Two Hour Private Walking Tour of Lucerne
Discover many of Lucerne's famous sights on this walk through the Old Town. This tour meets and begins under the arch in front of Lucerne's main railway station. From there we will walk along the Reuss River and wind along the centuries old cobbled streets of Lucerne. Along the way we will see the KKL, the iconic Chapel Bridge and Water Tower, the Jesuit Church, the Francisican Church, the Speuerbrücke ( The other covered bridge), Wein Market, Hirschenplatz, The Korn Market and Kapellplatz.
Along the way we will talk about the history of Lucerne and Switzerland, which will help you understand the Lucerne of today. We will even catch a glimpse of the Mussegg Wall, even if you elect not to see it up close. Along the way tips and suggestions will be offered for your stay.
The Old Town Walk is about 2 hours in length. If you would like to meet the famous Lion of Lucerne, we can include a visit to the Lion with an extra 30 minutes.
If you would like to walk the Mussegg Wall and meet the Lion, add on an hour.
- Lucerne Train Station
- KKL building
- Lake Lucerne
- Chapel Bridge
- Water Tower
- Reuss River
- Jesuit Church
- Ritter Palace
- Franciscan Church
- Wein Market
- Streuner Bridge
- Butcher's Arch
- Korn Market
- Town Hall / Rathaus
- St. Peter's Chapel
- Kapellplatz or Chapel Square
- St. Leodgar Hofkirche
*. This is dependent upon the pace we choose to walk
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: If your hotel is centrally located I am happy to meet you in the lobby of your hotel. If not we will meet under the arch of the Lucerne train station
End location: The Tour will usually end next to St. Peter's Chapel, near the Chapel Bridge. I will point you in the direction back to your hotel or for a good place to eat.
Duration: 2 hours
If you like we can add on some extra time, 30 minutes and include The Lion of Lucerne. Please just let me know and I can create your personal customized tour for additional 60USD. And if you would like to add the Lion and the Mussegg Wall, add an extra 60 minutes onto the tour for an additional 120 USD.
Lucerne is best seen by foot, also many of the sights we will be visiting are not open to motorized vehicles. This will be a walking tour.
A privately guided tour of Lucerne's old town and a friendly smile
There are no extra charges, but if you would like to stop for a snack or drink you will need a few Swiss Franks to pay for it.
If you would like to meet the Lion, add 30 minutes to the tour. The price for the 2.5 hour tour is 325USD. And if you would like to add the Mussegg Wall, it will be an extra hour and the price for the 3 hour tour is 385 USD for a group of 1 to 10 people.
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver. Swiss cities are compact and easy to navigate on foot or by public transport!
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Loved our tour with Cynthia in Lucerne. Her knowledge of the city, country and Europe was outstanding. We highly recommend her as she can tailor the tour and information to your personal interests. We will definitely recommend her to all of our friends coming to Switzerland.