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Rhine Falls Tour from Zurich

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Overview
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, June to August only). Central Zurich or airport pickup make this scenic tour easy to squeeze into a tight schedule.
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  • Pass by Sihlquai
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    Rhine Falls
    Stop: 75 minutes - Admission included
    ou will have a photo stop at the medieval Laufen Castle. Arrive at Rhine Falls, Europe's biggest waterfall at 450 feet (150 meters) wide and 75 feet (23 meters) tall. Savor an hour of free time to capture photos and admire the falls from different perspectives. Take an optional boat ride (June to August only and not included in price) on the river Rhein to see the falls from the front. Throughout your 3.5-hour Rhine Falls tour, your informative guide will tell you more about the sights you see and the history and culture of northern Switzerland.
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    Pass by Munot
    Pass by Sihlquai
You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
  • Express morning trip to the Rhine Falls from central Zurich or the airport
  • See other regional landmarks, such as Laufen Castle and Munot, on the way
  • Spend your time at Rhine Falls taking photos and exploring as you wish
  • Learn about the cascades as you travel to the falls
What to Expect
After a pickup from Zurich Sihlquai Bus Terminal or the airport, you’ll travel by coach through the countryside and villages of north Switzerland. Gaze out of the window to see vineyards stretching alongside the German border, as you listen to your guide’s commentary about the region. Stop for photos by the centuries-old Laufen Castle perched dramatically on a rocky cliff and then arrive at the nearby Rhine Falls for an hour of free time. Pose for pictures against the backdrop of crashing water from the viewing platforms, and, if you visit during the summer, you can even pay a little extra to cruise to the middle of the falls for unbeatable views. Head back to Zurich at the agreed time, passing the Munot fortress in Schaffhausen on the way. You’ll finish with a drop-off at Zurich Airport or back at the bus terminal in the early afternoon.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1: Best of Switzerland Tours AG, Sihlquai Coach Parking, Limmatstrasse 4, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland
2: Zurich Airport, 8302 Kloten, Switzerland
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
3h 45m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local guide
  • Entry/Admission - Rhine Falls
Exclusions
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Rhine Falls Boat Ride (approx 10.00 Swiss Francs per adult, approx 5.00 Swiss Francs per child; June to August only)
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • 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
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 48 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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One Full Day require to explore Rhine Falls and peripheral areas. Boating is thrill experience and Scenic place for the Photography too ...
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I did the Rhine falls with black forest tour through greynline company. I have to say that this is the best tour i had in Switzerland. Our guide Remon was fantastic. Very friendly, very care for all the group. He wanted us to enjoy so he was always helping. His explanations
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We had just finished a river cruise from Amsterdam to Basel on the Rhine and spent a few days in Zurich afterwards. To see the falls completed our trip. We did the boat ride which got us very close to the falls. Lars, our tour guide was great! I highly recommend it.
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We travelled to the Rhine Falls by train from Zurich main station. The falls are interesting and well worth the time. You can do as a half day trip.
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It's a nice place to go when in Zurich ... Not to far away from the center of the town ..... A bit crowded but manageable ....... Views are good ..... We didn't do boating but I feel it must be done .....
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Steve M
Bangor, United Kingdom
30
Kleine Scheidegg my favourite part of the world
A fantastic trip - early start but well worth the effort - scenery from the coach is amazing - beautiful stop in
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yonish24
Gaithersburg, Maryland
91
Boat, Bus, Cog Train
The title pretty much summarizes it up. If you spare a day in Europe you may wanna check this out. You get to see
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Chelsea S
Ringwood, Australia
20
Great tour!
This tour was exactly what I needed in order to see the main and most beautiful parts of Zurich in the short
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itsronkar
22
It was indeed the Best.
We booked via Klook : Day Trip to Mount Titlis with Cable Car (Zurich Departure). We did a Mt.Titlis day trip
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alexboyd5@bigpond.com
20
Memorable
Wonderful, place to visit,however very expensive the country side and mountain's, the snow is a site you will
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JKD
Mumbai, India
3527
Value for Money and a very enjoyable, memorable day
The trip started on time, the instructions to join the tour were precise and helpful. We were a couple with two
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Novitravellers
30
great excursion overall
myself and my group really enjoyed our day tour to Mt. Titlis and the few minutes and few hours
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ElsaPrinsessa
Reykjavik, Iceland
2114
Unforgettable
I must say this was well worth the price. The guide was incredible, switched between languages like I dont know
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PSag12
London, United Kingdom
303
Great trip great tour guide
We did this tour to Mt. Titlis. Great tour start and finish right on time. Covering everything that is needed.
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monkeysocks78
171
Fantastic and Highly Recomended
What a great experience. We did the first time ski lesson too. It was well worth it. So much fun. We then took the
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