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From Zurich: Lucerne and Engelberg Full-Day Tour

Product ID: 25860
Explore Lucerne and Engelberg on a full-day trip from Zurich. Discover the most beautiful sights in Lucerne such as the Lion Monument, and visit the quaint mountain town of Engelberg. Explore the monastery and cheese manufacturer, or hike in the Alps.
About this activity
Duration: 9.5 hours
Starting time 9:30 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Spanish, Chinese, English
Spanish, Chinese, English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Drive along the picturesque alpine road to the lively city of Lucerne
  • Visit Engelberg, a typically picturesque Swiss village
  • Visit the cheese factory and Engelberg Monastery
  • Take a hike in the Alps
Full description
Enjoy the panoramic views from Zurich to Lucerne along Lake Lucerne. You'll also get to visit the beautiful city of Lucerne and see its impressive Lion Monument. After 1 hour of free time to explore, the trip continues on to Engelberg.

Check out Engelberg's stunning Baroque monastery. Built by Benedictine monks in 1120, there are still over 30 monks living and working in the monastery which dominates the town. Spend the next 3 hours strolling through the village and visit the Swiss cheese factory to experience first-hand how the famous cheese is made. 

Alternatively, you can hike on the breathtaking trails around the village and enjoy views of the magnificent landscape.
  • Partly-guided tour by a professional multilingual guide
  • Transportation in a comfortable coach
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal Expenses
  • Optional activities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Parking lot "Sihlquai" across from the main station. Follow Track 18 until the street curves to the right. Follow this curve for about 50 meters, there you will find the parking lot. You can reach Sihlquai car park with Ubahn lines 4 and 13. Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the tour begins, and bring a valid ID.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Food and drinks in the vehicle
Know before you go
• Please note: your guide will be with you all day except for during the free time in Lucerne and Engelberg
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 95 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.2 / 5
  • Organization
    4.3 / 5
  • Value for money
    3.9 / 5
  • Safety
    4.6 / 5
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I only give 4 star because the tour in Lucerne was not guided and Engelberg didnot offer so many things to do. Positive thing is,,, I appreciate the tour is on time so i can catch my train at 8 pm. The guide Gonzalo and Isa were also very informative and kind in our way to Lucerne and back to Zurich.

March 8, 2020

The places itself were breathtaking, enough time to explore , my online issue is that i booked an english tour , yet they spoke 60%- 70% Spanish which was not indicated when i booked that it would be ( english- Spanish ) otherwise, I wouldn't have booked it , but the trip itself is amazing, luckily the weather was amazing too

February 18, 2020

Absolutely beautiful trip. Filled in the day perfectly well. An hour in Lucerne was just enough time to see all the main sights. If you are in good physical condition, then it’s enough. Bus driver was always in time. The guide Olivia has been always attentive and informative. Engelberg is a small cute village. 3 hours would have been maybe too much , but lunch perfectly filled in the time. I’m skiing every year, so didn’t want to go up the mountains for extra money. Kinda been there, seen that. And also it’s cold there :) so for me personally that was just perfect way of spending time. The only disappointment was other participants who were constantly making others to wait for them. I wished that the driver would have taught them a lesson and driven away, but he was too kind to do that. All in all great :) me happy

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September 9, 2019

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Product ID: 25860