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Tour Zurich City Centre With Rhine Falls & Stein am Rhein

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    May to Oct: Tue / Wed / Fri / Sat / Sun

    Apr, Nov to Mar: Wed / Fri / Sun

  • Duration

    Best of City Tour: 2.5 hours
    Rhine Falls: 5.5 hours

  • Start time

    Best of Zurich: 10am

    Rhein: 1:15pm

  • Meeting Point

    Make your way to Sihlquai Coach Parking, Limmatstrasse 4, 8005 Zürich.

  • Ending Point

    The tour ends at Sihlquai bus parking (which is near Zurich main train station).

Key Highlights

  • Pass by the castle-like National Museum
  • Explore the well-known shopping avenue Bahnhofstrasse and Zürich's famous financial district
  • Enjoy a short walk through the Old Town
  • Discover the stunning Rhine Falls
  • Visit Europe's biggest waterfall followed by the visit of the medieval town of Stein am Rhein.

Overview

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Discover Zürich, followed by an afternoon excursion on the route of the Grand Tour of Switzerland to the spectacular Northern Switzerland.
Best of Zurich City Tour:

Explore the business and cultural centre of Switzerland and consecutively awarded "city with the world's best quality of life" on this two-hour classic city tour.  Sit back and relax on a comfortable, air-conditioned coach as your guide points out the highlights of this unique city!

Pass by the castle-like National Museum, the well-known shopping avenue Bahnhofstrasse and Zürich's famous financial district. Continue along the lake, passing by the renowned Opera House to the "Zürichberg" district with many superb mansions of glorious past times. Enjoy a scenic drive through Zürichberg district with views of the city, the lake and the Alps.

Enjoy breath-taking views of the city, the lake and the snow-covered Alps. You see the University of Zürich and Zürich's art museum before reaching the charming Old Town. The last picture stop of this versatile excursion offers views of the patriarchal guild houses, the St. Peter church with Europe's largest clock-face, the Grossmünster church and the Fraumünster church with the famous stained glass windows by Marc Chagall. After a short walk through the Old Town, the tour ends here or with a scenic drive back on Limmatquai at Sihlquai bus parking.

Rheine Tour:
Discover the stunning Rhine Falls, Europe's biggest waterfall followed by the visit of the medieval town of Stein am Rhein. Sit back and relax on a comfortable coach while listening to your multilingual guide explaining about Switzerland's interesting history and culture. The journey takes you along the Grand Tour of Switzerland through picturesque landscape with gently rolling vineyards and charming farming villages close to the German border. Reach the first highlight of this afternoon at splendid medieval Castle Laufen – the mighty Rhine Falls! Enjoy about one hour leisure time at Europe's biggest waterfalls and one of Switzerland's major tourist attractions!

Delight unique views from the panoramic lift and see how an average of 700,000 liters of water per second plunge across a width of 150 meters into the basin below. The Belvedere panoramic trail brings you to the viewing platform right above the falls where you feel the spindrift of the rumbling waters. Take an optional boat ride (summer only) close to the falls. Continue via Schaffhausen with its well-known Munot Fortress and passing through the beautiful countryside to the medieval town of Stein am Rhein. After some time at leisure, drive back in the evening to Zürich.


Know Your Guide:
As the leading sightseeing operator in the German speaking part of Switzerland, Best Of Switzerland Tours offer a wide selection of excursions to the most beautiful and interesting tourist destinations in our wonderful country. From city tours to full day mountain excursions or guaranteed small group tours for an even more personalized service: Best Of Switzerland offers it all while striving to exceed expectations with high quality service and combining it with friendly hospitality of professional, multi-lingual guides!

Inclusions

  • Live guided in English and German
  • Transportation in comfortable coach
  • Scenic drive through Zürichberg district
  • Admission to Laufen Castle at Rhine Falls
  • Guided walk in Stein am Rhein

Exclusions

  • Meals
  • Beverages
  • Personal expenses
  • Boat ride at Rhine falls

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Please note

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