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  • Lucerne: 2-Hour Gourmet Lunch Cruise on Lake Lucerne

    1. Lucerne: 2-Hour Gourmet Lunch Cruise on Lake Lucerne

    Board the ship at lunchtime and embark on a relaxing First Class cruise on Lake Lucerne to Vitznau and back. Admire the stunning views of the lake and its surrounding landscape as you sit down to savor a delicious meal on board. Choose between a set vegetarian or non-vegetarian 3-course menu. Please refer to the gallery for the menu. Enjoy 1 soft drink and 1 coffee or tea per person included in the price. Additional drinks can be purchased on board. Indulge in freshly cooked dishes that are prepared with regional products. From the end of May until the beginning of Autumn, the roundtrip will take you to Küssnacht am Rigi and back to Lucerne. Choose to dine in the beautiful ornate salon, replete with its Baroque furnishings and hand-carved wood panels, or you can sit on the panoramic upper deck, handsomely shielded from the sun and the elements by the elegant awning. This tour takes a ...

    Service and tour were excellent. People were kind, crew waited for us and food was excellent.

  • From Lucerne: Day Trip to Klewenalp with Lunch

    2. From Lucerne: Day Trip to Klewenalp with Lunch

    Your day starts with an impressive boat cruise on Lake Lucerne from Lucerne to Beckenried. The journey continues with a cable car ride from Beckenried to Klewenalp. Right next to the mountain station, you will find the restaurant KlewenStube 1600. Savour a delicious lunch on the terrace before you discover the region Klewenalp/Stockhütte. In the late afternoon, travel back to Lucerne. Please note this tour is a self-guided excursion. Klewenalp-Stockhütte is ideal for summer or winter sports. Bring along your hiking boots or bike in the summer and prepare to conquer the expansive trails. In the winter, strap on your skis or snowboard and enjoy the scenic slopes. Timetable 10:12 AM Depart Lucerne to Beckenried 11:26 AM Arrive at Beckenried. Short walk to the valley station After arriving with the Gondola at Klewenalp, lunch at restaurant KlewenStube 1600 Enjoy your time in the area Klew...

  • Mount Rigi: Day Pass with Swiss Lunch

    3. Mount Rigi: Day Pass with Swiss Lunch

    Marvel at the beautiful surroundings as you head up to the top of Mount Rigi. Taste delicious food at Nostalgie Restaurant Lok 7 as you dine for an authentic Swiss meal. Start your tour at Mount Rigi from the station of your choice at either Vitznau, Weggis, or Arth-Goldau. Experience the historical cogwheel railways and cable cars to the restaurant. After a relaxing ride to the top of the Mountain, enjoy the breathtaking views while you wander around for as long as you wish before an appetite kicks in. Make your way to Nostalgie Restaurant Lok 7, which is located at Rigi Staffel (close to the cogwheel train stop). Taste an authentic Swiss Alpine Cordon Bleu (pan-fried pork steak with melted cheese filling) in a rustic atmosphere. Whenever you please, make your way back to the valley.

  • Lucerne: Chocolate Tasting with Lake Trip and City Tour

    4. Lucerne: Chocolate Tasting with Lake Trip and City Tour

    Join a like-minded local guide to visit the best chocolate boutique in Lucerne where you can sample and learn more about the most delectable chocolate in Lucerne. Take in the city's picturesque lake set against an impressive mountain backdrop and among architectural gems and centuries-old sights such as the most-photographed subject in Switzerland, the Chapel Bridge. Explore the charm of Lucerne’s old bridges, towers, and streets. Stroll along the beautiful old town and enjoy the most exquisite vistas of the Swiss Alps from Lucerne castle This tour includes a one-hour boat ride around Lake Lucerne. Photograph the spectacular panorama of the city from the water!

    Very well organized tour. Tour Guide was very personable and very organized. Lots of fun during the tour.

  • Mt. Pilatus Day Photo Tour from Lucerne

    5. Mt. Pilatus Day Photo Tour from Lucerne

    Experience the assorted delights of Lucerne's landmark mountain . This is a day excursion taking in first a boat trip, then a cogwheel railway, aerial cableway, and last but not least, a panorama gondola. You are guaranteed amazing photography opportunities during this journey. After a boat trip on Lake Lucerne, you can look forward to a spectacular ride on the world's steepest cog railway. From an altitude of (7,000 ft/2132 meters), you'll enjoy an unforgettable view over the surrounding mountains and lakes, and take a short hike to the summit of the mountain; one of the best vantage points for landscape photography. Then you'll take the aerial cableway "Dragon Ride" and panorama gondolas down, and then a 5 minute walk will bring you to the bus for the trip back to Lucerne.

