Lucerne Day Tour from Zurich

9 hours 30 minutes (Approx.)
Free cancellation
1 - 9
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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.


  • Panorama drive to Lucerne with photo stop en route ( at Lake Lucerne or the Lion Monument)
  • Transportation by coach
  • Short introduction of Lucerne, while driving into the city
  • Partly guided tour by professional multilingual guide as per description
  • Time at your disposal in Lucerne (approximately 6 hours)

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Zurich, Zurich

Meet the guide at the Sihlquai Coach Terminal, Limmatstrasse 4, Zürch.

Sit back and enjoy a scenic coach ride over the Albis Pass and along the shores of Lake Lucerne. Upon arrival, a short city tour will introduce you to Lucerne's main highlights including the Lion Monument, Chapel Bridge and the new Concert and Congress Hall.

Stop At: Lucerne, Lucerne

Enjoy approx. six hours of leisure time in the afternoon to discover this unique place on your own. Visit the Swiss Museum of Transport, the most eminent museum for transport in Europe and its Swiss Chocolate Adventure. As an art lover, you should not miss paying a visit to the Rosengart Museum with works of the famous artist Picasso and Paul Klee. Alternatively, we recommend a relaxing boat ride on beautiful Lake Lucerne or an extended stroll with nice souvenir shopping in the medieval streets of this lovely city!

Regardless of how you choose to spend your day, Lucerne is bound to reveal the romantic and inspire the photographer in you, so don't forget your camera - the opportunities are endless!

Duration: 6 hours

Pass By: Lucerne, Lucerne

Meet the guide again in the evening at Frankenstrasse 2 - 4, Lucerne for your drive back to Zürich.

Time of tour

09:30 AM

Meeting point

Best of Switzerland Tours AG, Sihlquai Coach Parking, Limmatstrasse 4, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Confirmation for this product will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 48 travelers


  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

Ticket delivery

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


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
March 2022

Much to our surprise we actually had a tour guide in Lucerne even though the description said we would be on our own. Our guide (Ralph) was extremely knowledgeable and walked us smartly to all the highlights - he gave us time to have lunch on our own and free time after he had pointed out all th...

October 2021

We loved the guides insights and information shared during the ride to Lucerne. We loved the drive up to Lucerne through the countryside! Fernando was delightful and interesting!

October 2021

Awesome trip. The best part was that it was a partly guided tour, just what we wanted. We could explore Lucerne at our own pace and utilized all the 6 hours of the trip. Google map did help a lot to direct us to the various spots we wanted to visit in Lucerne including the Chapel Bridge, Jesuit ...

October 2021

Pleasant way to get from Zurich to Lucerne, taking the scenic route (freeway route back). Not really much of a tour of Lucerne as we were the only ones staying there for the day while the rest of the travelers on the coach went on to Mt Titlus etc, but we were prepared to guide ourselves with our...

February 2020

Lucerne is such a picturesque town and an absolute must see. People were friendly and the sights were magnificent. I especially liked the bridges with their rich history and paintings.

January 2020

The trip to Lucerne was comfortable in a very new coach. The city itself is well worth seeing. So many magnificent historic buildings. A beautiful river and lake. Great shops and restaurant. The only down side was the guide who gave us minimal information about the area we were travelling through...

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