- Lake steamers
Cruise Switzerland's lakes on commuter boats and historic paddlewheelers. The
boats often stop near railway stations, and in most cases you can travel free with your
Boat Cruises from Biel/Bienne
Tour three lakes, a canal, and a river. (You can even bring a bicycle along.)
Lake Lucerne by steamer
Cruise 3-1/2 hours to Fluelen, or combine shorter segments with train
transportation as you explore Switzerland's most popular lake.
Lake Zürich by steamer
Cruise two hours to Rapperswil, the historic "town of roses," or sample the Zürisee's
attractions aboard a breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner boat.
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