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Explore 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

This short introduction to Zurich shows you the city from different perspectives — bus, cable car and boat. Take 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 historical introduction to Zurich from your guide and direct your attention to landmarks such as the Swiss National Museum and the Zurich Opera House. Look out at 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. 

Reboard 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

nishijgd

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2016

This was such a beautiful tour. The city tour was great and the Felsenegg cable ride was worth it. The view is incredible. We went in December so it was cold especially on the ferry so come prepared.Unlike other tours, the return ride was as informative as the morning portion. This tour is worth it for a good introduction of the city. After travelling by bus, one can gauge and navigate the streets better so my friend and I were able to explore the city on our own in the evening. The tour operator explains how the city is mapped which helped us when we were on an unknown street. i.e. if we were parallel to the river or going towards it

Thomas R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2016

The best

Robert T J J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

An ideal way to get a thorough introduction to Zurich and its beautiful scenery. From the world famous university to the shopping and financial district where the streets are literally paved with gold, youll see it all. Very well organised so that you get to see and learn such a lot during this tour. The walk through the old section of the town was at a sensible pace and the gentleman who was our guide spoke perfect English and was very knowledgeable about all you needed to know about Zurich both old and new. The drive along the gold coast where Roger Federer and others in the same income bracket reside was most interesting. Lovely cruise across the lake and a great trip up in the cable-car where at the top we had a short walk through the woods to a restaurant where you can sit outside with your coffee and enjoy the marvelous views.

ALDA S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

Amazing.

ikorol USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

Good overview of a beautiful and historic city.

keith.dixon

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

Great tour

Sarie G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

Excellent tour on a nice day! If it's raining, I expect it wouldn't be as fun. You'll receive a complete orientation to Zurich, the lake and the surrounding area. Excellent to take on the first day there to plan the remainder of your visit.

Natracy_04

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

Awesome tour guide. Very detailed and super informative. Fell more in love with Zurich due to well explained tour sites and history of place. Never experienced such prefect tour guide

Maria Melissa S Guam

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

great info from our guide Gabriella...short stop at top of cable car ride but views were worth it!

Judith L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

I only had one afternoon to see Zurich. This tour was perfect. Got a great overview of the city and the cable car ride and that view of the city was wonderful

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