individuals, groups and school classes

Exclusive: Guided tours Gersau

For over 400 years, Gersau was the smallest republic - a «free country». This is a unique part of Swiss history. 

Guided tours Gersau
Altes Rathaus Gersau

Stroll with your expert guide through the «altfrye Republik» and discover some especially beautiful places, the distinctive church, the magnificent Old Town Hall and stately mansions. Stroll along the lake and enjoy the view of Lake Lucerne and the unique mountain scenery. During the guided tour of the village you will learn how silk made its way to Gersau and how the silk raw materials are still processed into high-quality natural yarns under the label «Swiss Mountain Silk». Explore this gem at Lake Lucerne!


  • The guided private tours for individuals, groups and school classes are available daily on request
  • The tour lasts approximately one hour
  • It is available in the following languages: German, English, French, Arabic, Mandarin
  • In July and August, public tours are taking place every Friday at 5:00 pm. A reservation until Thursday, 12.00 pm is essential.


CHF 50 flat rate up to 5 persons
CHF 5 per additional person
children up to 16 years can participate free of charge
CHF 50 flat rate for school classes

INFOCENTER GERSAU / +41 41 828 12 20