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Lucerne Bike And Walk City Tour - Private

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time-raw2 hours
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Your accommodation in Lucerne

Discover Lucerne on a bike and walking tour guided by our local guide, Ralf. See the Chapel Bridge, St. Peter's Chapel, Zur Gilgen House, the Town Hall, Wine Market and Stag Square, the Mill Bridge, the Ritter Palace, the Lion Monument, and the Musegg Wall and Towers. Pull the most out this unique city tour by combining biking and walking for a memorable experience.

What to expect?

  • Your tour starts either 9:30 am or 2 pm in the lobby of your hotel in Lucerne. Your local guide Ralf picks you up and asks you to sign a waiver where you declare that you have experience in riding a bike in the city traffic, that you know and respect the traffic regulations and that you are in good health.

  • Then you walk to the next bike rental station which is in walking distance. Your local guide rents your bike and hands it over to you. After some practicing and explanation of the most important traffic rules, you follow your guide and ride your bike to the historical center.

  • The first stop is at the Chapel Bridge and Water Tower where you get brief information on the most photographed attraction in Switzerland.

  • A short bike ride further you see and visit the Jesuit Church, the first baroque church in Switzerland. A stone throw away is the Ritter Palace which you will visit from the inside and marvel the "Danse Macabre" paintings (except on Saturdays, Sundays, Holidays and special events).

  • Then you ride your bike over the Reuss Bridge to the Mill Square for the next stop. You see the wooden Mill Bridge and get further information about the historical attractions in Old Lucerne.

  • Your next stop is on Löwengraben street where you lock your bike and continue on foot. Your guides take you the Stag Square to see old houses, to the Kornmarkt to admire the Town Hall, to the Wine Market where you will drink from the best water of Lucerne.

  • Next you climb the Musegg hill. On a ten-minute uphill walk, your guide takes you the ancient fortification wall dating back to the 15th century. You see the wall and climb the steep stairs to see the fascinating Clock Tower from the inside.

  • Then you unlock your parked bike and continue biking through Hertensteinstrasse to the Lion Monument. Your guide tells you the story behind this monument commemorating the fallen Swiss mercenaries during the French Revolution.

  • After a short ride on your bike you arrive at Schwanenplatz where you lock your bike and your guide informs you about St. Peter's Chapell, the Chappel Bridge, and the Zur Gilgen House.

  • Finally you drive your bike back to the rental station next to your hotel and your guide will accompany you back to your hotel, where your guide is available to let you have information about excursions and tours in and around Lucerne.

What is included?

  • Local guide
  • Use of bicycle
  • Private tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (Lucerne city limits)
  • All taxes, fees, and handling charges
  • Priced for up to 6 pax

Is this experience for me?

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 14 years
  • Maximum group size is 6 persons

What do I need to bring?

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Spending money
  • Camera
  • Layered clothing
  • Passport/ID
  • Outerwear, such as gloves and a coat (dependent on season)

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
  • Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, please cancel at least 24 hours prior to the start date of the experience.
  • Quality Assurance: Travelade only works with selected local partners we trust to provide high-quality service.
  • Note: The tour takes place in all weather conditions. However, on bad weather days, the tour can be changed into a walking tour only (no biking). If the weather is good enough to bike is decided solely by the client at the beginning of the tour.

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