Lucerne: the Cradle of Switzerland

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 2 km
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Duration 1h
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After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
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With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
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  • You'll receive a self-guided audio tour right after booking
  • See the first baroque temple in Switzerland
  • Learn more about Lucerne's history while listening to the local stories and legends
  • Walk through the welcoming streets of the city center and explore its most beautiful bridges
  • Get inspired by local landscapes like Leo Tolstoy and Albert Einstein once did
Enjoy walking to the best panoramic view of Lucerne! Lucerne is a city that is rightfully considered to be the cradle of Switzerland. This place is filled with history, and amazing legends are floating in the air. You will begin your journey with one of the most famous attractions not only in Lucerne but in the whole of Switzerland – the Chapel Bridge – a unique wooden bridge built in the 14th century. Then you will move to the Chateau Guetsch viewpoint, where you will marvel at the Lucerne cityscape. After that, the Rathausstegone bridge will lead you to one of the most beautiful churches in Switzerland – the Jesuit Church. On your way to the final point of the tour, you will also see a 19th-century engineering marvel – the Nadelwehr Dam and the late-gothic-style Museum of Lucerne History. The tour ends at the Gütsch funicular that runs from Baselstrasse up to the Château Gütsch, providing you with the city's best views. Be ready to explore the heritage of Switzerland with this self-guided audio tour!

What's included

  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Headphones – you should bring your own
  • Gütsch Funicular tickets (CHF 2.50)
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • In-person tour guide

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Chapel Bridge
Kapellbrücke, Часовенный мост
Funicular Gütsch
Funicular Gütsch
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at
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July 2022
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