1. Switzerland
  2. Canton Bern
  3. Bern

Bern Private City Tour from Lucerne

Product ID: 199114
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Spend a half-day in Bern, the capital city of Switzerland with a private tour guide. Gain a complete overview of the best spots in the city center.
About this activity
Duration 7 hours
Skip the line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live guide
English, German
Wheelchair accessible

Pick-up service

The lobby of your hotel in Lucerne
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a private tour just for you and your party
  • Travel from Lucerne on a quick intercity train
  • Visit the best known spots in Switzerland's capital
  • Walk through the UNESCO-listed Old Town
  • Get information about city life from a local guide
Full description
Meet your guide at your hotel and transfer to Lucerne train station. Board an intercity train, which takes you to Bern within 1 hour.  After a short bus ride, visit The Garden of Roses and admire the stunning views of the old town. Follow the path down to the Bear Park and see the animal that gives Bern its name. Cross the Aare river and stroll through the arcades full of small and curious shops, before continuing to the Town Hall. See Albert Einstein's home and explore the hidden alleyways between the buildings that tell you stories about former life in the old town. 

On the way to the Federal Parliament, stop at the Clock Tower to see the astronomical clock dating back to the early 15th-century. Marvel at the beautiful terraces of the of the Federal Parliament and take in the stunning view, that normally only the Swiss politicians see. Walk through the public square in front of the parliament building, where the water fountains symbolize the 26 cantons of Switzerland. Try to pass them without getting wet!

Gain an understanding of the contrasts of Bern, from the modern train station and business park to the old houses of the city center. From the university terrace, enjoy a stunning view over the city center with the Bernese Alps in the background. You will either be dropped off at the train station to return to Lucerne via the intercity train or your tour guide will bring you back to your hotel. 
Includes
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Local and professional guide for your party only
  • All transportation fees
  • Entrance fee for Einstein's house
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expenses

When you get there

Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability of the tour guide
• A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• A moderate amount of walking is involved
• Transfers from point to point are made by tram/bus
• Please contact local operate prior to booking for wheelchair assistance