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

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.

Highlights

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

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

Inclusions
  • 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

Exclusions
  • 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.

Duration

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

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Raghavendra N

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

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Alisa C

Great way to see Zurich and learn the history! Beautiful sights. Not big on tours. Definitely worth it. Although some other people on tour made it difficult for us to stay on time.

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Sylvia R

The tour ia a good opportunity to kinow the higjlights of Zurich, with ferry and cable car ride experience, during a short stay in Zurich. The tour guide is very good. It is a good thing that we did our own tour of the Old Town the day before since the time allotted for the Old Town in the tour is very limited.. We enjoyed the tour and worth the price we paid.

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lawrence05

This tour was a perfect way to spend an afternoon experiencing Zurich and its surroundings. Granted our tour was adjusted due to the Spring Festival's closure of streets in the Old Town, but in 4 1/2 hours, we were in the coach, a cograil train to an overlook, a ferry across to a cablecar that took us to Felsenegg's overlook and a charming restaurant for hot chocolate and apple strudel. The unexpected views of the countryside were green and peaceful with roaming cows and goats...just like the picture postcards.

Image - 25 Oct 2018 -

Kathryn B

We were very happy with our tour. Not too many people so that you could manuveur to hear the guide. Our guide was Rolf and he was excellent in knowledge and humor! We thoroughly enjoyed him and all that we saw.

User's Picture Gallery

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Zurich

Zurich

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Lake Zurich

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

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Zurich

Zurich at dusk.

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View from the top of the mountain

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The cable car

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A picturesque church at the ferry landing

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The ferry

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The view of Zurich from the top of the hill

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At the Felsenegg restaurant

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Knitted cakes

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Going up in the cable car

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Knitted animals

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Top left hand section is the lady Mayor's office

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Church

Church

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View form Linderhof

Zurich from Linderhof

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Under falling snow

Was a great experience in Felsenegg.

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Felsenegg Cable car

Wonderful views from the cable car .

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

Viewing the beautiful river of Limmat

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

The view at the end of the cable car ride

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The Gross Munster church and Zurich

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

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View from Felsenegg

Lake of Zurich

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Zurich Lake

Myself

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city tour

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

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