  • Lucerne: 3-Hour Essential Photography Tour

    6. Lucerne: 3-Hour Essential Photography Tour

    Capture and explore as many historic and modern sights as possible such as the medieval world-famous Chapel Bridge considered to be one of the oldest, covered wooden bridges in Europe; the Museggmauer, a wall which has been preserved in its original, well-fortified state; the many town squares with its frescoes at the heart of its car-free old town; the dramatic lion monument and the Culture and Convention Center (KKL) with futuristic architecture designed by the leading French architect Jean Nouvel. Join this authentic and enjoyable tour to discover Lucerne, its people, society and culture. Be introduced to the real Lucerne, geographically and culturally, that often remains inaccessible for most visitors to this beautiful city. The best places to visit are the ones that aren't commonly known. Be taken to the locations you might not have heard about but will certainly want to see. Expe...

    Luis knows the best view of Lucerne especially if you really want to have nice picture w nice view. I also learned a bit on how to take a right photo.

  • From Lucerne: Bürgenstock Panorama Photo Tour

    7. From Lucerne: Bürgenstock Panorama Photo Tour

    Experience the beauty of Bürgenstock on a full-day trip with many different forms of transportation. Depart from Lucerne by train and change to the bus traveling along green fields and Alpine scenery. You will have already had plenty of photography opportunities for a 30 minute ride from the comfort of your seat. At 1,200 meters, walk at the edge of the mountain along the impressive cliff path offering outstanding views down on Lake Lucerne. Take photos from the spectacular Alpine landscape and also take some photos of yourself in this amazing natural setting, the perfect start before reaching the Panorama Elevator.  If you don’t suffer from vertigo, the Hammetschwand Panorama Elevator will be for you. Its views of the steep cliffs stretching down into the lake are breathtaking. In just about one minute, Europe’s highest outdoor stand alone elevator will whisk you up to the terrace atop...

  • Lucerne: Wine Tasting by the Lake at a Traditional Winery

    8. Lucerne: Wine Tasting by the Lake at a Traditional Winery

    See the heart of Lucerne’s wine region on a private 4-hour tour to the most traditional winery right at the lake. This wine tasting tour will start with a 30 minute cruise along Lake Lucerne visiting vintners in the boundaries of the city at Kastanienbaum, which attracts recreation seekers from all over the region, a magnificent residential area overlooking Lake Lucerne and the Swiss Alps. Wines from the Kastanienbaum region, hence the array of white, sweet and red wines, all thrive in a climate stabilized by the striking Lake Lucerne. It offers innovative vintners determined to both preserve wonderful old traditions, and breathe new life into them. This winery has been producing wines since 1981, using mainly pinot noir and riesling sylvaner as well 10 other grape varietals cultivated on 7 hectares of land. They produce the best known wines in the region. Enjoy a 15 minutes walk from ...

  • Lucerne: City Tour with Cruise and All-You-Can-Eat Cheeses

    9. Lucerne: City Tour with Cruise and All-You-Can-Eat Cheeses

    Join a like-minded local guide around the most iconic Swiss city. Take in its picturesque lake, set against an impressive mountain backdrop among architectural gems and centuries-old sights such as the most-photographed subject in Switzerland, the Chapel Bridge. After your guided walking tour in the afternoon, take some free time to explore the charm of Lucerne’s old bridges, towers, and streets at your own leisure. Benefit from complete freedom to discover the city, with all the tips and insights your guide has provided. Next, head to the dock to admire the spectacular alpine landscape of the city from the water on an evening cruise. While you are cruising, savor an all you can eat fondue or raclette. Stroll along the beautiful old town and enjoy the most exquisite vistas of the Swiss Alps from Lucerne castle!

  • Mt Stanserhorn Photo-Tour with Convertible Style Cable Car

    10. Mt Stanserhorn Photo-Tour with Convertible Style Cable Car

    First, take the train to Stans on the southern side of Lake Lucerne, a ride which will take roughly 20 minutes, then make a time-jump ride on a wooden vintage funicular from the 19th century right before getting to the top-modern CabriO cable car. Most of you have probably experienced what a regular cable car feels like. The Stanserhorn mountain though has made it more exciting for its guests. The world’s first convertible-style cable car, the Stanserhorn CabriO, is where the fun begins. Wander from the summit down to the plateau at 1200 to 1600 meters above sea level in the Engelberg valley through the Geo-Trail towards the holiday destination of Wirzwerli where you will take a gondola ride down to the station. A 10 minute stroll will lead you to the train station and back to Luzern. Before you begin the hike, you’ll first be delighted with flowering meadows; stunning views over a hund...

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Despite the fact that we were not registered .... (Our name did not appear anywhere) we were made very welcome and the meal was very good and very filling ... I recommend ... The experience was a first for us .... combining a meal and a walk on the lake was great

The e mail voucher arrived the morning of our trip too late to print it out which caused a slight problem.

Very well organized tour. Tour Guide was very personable and very organized. Lots of fun during the tour.

Service and tour were excellent. People were kind, crew waited for us and food was excellent.

Very nice cruise in an idyllic setting, warm welcome, competent staff, perfect service.