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Sightseeing Lucerne & Bürgenstock Funicular Railway and Resort Tour

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

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

  • Duration

    9.5 hours

  • Start time


  • Meeting Point

    Make your way to Sihlquai Coach Parking, Limmatstrasse 4, 8005 Zürich.

  • Ending Point

    The tour ends at Sihlquai bus parking (which is near Zurich main train station).

Key Highlights

  • Enjoy a scenic coach journey through beautiful countryside to Lucerne
  • See iconic landmarks like Chapel Bridge, the Jesuit Church and the Concert & Congress Hall along the way
  • Take a ride on the newly designed Bürgenstock shuttle boat and the legendary funicular railway
  • Stroll through the luxurious Bürgenstock resort which was once host to Charlie Chaplin, Audrey Hepburn and Sean Connery
  • Take some leisure time with hiking opportunities at Bürgenstock
  • Enjoy shopping, or indulge in local treats at the resort


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. 

Prepare to be stunned by the visual beauty of Switzerland as you embark on a scenic coach journey through beautiful countryside to reach Lucerne and Bürgenstock. As you ride along the shores of the Lake of the Four Cantons to the charming town of Lucerne, enjoy a short photo stop en route at either Lake Lucerne or the Lion Monument and feast your eyes and your camera lens to the sights around you.

On the way into the Old Town of Lucerne, your guide points out the most eminent landmarks like the Chapel Bridge, the Jesuit Church and the Concert & Congress Hall on a brief introduction tour. Once having arrived use your free time to roam around Lucerne, explore its sights or have a bite to eat. Thereafter, kick it up a notch with a ride on the newly designed Bürgenstock shuttle boat which takes you to Kehrsiten on a scenic cruise before you board the legendary Bürgenstock funicular railway!

Discover the luxurious Bürgenstock resort that first opened its doors to the public back in 1827 and stroll along the paths where the rich and famous resided back in the days. Here you find that the lavish resort was once host to many renowned guests such as Charlie Chaplin, Audrey Hepburn or Sean Connery! Take the time to go shopping or indulge in the restaurant opportunities at the resort, or head out on the hiking paths in the pure nature and astonishing views over the Lake and Lucerne will await you at 500 metres above Lake Lucerne.

For all the active or thrill-seekers we highly recommend taking an alpine hike to the Hammetschwand Lift, the world’s highest exterior elevator. Descend to Kehrsiten and take a relaxing boat ride back to Lucerne to round off your day. Meet your guide in Lucerne for the return journey to Zürich.

Know Your Guide:
As the leading sightseeing operator in the German speaking part of Switzerland, Best Of Switzerland Tours offer a wide selection of excursions to the most beautiful and interesting tourist destinations in our wonderful country. From city tours to full day mountain excursions or guaranteed small group tours for an even more personalized service: Best Of Switzerland offers it all while striving to exceed expectations with high quality service and combining it with friendly hospitality of professional, multi-lingual guides!


  • Transportation in comfortable coach
  • Partly live guide- English & Spanish (no guide during leisure time in Lucerne and excursion to Bürgenstock)
  • Return ticket for boat ride Lucerne – Kehrsiten – Lucerne
  • Return ticket for Bürgenstock cable railway
  • Leisure time with hiking opportunities at Bürgenstock
  • Leisure time in Lucerne


  • Meals
  • Beverages
  • Personal expenses

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The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Pick up times are approximate. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised activity to reconfirm.

Voucher Information : Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this ).  At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

Guided visit from Zürich to Lucerne and back. Individual visit to Bürgenstock (no guide).

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