Rhine Falls Tour from Zurich
Marvel at the Rhine Falls, Europe's biggest waterfall, on this half-day tour from Zurich. Travel to Northern Switzerland, a beautiful wine growing region with charming farming villages and scenic landscape near the German border. Admire the medieval Laufen Castle before reaching majestic Rhine Falls. Enjoy a full hour to admire and capture photos of the powerful falls, and in summer, take a thrilling boat ride to get a closer look at them (optional, summer only, subject to availability). The duration of this excursion make this scenic tour easy to squeeze into a tight schedule.Itinerary
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After pickup from Central Zurich (Sihlquai Bus Station), drive through the picturesque landscape with gently rolling vineyards and charming farming villages to reach the splendid medieval Castle Laufen! Stop At:
Rhine Falls, Rheinfallquai, Neuhausen am Rheinfall 8212 Switzerland
Enjoy approx. one hour of leisure time at the mighty Rhine Falls, one of Switzerland's major attractions. Delight in unique views of Europe's biggest waterfalls from the panoramic lift and see how an average of 700'000 liters of water per second plunge across a width of 150 meters into the basin below. A beautiful, short stroll on the Belvedere panoramic trail takes you to the viewing platform right above the falls where you feel the spindrift of the rumbling waters. Take an optional boat ride (summer only) close to the falls. Visit the Historama at the patriarchal castle to learn more about the interesting history of this unique place.
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutesPass By:
The return journey passes by the picturesque town of Schaffhausen with its well-known Munot Fortress from the 16th century. The way then continues for a short stretch through Germany before you arrive back in the city centre of Zürich.
"Passport is mandatory for return journey from the Rhine Falls via Germany to Zurich"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"Optional boat ride: CHF 10 per adult / CHF 5 per child (subject to availability, to be paid on site)"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"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"
"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"
Duration: 3 Hours 45 Minutes
Best of Switzerland Tours AG, Sihlquai Coach Parking, Limmatstrasse 4, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.