If you are looking for a unique experience in Lucerne with an engaging, genuine, caring, knowledgeable guide with a great sense of humor then this is the tour for you! The electric cargo bikes are easy to use, a fun alternative to walking or a regular electric bike and a good option if you have someone in your group that is not able to ride a bike or has limited mobility.
Swiss Culture E-Bike Tour
Skip the Tourist Traps
Hop on board the only electric cargo bike tour in Switzerland! A unique and fun way to explore areas of Lucerne often missed by the tourists. While you cruise outside the city limits, taking in the breathtaking scenery that the country is famous for, you’ll get an insider’s view of the local way of life. On this small-group tour, you’re ensured a familiar and relaxed atmosphere, giving you time to interact with the guide and ask any questions about the people and the culture. This is the perfect tour for everyone, including families with younger kids, and we are proud to say it’s one of the best things to do in Lucerne.
Discover the untouched areas of Lucerne unaffected by the tourist crowds, and see beyond the typical attractions
Understand the Swiss culture from a local perspective on this fun, educational and interactive experience
Pass Loop’s immigration test and secure your own Swiss passport
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Children: CHF 59 (under 12 years)
Adults: CHF 99
Private tour: CHF 750 (8 people maximum)
Daily at 9 AM
Private tour: Daily at 2 PM
Caritas Velostation, which is located right next to the central station of Lucerne
Available for everyone of all ages, abilities, and skills
- Small snack
- Ponchos in case of rain
- Most comfortable e-cargo bikes
- Mount Pilatus water
- Everyone gets their own passport
Helmets are not compulsory but can be rented
What to bring
Weather appropriate clothes
Experienced, multilingual guide
Overview of the Tour
Why is it so important to be on time in Switzerland? How many languages do the Swiss speak? Are we all rich? On this cultural bike tour of Lucerne, you will discover how and why the Swiss people think and behave differently from the rest of the world. All the while, cruising in and around Lucerne on our specialized electric cargo bikes. The tour has five stops, each offering a different perspective on the fascinating traditions and stereotypes of the nation and its citizens.
The tour starts at the Caritas Velostation, next to Lucerne’s Central Train Station. From there, we will ride outside of the city towards Horw, passing stunning historical buildings and continuing to an old railway track near one of the wealthiest areas of Switzerland－the not-so-touristy side of the city. As we reach Lake Lucerne, we will take a break and grab a typical Swiss snack while enjoying a magnificent view of Mount Pilatus and the stunning Swiss Alps. After enjoying the vista and taking a couple of pictures, we’ll cruise around the Horwer Peninsula along a safe street with further spots to take more photos of the impressive landscape. We will end the tour back at the Caritas Velostation, with an official immigration test, where you’ll have the chance to secure your own Swiss passport. Feel free to ask your guide for any local tips before continuing to tour the city feeling more like a local than when you started the tour.
Good to Know
- All of the cargo bikes have an electric assist, so there is no big physical effort required to ride the bike. Before you start the journey you will have enough time to get used to driving the electric cargo bikes in a safe area. After some practice, you will feel comfortable and by the end of the tour, you’ll want one for yourself!
- This tour is great fun for families with children.
See What Our Guests Are Saying
We spent an amazing time with Roberto who was super accommodating. The tour allowed us to see Lucerne and it’s breathtaking surroundings, taking some amazing pictures around the lake and riding by nice and hidden areas. On top of Roberto’s games and surprises for kids punctuated the 3h tour and made it more memorable. A must-do in Lucerne, especially for families. We were 3 couples with 5 kids aging from 1 to 5 years old.
This tour is a must-do for every tourist in Lucerne. Popular landmarks are easy to find, but Loop Tours is not about those. This tour takes you on a scenic cargo bike ride around Lucerne away from tourist traps, availing you the chance to visit places you normally won’t find by yourself. Roberto is a top-notch host. He puts safety as the top priority, and he ensures that you are most comfortable regardless of the weather you are in.