The Lives and Legends of Lucerne: A Self-Guided Audio Tour | La Vacanza Travel

The Lives and Legends of Lucerne: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Duration: 40 to 60 minutes
Destination: Switzerland, Kanton Luzern, Lucerne
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  • 40 to 60 minutes
  • Lucerne
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Not-Cancellable

Overview

Come on a walking tour to uncover the magic of Lucerne.

The town is set against the majestic backdrop of the Alps, on the shores of Lake Lucerne. Several pretty bridges, steeples, fountains and frescoed facades will catch your eye on this walk, but Lucerne has so much more to offer than photo opportunities.

You’ll begin at the train station and make a loop around the old town, visiting both sides of the Reuss river. Each site you visit has a story to tell, from the Chapel Bridge’s burning to the carnival celebrations. You’ll pass by wine, grain and pig markets too, each with its own unique character. From the markets, you’ll wander the cobbled streets to the Mill Bridge and find out about the castle on the hill.

The tour ends with the Legend of the Wild Man and Lux Ritter, the craftsman who became mayor. By the end of our tour, I hope you firmly agree that Lucerne is a whole lot more than a beautiful photo!

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Torbogen Luzern, Bahnhofpl., 6003 Luzern, Switzerland

The tour starts at the Torbogen Luzern, the arch in front of the Lucerne Bahnhof train station.

Pass By: Lake Lucerne, Lucerne Switzerland

The tour takes you along a section of Lake Lucerne.

Pass By: Seebrücke, Luzern, Switzerland

The tour briefly stops at one end of the Seebrücke, the See Bridge.

Pass By: Chapel Bridge, Kapellbruecke, Lucerne 6003 Switzerland

The tour takes you across the Chapel Bridge.

Pass By: Fritschibrunnen, Kapellplatz, Lucerne 6004 Switzerland

The tour stops briefly in front of Fritschibrunnen, the Carnival Fountain.

Pass By: Kornschütte, Kornmarkt 3, 6004 Luzern, Switzerland

The tour passes by the Kornschütte.

Pass By: Pont Spreuer, Lucerne 6002 Switzerland

The tour passes over the Spreuer Bridge.

Pass By: Jesuit Church, Lucerne, Bahnhofstrasse 11A, 6003 Luzern, Switzerland

The tour goes around the outside of the Jesuit Church, Lucerne.

Pass By: Stadtrelief, Bahnhofstrasse 11, 6006 Luzern, Switzerland

The tour ends next to the Stadtrelief.

Inclusions
  • Lifetime access to this tour in English
  • Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata
  • VoiceMap App for Android and iOS

Exclusions
  • Food and drink
  • Smartphone and headphones
  • Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route
  • Transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Departure Point

Torbogen Luzern, Bahnhofpl., 6003 Luzern, Switzerland


Departure Time


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The Lives and Legends of Lucerne: A Self-Guided Audio Tour
7/30/2020 - 3/10/2025

Monday - Sunday : 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM


Return Details

Stadtrelief, Bahnhofstrasse 11, 6006 Luzern, Switzerland

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

40 to 60 minutes


User's Reviews

Cathy_M

23 Aug, 2023

Walking around and listening to the stories behind what we’re seeing was so much better than just walking around and looking. It made walking around Lucerne much more enjoyable.

mariamE1342CQ

23 Aug, 2023

Great experience, it was very easy to follow the directions, I visited the main landmarks and enjoyed it very much the narrative.

S1082

18 Jun, 2023

This is a great tour for when you want to walk the city at your own pace and learn some of the history of Lucerne. You download an app that uses your location to guide you through the city. You can start at whatever time you like. As you walk, the audio guide tells you exactly where to go (with specific and easy-to-follow instructions) and when to stop and listen for a moment or take photos. It almost felt as if a guide was actually there with you. You can pause the tour and take as long as you like when you arrive at certain key stops. The tour was long enough to give you a thorough history lesson and see some of the city highlights but not so long as to get weary from walking. Highly recommended, especially if traveling solo or you enjoy walking the city.

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