Zurich

Rhine Falls from Zurich

Duration: 3 hours
Do not miss Europe's largest water fall (150 metres wide, 23 metres high).

Overview: Your coach will start from Zurich city centre and will head towards the fantastic spectacle of the Rhine Falls, Europe's largest waterfall. You will be dropped off on the north bank of the River Rhine where you can admire the turreted castle called Schloss Laufen on a cliff directly above the falls. The tour also takes you to Northern Switzerland close to the German border where you will drive through Schaffhausen, the capital of the canton with its famous 16th century Munot Fortress. Return to Zurich with an alternative stop at the Airport, where departing guests can end their tour if they wish.

Heidiland Tour from Zurich

Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
Overview: Heidi's world is not only a children's fairy-tale, it really exists! After a tour of Zurich follow the lake to Rapperswil and visit the picturesque Old Town and its medieval castle. After crossing the Ricken Pass with its panoramic views of the Alps, we reach the lovely Toggenberg region. In Vaduz, the capital of the tiny Principality of Liechtenstein, you will have time free for leisure. See the setting of Heidi's story in the Maifenfeld area. In the summer months you can visit Heidi's village. A pleasant short walk leads to a collection of typical mountain houses, a village shop, and of course lots of little goats. Entry into the authentic Heidi House is optional. Return along Lake Walen to Zurich.

Gold and Silver Coast from Zurich

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Overview: See more of the surrounding areas of Zurich. Take a coach journey from the centre of Zurich to Kilchberg, last residence of the famous author Thomas Mann and the seat of the chocolate factory of Lindt and Spruengli. Board a cable car to Felsenegg (2600 ft) for beautiful views. Cross the lake by ferry boat and travel along the 'Golden Coast' back to Zurich. The Golden Coast is the sunny side of Lake Zurich, dotted with small towns like Kusnacht, Zumikon, Erlenbach, Zollikon which are popular with wealthy Zurigers. The Silver Coast is on the opposite side: Thalwil, Rueschlikon, Kilchberg, Horgen.

Go Wild in Zurich

Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes
Overview: This is a combination ticket of a city tour with cog-wheel train and an entrance to the Zurich Zoo. A local guide will show you many of the city's most important sights including the impressive clock face of St. Peter's, the medieval guild houses, a panorama of the lake before enjoying a ride on a cogwheel railway up to the wealthy area of Zurichberg. At your convenience you can visit the famous Zurich Zoo. See all the animals, visit the Asian Elephants with their three youngsters, always a treat to see. In the Masoala Hall, 11'000 sqm of tropical Rainforest, you will see red ruffed lemurs, chameleons, bats and many more species of animals roaming freely. End the tour in the Old Town at Fraumuenster Church.

The Best of Zurich with cog-wheel to Zuerichberg

Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes
Overview: Discover this unique city, winner of the award 'City of Best Quality of Life'! See the castle-like National Museum, the shopping and business centre on Bahnhofstrasse, the Limmatquai with its medieval Old Town. View the Lindenhof, where the brave women of Zurich saved the city from the invaders, the largest church clock-face of Europe on St. Peter's, the patriarchal guild houses, the Opera house with its famous June Festivals, and the lake (picture stop).

Enjoy the great experience travelling uphill on the cog-wheel railway into the 'Zurichberg' district with its noble five-star Grand Hotel Dolder and many superb mansions of a glorious past. See the University and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zuerich). Its most famous student and professor was Albert Einstein. Stop in the Old Town at Fraumunster Church, to admire the world-famous Chagall Windows. Enjoy a short stroll through the Old Town.

Alpamare Water Park

Duration: Full Day excursion
Overview: With four pools, ten slides, six saunas and two steam baths, it's impossible to stay dry here! In addition, the immense complex has a large lawn for sunbathing plus two restaurants for refueling. Admission is CHF 32.50 for adults, CHF 28 for 16 and under, and free for children under 6.

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