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
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable


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.


  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Led by a local guide
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views

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Pass By: Sihlquai, Sihlstrasse 41, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland

Board a comfortable coach in central Zurich 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 financial district, and the Zurich Opera House.

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

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: 15 minutes

Stop At: Fahre Horgen-Meilen, 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 AG, 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 vista point. Take in awe-inspiring views of the snow-capped Alps and the quaint towns along Lake Zurich.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Sihlquai, Sihlstrasse 41, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland

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

Duration: 5 minutes

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Zurich city tour with multi-lingual guide (English, Spanish)
  • Aerial cable car ride up to Felsenegg
  • Ferry boat ride across Lake Zurich
  • Entry/Admission - Fahre Horgen-Meilen
  • Entry/Admission - Luftseilbahn Adliswil-Felsenegg LAF AG

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • 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
  • Operates in all weather conditions
  • Felsenegg cable car is closed on certain dates due to technical maintenance, and on these days it will be replaced by the Dolderbahn cogwheel train. Dates for 2020 are: 24 February until 03 April 2020. The Dolderbahn cogwheel train takes you to a viewpoint at the noble Zürichberg quarter offering superb views of the city, the surroundings and the snow-capped Alps.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Departure Point

Limmatstrasse 4, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland

Departure Time

1:00 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

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


4 hours 15 minutes

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

Rosemary D

14 Jan, 2020

For short stays in Zurich I would recommend this tour, as it covered all the interesting sites as well as a short walk through the "old town" The ferry across the lake and the trip up to Felsenegg was definitely worth the visit. Our guide was lovely and very knowledgeable and luckily everyone spoke English. We had a beautiful sunny day and the views from Felsenegg were amazing.

Noman B

20 Jan, 2020

Awesome tour
The tour guide Rose Marie was very kind and sweetest person i have ever meet this tour was best as we can see best places of Zurich in 4 hours

Janice T

14 Nov, 2019

Loved this day out , couldn't fault it, views were great and the trip on the ferry was nice. Good food at top of the cable car


16 Oct, 2019

Fantastic tour. Short walking tour, calming ferry ride, and beautiful views from the cable car. Great time all around.

Raghavendra N

03 Jul, 2019

Got a good glimpse of the city of Zurich in a short time. It helped us to get a feel of the city and explore further on our own

User's Picture Gallery





Lake Zurich

The local people come down to Lake Zurich in droves to sunbathe on a warm, sunny day.



Zurich at dusk.


View from the top of the mountain



The cable car


A picturesque church at the ferry landing


The ferry


The view of Zurich from the top of the hill


At the Felsenegg restaurant


Knitted cakes


Going up in the cable car


Knitted animals


Top left hand section is the lady Mayor's office





View form Linderhof

Zurich from Linderhof


Under falling snow

Was a great experience in Felsenegg.


Felsenegg Cable car

Wonderful views from the cable car .


Limmat River. Beautiful body of water that runs through the heart of Zurich

Viewing the beautiful river of Limmat


View of Lake Zurich, and in the distance, the Swiss Alps

The view at the end of the cable car ride


The Gross Munster church and Zurich

Overlooking lake Zurich with the towers of the Gross Munster church.


View from Felsenegg

Lake of Zurich


Zurich Lake



city tour

city tour which was very excellent very infromative and good building etc


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