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From Lucerne: Mount Bürgenstock by Ferry and Funicular

From Lucerne: Mount Bürgenstock by Ferry and Funicular

From US$ 33.07 per person

Catch the ferry from Lucerne to Kehrsiten-Bürgenstock and connect with the funicular railway that links the lake and mountain-top resort. Ride the funicular to discover one of Europe's finest Alpine leisure facilities.

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Duration 1 day
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  • Ride the iconic funicular railway to the Bürgenstock mountain resort
  • Experience the highest free-standing outdoor elevator in Europe, the Hammetschwandlift
  • Cruise Lake Lucerne on board a modern catamaran
Full description
Cross Lake Lucerne by ferry, and then climb aboard the funicular railway to journey to the top of Mount Bürgenstock.  Get magnificent views as you make your way to the expansive Bürgenstock resort, where you can hike one of the walking trails and discover indoor and outdoor tennis courts and swimming pools. Play a round on the 9-hole golf course or board the vertical Hammetschwandlift elevator. Avail of an exciting selection of international cuisine at up to 12 different bars and restaurants. Then, head back down the mountain on the funicular railway and cruise back to Lucerne by ferry.
  • Cruise from Lucerne to Kehrsiten-Bürgenstock and back
  • Ascend and descend by traditional funicular railway
  • Meals (12 restaurants available)
  • The Hammetschwandlift vertical elevator
  • Golf course and tennis court fees
  • Entrance to the spa

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Meeting point

Pier 3, Lucerne (next to the KKL Lucerne Culture and Convention Center).

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Important information

Know before you go

  •  The combined ferry and funicular shuttle operates from 9:07 AM to 9:07 PM, with departures every 60 minutes
  • On Saturdays and Sundays the last connection from Bürgenstock to Lucerne operates at 10.35 PM
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 15 reviews

Review summary

  • Transportation
  • Value for money
  • Safety
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Everything except the Hammetschwand restaurant was ok. Self-service is the order of the day there, which I can understand. I think it's ok to clean up. But the guests are asked to clean the tables themselves, which I find unreasonable, especially since there are no cleaning materials available. The staff should do a tour to see that everything is OK. There was also a notice: "Toilets closed". Better communication would be great!

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July 24, 2022

We enjoyed the views and the excellent food and service!

December 31, 2022


November 27, 2022

Product ID: 119755