Whether you’re short on time or simply wish to view the Swiss Alps from the water, this 60-minute yacht cruise on Lake Lucerne is your ticket. The ticket is an open ticket for the day - so simply study the boat time table and choose a departure time that suits you.
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. Drinks and snacks are available for purchase from the onboard bar.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Ascending Mt. Pilatus, Lucerne's landmark mountain, is a must-do when you are in the Lake Lucerne region. Board the gondola at the valley station in Kriens, marvel at the panoramic views over the pre-alpine landscape to Fräkmüntegg. Transfer to the 'Dragon Ride' aerial cableway for another short ride, ending up at 7,000 feet (2,132 meters) above sea level. Enjoy epic views of Lake Lucerne and the Alps before descending back to Kriens.
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.
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.
Discover all of Lucerne's highlights as well as hidden gems that you would never find on your own. This private tour takes you through parts of the city in a small vehicle that large tour buses can't reach. You'll see sights like the Chapel Bridge and the Lion Monument as your guide tells you all you need to know about Lucerne.
Enjoy stunning views of Lake Lucerne, in the heart of the Swiss Alps, during this time-saver catamaran cruise. Discover unique lakeside vistas only accessible by water. Riding from Lucerne to Kehrsiten-Bürgenstock pier aboard the WIFI-equipped boat, you’ll also get a front-row peek of the luxurious, ultra-modern Burgenstock hotel.
Save time researching Swiss Alps highlights, and get access to an itinerary of spectacular sights to visit in a day, such as Mt. Rigi, and the Rigi Kaltbad Mineral Baths & Spa. Rather than rushing to keep up with a group, a benefit of this tour is that it’s self-guided. Enjoy the freedom of exploring on your own, but the perk of having transport included, such as a round-trip Lake Lucerne cruise, a ride on a mountain railway, and a cable car ride included.
Explore one of Switzerland’s most scenic mountains with this Mount Rigi day pass. Skip the lines at the ticket windows for the cogwheel train and cable car by using your pass to ride up to the peak and take in the 360-degree views over Lake Lucerne and Lake Zug. Your pass also includes entrance the Rigi Kaltbad Mineral Baths & Spa to unwind overlooking the Alpine peaks.
Get the traditional Swiss experience on a day trip from Lucerne, tasting chocolate and cheese, and discovering castles and chapels. Taking part in a small group of just six people, you’ll enjoy a more intimate tour experience as you explore. For an extended trip, upgrade to include a sightseeing cruise ticket, and see the Swiss sights from Lake Lucerne.
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.
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.
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.
Discover Alpine views from peak, lake, and sky on this Golden Round-Trip tour of Mount Pilatus. The typical Golden Round Trip (Jun-Oct) offers a wonderful excursion: Begin with a cruise across Lake Lucerne to Alpnachstad, then transfer to the world's steepest cogwheel railway to reach the summit of Mount Pilatus. There, enjoy spectacular views over the Lake Lucerne region and the Alps from the large viewing terraceand grab a bite to eat (own expense). The return journey to Kriens will be done on the aerial cableway 'Dragon Ride' and on the Panorama gondolas. From the valley station it is a five-minute walk to the bus stop for a convenient ride to Lucerne.
Benefit from your local guide’s insider tips and avoid hidden costs with admission fees and transfers included in the price.
Cogwheel railway and the scheduled lake boat are closed from Nov-May. During this time you reach Mt. Pilatus by cableway and we take a one-hour scenic lake cruise in Lucerne instead.
Come on a walking tour to uncover the magic of Lucerne.
The town is set against the majestic backdrop of the Alps, on the shores of Lake Lucerne. Several pretty bridges, steeples, fountains and frescoed facades will catch your eye on this walk, but Lucerne has so much more to offer than photo opportunities.
You’ll begin at the train station and make a loop around the old town, visiting both sides of the Reuss river. Each site you visit has a story to tell, from the Chapel Bridge’s burning to the carnival celebrations. You’ll pass by wine, grain and pig markets too, each with its own unique character. From the markets, you’ll wander the cobbled streets to the Mill Bridge and find out about the castle on the hill.
The tour ends with the Legend of the Wild Man and Lux Ritter, the craftsman who became mayor. By the end of our tour, I hope you firmly agree that Lucerne is a whole lot more than a beautiful photo!
Discover Lucerne highlights and back streets on a small-group walking tour, exploring with a local to learn about the city's history and hear stories from daily life as you see the center. From the Chapel Bridge to the Octagonal Water Tower and Lucerne Castle, you’ll tick off key destinations on foot, with the option to conclude the tour by taking in the Glacier Garden on your own.
Add a trip up Mt. Rigi to your summer plans in Lucerne with this day-long guided trip. Traveling by coach, boat, historic mountain railway, and cable car, you’ll enjoy a day packed with alpine vistas, guided activity, and free time. The itinerary is varied, but includes hikes to panoramic viewing platforms, lake-based sightseeing, and strolls to lesser-known yet lovely spots.
Join us for an unforgettable guided excursion to Golden Round Trip of Mount Pilatus from Lucerne! Our experienced guides will take you on an interactive journey through the Dragon World, followed by a hike down the Dragon Trail and a short walk to the summit, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Central Switzerland.
1. Soar up to the summit on the Dragon Ride cable car for breathtaking views of Lucerne and Lake Lucerne. Then wander down the Dragon Trail, where you can admire the fantastic scenery.
3. Relax on the panorama terrace and admire magnificent views over the surrounding peaks of the Swiss Alps and the blue lakes in the valleys below.
3. Complete your journey with a descent by the world's steepest cogwheel railway down to Alpnachstad.
4. Enjoy the boat for a lovely 1-hour cruise on beautiful Lake Lucerne and admire the spectacular landscape from an entirely different angle.
Visit the winter wonderland of Mount Titlis year-round with a round-trip ticket on the new 8-seater cable car that transports passengers from Valley Station in Engelberg directly to the Stand station. From there, ride the world’s first revolving cable car, the TITLIS ROTAIR gondola, to the summit Station, enjoying panoramic views of the Swiss Alps along the way.
Lucerne is probably the most famous Swiss city. Surrounded by mountains and at the end of Lake Lucerne, the city is the starting point for numerous excursions.
The Lucerne cityscape is characterized by the covered, medieval Chapel Bridge, which, with its gable paintings, is one of the oldest covered wooden bridges in Europe. Another landmark of the city is the Musegg Wall, which has been preserved in its original fortified form with the exception of one tower.
Historic houses decorated with frescoes line picturesque squares in the car-free old town, such as the Weinmarkt. Lucerne is a city of squares and churches. The Jesuit Church from the 17th century is considered the first sacred baroque building in Switzerland and the two towers of the Hofkirche are an integral part of the cityscape. The dying lion, which was carved into the rock to commemorate the heroic death of the Swiss who fell in the Tuileries in 1792, is one of the most famous monuments in Switzerland.
Dedicate an afternoon to getting the full flavor of Lucerne on this private gastronomy tour. Stroll through the Old Town with your guide, stopping off at a variety of local spots to sample charcuterie, chocolate, wine, beer, and more. Receive personalized tips and recommendations from your private guide and benefit from the additional option of adding a historical walking tour to your package.