While in Switzerland, breathe in the fresh mountain air on this day trip to Lucerne and Engelberg from Zurich. Passing the beautiful natural landscape of the Swiss Alps and Lake Zurich, travel by comfortable coach to Lucerne. Spend the first part of your day in this picturesque Swiss town and tour its highlights such as the Lion Monument, Chapel Bridge and Town Hall. Then, continue to Engelberg, a famous mountain resort where you'll explore the main sites on your own; tour a traditional Swiss cheese factory; and visit a Baroque-style monastery.
On this day trip to Lucerne and Engelberg, travel from Zurich by comfortable coach through the scenic Swiss Alps via Albis Pass and along the shores of the Lake Lucerne. Stop first in the charming town of Lucerne and listen as your guide reveals some historical anecdotes about this Swiss town. Enjoy a guided tour of the beautiful city and visit its main sites such as the Lion Monument, Chapel Bridge, Town Hall and the new Concert and Congress Hall .
Continue on a breathtaking journey up to the mountain resort town of Engelberg. A typical Swiss alpine town in the canton of Obwalden, Engelberg is located in the sunny basin under the north face of Mt Titlis and is one of Switzerland's leading mountain resorts. Visitors flock here in both summer and winter to take advantage of its natural features and sporting opportunities and to watch the ski jumping world cup at Gross-Titlis-Schanze
Stroll around the village on your own and take the opportunity to tour a traditional Swiss cheese factory located in a monastery. Here, see an impressive collection of regional cheeses and other milk products. Enjoy doing some shopping or trying one of the traditional cheese specialties in the Bistro (own expense).
Next, visit the imposing Baroque-style monastery and learn about how Engelberg was originally founded by the Benedictine monks before re-boarding your coach for the journey back to Zurich.
Departure Dates: Daily Commences: Zurich, Switzerland Departure Point: Sihlquai Bus Terminal, near the Zurich train station.
Hotel pickup is only available from the following Zurich hotels from April to October: Moevenpick Regensdorf Moevenpick Airport Renaissance Glattbrugg Swissotel Ramada Hotel Zurich City Crowne Plaza Zurich City (available all year) Hotel Ibis, Adliswil
In winter season (November - March) pickup is only available on weekends. Departure Time: 9:30am Return Details: Concludes at Sihlquai Bus Terminal at approximately 7pm
Hotel pickup (from selected hotels only)
Professional multilingual guide
Transport by air-conditioned coach
Cheese factory tour
Food and drinks
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