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$92.03 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.

$67.49 Tours & Sightseeing

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

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: SihlquaiDepart 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.Stop At: Rhine Falls, Neuhausen am RheinfallArrive 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 and not included in price) to experience the crashing cascades close up.Duration: 1 hour 10 minutesPass By: Munot, SchaffhausenEnjoy 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. Stop At: Stein am Rhein Old City, Stein am RheinHere, 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.Duration: 1 hourPass By: SihlquaiHere, 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.

$100.54 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.

$1385.54 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. 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 BernDay at leisure. • Optional Excursion to Jungfraujoch (on request)  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 MontreuxDay at leisure. • Optional Excursion to Annecy & Yvoire or Annecy & Chamonix (on request)  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.

$211.22 Day Trips & Excursions

Zürich, Rheinefalls and Stein am Rhein

From Luzern drive to Kilchberg, home of the headquarters of the world-famous chocolate factory Lindt & Sprüngli. At the Lindt Chocolate Shop a great shopping opportunity awaits you. Browse the immense assortment and buy some of the most delicious Swiss chocolate as a gift for your friends and families back home.On a short Zürich city tour you drive along the shores of the beautiful Lake Zürich, pass by the emblematic churches of the charming Old Town towards the University quarter and cross the picturesque Limmatquai before arriving at the impressive main train station for a stroll up Bahnhof strasse, the home of designer brands. After a short lunch break (30-45 minutes) you continue northwards through picturesque landscapes with gently rolling vineyards and charming farming villages. Reach one of Switzerland’s major attractions at the medieval castle Laufen and enjoy approx. 1 hour at the mighty Rhein Falls – Europe’s biggest waterfall! The panoramic trail leads you to the viewing platform right above the falls where you feel the spindrift of the rumbling waters. Those seeking the ultimate adventure might take the optional boat ride in the choppy waters below the falls. Continue via Schaffhausen to the medieval town of Stein am Rhein. Learn about the well-preserved old town on a stroll and admire the many distinctive historic buildings. The half-timbered frame houses stun visitors with their exceptional frescoes. After some time at leisure, drive back in the evening via Zürich to Luzern.

$89.07 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Half Day Tour to Rhine Falls and Stein am Rhein (Zurich Departure)

Visit: Lake Zurich, ZurichJourney back in time in one fun afternoon. Visit the spectacular Northern Switzerland and discover its stunning Rhine Falls, the biggest waterfall in Europe - then visit the medieval town of Stein am Rhein. Meet up with the guide or get fetched from the airport then embark on a fun afternoon trip. Sit back and relax as while listening to the history and culture of Switzerland while you make your way along picturesque vineyards and quaint villages. The first stop: Laufen Castle, a splendid medieval castle by the mighty Rhine Falls. Walk around the castle then visit the much awaited Rhine Falls. Explore the falls at your leisure for an hour - ride the panoramic lift where you can see the waterfalls up close, or take the Belvedere panoramic trail that goes all the way to the viewing platform. Finally, continue the journey via Schaffhausen, where you'll pass by the Munot Fortress on the way to the medieval town of Stein am Rhein. Take a guided tour of the old town, famous for their stone and wooden houses with fantastic frescoes. There, you also have free time to walk around the city and explore at your own pace, the best way to end an afternoon of Switzerland's history, medieval architecture, culture and natural wonders.