Spend a day enjoying the rich cultural and natural heritage of charming Lucerne, one of Switzerland's most beautiful cities, on this day trip from Zurich.
Lucerne Day Trip Itinerary
Having met your guide at the Sihlquai bus terminal in Zurich, you'll set off in the direction of Lucerne. Throughout the drive, you'll be captivated by the views of Switzerland's beautiful landscapes. You'll make a stop along the journey to photograph either the stunning Lake Lucerne or the city's Lion Monument, a rock relief commemorating the Swiss Guards who died during the French Revolution.
On board the bus, you'll be kept entertained and informed with an introduction to the history of Lucerne. Your multilingual guide will point out the city's most important attractions, like the City Hall, the beautiful Jesuit Church of Lucerne, the impressive Culture and Congress Centre and the famous Chapel Bridge. This wooden walkway crossing over the River Reuss is filled with paintings dating back to the 17th century, and is the oldest wooden bridge in Europe.
In Lucerne, you'll have approximately six hours of free time to explore Lucerne at your own pace. Visit monuments like the Altes Rathaus, the Renaissance style old town hall, or the Hofkirche, also known as the Church of St. Leodegar.
At around 6 pm, you'll meet back up for the return journey to Zurich by bus.
What is there to do in Lucerne?
There are a wide range of ways you can spend your free time in the Swiss city:
- Enjoy a boat cruise on Lake Lucerne: many different boat trips are on offer in the city, allowing you take in the views of this beautiful city and the Alpine landscapes that surround it from a new perspective.
- Visit a museum: the Swiss Museum of Transport is the country's most popular museum, and Lucerne is also home to an excellent natural history museum (Natur-Museum), a number of art museums and a museum dedicated to composer Richard Wagner.
- Indulge in Swiss chocolate: visit Lucerne's chocolatiers and treat yourself to some of the most prestigious chocolate brands in the city.
Please note that the explanations on board the bus will be given in English, German and Spanish.
|Adults||Children between 6 and 15 years old||Children under 6 years old|
Children between 6 and 15 years oldUS$ 30
Children under 6 years oldFree
9 hours 30 minutes.
The tour includes a multilingual escort that speaks English.
Transport by bus.
Explanations about Lucerne's history on board the bus by multilingual guide.
Entrance to museums and monuments in Lucerne.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
You can book up to 3 days before (Zurich local time) if there are still places available.
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
Sihlquai bus terminal.