Lucerne is a city of unspoiled beauty. A pristine lake reflects snow capped peaks in a picture-perfect setting. See the infamous Chapel Bridge, originally constructed in the 14th century, experience the lively nightlife or shop in exclusive boutiques as you explore this truly unique city. For an unbelievable view, summit Mt. Pilatus on the world's steepest cog railway to see the city and surrounding landscape from your 7000 ft perch.
Enjoy a train station transfer with private vehicle and driver.
A welcome package with your itinerary, vouchers, a city map, train tickets (if relevant) and any other touristic information that we deem you may find useful will be waiting for you upon your arrival at your first hotel on your trip.
Waldstaetterhof Swiss Quality Hotel (3*) is located by the railway station and also close to the lake, old town, culture as well as the congress centre. Rest and relax at the hotel's well-appointed accommodation units, where you can enjoy the comforts of contemporary rooms with their reminiscence and tradition. Serving fine fresh food, the alcohol-free restaurant also offers a diverse selection of vegetarian meals for you to feast on. At leisure, you can explore the city of Lucerne and its beautiful attractions or pamper your senses at the sauna.
Enjoy a half day walking tour with a private guide. Explore storybook Lucerne, situated on Lake Lucerne, a charming city with many faces. Reflect on the history of Lucerne as you walk across the 14th century Chapel Bridge with its paintings of heroic town events. Then cross Mill Bridge to see the "Dance of Death" paintings. Musegg Town Wall, the old city ramparts and the stately Town Hall, displaying suits of armours, remind you of the Middle Ages. Continue on to the Lion Monument in memory of the Swiss Guards who defended the Royal Palace in Versailles during the French Revolution. You might also include a visit to see the Swiss Transport Museum, famous for its huge collection of rail vehicles, aircraft cars, bicycles and motor-bikes as well as other exhibits and models connected with the history of transport and communication (optional). The entrance fees are not included in the tour and need to be paid on the spot.
Enjoy a shared tour of Mount Pilatus and relax on a boat trip on Lake Lucerne. Start the tour with a short bus journey to Kriens where you can take a ride on the panoramic gondolas to Mount Pilatus (7000 ft / 2132 m). From here, enjoy an unforgettable view over the surrounding mountains and lakes. Descend on the world's steepest cogwheel railway (48% gradient) to Alpnachstad before taking an unforgettable boat ride on Lake Lucerne. A multi-lingual guide will be with the group for the duration of the tour (5.5hrs). A fun optional activity on this tour is to take on the longest summer toboggan run in Switzerland, 4500 ft (1.4 km).
Citizens of other countries may require a visa. Please ask your Sales Advisor. These requirements change often and therefore it is best that you check with the Embassy of Switzerland for the most up to date visa information.
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