Zurich Highlights Guided Tour with Rhine Falls and Stein am Rhein Visit
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Fill your day with the sights and wonders of Zurich, Rhine Falls and Stein am Rhein. See Lake Zurich, ride a cogwheel train and enter Laufen Castle in this combo trip made to save you money and time!
- Any cancellations made after 10:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
- Entrance to Laufen Castle at Rhine Falls
- Cogwheel train ticket to Dolder viewpoint
- Transportation fee
- English-speaking guide
- 8 (hrs)
Check In/Pickup Location Details
Sihlquai Coach Parking, Limmatstrasse 4, 8005 Zurich
Arrival by tramway
1. Take tramway no. 4 / 6 / 13 and alight at the stop "Sihlquai / HB". The coach parking is located across the street.
Arrival by train
Take a train to Zurich's main train station (HB). The departure place is located behind the train station, about a 5 - 10 minute walk.
Head over to track no. 18 which is the last street level track.
Walk with the tracks to your left and the street to your right until the street curves. Follow the curve to the right and you will see a restaurant called "St. Gallerhof", then Hotel Walhalla and a Starbucks Coffee shop.
The bus parking is located across the street. The meeting point is a white ticket office marked, "Best of Switzerland Tours" or "Tickets here".
Arrival by car
As car parks are expensive, public transport is recommended. If you still prefer to arrive by car, the following car park is very close and open 24 hours:
Cross the coach parking towards the main train station.
The meeting point is a white ticket office marked with, "Best of Switzerland Tours" or "Tickets here".
- If less than 5 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
- You may tell your guide if you wish to board a boat at the Rhine Falls, which costs approximately 10 CHF per adult and 5 CHF per child.
- The tour is also available in German.
- For the Zurich City tour, the audio guide is available in Chinese, Japanese, Russian and Spanish.
- This activity operates regardless of weather.
Dressing & Items to Bring
- Walking shoes
- Comfortable clothing
- A valid government-issued photo ID
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Check-in at Sihlquai Bus Terminal
Start of Tour
Gaze at Zurich's most popular sights such as the National Museum and other impressive architectural delights in the financial district. Spot interesting trinkets displayed along Bahnhofstrasse before stopping for photos with the sparkling Lake Zurich as your backdrop.
Dolderbahn Cogwheel Train Ride
After passing by the Opera House, ascend to the Dolderbahn viewpoint on a cogwheel train that stops near the Dolder Grand Hotel. A spectacular scene of city vistas cascading with the lake and the snow-capped Alps awaits!
University Quarter and Zurich Old Town
Cruise by the university quarter where some of the country's renowned educational institutes reside. Continue to the charming Old Town (Altstadt) to see patriarchal guild houses and beautiful churches, including St. Peter church, which holds Europe's largest clock-face.
Lunch Break and Free Time
Have free time for lunch (at your own expense) before going to your next destination.
Return to Sihlquai Bus Terminal for Rhine Falls Trip
Depart from Zurich to Rhine Falls
As you travel northwards, watch a view of farming villages and beautiful vineyards by your window. Then, prepare for the exciting activities that await you at the Rhine Falls, the biggest waterfall in Europe.
Rhine Falls Experience
Feel the refreshing spindrift of the mighty Rhine Falls! See its entirety from the Laufen Castle or take a closer look at the rumbling waters via an optional boat ride (summer only). Be humbled and exhilarated while standing next to the massive water formation.
Stein am Rhein Guided Tour
Wrap up the day by wandering around the medieval town of Stein am Rhein and learn about this well-preserved Old Town from your guide. Be stunned by the half-timbered houses and distinctive historic buildings complete with exceptional frescoes.
Check-out at Sihlquai Bus Terminal or Drop-off at Zurich Airport