Lake Lucerne activities, tickets and more

Day Trips & Excursions

Mount Pilatus Summer Tour from Lucerne

Enjoy a day of Alpine adventure in Switzerland on this half-day, summer trip to Mt Pilatus from Lucerne. Begin your journey toward the skies with a 30-minute panoramic gondola ride to Fräkmüntegg, and then hop aboard the aerial cableway for your ascent to the summit of Mt Pilatus. Relax at your leisure on the peak or take a short hike to make the most of the stunning scenery below. Descend to Alpnachstad aboard the world's steepest cogwheel train and cruise out onto Lake Lucerne to admire the views from the water.
$125
5.5 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Mount Pilatus Summer Full-Day Tour from Zurich

For a full day of alpine summer splendor, make for the mountains on this guided roundtrip from Zurich to central Switzerland's Mount Pilatus. Your full day guided tour includes a gondola and aerial cable car ride, the world's steepest cog-wheel railway and a cruise on Lake Lucerne.
$152
9.5 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Mount Rigi and Lucerne Summer Full-Day Tour from Zurich

On this full-day alpine excursion, escape Zurich and spend a glorious day in the Lake Lucerne area, exploring Mount Rigi, known as the ‘Queen of the Mountains,’ and the picturesque lakeside town of Lucerne. This tour is mostly made up of free time and self-guided activities – your guide will be with you from Zurich to Weggis, at the foot of the mountain, and then you’re free to explore the mountain and Lucerne at your leisure. Ride an aerial cable car and a cog-wheel train; take in stunning views over the Swiss Alps; enjoy a boat ride on Lake Lucerne – it’s a full day of gorgeous scenery and mountain delights.
$121
9.5 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Lucerne City Tour

Get the best of both worlds on this full day trip to central Switzerland and Lucerne's old town. After a brief guided city tour, the rest of the day is yours for self exploration.
$60
9.5 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Lake Lucerne Panoramic 1-Hour Sightseeing Cruise

Tour the magnificent bays of Lake Lucerne aboard an elegant yacht on this 1-hour morning, afternoon or evening cruise. Sit back and relax on the main deck or upper deck while your expert captain takes you along Switzerland’s most stunning lake, surrounded by majestic mountain peaks, forests and meadows. Purchase drinks and snacks from the onboard bar, and enjoy audio commentary about the attractions and highlights surrounding the lake.
$28
1 hour
Day Trips & Excursions

Swiss Alps Tour: Lucerne, Stanserhorn, Funicular, from Zurich

Ride an open-top aerial cable car to the peak of Mt Stanserhorn and take in the spectacular views of the Swiss Alps! On this full-day coach tour from Zurich, you’ll see the gorgeous countryside and visit the charming city of Lucerne, including its Old Town. In Stans, hop on an oldtimer funicular railway car and then take the Stanserhorn ‘CabriO’ – an open-air gondola – the rest of the way up to the Rondorama rotating restaurant and Marmot Park. From Stans, enjoy a train ride back to Lucerne!
$139
9.5 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Independent Mount Rigi Tour, Lake Lucerne Cruise

This independent Mount Rigi tour from Lucerne combines a round-trip boat cruise, cogwheel railway ride and aerial cable car ride for an epic Swiss Alps adventure. Cruise along stunning Lake Lucerne and train up Rigi Kulm, the ‘Queen of the Mountains,’ for majestic views of the Bernese Alps, Vosges Montains and Black Forest. Take an aerial cable car to the postcard-worthy lakeside town of Weggis, and end with a return boat cruise to Lucerne. With convenient pre-booked tickets and detailed timetables, you’ll experience the breathtaking Alps at your own pace.
$120
9 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Lucerne Full-Day Tour with Cruise from Zurich

Spend a day in the pretty city of Lucerne on a day trip from Zurich, enjoying a short city tour, Lake Lucerne cruise and plenty of free time. After traveling south through the Albis Pass mountain range, learn all about Lucerne on a city sightseeing tour while seeing monuments like Chapel Bridge. Then, spend roughly six hours at leisure, seeing the city as you please. The day trip includes a ticket for a cruise on Lake Lucerne, so hop aboard to enjoy the lakeside scenery and onboard commentary.
$88
9.5 hours
Private & Custom Tours

Private Tour: Mt Titlis and Lucerne Day Trip from Zurich

Take a breathtaking journey to Mt Titlis on this private tour from Zurich. Admire the stunning Swiss Alps on a revolving aerial cable car ride to the summit of this famous mountain, followed by an exciting ride on the Ice Flyer chairlift and a walk along Europe’s highest suspension bridge for close-up views of deep glacier crevasses and gigantic ice boulders. On your way to Mt Titlis, take a city tour of Lucerne with your private guide then enjoy some free time to explore on your own if you wish. This tour offers a flexible itinerary that can be tailored to your interests, and your private guide will provide commentary throughout the day, ensuring a more immersive experience.
$256
9 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Lake Lucerne Castles and Villas Tour

Enjoy a 4-hour small-group guided walking tour strolling along Lake Lucerne's most panoramic vistas. You'll observe old wooden chalets, grand villas and historic castles while learning about their famous residents. Habsburg rulers, Russian bankers, an eccentric heiress, German princes, French textile magnates and American oil billionaires have called Lake Lucerne home. Your tour departs and returns to the Lucerne railway station, which is included in the ticket price. There will be a stop for food and refreshments at the customers' own expense.
$164
4 hours