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Swiss Army Knife Valley Bike Tour and Lake Lucerne Cruise

1. Swiss Army Knife Valley Bike Tour and Lake Lucerne Cruise

See what the Swiss countryside has to offer on a full-day tour exploring the areas surrounding Lucerne. Enjoy the perfect amount of exercise and relaxation on a bike ride followed by a boat cruise. Your tour begins at 8:15 AM under the arch in front of Lucerne train station. From there, depart on a 24-mile (40-kilometer) bike ride to Brunnen using a Swiss Flyer electric bike. The bike will boost your pedaling leaving you more energy to enjoy the scenery. After a 3-hour ride that passes by the beautiful lakes of Zug, Lauerz, and Lucerne, stop at Hohle Gasse and learn about Swiss legend William Tell and his fascinating story. You can also take advantage of the many photo opportunities at these scenic spots, including villages, farmhouses, pastures, and local people. Once arriving in Brunnen, use some free time to sightsee or stop off for lunch, before heading to the Victorinox Swiss Army Knife Visitor Center. Here you have the option to make and engrave your own Swiss Army knife under the watchful eye of a cutler. Next, board a lake steamer for a relaxing 2-hour boat ride across Lake Lucerne. This provides some time to relax, and you may choose from an excellent selection of food and drinks. At 17:00 you will arrive back at your starting point, with plenty of time to enjoy an evening in Lucerne.

Zug: Self-guided Walking Tour & Scavenger Hunt

2. Zug: Self-guided Walking Tour & Scavenger Hunt

Get to know Zug at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour. You'll explore the city on foot and get points for solving different types of tasks: Find sights: You will use hints to find the best sights and hidden gems throughout the city. The map function in the app will help you get there. Solve questions: Once you’ve arrived at the place you’re looking for, you’ll be asked questions about the sight. Most of the time, the answers are hidden in signs, pictures, etc. A great and fun way to learn new things about the city. Have fun: During the adventure you can also expect exciting photo tasks that require a lot of creativity. If you master the snapshots, you will be rewarded with points. Along the way, you’ll reach amazing places like the "Zyttum", "Unter Altstadt", "Kolinbrunnen" and many more! After you book the game, you’ll get a game code via email with instructions on how to play. Head to the “Landsgemeindeplatz” and use the code to unlock the game in the app. The tour ends at the “Springbrunnen”. The experience is not limited in time. You can explore the city at your own pace and take breaks. Just download the Explorial-App, go to the starting point, and you’re ready to start with the game. The tour lasts on average about 1-2 hours.

From Zurich: Swiss Natural Wonders Private Tour with Lunch

3. From Zurich: Swiss Natural Wonders Private Tour with Lunch

Take a comfortable and intimate private tour through Canton Glarus with an accredited environmental expert (MSc ETH Zurich). Get picked up from your accommodation in Zurich or elsewhere and learn about Switzerland and the development of its unique landscape as you travel to reach what is considered by locals to be the most beautiful waterfall in the country. Admire views of the waterfall from different vantage points, including behind the falls, relax, and soak in the tranquility of the natural setting. Then drive up to the nearby mountain pass where you will go on a two-hour hike to reach the so-called Antarctica of Switzerland. You'll know you've arrived when you come upon one of the most impressive glaciers in the Alps where, when it’s warm, giant blocks of ice fall from the glacier and create small tidal waves. Stop for a picnic of traditional Swiss foods and delicacies and recharge your batteries. Or as an alternative to the hike, head to a beautiful lake in the heart of Switzerland. Check out a picturesque mountain village and enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Communicate your preferences to your guide and enjoy the peace and quiet of the Swiss countryside on this private tour.

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