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Beautiful Lucerne Lakeside And villas Walking Tour

Stroll around the shores of Lake Lucerne and explore its traditional and opulet abodes

Tour Overview

From $170 | Guided Private Half-Day Walking Tour | All Year Round

Join us on a Lucerne Lakeside and Villas Private Day Tour. During this private half a day trip you will stroll along Lake Lucerne’s most panoramic paths. Walk by old Swiss chalets, villas and historic Meggenhorn and Neuhabsburg castles. Discover hidden gems of Lake Lucerne on foot.

On this guided trip, you’ll enjoy the assistance of our local English-speaking guide. Experience the serenity and beauty of Swiss lakeshore by walking on one of the most panoramic paths around Lake Lucerne. Find out why generations of beauty-seekers decided to settle here and discover their magnificent houses built throughout the years. 


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Lucerne Lakeside and Villas Private Day Tour Itinerary

Lucerne Lakeside and Villas Private Day Tour has been designed to show you the beauty of Lake Lucerne’s shore with its varied landscape, rolling hills and small boat caves. You will see how generations of Swiss and foreigners alike came here to settle. Witness the opulent villas, artful modern houses and traditional farms dotting the lakeshore in harmony.

Looking east from the Chapel Bridge, lucerne.
Lucerne Lakeside And Villas Private Day Tour
Lucerne-chapel bridge (1)

Your guide will pick you up at 9:30 am or 1:30 pm at your hotel in Lucerne. If you’re not staying in Lucerne, you will meet them at the Lucerne Torbogen.

After a short bus ride our walk starts on the peninsula of Meggen on the northern shore of the Lake Lucerne.

From our bus stop, we walk along the lake to the neo-baroque style manor of St. Charles Hall to view the enchanting statues of Rolf Brem and continue to a small hamlet of 150-year old Swiss chalets.
Soon we walk past the now privately owned and still lived-in 19th Century Neuhabsburg Castle built on the ruins of a previous 13th century Habsburg castle.

We continue on past ornate old world villas to past green pastures and working farm houses arriving at the eastern entrance to the 19th Century Meggenhorn Castle. This estate includes vineyards and gardens with spectacular views of the surrounding Alps, petting farm animals and lakeside Christ statute.

Afterwards we continue on a 30-minute walk to our end destination at the Hotel Hermitage for cool refreshments at its lakeside terrace restaurant.

We return to Lucerne around 1:00 pm from a morning walk and around 5:00 pm from the afternoon one. 

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Details and pricing

Adult Standard: US $170 per person, based on 2 or more

Adult Standard: US $290 for one person

Child (Standard ages 6 to 16): US $50 per child

Children under 6 years are free

  • Full Day Lucerne Passpartou Pass
  • English-speaking local Guide
  • Items of personal nature
  • Meals

See our Cancellation Policy for more details.

Visa, Maestro, and Mastercard are commonly accepted in Switzerland. American Express is not so popular and many businesses don’t accept it. The country is becoming more and more cashless with contactless and mobile payments (Google and Apple Pay). Still, it’s useful to have some cash on you while travelling. All banks provide currency exchange services at a favorable rate.

  • Refillable bottle of water
  • Sunscreen & sunhat
  • Comfortable footwear

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  1. On the right hand side, select the Date you wish to take the tour in the Date Box
  2. Input the number of participants
  3. Go to the Tour Box and click on BOOK button – the payment form will open
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  5. Read our Cancellation Policy – check the Terms & Conditions Box
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