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Explore the historical highlights and cultural delights of Zurich on a half-day sightseeing tour of the city. Climb aboard a luxury coach for a panoramic tour of top sights like the Swiss National Museum, the Zurich Opera House and the Old Town, and then take to the water for a scenic ferry crossing of Lake Zurich. Marvel at the grand architecture of Fraumünster Church and the Bahnhofstrasse and then gaze at sweeping Alpine vistas as you ride a cable car to the vertiginous Felsenegg vantage point. 

Highlights

  • Half-day tour of Zurich highlights and the surrounding areas
  • See Zurich sights including the Swiss National Museum, Bahnofstrasse and Fraumunster Church
  • Take a cable car up to Felsenegg and delight in phenomenal views of the Alps and mountain towns
  • Enjoy a relaxing ferry ride on Lake Zurich
  • Admire the affluent Goldcoast area on the eastern shore of Lake Zurich on a coach tour

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

A short introduction to Zurich that shows you the city from different perspectives -- bus, cable car and boat. I recommend taking it early in your stay in Zurich to help you decide where you want to spend more time later.

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What You Can Expect

Zurich City Highlights with Felsenegg Cable Car Ride

Lake Zurich

Climb aboard a comfortable, air-conditioned coach in central Zurich and embark on a panoramic sightseeing tour of the city. Receive a fascinating introduction to the Zurich's rich historical heritage from your guide and direct your attention to legendary landmarks like the Swiss National Museum and the Zurich Opera House. Appreciate the glittering surface of Lake Zurich during a brief interlude, and then cruise past monuments like the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and Zurich’s art museum. 
 
Disembark for a leisurely stroll around Zurich’s charming Old Town (Altstadt), and admire quaint houses and grand political centers. Capture photographs of the world’s largest clock face on St Peter’s Church and gaze at the prismatic stained glass windows that decorate Fraumünster Church. 

Re-board your coach for the short and scenic journey to Meilen, where a sightseeing ferry awaits. Enjoy a tranquil crossing of the lake, and then board a cable car on arrival in Adliswil; ascend to a dizzying height of 2,630 feet (800 meters) and absorb sweeping vistas of the snow-capped spires that surround.

When your tour comes to a conclusion, return to your original Zurich departure point in a comfortable coach. 

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Customer Reviews

Sollena S Canada

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

tour guide was very knowledgeable

Lauren M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Great tour! Our guide was awesome! Very funny, smart, and accommodating. I would recommend this tour to everyone

Judith B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Great quick half day tour of the city highlights!

Deepak G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Please we would suggest to send atleast One hour SMS message as on the go it becomes difficult to remember all the tours.

Tour is otherwise excellent...

Carolynn B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Wonderful experience

magracie Canada

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

The guide was very knowledgeable, city tour was fun and with lots of info and history learned. Wish we had more time to explore the city but Felsenegg area was awesome.

Jan

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

This was a wonderful tour. It was the amount of time to get to see Zurich. The tour guide was very knowledgeable.

Thomas C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

This tour exposed us to much of Zurich and the surrounding area. Guide was excellent and having lived in Switzerland in the late 70's it was nice to see that much remained the same. Would recommend this as introduction to orient oneself for later exploration.

Albert P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Excellent tour of the surrounding neighborhoods of Zurich, as well as information about old town. Friendly, courteous and helpful guides. Enjoyed the ferry ride across Lake Zurich and cable car to Felsenegg.

joyval

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Really enjoyed day

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