Nice and easy historical edutainment theme walk in authentic surroundings
Dive into Lucerne in the middle ages
See the illuminated attractions of the historic city centre
Learn about medieval law and order
Listen to the saga and legends of Old Lucerne
Explore the Dance of Death by Jakob von Wyl
Enjoy a diverting tour presented with Postcards, iPad and Projector.
The tour starts with the fire horn followed by the Nightwatchman call. Night Watchman Ralf shows you tonight's walking route on the Martini map, a 400 years old copper engraving
Walking through the Furrengasse you learn about its Ghost and the Toggelis around him.
On Kornmarkt you hear the story of the "Giant of Reiden".
In the Brandgässli Alley, you get to know about the legend of the Riot of Lucerne.
You continue to the Zöpfli, where the Nightwatchman introduces you to medieval law and order.
Then you cross the Reussbrücke, pass the first mint printer's house and see the display window of the Alte Suidtersche Pharmacy.
A few steps further you see the legendary house of Lux Ritter and you listen to the story of the unlucky stone mason of Hans von Trient.
One of tonight's highlight is the Dance of Death, an art piece of seven paintings created by Jakob von Wyl.
You continue upriver and pass the Jesuitenkirche before you cross the Chapel Bridge to the starting point, where the tour ends.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Suggested by Guide: Pick up at your Lucerne Hotel (city limits) is available at an extra price. Please, inquire me for a quote and a customized tour.
Duration: 1 hour 30 min.
(During the winter season from November to March the tour lasts 1 hour only)
- Guiding Services
Estimated Local Cash Needed
No cash is needed for this tour
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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We enjoyed our tour very much. The post cards helped us visualize the way things were. Ralf was very knowledgeable about not only the history, but facts about the buildings. He took us through back streets we would have never have found on our own. It was especially nice at night when it wasn't crowded.