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Lucerne Walking and Boat Tour: The Best Swiss Experience

Lucerne Walking and Boat Tour: The Best Swiss Experience

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33
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$112.69
From
$112.69
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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* A traveler said: "This is a great way to see the city and learn about the history and so much more. Luis was the best guide we’ve ever had-knowledgeable, personable and with a great sense of humor."


Swiss Alps Day Trip from Lucerne: Jungfraujoch and Bernese Oberland

Swiss Alps Day Trip from Lucerne: Jungfraujoch and Bernese Oberland

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84
  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$282.36
From
$282.36
Ascend to Europe’s highest point on an exhilarating full-day excursion to the Swiss Alps from Lucerne. With a professional guide, travel by luxury coach through the spectacular scenery of the Bernese Oberland region to Interlaken. After a short visit of Interlaken, ascend the UNESCO-listed Jungfraujoch mountain pass and absorb sweeping mountain vistas on arrival at the ‘Top of Europe’. Explore the frozen witchery of an Ice Palace at the summit and marvel at incredible panoramas of the alpine wonderland from the Sphinx Observatory.
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* A traveler said: "This is a must-do tour. Every aspect of the tour was exceptional from pick up, to the sights, to return. The mountain top was breathtaking."


Mount Titlis Eternal Snow Half-Day Trip from Lucerne

Mount Titlis Eternal Snow Half-Day Trip from Lucerne

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347
  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$155.33
From
$155.33
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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* A traveler said: "All went well right from the pic up...except the wind (which is not in anybody control). Since, this is December, expect high winds and no access to Chair lift and Cliff walk. Our guide Mr. Pedro was really good and helpful."


Lake Lucerne Panoramic Sightseeing Cruise

Lake Lucerne Panoramic Sightseeing Cruise

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114
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$29.85
From
$29.85
Whether you’re short on time or simply wish to view the snowy Swiss Alps from the water, this 60-minute yacht cruise on Lake Lucerne is your ticket. Relax on the main or upper deck of the spacious 161-foot (49-meter) vessel while you listen to commentary about the majestic sights via your audio headset. With an expert captain at the helm, you’ll motor past forested hillsides and verdant meadows nestled against looming mountain peaks. Purchase drinks and snacks from the onboard bar, and select from multiple departure times.
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* A traveler said: "Outstanding view. The crew were very polite. Very flexible with the timing. Lines were handled with diligence"


Lake Lucerne Castles and Villas Tour

Lake Lucerne Castles and Villas Tour

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6
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$309.56
Price varies by group size
From
$309.56
Price varies by group size
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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* A traveler said: "Great walking tour. Really got a terrific look at the area. Our guide Glenn was very knowledgeable and a great personality."


Mount Pilatus Summer Day Trip from Lucerne

Mount Pilatus Summer Day Trip from Lucerne

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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$144.01
From
$144.01
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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* A traveler said: "A wonderful time had by all, a nice combination of tour guide assistance and information as well as time alone to wander. On time and very stress free. Robert was our guide and we enjoyed and trusted his wisdom."


Independent Bernese Oberland and Jungfrau Region Day Trip from Lucerne

Independent Bernese Oberland and Jungfrau Region Day Trip from Lucerne

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14
  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$95.26
From
$95.26
Absorb the sweeping vistas and fresh mountain air of the Swiss Alps on an independent day-trip from Lucerne. Travel by comfortable coach through the UNESCO-listed Jungfrau region and admire scenery as you approach the mountain towns of Interlaken and Grindelwald. Listen to commentary from your guide and then spend half of the day exploring Grindelwald independently. Then, board a train to Interlaken to enjoy free time in the lively lakeside resort. Meet your guide at a prearranged time for the relaxing journey back to Lucerne.
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* A traveler said: "Got to spend time in these two beautiful cities. Was great. Had a fondue lunch and glass of wine at outdoor cafe in interlachen. Highlight of our visit to this beautiful region"


Interlaken and Grindelwald Day Trip from Lucerne

Interlaken and Grindelwald Day Trip from Lucerne

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48
  • 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$95.26
From
$95.26
Immerse yourself in the Alpine beauty of Interlaken and Grindelwald on a full-day tour of the majestic mountain region from Lucerne. Depart by luxury coach and marvel at enchanting scenery as you travel to Interlaken, a gorgeous resort located at the foot of the Bernese Oberland Alps. Spend some leisurely free time exploring independently and then head to Grindelwald, known as ‘Glacier Village’ due to its impressive array of glaciers. Opt to ascend to the summit of Mt First in a cable car to see stunning panoramas of the surrounding sights before returning to Lucerne.
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* A traveler said: "Our tour was upgraded on the bus. We upgraded from the Interlaken and Grindelwald Day Trip to the Juanfranc Top of the World trip after discussions with our tour guide. The most amazing trip we've ever undertaken. The pick up and drop off times were exact. Our tour guide was informative and entertaining."


