Zurich City Coach Tour plus Rhine Falls and Stein am Rhein

Day Trips & Excursions in Schaffhausen

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from$92.03
4.5 out of 5

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See Zurich’s highlights and visit the Rhine Falls and Stein am Rhein village on a Super Saver combining two popular Zurich tours in one day at a discounted price, saving up to 10%. With a professional guide, see the top landmarks of Zurich on a coach tour. Admire sparkling Lake Zurich, the exclusive Bahnhofstrasse and Old Town, and ride the cog railway to the Zurichberg quarter. Afterward, travel to the Rhine Falls to awe at the roaring cascades. Finish with a walking tour of Stein am Rhein, a medieval gem of fresco-coated, timber-built houses.
Zurich Highlights Tour (2 hours):Greet your guide in central Zurich and set off by comfortable, air-conditioned coach to get to know this vibrant Swiss city. Hear about Zurich’s past and culture from your professional guide, including the history of important sights along the way.Gaze out at noteworthy sites such as the exclusive Bahnhofstrasse, one of Europe’s most upscale shopping avenues; and see Zurich Opera House, the National Museum and Lake Zurich. Then, ride the quaint Dolderbahn cogwheel railway to Zurichberg, an elegant neighborhood of plush mansions and luxury hotels.Take in stirring views over Zurich’s rooftops, see the academic institutions where Albert Einstein taught, and discover the quaint Old Town, home to St Peter’s Church and the Fraumunster church, famous for its stained glass by Marc Chagall.Your 2-hour tour ends in central Zurich, when you’ll have about an hour free to explore or relax over lunch (own expense) independently before the second part of your Super Saver.Rhine Falls and Stein am Rhein Tour (5 hours):Reconvene with your guide in central Zurich and enjoy a scenic coach drive through Switzerland’s mountainous wine country to Laufen Castle, the viewpoint for the Rhine Falls.Explore the castle exhibition and ogle the 75-foot (23-meter) high cascades from the cliffs, glass elevator and observation points. If you wish, take a boat ride to see the falls close up (optional)After free time, continue to Stein am Rhein, passing 16th-century Munot Fortress in Schaffhausen on route. Then, enjoy a 1-hour walking tour of Stein’s cobbled Old Town to see its main sights and houses. Admire these Renaissance-era buildings, fronted by beautiful frescoes as your guide recounts their history.Following another spell of free time, your tour concludes in Zurich or with an optional drop-off at Zurich Airport.

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Ride on cogwheel railway to Zurichberg
  • Walking tour at Stein am Rhein
  • Entry/Admission - Old Town (Altstadt)
  • Entry/Admission - Bahnhofstrasse
  • Entry/Admission - Rhine Falls
  • Entry/Admission - Dolderbahn

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Boat ride at Rhine Falls (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks

Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
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