• Location: Zurich, Switzerland
  • Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
From USD $ 62.99 View price calendar

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Discover Lucerne and its charming Old Town on a full-day tour from Zurich. With a guide, embark on a short sightseeing tour of Lucerne and then spend some free time exploring independently. Admire popular attractions like Chapel Bridge and Lion Monument, and browse the artistic exhibits within the Picasso Museum.


  • Full-day city tour of Lucerne from Zurich
  • Zurich day trip includes a drive over Albis Pass
  • See Lucerne's top attractions like the Lion Monument and Chapel Bridge
  • Six hours to explore on your own; visit the Picasso Museum or take a boat ride

What You Can Expect

Lucerne City Tour

Lion Monument, Lucerne

Depart from a centrally-located pickup point in Zurich and relax during the scenic journey to Lucerne by air-conditioned minivan. Get acquainted with the city’s rich history on a short sightseeing tour and visit monuments like Chapel Bridge and the new Concert and Congress Hall. See, too, the Lion Monument before exploring the rest of the day independently.

Receive recommendations from your guide and customize your itinerary according to your interests. Stroll through the streets of Lucerne’s Old Town and check out museums like the Picasso and Transport Museum to discover more of Lucerne’s culture and history.

In summer, ride the new City Train for an alternative perspective of Lucerne, and make reservations at a Folklore Show to enjoy a traditional Swiss lunch. After thorough exploration, reconvene with your group and guide and relax during the journey back to Zurich, where the tour concludes.

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Customer Reviews

Dagmara G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2018

Excellent tour. Be prepare to walk. We did the walk on the back wall and it was pretty good. You must be fit since there is lots of stairs.

Kerry F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

This was a wonderful day with plenty of time to explore Lucerne . The town is picture postcard material with lovely restaurants medieval history and the beautiful lake
I would not recommend this tour on a Sunday as the shops are closed and there is 6 hours to fill in without shopping but apart from that highly recommend this tour

Lester Lim C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

We love Lucerne. small town but nice to walk around


5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Great day trip out of Zurich. Plenty of time for looking around, sightseeing, taking in the sights and shopping too. Enjoyed the visit to Lucerne and look forward to a return visit. The meeting spot for the return journey is convenient and easy to find near the train station. I recommend the day trip for those looking for opportunities to explore Switzerland.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

What an absolute beauty this city is! It is a must see! Our guide was very knowledgeable and took great care of the group. We enjoyed having the day to explore and shop on our own as well. This tour is a nice mix of free time and a tour which educates you on the city.

Magaly R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

great trip beautiful must do if you are great experience.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2017

I LOVED this tour for so many reason buts mostly for the long period of time I had in Lucerne to roam around, take pictures, take in the scenery, and NOT worry about rushing back to a bus. Lucerne is a marvelous place to lose yourself in. It's fairly easy to find your way around once you orient yourself to what's on both sides of the river than runs through it and there are endless gems to be found in this wonderful place!

Julia Y

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

i took the Lucerne day tour which gave me about 6 hours free time there to roam around. I roamed around the Old Town area, and found this town, with its cobblestoned streets, heritage buildings and bridges to be delightful and enchanting. There were lots of great cafes too. I highly recommend visiting Lucerne as part of the Swiss experience.

Karen L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Excellent in every way.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Great experience on this tour. Our guide was very energetic and managed the tour very capably.

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