Jungfraujoch Top of Europe Day Trip from Lucerne

Jungfraujoch Top of Europe Day Trip from Lucerne

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550
  • 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$282.35
From
$282.35
Travel to Jungfraujoch — Europe's highest railway station at a dizzying height of 11,333 feet (3,454 meters) — on this full day trip from Lucerne. A scenic coach drive via the Bernese Oberland delivers you to Lauterbrunnen for a cogwheel train ride. You’ll wind through the Kleine Scheidegg mountain pass below the foot of the Eiger North Face. At the Top of Europe, explore the glaciated Ice Palace and enjoy World Heritage–listed views of the soaring Swiss Alps and Aletsch Glacier from the Sphinx Observatory.
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* A traveler said: "We took the tour as we were travelling with seniors and a baby. Seemed like easier option to travel and did not regret it at all. The tour guide was very friendly and informative. Comfortable clean bus. It was storming so we basically didnt see anything up there. I’d suggest not to go to jungfrau during winter"


Mount Rigi with Lake Cruise Private Tour from Luzern

Mount Rigi with Lake Cruise Private Tour from Luzern

  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$386.95
Price varies by group size
From
$386.95
Price varies by group size
The peaceful waters of Lake Lucerne and the mighty summit of Mt. Rigi are two of the Swiss Alps’ most popular sights, but reaching them by public transport can be a challenge. This private 8-hour combination cruise and cog-wheel railway tour from the city makes it possible to check both off your list in a day, plus take in other sites of interest such as the town of Arth-Goldau.
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Independent Rigi Tour from Lucerne With Cruise

Independent Rigi Tour from Lucerne With Cruise

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44
  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$132.67
From
$132.67
Take your Swiss Alps adventure to new heights on this independent day trip to Mt Rigi. Explore this breathtaking destination at your own pace, starting with a boat cruise from Lucerne. Use your pre-booked tickets and provided timetables to plan the cogwheel train and aerial cable car portions of your tour. You’ll take the railway up Rigi Kulm for two or five hours of free time at the summit, depending on which option you select. Then enjoy more postcard-worthy views en route to Weggis before the return boat ride to Lucerne.
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* A traveler said: "Loved the trip. Cog railway was great. Went through the clouds and into the sun and snow capped mountains. Just wish we had scheduled more time at the top."


Lucerne Morning City Walk with a Local Guide

Lucerne Morning City Walk with a Local Guide

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2
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$309.56
per group
From
$309.56
per group
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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* A traveler said: "This tour was everything we expected! We have done walking tours in other cities gained so much understanding and this is the same. Our guide was enthusiastic and had great energy!! Best way to learn about culture and history of this beautiful place."


Lucerne's Past and Present with Local

Lucerne's Past and Present with Local

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1
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$140.33
From
$140.33
This experience is provided by a private local. The group size is up to 8 people. 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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* A traveler said: "Manuela is a great host. It was a well organized introduction to Lucerne, very helpful to get orientation in the city. This is probably the best approach to experience a new place for the first time. It's more friendly and human than a tour with a larger group. Reliable"


Hidden Secrets by Electric Cargo bike

Hidden Secrets by Electric Cargo bike

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83
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$109.45
From
$109.45
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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* A traveler said: "This is definitely the very best way to see and enjoy Lucerne. We booked through Viator because of the numerous excellent reviews. We had absolutely no regrets. Only wish we had another day with Loop Tours About a week prior to the tour, Roberto began communication via email and then What'sApp. He was detailed, responsive and so positive. From the moment he met us at the hotel(we were here only participants that day) we knew we were ready for a fun and informative morning. We had planned to meet near the train station, which is extremely easy to find. We were regaled by his knowledge and enthusiasm. Be ready for many onlooker stares...this is a novel venue for a tour. In fact, this is the only "cargo" ebike in town. We definitely saw places tourists never see. From the drive down to the homes of the wealthy to a wonderful chat with a 77 year old gentleman who swims in Lake Lucerne daily, each encounter was unique. And Roberto, what can I say. He is there to make your day complete. Accomdating, knowing lots about the local vendors(the best chocolate shoppe), and an able historian, Roberto is the consummate tour guide. Best of luck on your endeavors and expeditions"


Hidden Secrets by Electric Cargo Bike

Hidden Secrets by Electric Cargo Bike

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61
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$109.45
From
$109.45
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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The heart of Lucerne

The heart of Lucerne

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14
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$71.86
Price varies by group size
From
$71.86
Price varies by group size
Personal tour guide Custom tailor made tours Unique experience in Lucerne Experience Lucerne from another side
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* A traveler said: "Great experience from a local! No issues and we enjoyed the one hour excursion. Received insider information on local restaurants and shopping."


