Zurich, Rhine Falls and Stein am Rhein One Day Tour from Lucerne
Discover top attractions of Northern Switzerland from Lucerne! In the morning enjoy a guided tour of Zurich and in the afternoon drive to the Rhine Falls and the picturesque town of Stein am Rhein.
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Travel in a comfortable coach as see all of the top attractions of Zurich with an English speaking guide. You will then continue along the Golden Coast, enjoy a ferry cruise across the Lake of Zurich and an aerial cable car to admire the panorama of Zurich. In the afternoon admire the beauty of Northern Switzerland - the stunning Rhine Falls and the medieval town of Stein am Rhein.
- Duration: 11.5 hour(s)
- Available: Sun, Tue, Thu, Sat
- Pick-up: Not available
- Inclusion: English-speaking guide / Transportation in a comfortable coach / Cog-wheel railway ride / Aerial cable car to the view point / Entrance fee to Schloss Laufen and Rhine Falls with panorama glass lift / Historama castle museum and viewing platform Känzeli entrance fee
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08:30 Tour departs from Lucerne
Zurich City Tour beginsSee the castle-like National Museum, the shopping and business centre on Bahnhofstrasse, the Limmatquai with its medieval Old Town and view to the Lindenhof, the largest church clock-face in Europe on St. Peter, the patriarchal Guild Houses, the Opera house and the lake (picture stop).
Dolderbahn cog-wheel railwayEnjoy the great experience traveling uphill on the cog-wheel railway (Dolderbahn) into the "Zürichberg" district with its recently renovated noble five-star Grand Hotel Dolder and many superb mansions of glorious past times. Enjoy breathtaking views to the city, the lake and the snow-covered Alps.
Other HighlightsSee University and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zürich), where Albert Einstein was a student and a professor. Finally there will be a stop in the Old Town to see St. Peter church and the Fraumünster church with the world-famous stained glass windows.
Scenic drive to Northern Switzerland and Rhine FallsThe journey takes you to Northern Switzerland, a beautiful wine growing region with charming farming villages and picturesque landscape located close to the German border. Reach the first highlight at the splendid medieval castle Laufen: the mighty Rhine Falls.
Rhine FallsEnjoy unique views from the panoramic lift and see how an average of 700'000 liters of water per second plunge across a width of 150 meters into the basin below. The Belvedere panoramic trail brings you to the viewing platform right above the falls where you feel the spindrift of the rumbling waters
Stein am RheinContinue via Schaffhausen with its well-known Munot Fortress and through beautiful countryside with gently rolling vineyards and farming villages to the charming town of Stein am Rhein.
Guided tour through the medieval townLearn about the well-preserved old town on a stroll and see the many distinctive medieval buildings such as the church, the former monastery of St. Georgen, the town houses, the gates and towers as well as the town hall and armory. After the tour enjoy some free time to explore on your own.
19:30 Arrival back in Lucerne
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- Any cancellations made after 08:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
- Within 48 hours before the tour start, amendments can be made against a handling fee of CHF 20.00 per booking. You will pay this fee directly at the check-in, before starting the tour.