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Located in the centre of Switzerland, Lucerne is gateway to the alps and has always been a transition point between North and South. Visit what has been rated Switzerland's most beautiful city. Take a guided tour and visit the famous sites, learn...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Main Station Square | (Under the Monumental Archway), Lucerne 6003, Switzerland
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All reviews great tour walking tour interesting facts history student free tour highly recommend this tour our tour guide an excellent guide bring a water bottle nice tip beloved city history and current events beautiful city great introduction answer questions two hours swiss culture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The town does not require transportation, unless you have difficulty walking. You can choose to go on the Lake Cruise, but try to time it for clear weather. Some of the travel materials make it seem rather far to see the lions in the stone,...More

Thank 1niceguy2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not the tour, which was first rate, but Lucern overall is a bit underwhelming. Hardly our guide’s fault! Simon clearly knows and loves Lucern and does his best to keep the tour lively and entertaining, and included a few offhand comments and stories for our...More

Thank fielding
Simon M, Manager at Free Walk Lucerne, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your feedback. We appreciate you took the time to write us a review and we're glad to hear you enjoyed the tour. I'm sorry Lucerne did not meet the expectations you had but I still hope you take many nice...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simon was an excellent professional guide, funny and charismatic while sharing lots of historical details and helping us understand a little bit more about Lucerne and swiss people. He gave us pretty good tips about chocolate, souvenirs and nice places to eat or grab a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must do tour in Lucerne. Simon was great - very informative and fun. We highly recommend this tour -- Loved all the history and insight he provided. This isn't a job for him but a passion and it showed. Great first day in Lucerne.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a fantastic tour and probably the best free walking tour i've done to date. Simon is a wonderful tour guide and the sites we visited, along with his commentary on Lucerne's history, made for an incredible experience

Thank Marissa G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was looking for something to do on my only day in Lucern besides just walking around on my own, I’m so glad I found this tour! I learned so much about Lucern and Switzerland, Simon had interesting facts to share about so many things...More

Thank Dina J
Simon M, Manager at Free Walk Lucerne, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your great review! I'm glad you had a great experience to Lucerne and I'm very happy I was able to contribute to this! Keep on travelling - but I don't have to tell you that... Enjoy Alsace! Cheers, Simon

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an excellent tour. Simon is informative, fun, and passionate about history and Lucerne. I highly recommend stopping in on one of Simon's tours when in Lucerne. You won't regret it!

Thank LensOfJen
Simon M, Manager at Free Walk Lucerne, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for the review! I'm glad you had a good time on my tour and I hope you will keep many great memories of Lucerne! Cheers, Simon

Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

I've done many tours during my travels and the one I did today of Lucerne has to be one of the best ones I've done purely becoz we had such a great guide. Simon is a history student full of knowledge and passion for his...More

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Simon M, Manager at Free Walk Lucerne, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for this great review! It makes me very happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour and the way it was done. All our guides add their personal touch to the tours - that's what makes it local. Let me know...More

Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Simon being a student of History gave us a very good idea of the monuments and sites of Lucerne. He was there on time (10.15am) and gave adequate breaks from walking. Hope you liked the tea from Sri Lanka, Simon! :-) I would recommend this...More

Thank 1LifeStand
Simon M, Manager at Free Walk Lucerne, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your feedback. Very glad you enjoyed the tour! And yes, the tea was absolutely stunning! I just wish I had some left :( Keep on travelling! Cheers, Simon

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed Simon’s English tour on September 16, 2018. He speaks near-perfect English with a slight accent that didn’t affect clarity. He was full of interesting facts and insights and had a good sense of humor. He was also happy to...More

Thank Warren J
Simon M, Manager at Free Walk Lucerne, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2018

Thank you so much for this great review! I am very glad to hear that you enjoyed the tour and the way it was presented. Every tour is always unique due to the interaction with different people from all over the world. This what makes...More

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Puneet M
4 November 2018|
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Response from Simon M | Property representative |
Yeah it means Downtown tour, starting at 1.15 pm
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Arvind_Kumar_Avinash
22 August 2018|
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all information can be found on the website. Please visit freewalk.ch to find out more.
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chanahpat
21 July 2018|
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Response from Simon M | Property representative |
The schedule is not regular nor daily. Check out the website to see when tours take place. The schedule is always uploaded towards the end of the month before. A reservation is not required and you will literally find all... More
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