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Itinerary
Meet in central Zurich and settle into a comfortable, air-conditioned coach for a panoramic tour.

Listen to tales of the city’s history from a guide as you pass sights such as Zurich Opera House and the Swiss National Museum, and enjoy some time to gaze out over Lake Zurich.

Hop out for a stroll around Old Town (Altstadt), admiring its quaint houses and squares. Stop to admire the exteriors of St. Peter’s Church, graced by the world’s biggest clockface, and Fraumunster Church, famous for its Marc Chagall stained-glass windows.

Next, travel by coach to nearby Meilen to catch a ferry across Lake Zurich. Soak in the scenery during the crossing before riding a cable car up Felsenegg for panoramic views over the city, Alps, and lake.

Afterward, return by coach to the original departure point where your tour concludes.
Locations visited
Lake Zurich
Old Town (Altstadt)
Bahnhofstrasse
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Overview
Experience Zurich’s highlights and gorgeous lake-and-mountain scenery in just half a day on this guided tour. You’ll have a hassle-free trip combining coach bus sightseeing, an Old Town walking tour, Lake Zurich ferry crossing, and a cable car ride to Felsenegg for bird’s-eye city and Alpine views. With guide commentary along the way, it’s an ideal option for those short on time who want to see as much as possible.
Highlights
  • View the best of Zurich and its surroundings on a half-day tour
  • Explore with a guide to see and learn about Zurich’s top sights
  • Alpine views on a Lake Zurich ferry and cable-car ride up Felsenegg hill
  • Travel comfortably in a climate-controlled coach bus
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Reviewed 4 days ago
Had fun

We thoroughly enjoyed our 4 1/2 hr tour titled Zurich City Highlights with Felsenegg Cable Car Ride, Sightseeing, & Tours. We had a comfortable bus ride around the city to Lake Zurich. Then came the aerial cable car ride up to Felsenegg with an extended...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018
Waste of time and money

There was a choice of two Zurich tours – The Best of Zurich (2 1/4 hours) and Zurich and Surrounding Country (4 1/2 hours), which was supposed to cover everything the first tour did plus show some surrounding areas, including a short lake trip. The...More

7  Thank Q3905EXmichaelt
Best-of-Switzerland, Geschäftsführer at Best of Switzerland Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear visitor We thank you for your review on our city-tour “Zürich and Surroundings”. It is correct, that the beginning of this tour is similar to the “Best of Zürich city tour”. After the classic part of the city-centre with a photo stop at the...More

Reviewed 17 June 2018
Excellent for a quick look at Zurich highlights

Well conducted afternoon tour of the main highlights of the city and the quaint Gold Coast and more busier Silver Coast. The Gold Coast has the home of Tina Turner and photos of her marriage were showed.A great boat trip on Lake Zurich and the...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 9 June 2018
Simple & Easy Tour of Zurich

This trip gives you a good overview of Zurich in a short period. The guide did a good job. She seemed a bit mechanical but was knowledgeable. The cable car ride was short but fun. The views from Felsenegg were unbelievable! The ferry ride was...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile
Great way yo get an overview of Zurich

This tour was very easy to book on line and had a convenient start point. The bus was very comfortable and the guide friendly and extremely knowledgeable. We had the opportunity to get off the bus and walk a small part of the old town...More

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HI - I have the same questions. I have a 530pm flight same day so need to get back to airport
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oh yes the full tour is in English. they speak very fluent n lively english
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