2 hours Classic Lucerne City Walking Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

557572


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Hiking and Walking

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

Italian (conversational), German (fluent), French (conversational), American Sign Language (fluent), English (fluent)

Including inside visits to the Musegg Towers and the Ritter Palace and presentation of the "Danse Macabre"


The tour starts with a visit to the Lion Monument.
Then you explore the Musegg Wall and visit two Towers from the inside (except November-March)
You stroll through the historical City Center. Besides the local attractions, you also get to see hidden places.
Another highlight is an Inside visit of the Ritter Palace with its "Danse Macabre" (except Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays).
Finally, you cross the wooden Chapel Bridge with the Water Tower.

Itinerary

I meet you at your Hotel. I will introduce myself and show you the route on a city map.
You walk or take the public bus to the Lion-square, where you see the Bourbaki Museum and get some brief information about it.
A few steps further, you reach the world famous Lion Monument. You will receive brief historical background information about the mercenary service.
A few minutes walk takes you to the Musegg wall, the town fortification. You visit the Schirmer Tower and the Clock Tower.
You continue to the heart of the Old Town,
A few steps further on the Corn Market you see the Town Hall and Tower.
You stroll through the legendary Furrengasse and cross the river on the world-famous Chapel Bridge.
Then you see the 17th century Jesuit Church, the first Baroque church in Switzerland.
A few steps further you will reach the Ritter Palace for an inside visit. You are guided through the "Danse Macabre" a seven paintings gallery by Jakob von Wyl.
Finally, I will take you back to your hotel.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Suggested by Guide: Alternatively to a hotel pick-up we can meet right at the big arch at Lucerne main Rail station or upon agreement.

Duration: 2 hours

Transportation

Walking and public bus if your hotel is not located within walking distance to the city center.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services

Other: English or German local Guide Ralf and access to the attractions as per itinerary.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

No cash is needed for this tour

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Public Transportation Tickets

Other: The public bus cost if your hotel is not located within walking distance to the city center.

Restrictions

I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.
Even tough I also speak Italian and French I do not guide in these languages - only English and German.

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    Tour Price

    297 USD(for up to 10 people) (duration: 2 hours) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    557572


    Categories

    City, First Time Visitor, Hiking and Walking

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 10

    Language(s)

    explanation

    Italian (conversational), German (fluent), French (conversational), American Sign Language (fluent), English (fluent)

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