Lucerne Private Walking Tour with a Professional Guide

Duration: 2 hours
Destination: Switzerland, Luzern, Lucerne
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  • 2 hours
  • Lucerne
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Lucerne has a few surprises up its sleeve beyond its beauty: its a well-preserved medieval Old Town with rich history and many fascinating legends. Discover the "City of Lights" on this walking tour where you can admire the main highlights of Lucerne. Stroll through the beautiful historical old town, discover the famous sights in the city, learn more about Lucerne's history and find out the personalities that savored her views since the 19th century.
According to the legend, an angel with a light showed the first settlers where to build a chapel in Lucerne, and today it still has amazing grace. Another famous legend is regarding the place where William Tell shot an apple off of his son's head. With so many stories to tell, Lucerne is definitely worth a visit!

You will see:
* The Chapel Bridge
* Water Tower
* Old Town
* the Lion Monument
* Culture and Congress Centre
* Jesuit Church

Itinerary
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Pass By: Lucerne, Lucerne

There is no better place to start a walking tour in Lucerne, then the medieval Old Town, with its ancient rampart walls and towers, 15th-century buildings with painted facades and the two covered bridges.
Here, you can admire Lucerne’s best-known landmark - the Chapel Bridge, Kapellbrücke, dating from 1333, presumed to be the oldest wood bridge of Europe. It is famous for its distinctive octagonal Water Tower that flanks the famous structure and the spectacular 1993 fire that nearly destroyed it. Also here you can admire the historic houses decorated with frescoes that line the picturesque town Old squares.
It's time to move on to the next point of interest - the Jesuit Church, dating from 17th century, the first Baroque church in Switzerland, where our guide will explain you about its cultural and architectural significance.
Next, head to the Culture and Congress Center to admire its dynamic and original design., and pass by the remains of the Musegg Wall, a medieval city rampart that used to protect Lucerne. Here, there are several towers which you can ascend, including the clock tower - the clockwork mechanism is huge and exposed on the inside.
Prepare to photograph the famous Lion Monument, a rock relief with the figure of a grieving lion, designed by Bertel Thorvaldsen, that honours the Swiss Guards massacred in 1792 during the French Revolution. These are just a few examples of the several attractions waiting for you in this exciting and interesting city tour in charming Lucerne.


Inclusions
  • * Local Guide who will be with your group only
  • * Private guided Tour
  • * Possible customizing on tour with your local guide on the spot

Exclusions
  • * Gratuities
  • * Entrance fees
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Schwanenpl. 5, 6004 Luzern, Switzerland


Return Details

Lucerne, Switzerland

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Duration

2 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

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