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Our most recommended Central Switzerland Photography Tours

  • Mt. Pilatus: Private Day Hike

    1. Mt. Pilatus: Private Day Hike

    Every visitor to Lucerne is determined to conquer the towering Mt. Pilatus, Lucerne's signature mountain, and to experience the world’s steepest cogwheel train. With this tour, you can do both without breaking a sweat. Begin the day with a scenic 40-minute ride aboard a yellow postal bus from Lucerne, and wind your way up to the alpine village of Schwarzenberg at the foot of the Mount Pilatus. From this conclave of farmhouses nestled in the Alpine meadows, start your leisurely 1.5-hour hike through the pine needle forests and green pastures. Rest for lunch at a local alpine restaurant or with a picnic at a nearby meadow, and then travel to the top of Mt. Pilatus aboard a Pilatus gondola as well as an aerial tram. Once on top, hike the famed Flower Trail to the top of Tomlishorn, Mt. Pilatus' highest peak, and take in the spectacular views of the icy peaks of the Swiss Alps along the wa...

  • The Total Swiss Experience: Lucerne Boat & Walking Tour

    2. The Total Swiss Experience: Lucerne Boat & Walking Tour

    Lucerne offers wonderful photographic images wherever you look. During this private tour with a professional travel photographer you will: take in its 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. Photograph the spectacular panorama of the city from the water. Stroll along the beautiful old town and enjoy the most exquisite vistas of the Swiss Alps. Just the perfect Swiss Adventure. The stunning landscape makes Lucerne a charming place to visit all year long. During this tour you will also take a 1-hour boat ride around Lake Lucerne.

    Luis was great! A real enthusiast with lots a knowledge which he is prepared to share. Thanks Luis!!!

  • Lucerne: Private Photography Walking Tour

    3. Lucerne: Private Photography Walking Tour

    Join a local tour guide and discover the city of Lucerne through your camera lens on a short city walk. Get to know the city from an insider’s point of view and take stunning pictures at the same time. Your tour will start at the iconic KKL and continue to the Musegg Wall. You will visit two different sides of the city and be able to compare the best spots for photos. As you capture the beauty of Lucerne with your camera you will also discover local spots and hidden gems. Don't miss the opportunity to see an alternative side of the city, full of history and unique beauty. Don't forget to book the experience at a suitable time in order to guarantee the best lighting for your pictures.

  • Mount Pilatus Private Winter Photo Tour from Lucerne

    4. Mount Pilatus Private Winter Photo Tour from Lucerne

    Depart Lucerne and travel by bus towards the dramatic peaks of Mount Pilatus overlooking the city and Lake Lucerne. Ascend the mountain on the spectacular Dragon Ride aerial cableway to reach an altitude of 2,132 meters above sea level. Get jaw-dropping views from the panoramic windows of the cableway that will make you feel like you are flying.  Soak up the sun once your reach the peak of Pilatus Kulm, and then go for a short hike along the Dragon’s Path or up to the summit to take photos of the extraordinary surroundings. Descend by aerial cableway to take the public bus back to Lucerne. Travel along the shores of the picturesque lake, set against an impressive mountain backdrop. Encounter architectural gems and historic sights that date back centuries, such as the much-photographed Kapellbrücke (Chapel Bridge) in Lucerne city center. Experience the city's old-world charm and get tip...

  • Lucerne: 3-Hour Essential Photography Tour

    5. 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.

  • Jungfraujoch: Top of Europe Day Photo Tour from Lucerne

    6. Jungfraujoch: Top of Europe Day Photo Tour from Lucerne

    Capture the perfect postcard images in the best Swiss alps photography adventure. Bring your camera and you will be assisted to take unforgettable pictures. There is also the possibility to be photographed with professional equipment,  so you will not miss any detail of this life-enriching journey!  Leave from Interlaken, Grindelwald or Lucerne, from where a guided tour, in a modern cogwheel train, will take you up to “Kleine Scheidegg”, situated right at the foot of the world-famous Eiger North Face. Continue to the Jungfraujoch – the highest train station in Europe at 11,300 feet (3,454 meters). Admire the amazing kingdom of eternal snow and ice, visit the ice palace, and experience the breathtaking panorama of the Aletsch Glacier (Europe’s longest ice river), and the soaring peaks of the neighboring countries. Afterwards, take the trip back to Lauterbrunnen through typical mountain ...

  • 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...

  • Mt Titlis Day Photo Panorama Tour

    8. Mt Titlis Day Photo Panorama Tour

    At 3,238 metres (10,623 ft), Mount Titlis is Central Switzerland’s loftiest peak with a spectacular view. This journey in Switzerland is even more camera-compulsory because you’ll be riding in the revolving Rotair, an aerial cable car that delivers awesome 360-degree panoramic views of the snow-covered valleys, glaciers, lakes, forests, and mountains in Switzerland.  Walk across the Titlis Cliff Walk, this spectacular suspension bridge sits over 1,600 feet off the ground. You will discover some of the most remarkable landscapes in Central Switzerland. Prepare to be amazed at unbelievable vistas, rugged mountain peaks and dramatic skies. Mount Titlis is a dreamer’s destination for adventurers, it will capture your senses and amaze you. At times, you will put down your camera and just take the drama in. You will most definitely cover all the iconic locations for photography at the right t...

  • Lucerne: Photography Walking Tour

    9. Lucerne: Photography Walking Tour

    Capture the beautiful sights of Lucerne on camera on a photography tour of the city center, and learn how to take better photos of monuments such as Chapel Bridge and the Museggmauer wall, however skillful a photographer you are!  Discover the amazing frescoes of the traffic-free Old Town and see the stunning Culture and Convention Center (KKL) by the French architect, Jean Nouvel. Get photography tips from your professional guide on a tour suitable for amateurs and serious photography enthusiasts alike. No prior experience is needed, as your guide will assist you at every level. Bring any kind of equipment you choose, from a simple point-and-shoot or DSLR camera to a smart phone with camera function. Non-photographer friends are welcome to join to see some of the most beautiful sights and witness the best Alpine festivals at leisure. 

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

    10. 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 ...

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Excellent tour of Lucerne with Luis!

We had an excellent experience with Luis on this tour. He was extremely knowledgeable and pleasant and he made sure every person on our tour was happy at all times. He made sure we didn’t miss anything and made an extra unplanned stop when we asked. I would highly recommend!

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.

Luis was great! A real enthusiast with lots a knowledge which he is prepared to share. Thanks Luis!!!