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$91.45 Day Trips & Excursions

Zurich City Coach Tour plus Rhine Falls and Stein am Rhein

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.

$67.06 Tours & Sightseeing

Rhine Falls and Stein am Rhein Half-Day Tour from Zurich

Depart central Zurich or Zurich airport by comfortable coach and journey into northern Switzerland close to the German border. As you travel, pass pretty farming villages and vineyards, and hear from your guide how this beautiful region is known for its wine production.Arrive at 15th-century Laufen Castle, set on a clifftop facing the Rhine Falls, and take in the 450-foot (150-meter) wide and 75-foot (23-meter) high falls, Europe’s biggest. Enjoy an hour here to see an exhibition, admire panoramic views from the glass elevator, or walk to the viewpoints above and around the falls to thrill at their roar and power. The site also has a playground, shops and restaurants. Perhaps opt for a boat ride (Subject to availability) to experience the crashing cascades close up.Enjoy some free time either here, or later, to refuel with a snack (own expense), and then drive by the 16th-century Munot Fortress in Schaffhausen, before continuing to Stein am Rhein, famous for its painted medieval houses. Here, follow your guide on an hour-long walk around the cobbled Old Town to see the top landmarks, and admire the timber-frame townhouses with their stunning frescoes. Hear how most houses date to the Renaissance, and are built from stone inlaid with delicate wood windows.After free time to explore and relax, return to Zurich where your tour concludes. If you’re due to catch an evening flight, opt for a drop-off at Zurich airport.

$99.58 Day Trips & Excursions

Zurich, Rhine Falls, and Stein am Rhein Tour from Lucerne

After pickup from central Lucerne, sit back and relax on a comfortable, air-conditioned coach while your guide provides some background on Switzerland's history and culture. Drive to to Kilchberg, home of the world-famous chocolate factory Lindt & Sprüngli. Browse the immense assortment and opt to buy some of the delicious Swiss chocolate.Continue along the shores of Lake Zürich, passing the charming Old Town toward the University Quarter. Cross the street of Limmatquai that runs along the river before arriving at the main train station. After a short lunch break (30-45 minutes), head north through vineyards and farming villages until you reach Laufen Castle, overlooking the mighty Rhine Falls. Take in panoramic views from the lift and see how an average of 700,000 liters of water per second plunges across a width of 150 meters into the basin below. Opt to take a boat ride (subject to availability) in the waters below the falls. Continue through Schaffhausen with its well-known Munot Fortress to the medieval town of Stein am Rhein. Learn about the well-preserved Old Town on a stroll and admire the medieval architecture, such as the former monastery of St. Georgen, the town hall, and the armory. Most of the half-timbered frame houses are made of stone with delicate wooden window frames and impress visitors with their exceptional frescoes. After some free time, drive back in the evening to Lucerne.

$1297.54 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Swiss Fairy Tale

Day 1: Arrival SwitzerlandAirport pick-up and transfer to hotel. In the afternoon enjoy a 2 hour city tour through Zurich with our guide. Overnight stay in Zurich.Day 2: Zurich – Stein am Rhein – Rhine Falls (Liechtenstein optional excursion)In the morning, excursion to Stein am Rhein and the Rhine Falls. In the afternoon choose between exploring Zurich on your own or our optional excursion to Liechtenstein. Overnight stay in Zurich.Day 3: Zurich – Lucerne – Region Interlaken or BernTransfer to Lucerne. Sightseeing tour of the city (2 hours). Free time – use the Swiss Coupon Pass vouchers for lunch or shopping. In the afternoon transfer by mini-bus to Interlaken. Overnight in the region of Bernese Oberland.Day 4: Region Interlaken or Bern – Jung- fraujoch – Region Interlaken or BernToday, enjoy a free day at leisure or join one of our optional excursions: Visit  Top  of Europe  and  enjoy  lunch  on Jungfraujoch Visit the Reichenbach Falls, followed  by a scenic boat ride on Lake Brienz Visit Basel  Overnight in the region of Bernese Oberland.Day 5: Region Interlaken or Bern – Gruyère – Region MontreuxLeaving your hotel for a scenic drive from Thun to Bern. Enjoy a 2 hour city tour. After lunch transfer to the picturesque village of Gruyère – home of the famous Swiss Gruyère cheese. Walk through the village and visit the Gruyère castle (entrance fee payable on spot). Additional excursion to the chocolate factory “Maison Callier” in Broc (see "Additional info"). Late afternoon transfer to Montreux. Overnight in the region of Montreux.Day 6: Region MontreuxJoin our optional excursion to France (8 h).  Annecy & Chamonix only winter Lavey-Les-Bains  in the evening  Overnight stay in the greater area of Montreux.Day 7: Region Montreux – Lausanne – GenevaAfter  breakfast, visit the Chillon Castle in driving along the majestic Swiss Riviera and passing by the Lavaux vineyards – a well- known UNESCO world heritage site. In the afternoon, continue to Geneva where you will enjoy a 2 hour city tour. Overnight stay in Geneva.Day 8: DepartureIndividual airport transfer to Geneva Airport.

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