See top Zurich attractions such as the Swiss National Museum, Old Town (Alstadt) and the Zurich Opera House and tour the surrounding areas by ferry and cable car on this action-packed afternoon tour. Capture photos of the Chinese Garden, Bahnhofstrasse and the Fraumünster Church during your coach tour of Zurich. Enjoy a ferry ride on the lake before traveling into the Alps and taking a cable car ride up to the Felsenegg vista point for spectacular views of the small towns on Lake Zurich.
Board a comfortable coach in central Zurich to begin your city tour. Your guide will talk about the city's history and point out landmarks including the castle-like Swiss National Museum, the financial district, and the Zurich Opera House. Enjoy a brief stop at the picturesque Lake Zurich, then move on to the university quarter with the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) and Zurich's art museum.Take a stroll around Old Town (Altstadt) with your guide and see the houses of the guilds that once dominated the city's political and cultural life. Have your camera ready to take photos of the largest clock face in Europe -- located on St Peter's Church -- and the gorgeous stained-glass windows of Fraumünster Church designed by artist Marc Chagall. Travel along the 'Gold Coast' to Meilen, where you will board the ferry to cross Lake Zurich to Horgen. Continue your tour by traveling to Adliswil, where you'll take a cable car up 2,630 feet (800 meters) to Felsenegg, a popular vista point. Take in awe-inspiring views of the snow-capped Alps and the quaint towns along Lake Zurich. Your compact yet comprehensive tour of the highlights of Zurich and the surrounding countryside ends in central Zurich in the early evening.