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Schifffahrtsgesellschaft des Vierwaldstattersees

Closed Now: 08:30 - 12:00, 12:50 - 17:00
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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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Werftestrasse 5, Lucerne 6005, Switzerland
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

Travelled recently with Schifffahrtsgesellschaft des Vierwaldstättersees to Vitznau and then to Rigi with one of those ships . The crew is relatively friendly , poor meals on board and just in case you need to watch your wallet second class is a poor disaster .A...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank alexakndel1950
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We set sail aboard the Gotthard Cruise Boat and Mount Pilatus was our destination. We bought a Tell Pass which enabled us to travel around this vicinity of Switzerland abundantly. The Lucerne Lake was absolutely stunning, you get to see all the villages and Alpine...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TheExploringShoes
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Fabulous views and good audio guide, ejoyed it a lot! Boats are modern and safe, everything is clean and comfortable

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Janneorro
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I also had a lot of expectations from this tour thinking that there would be nice music, great views and above all good Indian food, for a change in Switzerland. But both my wife and I were disappointed. It seems some Keralites are managing the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank BHATBangalore
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

The lake is very beautiful, equally beautiful is the city view around! We thoroughly the cruise ride - with Indian theme dinner. After the dinner, grooved some steps to Bollywood and Hollywood songs! Overall, enjoyed that night.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank venkatbabukr
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Lovable place, see from any angle and any height. Do not miss the view from the hill top. There are taxi boats also available

Date of experience: June 2018
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We took an evening ride around the lake straight after we got engaged on a nearby hilltop, it was the perfect way to celebrate and the staff on board were excellent. I would definitely recommend this to anyone!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank theboosey1
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

This boat trip was absolutely perfect! We did the 5:45pm trip and it was so quiet and tranquil out on the lake. You can choose to either listen to an audio guide or just enjoy the silence and the stunning scenery. Absolutely loved it and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank rosiee296
Reviewed 18 June 2018

A very picturesque city, and the lakefront was simply out of a postcard. It was absolutely relaxing to walk along the paved path in front of the lake. The weather was just perfect, and it was heavenly to breathe the absolutely unpolluted air.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank priyadelhiin
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

We took the lake boat from Rigi to Lacerne while my friend Robert drove his car. The boat ride costs 27 CHF (Swiss Francs) and takes about 40 minutes. If you desire you can buy hot/cold food and hot/cold drinks while on board. The ride...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Carol R
25 May 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
7 May 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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