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Free Walk Lucerne

Main Station Square | (Under the Monumental Archway), Lucerne 6003, Switzerland
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Good overview covering the sights, knowledgeable guide

This was the second time I had done the tour (with guests visiting Luzern) and have found it of a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
WendyandTim
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Switzerland
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Beautiful city

Really lovely, this city sitting right beside Lake Lucerne. Having a guide is so helpful as they... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2018
travellingon60
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kingston, ontario
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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 about Lucerne's role in history and hear tales and myths about Lucerne and its people.
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  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“walking tour” (17 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Main Station Square | (Under the Monumental Archway), Lucerne 6003, Switzerland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the second time I had done the tour (with guests visiting Luzern) and have found it of a consistently high quality. The guide (Julian) was knowledgable, personable and accommodated the group well. The tour covered the main sights (other than the city wall...More

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Reviewed January 8, 2018

Really lovely, this city sitting right beside Lake Lucerne. Having a guide is so helpful as they explain the history of the city. Would have gotten lost without her.

Thank travellingon60
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Simon M, Manager at Free Walk Lucerne, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2018

Thank you for your feedback! We're glad you enjoyed not only the tour, but also our beautiful city. We hope you take many great memories back home with you! - Simon

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Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

Irina took us on an hour-and-a-half tour of this beautiful city. She peppered her speach with amuzing anecdotes and interesting information. Lovely way to find out more about Lucerne.

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Simon M, Manager at Free Walk Lucerne, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2018

Thank you very much for this great review! We're glad to hear that you enjoyed the tour with Irina and thank you again for taking the time to write us a feedback. Keep on travelling! Simon

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Reviewed December 23, 2017

i went for the walking tour on 18 November and i really enjoyed it! the guide was really fun & had a whole bunch of interesting stories up his sleeves which kept all of us intrigued and excited. definitely the best way to see the...More

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Simon M, Manager at Free Walk Lucerne, responded to this reviewResponded December 26, 2017

Thank you very much for your feedback. We're glad to hear you enjoyed the tour with us and that you liked our city! We hope oyu took many great memories back home with you. Cheers, Simon

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Reviewed November 28, 2017 via mobile

I’m so glad we did this tour with Irina! We learnt so much about Lucerne and Switzerland. This was a great way to learn about the history of the city and to learn its layout.

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Simon M, Manager at Free Walk Lucerne, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2018

Thank you very much for your review! We're glad you enjoyed the tour with Irina. She will be delighted to hear! Save travels! - Simon

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Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

If your time is limited and you want to tick off the main sights in Lucerne, or you want to see the city with a passionate local who will tell you some amazing stories, this is the tour for you. It’s easy to join, just...More

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Simon M, Manager at Free Walk Lucerne, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2017

Thank you very much for this great and detailed review! It fills me with great joy to hear that you enjoyed not only the tour, but also our city and that we were able to give that passion on to you, so you can take...More

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Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

This tour meets at the Monumental Arch in front of the railway station. Our guide was Simon, a young history graduate who was very proud and keen to tell us all about his home town. Excellent tour with lots of background information and able to...More

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Simon M, Manager at Free Walk Lucerne, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2017

Thank you very much for this great feedback! Certainly glad you enjoyed not only the tour, but also our city as a whole. I hope you took many great memories back home with you! :) Cheers, Simon

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Reviewed September 26, 2017

After recently concluding our trip through the countries of the Netherlands, Germany and Switzerland, my wife and I were able to reflect on the places and faces we met along the way. The TripAdvisor community once again did not disappoint with their recommendations of places...More

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Simon M, Manager at Free Walk Lucerne, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2017

Wow, thank you for this amazing and detailed review! I'm very glad to read that you fully enjoyed not only the tour, but also our beautiful city. And it also makes me personally very happy that I was able to achieve our goal in giving...More

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Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

You can't beat a tour by a guide who is genuinely interested in the city and its history. Simon was an informative and patient host who provides the historical narrative along with some local insights. Don't miss this one.

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Simon M, Manager at Free Walk Lucerne, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2017

Thank you for your great review! Glad you enjoyed the tour and hope you had an awesome rest of your day :) Cheers & keep on exloring! Simon

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Reviewed September 20, 2017

Free walking tour of Lucerne - Excellent tour - great way to see Lucerne Simon is a delightful young man

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Simon M, Manager at Free Walk Lucerne, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2017

Thank you very much for your review. It's great to hear that you enjoyed our city, our tour and that you were happy with me as your guide :) Hope you take many great memories back home! - Simon

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damvilram
March 28, 2018|
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Response from Simon M | Property representative |
A private tour on such a short notice is not possible, especially over easter holiday. So far we also have not received a direct message. Maybe you can try to join a public tour according to our schedule Cheers Simon
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AJB369
December 10, 2017|
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Response from Simon M | Property representative |
please check the website freewalk.ch/lucerne for the schedule cheers & safe travels
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iritye
September 21, 2017|
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Response from Simon M | Property representative |
Apologies for the late reply. (replying anyway for future references): Parking is available right by the train station (Central, thus more expensive). Alternatively there's a big lot by the Swiss Museum of Transport (a lot... More
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