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Switzerland Day Tours

Zurich

 

Heidiland Tour - Great Country Tour

Price from $145.00 per person

After a city tour of Zurich, we continue to Rapperswil, Vaduz (in Liechtenstein), and the Maienfeld area.

Duration of tour: 7 hours 30 minutes

The Tour

Heidi's world is not only a children's fairy-tale, it really exists! After a tour of Zurich we follow the lake to Rapperswil and visit the picturesque Old Town and its medieval castle. Then after crossing the Ricken Pass with its panoramic views of the Alps we reach the lovely Toggenberg region with the most picturesque scenery of green hills and valleys. In Vaduz, the capital of the tiny Principality of Liechtenstein, you will have time free for leisure. See the settings of Heidi's story in the Maifenfeld area. In the summer months we can visit Heidi's village. A pleasant short walk leads to a collection of typical mountain houses, a village shop, and of course lots of little goats. