Delve into the stunning Alpine landscapes of Switzerland on this day trip from Zurich: explore picturesque Lucerne and admire breathtakingly beautiful views from Bürgenstock mountain.
Lucerne & Bürgenstock Day Trip
After meeting at Sihlquai bus terminal parking lot in Zurich at 9:30 am, you'll climb aboard your bus and head to Lucerne. As you take in the views of the beautiful Lake of the Four Cantons, your guide will point out the most important monuments in the old town, including Chapel Bridge, the oldest wooden bridge in Europe and one of Switzerland's most photographed monuments, and the Jesuit Church, a historic Baroque temple on the banks of the River Reuss.
Arriving in Lucerne, one of Switzerland's prettiest and most enigmatic cities, you'll have free time to explore its picturesque sights at your own pace, and your guide will recommend some of the best places to check out, such as the Weinmarkt Square.
Having made the most of time in Lucerne, you'll embark on a boat trip across Lake Lucerne to Kehrsiten, where you'll take the funicular railway up Bürgenstock mountain. At the peak, you'll have the opportunity to enjoy a hike amongst the stunning nature or to explore the famous resort located here, which originally opened in 1827 and has hosted renowned guests including Audrey Hepburn and Sean Connery. You'll also have time to hike up to the Hammetschwand Lift, the world's tallest exterior elevator.
Keep in mind that, in 2021, the Hammetschwand lift is open between March 27 and November 12, as long as weather conditions allow it.
At the end of the day, you'll take the funicular back down to Lucerne, where you'll meet back up with your guide for the return journey to Zurich by bus.
Please note that the Hammetschwand Lift is open between April 15 and October 31, provided that weather conditions are suitable.
Important to note
- The tour is accompanied from Zurich to Lucerne and from Lucerne to Zurich. For the individual stay in Lucerne and the visit to Bürgenstock you will not have a guide, as you will have free time to explore both places at your own leisure.
- Please note that some shops in Lucerne and Bürgenstock are closed on Sundays.
|Adults||Children between 6 and 15 years old||Children under 6 years old|
Children between 6 and 15 years oldUS$ 56.40
Children under 6 years oldFree
9 hours 30 minutes.
The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English and Spanish.
English speaking guide.
Transport by bus between Zurich and Lucerne.
Return boat trip between Lucerne and Kehrsiten.
Return ticket for Bürgenstock funicular railway.
Tickets for the Hammetschwand Lift (15 Fr (US$ 15.70) per person).
When to book?
You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.
Type of voucher
Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.
Accessible only for folding chairs. An accompanying person is required. This must be indicated in the reservation.
All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more
No single-use plastics are used.
The activity helps the conservation of biodiversity.
The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.
No printing of documentation required.
Promotes local employment.
Has a gender equality policy.
Has a carbon footprint offset policy.
Frequently asked questions
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Sihlquai bus terminal parking lot