Lucerne day trip from Zurich
Day trips & excursions

Lucerne day trip from Zurich

Free cancellation
Language: English , Spanish
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 9 hours 30 minutes
Do this because
  • Explore the most charming Swiss town
  • Experience a scenic coach ride over the Albis Pass
  • Picture stop at the Lion Monument
  • Visit the world famous Chapel Bridge
What to expect

Visit the most charming city of Switzerland! See Lucerne's main sights, the Chapel Bridge, the Lion Monument as well as beautiful Lake Lucerne. In the afternoon you can enjoy your free time by exploring the lovely Old Town and use the opportunity for some souvenir shopping.

Set off for a scenic coach ride over the Albis Pass and along the shores of Lake of the Four Cantons. The coach will take you through beautiful countryside to the charming city of Lucerne. There will be a picture stop en route at the lake or at the Lion Monument, a giant sculpture of a dying lion carved into a sandstone wall commemorating the Swiss Guards who lost their lives in the French Revolution. On the short orientation drive through the city center, your guide points out the main sights such as the famous Chapel Bridge, the picturesque Jesuit Church, the Town-Hall and the impressive Concert and Congress Hall designed by French architect Jean Nouvel.

Enjoy six hours of leisure time in the afternoon to discover the unique city of Lucerne on your own. Visit the Swiss Museum of Transport, the most eminent museum for transport in Europe and its Swiss Chocolate Adventure. If you are an art lover, you should not miss paying a visit to the Rosengart Museum with works of the famous artists Picasso and Paul Klee. Alternatively, you can enjoy a relaxing boat ride on beautiful Lake Lucerne or an extended stroll with nice souvenir shopping in the medieval streets of the lovely city. In the evening, you meet your guide again for the coach ride back to Zurich.

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What's included
  • Partly live guided in English and Spanish
  • Transportation in comfortable coach
What's not included
  • Meals
  • Beverages
  • Personal expenses
Reduced price
  • Rate for children from 6 to 15 years: Half price
  • Infants up to 5 years: Free of charge but need to be registered

Limmatstrasse 5, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland

Meeting point:

The departure place, the Sihlquai Coach Terminal (Limmatstrasse 5), is located behind the train station next to the hotel Walhalla. The meeting point is a white ticket office marked with "Best of Switzerland Tours" or "Tickets here" signs.

  • Daily at 9.30am
  • Meeting time 15 minutes before tour starts
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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