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Schifffahrtsgesellschaft des Vierwaldstattersees

Closes in 26 min: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 12:50 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 12:50 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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“lake lucerne”(14 reviews)
“second class”(4 reviews)
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Cruises amid splendid alpine scenery. See Central Switzerland at its best - from the comfort of a boat: 5 paddle steamers and 14 motor cruise ships will take you to famous historical sites like the Rutli Meadow, the Schiller Stone or the Tell...more
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Hours Today: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 12:50 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Werftestrasse 5, Lucerne 6005, Switzerland
+41 41 367 67 67
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Reviewed August 10, 2013

Though unsure as to which company we used (obviously not the same as my Dubai predecessor who paid 5 SFR when wepaid SFR120 for a 3 hours second class -!- return trip that took us up to Uri at the eastern far edge or the...More

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank Stéphane L
Reviewed June 24, 2013

Spent half a day on the willhelm tell express tour. This is a great trip that can be mix n matched with visits to numerous Swiss towns sited on the lake, or even trips up the surrounding mountains. We ate on board the steamer. Food...More

Date of experience: June 2013
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Reviewed June 18, 2013

Be sure to take the ferry that goes around the lake Lucerne, it costs 5 euros one way (its makes a few stops) if your sailing on a clear day...look up at the majestic mountains covered with snow on the top filling the beautiful sky...More

Date of experience: May 2013
2  Thank jenise211
Reviewed May 18, 2013

We drove from Zurich to the Lake and this boat ride was very nice. They have food and beverages aboard for purchase. The boat travels in the middle of the lake and close to shore so you get a really nice view of all areas

Date of experience: March 2013
Thank Deeeelaney
Reviewed September 18, 2012

Four of us had booked a round trip to Pilatus by train, ship and the Pilatus Bahn. On the outward journey the ship was full to "standing room only". There was a long queue for refreshments and the staff working in that area were totally...More

Date of experience: September 2012
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Carol R
May 25, 2017|
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Response from semagora | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember where we got the tickets, but you could get that info at the swissinsidertours site. They know just about everything in Switzerland.
Rajendra D
May 7, 2015|
Response from LakeLucerne-SGV | Property representative |
Dear Rajendra Many thanks for your interest in our offers. On Lake Lucerne we are offering a lot of different cruises from 1h up to 5,5h in a splendid alpine scenery. On the day cruise of 5,5h we will take you along Mt Rigi... More
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