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Zurich: Rhine Falls and Best of Zurich City Full-Day Tour

4.6 / 5

13 reviews

Zurich: Rhine Falls and Best of Zurich City Full-Day Tour

From $83.67 per person

Take a scenic drive to the Rhine Falls to see Europe's biggest waterfall on a full-day tour that also includes a city tour of Zurich's main monuments, including the picturesque Old Town, the Lindenhof neighbourhood, and the Swiss National Museum.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 375 minutes
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Europe's largest waterfall at the Rhine Falls on the Upper Rhine River
  • Drive through the lush farmlands and vineyards of northern Switzerland
  • See the Chagall windows in the Fraumünster Church in Zurich
  • Go to the Lindenhof neighborhood to see Zurich's Roman castle
  • Discover where Albert Einstein went to college
  • Enjoy panoramic views from Zürichberg
  • Take an optional boat ride to the heart of the Rhine Falls in summer
  • Travel on the Dolder railway
Full description
Marvel at Europe’s largest waterfall on a combined scenic and city tour of Zurich and the Rhine Falls in northern Switzerland. Transfer by coach through the charming farming village of Marthalen. Admire its traditional frame houses and the 16th-century Munot Fortress. Pass some of the area’s famous vineyards. Upon arrival at the Rhine Falls on the Upper Rhine River, gaze in awe at a spectacular landscape that dates back to the Ice Age. During the summer you can take an optional boat ride to the middle of the Rhine Falls and experience the cascading waters from the viewing platforms at their very heart. Return to Zurich and continue with a tour of the city landmarks. See the enchanting buildings of the Old Town. Go to the Swiss National Museum, built in the style of a Renaissance chateau. Continue to the Lindenhof neighborhood to see the Roman castle. Discover Europe’s largest clock face on the façade of St. Peter’s Church. Admire the stained glass windows by Marc Chagall in the Fraumünster Church. Learn about the abbey's history. Continue to the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, one of the highest-ranked engineering colleges in the world, where past alumni include Albert Einstein. End the day with a ride on the Dolder Railway, and enjoy a panoramic view of the valley from the Zürichberg.
Includes
  • Fully guided tour by professional multilingual guide
  • Ticket for the Dolder Railway
  • Admission to the Rhine Falls with Laufen Castle
  • Personal expenses
  • Food and drinks
  • Optional boat ride at the Rhine Falls: CHF 10 per adult / CHF 5 per child (payable on spot, subject to availability)
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Meeting point

Pickup from the Sihlquai Coach Parking near Zurich's main train station, Zürich Hauptbahnhof. Take tram 4, 6, or 13 to Sihlquai stop.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Food and drinks in the vehicle

Know before you go

  • Please note that it is mandatory to bring a passport on this tour
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 13 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Safety
    5/5

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August 9, 2021

It was very nice tour Easy and comfortable Special thanks to mr. konrad who made it very spectacular

August 2, 2021

Professional organization, times met on time, very informative, yet entertaining. The trip to the Rhine Falls was awesome and just the right thing to get to know Zurich. That was definitely not the last "action" with Get Your Guide!

June 22, 2021

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