Bürgenstock Nature & adventure

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From Lucerne: Mount Bürgenstock by Ferry and Funicular

1. From Lucerne: Mount Bürgenstock by Ferry and Funicular

Cross Lake Lucerne by ferry, and then climb aboard the funicular railway to journey to the top of Mount Bürgenstock.  Get magnificent views as you make your way to the expansive Bürgenstock resort, where you can hike one of the walking trails and discover indoor and outdoor tennis courts and swimming pools. Play a round on the 9-hole golf course or board the vertical Hammetschwandlift elevator. Avail of an exciting selection of international cuisine at up to 12 different bars and restaurants. Then, head back down the mountain on the funicular railway and cruise back to Lucerne by ferry.

From Zurich: Funicular to Mt. Bürgenstock & Lake Lucerne

2. From Zurich: Funicular to Mt. Bürgenstock & Lake Lucerne

Starting from Zurich, take a scenic coach journey through the beautiful countryside and along the shores of the Lake of the Four Cantons, making your way to the charming town of Lucerne. Enjoy a short photo stop en route at either Lake Lucerne or the Lion Monument where you can capture the beautiful views on camera. On the way into the Old Town of Lucerne, your guide will point out the most famous landmarks such as the Chapel Bridge, the Jesuit Church, and the Concert & Congress Hall on a brief introductory tour. Once you have arrived in the Old Town, use your free time to wander around the city and explore its sights. In the afternoon, the newly designed Bürgenstock shuttle boat takes you on a scenic cruise to Kehrsiten, before you board the legendary Bürgenstock funicular railway. Then, get a glimpse of the world of luxury at the Bürgenstock resort, which first opened its doors to the public back in 1827. Stroll along the paths where the rich and famous resided back in the day. Not only shopping or restaurant opportunities at the resort will await you at 500 meters above the lake, but also hiking paths and astonishing views over Lucerne and its surrounding landscapes. All active or thrill-seekers can take an alpine hike to the Hammetschwand Lift, the world’s highest exterior elevator (optional).

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What people are saying about Bürgenstock

Overall rating

4.0 / 5

based on 2 reviews

Everything except the Hammetschwand restaurant was ok. Self-service is the order of the day there, which I can understand. I think it's ok to clean up. But the guests are asked to clean the tables themselves, which I find unreasonable, especially since there are no cleaning materials available. The staff should do a tour to see that everything is OK. There was also a notice: "Toilets closed". Better communication would be great!

It was a very beautiful day. The guide was ok, but was knowledgeable about the unguided portion. Didn’t have restaurant or places of interest suggestions. Didn’t really give a sense of what to do during that time. Some descriptions were a bit difficult to understand.

Breathtaking

Vivienne our tour guide was excellent and very knowledgeable. She went above and beyond to make our tour memorable .

Quite and easy ferry ride to incredible view I’d lake Lucerne.