Add to this natural spectacle some of Switzerland's most significant historic landmarks: see the Ruetli Meadow, where the Swiss Confederation was founded in 1291, William Tell's Chapel, and the Schiller Rock.
The boats run daily and year round. They connect famous resorts to hiking trails and cable car stations. An excellent excursion departing from Alpnachstad is by world's steepest cogwheel train to Mt. Pilatus. In Lucerne, Brunnen, Flüelen and Alpnachstad, passengers have the option to connect to international train routes.
Apart from the Wilhelm Tell Express, the Lake Lucerne Navigation Company offers other attractive arrangements, such as the Lunch Boat (daily, all year round), the Cake Boat, sundown cruises, the Fondue Boat, the Indian Buffet, the Sushi Boat and the Jazz Cruise on the steamer, as well as many more special offers of the musical and culinary sort. All boats pride themselves on their excellent cuisine.
Duration Boat cruise: 1-5h
Number of participants: 1-100
Season: Summer; daily
Languages spoken on the cruise: German, English, French, Italian, Spanish, Chinese