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Engelberg Swiss Alpine Village Tour from Zurich

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    4 Jan 22 - 31 Mar 22: Tue & Sun
    01 Apr 22 - 30 Apr 22: Tue, Fri & Sun
    From 01 May 22: Daily

  • Duration

    9 hours 30 minutes

  • Start time

    09:30am

  • Meeting Point
    Make your way to the Sihlquai Coach Parking (or Bus Terminal), near Zurich main train station. This bus parking can also be reached by tram / streetcar number 4 / 6 / 13. The closest tram stop is “Sihlquai / HB”.
    Please arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the start time to avoid any last minute rush.
  • Ending Point

    Same as the start point

Key Highlights

  • Engelberg- a little piece of paradise in Switzerland!
  • Marvel at the majestic mountain landscape
  • Tour an imposing Benedictine monastery
  • Watch cheese being made!
  • Fabulous photo-opportunities around every corner

Overview

The health and safety of our customers is our top priority. Please go through the safety note and learn how our local operators are ensuring the best possible protection against the COVID-19 pandemic. 

This enchanting day tour to Lucerne and Engelberg allows you to plenty of time to enjoy the many charms of both the places. In Lucerne you will see a 13th century fortification and a 14th century bridge. Later on, you'll enjoy the pure, fresh mountain air of Engelberg, a picture perfect alpine village!

Tour a benedictine monastery, complete with a cheese making diary or enjoy a hike in the lovely surroundings (optional). 

Itinerary

Your memorable Engelberg Swiss Alpine Village Tour from Zurich experience begins when you meet the bus at the Sihlquai coach parking lot. Please check in at least 15 minutes before departure.

From Zürich, you’ll take the scenic route to the charming town of Lucerne. Your guide points out the most eminent landmarks before leaving you to explore Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrücke), a wooden bridge first built in the 14th century, and the octagonal Water Tower (Wasserturm), a fortification from the 13th century.

You’ll next go to Engelberg,a typical Swiss alpine village located in a sunny basin under the north-face of Mt. Titlis. Surrounded by majestic mountains, Engelberg was founded by Benedictine monks. Their imposing baroque-style monastery with the largest organ in Switzerland still dominates the center. Here you’ll plan your own itinerary. You can enjoy a stroll around the village, perhaps visiting the cheese factory and the monastery Or, if you prefer, you can hike one of the trails in the beautiful surroundings.

You’ll return to Zürich and will be dropped off at the Sihlquai coach parking lot. From there, you are free to make your own way back to your accommodation.

Inclusions

  • Transportation in a coach or mini-bus
  • Partly live guided: English, SpanishPanorama drive to Lucerne

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Entrances to attractions

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Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.

This tour is fully guided except for the time you spend in Engelberg. 

The tour will not operate from 1-12 Nov 2021 due to operation schedule of Titlis tour.

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.Please note that visitors are only allowed to see the monastery from outside, enter the garden and patio and visit the church and the cheese factory. Guests are not allowed to visit the rooms where the monks live.

Customer Reviews

  • Premhar Shah

    An excellent trip! The guide was wonderful, the place was beautiful and the views fantastic. We enjoyed every moment and also managed to find an Indian restaurant Spice Bazaar in Engelberg where we had excellent Indian food.

    United Kingdom 06/21/2016
  • Ivan Brown
    An enchanting look at the Swiss countryside

    The Engelberg Swiss Alpine Village Tour from Zurich is a wonderful opportunity to get out of the city and get a glimpse of both the scenery and the way of life of the people in...

    Canada 07/13/2014
  • Miss M Sriskandarajah
    Engelberg Swiss Alpine Village Tour

    This was a really great tour for the family. Tour guide was fun providing lively and interesting information along the way. Highly recommended...

    United Kingdom 05/07/2014

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