Venture to the Heidi-like region of eastern Switzerland on this full day guided coach tour from Zurich. Sample local cheese and chocolate, walk the streets of Appenzell and catch an aerial cable car over Swiss Alpine peaks for a comprehensive insight into this region. Even better, you'll travel in a personalized small group with a maximum of 16 people!
- Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
- Enjoy fantastic aerial views
- Led by a local guide
Start with a relaxed short city tour of the upcoming, trendy district of Zurich West passing the renowned university and the Museum of Art before heading into the Old Town. See the beautiful Limmatquai and the Fraumunster Church on your way to Lake Zurich. Visit the outlet shop of world-famous chocolatier Lindt where you'll have the opportunity to shop for the famous Swiss chocolate - a must-do for all chocolate fans.
You'll then travel past the lakeside town of Rapperswil, well known for its medieval and impressive castle before you reach the village of Stein. Here, you'll visit the local cheese factory where the famous wheel-shaped Appenzeller cheese is made. Your tour continues to the village of Brulisau where you'll board the aerial cable-car to the panoramic Mt. Hoher Kasten. At 6,000 feet (1,800 meters), enjoy breathtaking views over the Rhine Valley and Austria's Voralberg region. Go for a walk through the Alpine Garden or enjoy lunch at the spectacular revolving mountain restaurant (not included).
Before heading back to Zurich, your guide will take you on a brief walking tour of Appenzell with its narrow pedestrian lanes and lovingly painted houses.
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Departure Point:Sihlquai Bus Terminal
Return Details:Returns to original departure point at approximately 7pm
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Switzerland Mountains and Chocolates Tour from Zurich
- Cheese factory visit
- Short city tour through Zurich West
- Walking tour through Appenzell
- Aerial cable car ride
- Visit Lindt outlet shop
- Entrance fees
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
- Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
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