Zurich City Highlights Tour with Felsenegg Cable Car and Ferry Ride

Duration: 4 hours 15 minutes
Destination: Switzerland, Zürich, Zurich
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  • 4 hours 15 minutes
  • Zurich
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  • Cancellable

Overview

See top Zurich attractions such as the Swiss National Museum, Old Town (Alstadt) and the Zurich Opera House and tour the surrounding areas by ferry and cable car on this action-packed afternoon tour. Capture photos of the Chinese Garden, Bahnhofstrasse and the Fraumünster Church during your coach tour of Zurich. Enjoy a ferry ride on the lake before traveling into the Alps and taking a cable car ride up to the Felsenegg vista point for spectacular views of the small towns on Lake Zurich.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Zurich, Zurich

Board a comfortable coach in central Zurich (Sihlquai Coach Terminal) to begin your city tour.

Pass By: Bahnhofstrasse, Runs North-South West of Limmat River, Zurich 8001 Switzerland

Your guide will talk about the city's history and point out landmarks including the castle-like Swiss National Museum, the luxurious shopping street Bahnhofstrasse, and the renowned financial district.

Stop At: Lake Zurich, Zurich Switzerland

Enjoy a brief stop at the picturesque Lake Zurich, then move on to the university quarter with the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) and Zurich's art museum.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Zurichberg, Nordstrasse 9, Zurich 8006 Switzerland

Tour distinguished districts with stately mansions from glorious times past and convince yourself of the high standard of living on the threshold of the popular Zürichberg recreational area. Look out for the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, whose most famous student and professor was Albert Einstein, and Zurich's art museum.

Stop At: Old Town, Zurich 8001 Switzerland

Take a stroll around Old Town (Altstadt) with your guide and see the houses of the guilds that once dominated the city's political and cultural life. 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 Fraumünster Church designed by artist Marc Chagall.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Fahre Horgen-Meilen, Seestrasse 570 Seestrasse Lake Zurich between the lakeside towns of Horgen and Meilen., Horgen Switzerland

Travel along the 'Gold Coast' to Meilen, where you will board the ferry to cross Lake Zurich to Horgen.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Luftseilbahn Adliswil-Felsenegg LAF, Zelgstrasse 80, Adliswil, Zurich 8134 Switzerland

Continue your tour by traveling to Adliswil, where you'll take a cable car up 2,630 feet (800 meters) to Felsenegg, a popular viewpoint. Take in awe-inspiring views of the snow-capped Alps and the quaint towns along Lake Zurich.

Duration: 40 minutes

Pass By: Zurich, Zurich

Your compact yet comprehensive tour of the highlights of Zurich and the surrounding countryside ends agian in central Zurich in the early evening.

Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Fully guided tour by professional multilingual guide
  • Aerial cable car ride up to Felsenegg
  • Ferry ride across Lake Zurich
  • Guided Old Town walk
  • Carbon offset through myclimate
  • Entry/Admission - Fahre Horgen-Meilen
  • Entry/Admission - Luftseilbahn Adliswil-Felsenegg LAF

Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 12 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • 06.03. – 06.04.2023 I 03.-31.03.2024: Felsenegg cable car replaced by Dolder cogwheel train due to revision.
  • Routing may have to be amended due to construction work or public events without prior notice.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 48 travelers
Departure Point

Best of Switzerland Tours AG, Sihlquai Coach Parking, Limmatstrasse 4, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland


Departure Time

01:00 PM


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

4 hours 15 minutes

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

taleb_d

24 Jan, 2023

great tour and wonderful tour guide she was so friendly and so helpful with plenty of information to give

Lynne_D

22 Jan, 2023

Perfect length. Lovely coach trip around Zurich and then the cable car was great fun. Helped it was so snowy at top of mountain. Well run tour and kept to time.

Chakell_C

17 Jan, 2023

This tour was a waste of time and money, you can take the local train and see more. There even wasn't a stop to buy souvenirs or chocolate. The tour was only 4hrs not as advertised.

Kevin_K

10 Jan, 2023

Great way of seeing the sites and hearing the history behind same. We had a young guide called Lars who was excellent and interesting. The ferry ride and cable car up the hill is also very enjoyable.

Maria_M

10 Jan, 2023

The guide was excellent! Loved the ferry ride and the cable car ride to the view is f the lake and the city. Very comfortable motorcoach and pleasant stroll in the old city!

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A nice way to be informed of the history of Zürich and its importance in the country.

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Too many people on the tour bus!!

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Changed the tour with no notice. Not worth the money.

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Great Zurich Overview and Sites

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Informative but some aspects can be tweaked

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Great tour of Zurich

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Zurich sites & history in a nutshell

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Good to shop

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Wonderful Afternoon Tour

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Day Tour in Zurich

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A Great Way to Get to Know Zurich!

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