Excursion

Lovely Lucerne & the Lake

Savor the beauty of a Swiss storybook town that has it all – majestic lake, snow-capped peaks, medieval character and more. Your day includes a guided walk, optional lake cruise and ample free for self-guided wandering.

  • Code
    BSL-05
  • Level
    Moderate
  • Walking Type
    Medium
  • Activity Type
    Connections
  • Age
    8 & above
  • Duration
    7 Hours

With its well-preserved Old Town, romantic covered bridges, and lovely mountain-lake setting, it's no wonder Lucerne is one of Switzerland's most beloved destinations.

To see it for yourself, board our luxe coach shipside and settle in for a panoramic  90-minute drive into the Swiss heartland. Once in Lucerne, your guide will lead the group on an exclusive 1.5-hour city tour that covers many must-sees.

Walk the über-famous Kapellbrücke wooden bridge and its octagonal Water Tower, dating from the 1300s. Marvel at the massive Musegg Wall and Zyt tower clock that chimes a minute ahead of all other city clocks. Admire the Baroque riverside Jesuit Church, the Lion Monument, and spectacularly modern KKL cultural complex.

At lunchtime, you'll be at leisure to dine as you please, or shop for timepieces or other Swiss specialties. After this 90-min lunch interval, you're invited to enjoy an hour-long panoramic lake cruise aboard the stylish and comfortable yacht 'Saphir' – a great way to take in this city's fairy-tale setting. If, instead, you prefer to stay on land to explore Lucerne's car-free Old Town and attractions further – no problem.

Either way, as this beautiful Lucerne day winds down, our coach will ready to carry you back to your Crystal ship by late afternoon.

Important Notes: 
This "easy" city outing involves a medium amount of organized walking; you will also add some distance yourself during the self-directed intervals. Footwear and dress should be comfortable.