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$27.68 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Lake Lucerne Panoramic 1-Hour Sightseeing Cruise

Head to Lake Lucerne’s Pier 7, near the Lucerne railway station, to board the spacious 161-foot (49-meter) motor yacht. On board, find a comfortable spot on the main deck or upper deck and get ready for your 1-hour cruise around Lake Lucerne!Take in views of the breathtaking mountain scenery, marked by steep Alpine peaks, sloped forests and fertile meadows and valleys beyond. This uniquely shaped, 44-square-mile (114-sq-km) lake is often referred to as the heart of Switzerland, and is surrounded by four glorious cantons: Lucerne, Uri, Schwyz and Unterwalden.The yacht's upper deck features custom-designed furniture and a sliding roof that can be opened and closed according to the weather, letting you enjoy the views in comfort. On the main deck, purchase drinks and snacks from the onboard bar, and take in the fresh breeze and mist on the lake-level terrace at the rear of the boat.Along the way, use your audio guide to learn about the landscapes, historical monuments and places of interest around Lake Lucerne. Arrive back at Pier 7 at the end of the cruise.

$430.57 Outdoor Activities

Private Swiss Alps Hike with Transport from Lucerne

Begin by meeting your guide at Lucerne Railway Station at 7:45am. You may purchase food and drink items at the station to bring for your picnic lunch. At 8:18am, depart the station by train and take 50-minute ride along the shores of two lakes, followed by a bus. Then take a historic funicular up a steep mountain to reach the car-free resort village of Stoosat 4265 ft (1300 m).A brief hike through the pretty mountain village will take you to the chairlift station where you take a relaxing 20-minute ride on a chairlift to the top of Klingenstock (operating times depend on weather). As the chairlift quietly takes you higher, enjoy the unfolding mountain panoramas around you. Your real hike begins at the top with a 360 degree alpine view. Take a spectacular 3-4 hour hike along a mountain trail that meanders along the ridge from one alpine peak to another. Sturdy steel cables and chains are placed at critical points along the way to provide added security to the hiker.Take a well-deserved break for a 1-hour picnic lunch (you must bring your own food) at one of the many stops along the way and marvel at the views while enjoying the break. Along the route you may be lucky to see farmers at work harvesting wild hay on the steep mountain slopes. A refuge hut gives information about this age-old farming method, its challenges and its importance for the maintenance of the local ecology.A short steep final ascent gets you up to the Fronalpstock where the highest restaurant in the canton of Schwyz is located. Reward yourself at the Swiss restaurant with an unbeatable view over the whole Lake Lucerne for about an hour before catching a chair lift back down to Stoos. Make your way back to Lucerne by bus and train (or by boat depending on the time; at a small extra cost). Return to Lucerne between 5-6pm depending on the return route chosen.

$708.32 Day Trips & Excursions

Mount Rigi Panoramic Walking Tour

Make your own way to Lucerne's Torbogen monument, in front of the train station, by 8am. Greet your local guide and begin your Swiss Adventure. Ride a comfortable boat through Lake Lucerne towards Vitznau, then Switch to Europe's first-ever mountain railway up to Rigi-Kulm, admiring the Swiss Alpine landscape around you. From Rigi Kulm we walk a short incline to the top and enjoy a 360 degree view of Swiss alps to the South & East and country view on a clear day to France on the West and the Black Forest in Germany to the North. Your knowledgeable guide offers insight into the area's history and traditions and takes you to the best locations around Mount Rigi for optimising your experience, depending upon time of year. At Rigi Kulm, there are several opportunities to try a traditional meal in a local restaurant. We spend enough time at the Kulm so you can relax and enjoy time there.     After being inspired by jaw-dropping Alpine Vistas at Rigi Kulm, take the 1.5 hour walking trail “Rigi Classic” down to “Rigi Kaltbad” (we can also adapt this trail to your requests and do just the half of it and then take the train to Kaltbad for instance). This moderate high-altitude walk features magnificent views over the Swiss plateau to the Black Forest, and the Alps, as well as a breathtaking bird’s-eye view of Lake Lucerne and Lake Zug. Minimum effort for maximum reward – the entire trail is a gentle descent.  From Rigi Kaltbad the captivating panorama walking trail follows the former Rigi-Scheidegg railway line to Unterstetten. This flat first section is followed by a gentle ascent to Rigi Scheidegg. This trail follows the former railway line between Kaltbad and Rigi Scheidegg (1874 – 1931). It's entirely flat except for the very last part, making it the ideal trail for a pleasant stroll. Along the way there are plenty of reminders of the former railway to be discovered, such as old railway bridges and a tunnel. There's even a disused train carriage that has been converted into a holiday home, a water tank for the old steam locomotives as well as several kilometre signs. The view of the Alps and the Schwyz basin is divine. From Rigi Scheidegg you can ride the aerial cable car back down to Goldau. Gasp as you rest your eyes on striking, snow-smothered panoramas of the Swiss Alps followed by a leisurely train ride (55 min) back to Lucerne where we finish the tour. For those who booked the Optional 2 hrs Lucerne walking tour, then set out to discover the important monuments and pretty attractions of the city; explore the Old Town, stroll along Chapel Bridge, visit the Lion monument, and then Lucerne castle to enjoy the high views over the charming city of Lucerne, the Lake and the Alps! We offer you a life-enriching day adventure where a mystical paradise awaits you. We can ensure you will get outstanding memories of the Swiss Alps!