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Swiss Alps Adventures from Lucerne

Swiss Alps Adventures from Lucerne

Surrounded on all sides by snowy peaks and shimmering lakes, gorgeous Lucerne is an ideal base from which to discover the Swiss Alps. Here are some options for unforgettable outdoor adventure across the peaks, valleys, and villages of Switzerland.

Mt. Pilatus — 10 miles (16 km) from Lucerne

Nestled by the shores of beautiful Lake Lucerne, 6,982-foot (2,128-meter) Mt. Pilatus attracts visitors looking for close-up views over the jagged peaks and ridges of the Alps. Hop aboard the Pilatus Railway—the world’s steepest cogwheel railway—and reach the summit via a spectacular gondola ride for sweeping views over Lucerne below.

Mt. Rigi — 14 miles (22 km) from Lucerne

Known as the “Queen of the Mountains,” Mt. Rigi towers 5,899 feet (1,798 meters) over the peaceful waters of Lake Lucerne, Lake Lauerz, and Lake Zug. Take the historic Rigi Railways train and aerial cable car for impressive valley views, and combine your visit with a relaxing Lake Lucerne cruise.

Mt. Titlis — 25 miles (41 km) from Lucerne

Take the aerial cableway from the Alpine village of Engelberg to the summit of Mt. Titlis, and admire uninterrupted views across the Swiss Alps from an impressive 10,623 feet (3,238 meters) above sea level.

Jungfrau — 52 miles (86 km) from Lucerne

If it’s the ultimate Alpine view you’re after, you can’t get higher than the “Top of Europe” observation deck on Jungfraujoch, teetering at an incredible 11,332 feet (3,454 meters). Ascend the mountain to Europe’s highest railway station and gaze out over the continent’s longest glacier—the incredible Aletsch Glacier—from the Sphinx Observation Terrace.

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Jungfraujoch Top of Europe Day Trip from Lucerne

Jungfraujoch Top of Europe Day Trip from Lucerne

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Travel to Jungfraujoch — Europe's highest railway station at a dizzying height of 11,333 feet (3,454 meters) — on this full day trip from Lucerne. A scenic coach drive via the Bernese Oberland delivers you to Lauterbrunnen for a cogwheel train ride. You’ll wind through the Kleine Scheidegg mountain pass below the foot of the Eiger North Face. At the Top of Europe, explore the glaciated Ice Palace and enjoy World Heritage–listed views of the soaring Swiss Alps and Aletsch Glacier from the Sphinx Observatory.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
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Swiss Alps Day Trip from Lucerne: Jungfraujoch and Bernese Oberland

Swiss Alps Day Trip from Lucerne: Jungfraujoch and Bernese Oberland

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Ascend to Europe’s highest point on an exhilarating full-day excursion to the Swiss Alps from Lucerne. With a professional guide, travel by luxury coach through the spectacular scenery of the Bernese Oberland region and board a cogwheel train at Interlaken. Ascend the UNESCO-listed Jungfraujoch mountain pass and absorb sweeping mountain vistas on arrival at the ‘Top of Europe’. Explore the frozen witchery of an Ice Palace at the summit and marvel at incredible panoramas of the alpine wonderland from the Sphinx Observatory.
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  • 10 hours
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Mount Pilatus Summer Day Trip from Lucerne

Mount Pilatus Summer Day Trip from Lucerne

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Spend an afternoon in the Swiss Alps during this seasonal trip to Mt Pilatus from Lucerne. Your 5.5-hour round-trip journey includes a 30-minute panoramic gondola ride from Kriens to Fräkmüntegg terminus plus an ascent by aerial cableway to the peak of Mt Pilatus. After free time at the summit, take the world's steepest cogwheel train down to Alpnachstad, where you’ll board a boat for a 1-hour scenic cruise on the tranquil waters of Lake Lucerne. Enjoy commentary from your guide and coach transport from Lucerne.
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Mount Titlis Eternal Snow Half-Day Trip from Lucerne

Mount Titlis Eternal Snow Half-Day Trip from Lucerne

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Ride an aerial cableway from the Alpine village of Engelberg to the summit of Mt Titlis on this afternoon tour from Lucerne. Then squeeze in as many snow-themed attractions as you can during approximately two hours of free time at the top. Your guided day trip includes snow tubing at Titlis Glacier Park plus admission to the Glacier Cave, Ice Flyer chairlift, Titlis Rotair gondola and Cliff Walk — Europe’s highest suspension bridge. What are you waiting for?
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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Bernese Oberland Alps Day Trip from Lucerne: Kleine Scheidegg and Jungfraujoch Panorama

Bernese Oberland Alps Day Trip from Lucerne: Kleine Scheidegg and Jungfraujoch Panorama

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Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the Swiss Alps during an exhilarating full-day excursion from Lucerne to the UNESCO-listed region of Jungfrau. With a knowledgeable guide, travel through the scenic splendor of the Swiss countryside and visit the charming villages of Interlaken and Grindelwald. Ascend the iconic Kleine Scheidegg mountain pass on a traditional cogwheel train and absorb breathtaking panoramas of the Eiger North Face. Enjoy striking Alpine views without the exertion on this leisurely tour.
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  • 10 hours
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Queen of mountains round-trip from Lucerne

Queen of mountains round-trip from Lucerne

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Take your Swiss Alps adventure to new heights on this independent day trip to Mt Rigi. Explore this breathtaking destination at your own pace, starting with a boat cruise from Lucerne. Use your pre-booked tickets and provided timetables to plan the cogwheel train and aerial cable car portions of your tour. You’ll take the railway up Rigi Kulm for two or five hours of free time at the summit, depending on which option you select. Then enjoy more postcard-worthy views en route to Weggis before the return boat ride to Lucerne.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
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Interlaken and Grindelwald Day Trip from Lucerne

Interlaken and Grindelwald Day Trip from Lucerne

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Immerse yourself in the Alpine beauty of Interlaken and Grindelwald on a full-day tour of the majestic mountain region from Lucerne. Depart by luxury coach and marvel at enchanting scenery as you travel to Interlaken, a gorgeous resort located at the foot of the Bernese Oberland Alps. Spend some leisurely free time exploring independently and then head to Grindelwald, known as ‘Glacier Village’ due to its impressive array of glaciers. Opt to ascend to the summit of Mt First in a cable car to see stunning panoramas of the surrounding sights before returning to Lucerne.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
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Independent Bernese Oberland and Jungfrau Region Day Trip from Lucerne

Independent Bernese Oberland and Jungfrau Region Day Trip from Lucerne

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Absorb the sweeping vistas and fresh mountain air of the Swiss Alps on an independent day-trip from Lucerne. Travel by comfortable coach through the UNESCO-listed Jungfrau region and admire scenery as you approach the mountain towns of Interlaken and Grindelwald. Listen to commentary from your guide and then spend half of the day exploring Grindelwald independently. Then, board a train to Interlaken to enjoy free time in the lively lakeside resort. Meet your guide at a prearranged time for the relaxing journey back to Lucerne.
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  • 10 hours
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