On the road with a traditional wandering shepherd

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What is the life of a wandering shepherd like today? Ernst Vogel, one of the few shepherds still taking to the road with sheep in Switzerland, will answer this question for you.
In the winter, Ernst is on the move seven days a week with his donkeys, dogs and around 500 sheep. He cares for his animals, rears their young and nurses those that are sick back to health. Whatever the weather, he hikes across the fields of the Lucerne Mittelland along with his flock. If you’ve always wondered what a day in the life of a wandering shepherd was like, you can accompany Ernst for a day and find out!

General info

  • Outdoor
  • Suitable for: Families, Groups, Individual
  • Execution: On demand
  • Needed time: 4 to 8 hours (full day)

Group & pricing information

  • Accompanied: No
  • Host / Guide: Ernst Vogel
  • Price from: 200 CHF
  • Further prices (starting from): Children: CHF 100 Families: CHF 350 Groups: on request
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Booking Information

Luzern Tourismus AG

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