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Lucerne Day Trip
US$ 63.70
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
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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.

The Kapellbrücke, or Chapel Bridge, in Lucerne
The Lion of Lucerne
Typical Swiss houses in Lucerne historic centre
Beautiful colourful houses in Lucerne
Hofkirche next to Lucerne's lake
The chapel bridge
The stunning Swiss countryside

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.

Important: languages

Please note that the explanations on board the bus will be given in English, German and Spanish.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:

  • A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
  • The use of masks is obligatory. Masks will be given to those clients who do not have their own.
  • Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.
  • Disinfected radio units will be provided, and headphones will be single-use.
  • Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
  • The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.
  • The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit), and a full refund applied.
  • The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
  • Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
  • Alcoholic drinks are not available.
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Price

Adults Children between 6 and 15 years old Children under 6 years old
US$ 63.70
US$ 31.80
Free
  • Adults

    US$ 63.70
  • Children between 6 and 15 years old

    US$ 31.80
  • Children under 6 years old

    Free

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Duration

9 hours 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with an escort that speaks in english and other language.

The activity takes place with an escort that speaks in english and other language.

Included

Transport by bus.

Explanations about Lucerne's history on board the bus by multilingual guide.

Not included

Lunch.

Entrance to museums and monuments in Lucerne.

When to book?

You can book up until 11 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.

Accessibility

Yes, imperative to point out when the booking is made.

Pet-friendly?

No.

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.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 63.70
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Sihlquai bus terminal.