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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 July 2014

Great tour to do in the afternoon, gives you a good over view of the city and introduces you to the sights

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

Well organised tour, with plenty of variety. Our tour guide Valerie was very capable, "managed" all the activities and participants so that things ran smoothly, and all without appearing bossy!

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