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Take mind-blowing images in the heart of central Switzerland atop a spectacular mountain ridge offering incomparable views of Lake Lucerne and the Swiss Alps. The Resort is a landmark that measures 1 km across and occupies 60 hectares. The first establishment to be built on Mt. Bürgenberg was the Grand Hotel back in 1873. It was a special destination for special guests, from Charlie Chaplin to Kofi Annan. Sofia Loren resided at the resort, and Audrey Hepburn was married in the Bürgenstock Chapel.  Enjoy the alpine landscape as you reach the Bürgenstock Resort in a diverse and comfortable transportation swiss mode among meadows in the swiss countryside. If you have a passion for beautiful Landscapes and nature, Bürgenstock is the right place.Discover the beauty of Lucerne city on an optional 2.5 hrs. tour including The Chapel Bridge, Lion Monument, City old Wall and Lucerne Castle.

Description:

Experience the beauty of Bürgenstock in a full day trip with many different ways of transportation.  Depart from Lucerne by train and change to bus traveling along green fields and alpine scenery. We will have already plenty of photography opportunities for a 30 min ride from the comfort of your seat. At 1,200 mts. walk at the edge of the mountain along the impressive cliff path offering outstanding views down on Lake Lucerne. We will take photos from the spectacular alpine landscape and also take some photos of you in this amazing natural setting, this is just the perfect start before reaching the Panorama Elevator. 

If you don’t suffer from vertigo, the Hammetschwand Panorama Elevator is for you. Its views of the steep cliffs stretching down into the lake are breathtaking. In just about one minute, Europe’s highest outdoor stand-alone elevator whisks passengers up to the terrace atop Mount Bürgenstock. The 152.8 meter-high lift is one of the most daring tourist attractions dating back to the Belle Epoque. Photograph the natural wonders in Central Switzerland in an environment which is best described as heavenly!

When you have finished exploring the Alpine resort, it’s time to head down via the funicular and then by boat through the pristine Lake Lucerne.  

A unique experience with plenty of photography opportunities from the beginning to the end!

Explore Lucerne city as a local on an optional 2.5 hrs. photo walk which includes visits to the Chapel Bridge, Lion Monument, Old City Wall and Lucerne Castle.






Highlights:

    Location: Zurich, Switzerland

    Duration: 6 hours

    Voucher Redembtion: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity. 





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    Additional Information


      Operates: See Availability

      Departure Point:
      “Torbogen” Big arch monument in front of the train station.

      Departure Time: We will leave early morning to get the most of the day. We can also leave later if you want to.

      Return Details:
      Bahnhofplatz, 6003 Luzern.
      In front of the train station in Lucerne.

    • Inclusions:
      • Full Escorted Small Group Tour
      • Professional photographer, multilingual guide – English, Spanish
      • All Transportation from Lucerne (Boat trip and Funicular and Hammetschwand Lift)
      • 2.5 hrs. City Photo Walk: Chapel bridge, Lion Monument, Old city Wall and Lucerne Castle (Optional City Tour Extension)
      • Lift Ticket to Lucerne Castle (Optional City Tour Extension)
      • Professional Photography shooting on location (Optional Extension)
      • Private on-line gallery (Optional Extension)
      • 30 post processed images with professional photography software (Optional Extension)

    • Exclusions:
      • Food and drinks

      • Gratuities (optional)

      • Hotel pickup and drop-off

      • Camera Equipment 

      • Travel Insurance

      • Personal expenses


    • Other Information:
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Book this Tour with our Optional Extensions: Lucerne City Highlights or a Photo Shooting along the Tour.
      • Important Information:

        Altitude: 1128m 

        Season: From May to October

        View: Over the Lake Lucerne, Mt. Rigi, Mythen, Buochserhorn, Mt. Stanserhorn, Mt. Titlis and Mt. Pilatus  

        Winter: Felsenweg path, Hammetschwand lift and the Hammetschwand mountain restaurant are not in operation during winter

        Is this Tour for you?

        This tour is intended for amateur as well as serious photography enthusiasts with an interest to visit and photograph the beauty of the Swiss Alps together with its many traditions and culture . No prior expertise or experience in photography is necessary, as your photographer-guide will be there to assist you at every level. You may carry any camera – a simple aim-and-shoot or a DSLR. Travel enthusiasts who are not photographers but keen to experience the multiple facets of Switzerland can also benefit from the tour.

        Can I bring my non-photographer partner with me?

        Yes, you can. We visit many beautiful places in Switzerland. Having a good time during the trip is as much on the agenda as photography is. Your partner will enjoy the journey with us.

        I am not a keen photographer. But I want to visit Switzerland. Can I still join?

        Yes. The answer is exactly the same as in the case of previous question. We visit many beautiful places in Switzerland with a spectacular natural wonders, we witness the best Alpine Festivals during the whole year and always with the idea in mind of  having long lasting memories in all our photo tours. For us fun is as much on the agenda as photography is!



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