1.5-Hour Small-Group Nightwatchman Walk in Medieval Lucerne

1.5-Hour Small-Group Nightwatchman Walk in Medieval Lucerne

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14
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$30.96
From
$30.96
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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* A traveler said: "This was a last minute tour decision but it was an excellent tour and history of the original city of Lucerne. Ralf was an excellent guide and showed us many of the original building which are still in use today and provided insight into the lives of the early owners. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone wanting to learn more about Lucerne's history and the lives of the early inhabitants."


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

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

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11
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$453.28
Price varies by group size
From
$453.28
Price varies by group size
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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* A traveler said: "Our trip with Oscar was terrific! He had all the insider tips for getting on the railway as quickly as possible, so we had the most amount of time to explore the mountaintop. When I asked him a question about something he didn't know offhand, he got an answer for me immediately. Everything was smooth and easy."


Private Classic Lucerne City Walk

Private Classic Lucerne City Walk

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6
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$154.78
Price varies by group size
From
$154.78
Price varies by group size
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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* A traveler said: "Our tour guide, Ralph was fantastic! He showed us parts of Lucerne we wouldn't have found on our own. He shared the history of this area with us, interesting facts, and descriptions. Showed us the old town area, explained the changes throughout history, and events that occurred. He was punctual in picking us up. I highly recommend him."


Private 1.5-Hour Nightwatchman Walk in Medieval Lucerne

Private 1.5-Hour Nightwatchman Walk in Medieval Lucerne

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4
  • 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$254.28
per group
From
$254.28
per group
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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* A traveler said: "This was a great tour! Rolf was awesome- it is evident he truly loves his country and Lucerne. He provided humorous details as well as recommendations for other things to see,,, the night walk added a perfect amount of mystery to the tour...another must do especially for history buffs!!!"


City tour plus Lucerne

City tour plus Lucerne

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4
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$93.97
Price varies by group size
From
$93.97
Price varies by group size
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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* A traveler said: "Pascal was AMAZING!! First, he texted me about 3 hours before our tour to confirm our meeting point and time. He totally personalized our trip by asking what we’d seen and what we wanted to see plus he offered suggestions. He even took us to a store to buy Swiss chocolate that you can NOT buy in the US! I have mobility issues and can walk with crutches short distances. With his unique vehicle he was able to drive us up close to areas and give us a personal glimpse of the Lion, the bridges, tiny, colorful alleyways, etc. He even picked us up and dropped us off at our hotel! He was so very kind, personable and knowledgeable! We’ve never, ever enjoyed a tour guide more, EVER, and we felt like we truly saw the highlights of Lucerne. Pascal’s love of his hometown really showed through! We even met his lovely wife as she rode past on her bicycle! This is a MUST tour when in Lucerne!!"


Lucerne Walking and Boat Tour: The Total Swiss Experience

Lucerne Walking and Boat Tour: The Total Swiss Experience

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3
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$220.01
From
$220.01
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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* A traveler said: "Very informative Good route Great views Great pics Very friendly and knowledgable guide and it is well worth it"


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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3
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$300.71
From
$300.71
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. The classical  "Golden Round Trip" involves taking the lake boat from Luzern across to Alpnachstad, going up by the coghwheel railway and returning down on the aerial cableways and panorama gondolas to Kriens, from where the bus takes you back to Luzern. Our tourguide accompanies you on this tour from the starting point, shows you the changing landscape and answers your questions about the country and its people. The tour guide knows the way and shows you a few places away from the tourist flow.
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* A traveler said: "The whole trip was absolutely fabulous, one of the best excursions I’ve ever had. Our guide was amazing, Euli was friendly, kind, fun and extremely knowledgeable. The excursion was a bit pricey but worth every cent. My only negative comment would be, why don’t you share the phone number of the guest with the guide, it sure would make it easier to meet up!"


Engelberg & Mount-Titlis Discovery From Lucerne

Engelberg & Mount-Titlis Discovery From Lucerne

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2
  • 5 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$389.84
Price varies by group size
From
$389.84
Price varies by group size
Visit Engelberg and Mount Titlis on a trip from Lucerne, and discover both mountain peaks and a medieval town in just half a day. Perfect if you’re short on time, this option offers an easy way to get a classic taste of Switzerland. See cheese being made at Engelberg Abbey, and ride in a cable car to see sweeping alpine panoramas. The trip includes hotel pickup, travel by train, and a guide to give you the lowdown as you explore.
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