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  • Location:Zurich, Switzerland
  • Duration:4 hours (approx.)
See top Zurich attractions such as the Swiss National Museum, Old Town (Alstadt) and the Zurich Opera House and tour the surrounding areas by cable car and ferry on this action-packed afternoon tour. Capture photos of the Chinese Garden, Bahnhofstrasse and the Fraumunster Church during your coach tour of Zurich. Travel into the Alps and take a cable car ride up to the Felsenegg vista point for spectacular views of the small towns on Lake Zurich. Enjoy a ferry ride on the lake before finishing with a bus tour of Zurich's Goldcoast.

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

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 Swiss National Museum, the Zurich Opera House, the Chinese Garden and houses of the guilds that once dominated the city's political and cultural life. See the lively Limmatquai area, the medieval buildings of Old Town (Alstadt) and Bahnhofstrasse, one of the world's most expensive shopping avenues.

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 Fraumunster Church designed by artist Marc Chagall.

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.

After coming back down the mountain, hop aboard a ferry for a ride across beautiful Lake Zurich. Finish your tour with a bus ride through the lake's wealthy and sunny Goldcoast area. Your compact yet comprehensive tour of the highlights of Zurich and the surrounding countryside ends in central Zurich in the early evening.

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Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

We booked this trip last minute and were very glad we did. The tour gave us a good look at Zurich. We rode on a comfortable bus. The stops allowed us to get off and take pictures and we were allowed ample time at each stop. The tour guide gave great insight into the history of Zurich.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Energetic informative tour guide

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Brilliant tour, was able to see most of Zurich in few hours and enjoyed were we were taken.
Only problem was that in a 36 degree city a coach were AC does not work was not enjoyable.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Aunque Zurich no es impresionante como otras ciudades europeas nuestra guia fue fantastica y nuestro recorrido fue estupendo

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Our tour guide was excellent. She joked and gave a warm personal touch to the tour. We loved her. Just one suggestion--please leave at least 1 hour for the Felsenegg area after we reach the top. In 30 minutes--one cannot do any justice to the beauty of this place. Of the 40 minutes 5 minutes are required each way to walk to the vista point/restaurant.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Despite the cold,wet weather we had a lovely time. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and very friendly,the coach driver was great and deserves a medal for negotiations the narrow roads. Would recommend this tour to anyone

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

The tour was good

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Nice tour in Zurich. A quick ride to the old and new city area. A stop in Zurich lake. Cruise the lake in the bus
your bus will cross the lake in the ship, you can get out from the bus and take a peek of the views. Cable car ride and breath taking views of Zurich city. We have very good and informative guide, Sonia, and it was a great time being in this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Despite the rainy day, this tour was great to explore the city, cross Lake Zurich and the cable car ride.
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