Start from the lobby of your hotel, the Nightwatchman (a guide dressed in medieval attire) introduces himself and tells you about his hard life in the middle ages. You will have a detailed look into the Martiniplan and dive into Lucerne’s ancient history on this 1.5-hour private walking tour (tour duration changes from 90 minutes in the summer to 60 minutes in the winter.)
On the Martiniplan, a 400 years old city map and view your nights walking route. Hear about the main city buildings and the fortification of Old Lucerne from the Nightwatchman and discover the well-preserved centuries old buildings which still attract visitors to Lucerne today. See the Kapellbrücke from 1897, the most photographed attraction in Switzerland is the Water Tower, which was built a few decades before the wooden Chapel Bridge. Then travel inside of the Water Tower and it's torture chamber.
Hear about living in the blooming Republic of Lucerne and the story of The Toggeli (Nightmare). Continue walking through the Furrengasse you learn about its Ghost and the Toggelis around him.
In Kornmarkt you'll see the Lucerne Foot and Elle on the wall of the Town Hall and learn about "Giant of Reiden". Continue to the Zöpfli, where the Nightwatchman introduces you to medieval law and order. Learn about medieval prosecution, interrogation methods, corporal punishment and death penalties.
Then, cross the Reussbrücke, pass the house of the "Swiss King", walk by the former pawn shop and the mint house to the Alte Suidtersche Apotheke.
One of the night's highlights is the Dance of Death, an art piece of seven paintings created by Jakob von Wyl. Following travel upriver and pass the Jesuitenkirche and see the town hall from before crossing the Chapel Bridge returning to your starting point, where the tour ends.