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Hidden Secrets by Electric Cargo Bike

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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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$110.87
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$110.87

Official Guided City Tour of Lucerne

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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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$22.40
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$22.40

The heart of Lucerne

Available from Nov 4

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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$72.80
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$72.80
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Mount Pilatus Golden Round Trip with Lake Cruise Private Tour from Luzern

Available from Sunday

Mount Pilatus Golden Round Trip with Lake Cruise Private Tour from Luzern

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Delve deep into the Swiss countryside and admire the spectacular mountain scenery on this private Mt Pilatus tour from Lucerne. Hop aboard your boat on Lake Lucerne with a private guide and enjoy a relaxing 1-hour cruise on the tranquil waters. Admire panoramic views over the shoreline and peaks on route to Alpnachstad. Then, take the steep cog-wheel railway to the summit of Mt Pilatus at a dizzying 6,981 feet (2,128 meters) above sea level. After free time at the top, descend through Fräkmüntegg and Kriens then return to Lucerne.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$334.86
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$334.86
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Lake Lucerne Castles and Villas Tour

Available from Nov 2

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$252.71
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$252.71
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Private 1.5-Hour Nightwatchman Walk in Medieval Lucerne

Available from Sunday

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 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$257.59
per group
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$257.59
per group

Private Classic Lucerne City Walk

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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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$156.79
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$156.79
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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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$178.29
$222.87
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$178.29
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Lucerne's Past and Present with Local

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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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$138.87
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$138.87

Glacier Express Panoramic Train Round Trip in one Day Private Tour from Luzern

Available from Nov 2

Glacier Express Panoramic Train Round Trip in one Day Private Tour from Luzern

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The Glacier Express train from Chur to Brig is one of the world’s most spectacular train rides, but figuring it out in a new country may be tricky. This experience lets you travel with a guide all the way from your hotel in Lucerne to Chur, and then along the Glacier Express route with a prebooked ticket. Admire the valleys from the panoramic windows, feast on a 3-course lunch, and learn about the region as you ride.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$387.50
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$387.50
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Artisan Cheesemaking and Chocolate factory with Tasting Private Tour from Luzern

Available from Sunday

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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$411.02
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$411.02
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Swiss Knife Valley Bike Tour & Lake Lucerne Cruise

Available from Apr 1

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$470.96
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$470.96
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Luzern City Tour with Lake Cruise Private Tour from Luzern

Available from Sunday

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$223.99
Price varies by group size
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$223.99
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Mount Titlis Glacier Excursion Small Group Tour from Luzern

Available from Nov 2

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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$199.35
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$199.35
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Self-Guided Tour: Mount Titlis Glacier Excursion plus Ice Flyer

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Self-Guided Tour: Mount Titlis Glacier Excursion plus Ice Flyer

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This is a self-guided tour and you may travel fully independent to the Engelberg valley and Mount Titlis Glacier World. With our detailed travel instructions you travel according your preferences, you may stop whereever you want and enjoy the views at a specific point as long as you prefer. You will get the travel booklet and all necessary personalized tickets by e-mail after your booking - no mobile device necessary during the tour.
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  • 10 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$220.63
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$220.63
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Hidden Secrets by Electric Cargo Bike

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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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$110.87
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$110.87

City tour plus Lucerne

Available from Nov 4

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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$95.20
Price varies by group size
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$95.20
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Official Guided City Tour of Lucerne for Private Groups

Available from Nov 2

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
From
$287.18
per group
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$287.18
per group

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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$313.58
per group
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$313.58
per group
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Lucerne Private City Walking Tour and Chocolate Tasting

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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$358.38
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$358.38
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Mount Pilatus Golden Round Trip with Lake Cruise Small Group Tour from Luzern

Available from Nov 2

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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$179.19
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$179.19
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Jungfraujoch Top of Europe Private Tour from Luzern

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Jungfraujoch Top of Europe Private Tour from Luzern

Leave the busy city of Lucerne behind, and go on an adventure in the mountains on this private, 10-hour tour of Jungfraujoch. Travel by train most of the day, and see Staubbach Falls, the Swiss Alpine village of Wengen, and views of the Bernese Alps and the Black Forest. With stops at Sphinx Observatory, Jungfrau ice caves, and Snow Fun Park, it’s a jam-packed day of excitement with all of your transportation and entrance fees included.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$519.65
Price varies by group size
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$519.65
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Mount Titlis Glacier Excursion Private Tour from Luzern

Available from Sunday

Mount Titlis Glacier Excursion Private Tour from Luzern

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Explore Switzerland’s mighty Mt Titlis in style on this private 6-hour tour from Lucerne. Enjoy the 1-hour train ride from Lucerne to Engelberg with a private guide and admire panoramic views over Switzerland’s beautiful countryside. Take a sightseeing tour of Engelberg, then hop aboard a series of gondolas for the amazing journey to the summit of Mt Titlis. On arrival, enjoy the freedom to hit the highlights of most interest. Perhaps cross the suspension bridge, explore the ice caves, try tubing on the glacier or simply soak up the views.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$442.38
Price varies by group size
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$442.38
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Luzern City Tour with Lake Cruise Small Group Tour from Luzern

Available from Sunday

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$108.63
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$108.63
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