt Rigi is located 5000 thousand feet above sea level affording you some of the best views from the lake and the mountains of the region. The tour will start at the pier where you will set sail for a little over an hour on the Vierwaldstättersee. Upon arrival at the quaint lakeside village of Vitznau, you will board the comfortable mountain train and ascend to the top. After some time at leisure yo will initiate your descend to the base of the mountain. You will return to Lucerne on the modern railway system. Chosen for its beauty by poets and royals alike, Mt. Rigi is also a great alternative for those who want to enjoy the stunning panoramic view of the Swiss Alps, without facing the thrill of mountain gondolas. We do NOT herd people on crowded tours simultaneously running in three languages. Join us for a tailored travel experience designed for small groups. Your guide will share insights into the history of this area, as well as all things Swiss.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$341.85
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ALL TRANSPORT INCLUSIVE Mt. Titlis Guided round trip from Luzern

ALL TRANSPORT INCLUSIVE Mt. Titlis Guided round trip from Luzern

Mt. Titlis never fails to impress. Located at 10,623 feet high, the stunning views of all year round snowcapped alps will render you speechless. You will meet your guide at the arches of the train station in Lucerne to start your 45 minute train journey to the alpine village of Engelberg. You will reach the base of the mountain on board the local bus. Two different gondolas will ensure your smooth ride to the summit. The highlight of the region is the rotair: a 360 degree rotating gondola that will allow you to enjoy everything there is to see. At the top, you may spend your time at leisure: a visit to the ice tunnel or perhaps a walk across the -not for the faint at heart!- highest suspension bridge in Europe. Upon descent, you may opt for a stop at the Alpine Restaurant in Trübsee before returning to Lucerne by train. We do NOT herd people on crowded tours simultaneously running in three languages. Join us for tailored travel experiences designed for small groups.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$463.52
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Burgenstock Panorama Photo Tour from Lucerne

Burgenstock Panorama Photo Tour from Lucerne

Take mind-blowing photographs in the heart of central Switzerland atop a spectacular mountain ridge offering incomparable views of Lake Lucerne and the Swiss Alps. Enjoy the alpine landscape as you reach the Bürgenstock Resort from Lucerne in diverse transportation mode taking first a relaxing 30 min. boat ride, followed by a 7 min short ride by Funicular to the Mountain station. Enjoy the majestic surroundings while walking along the 30 min.  mountain's trail to take the Lift to the highest vantage point. If you have a passion for beautiful Landscapes, adventure and nature, Bürgenstock is the right place to snap great images and come back home with long- lasting and beautiful memories! Discover the beauty of Lucerne city on an optional 2 hrs. walking tour including The Chapel Bridge, Lion Monument, City old Wall and Lucerne Castle.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$507.28
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Private tour of the best of Lucerne - Sightseeing, Food & Culture with a local

Private tour of the best of Lucerne - Sightseeing, Food & Culture with a local

Lucerne is home to a bounty of local, must-eat foods and one of the great joys of a holiday abroad is sampling the local cuisine and the food in Lucerne is amongst the best in Europe. Experience fantastic art and architecture, a rich Medieval history and innovative modern additions in Lucerne which has the reputation of being the most cosmopolitan, modern and avant-garde city in Switzerland. Our fun and entertaining guide will make this a memorable experience for you filled with sightseeing, visiting local popular hangout places and trying the local food & drinks. It is one of the best experiences to immerse yourself into the rich Swiss culture.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$241.42
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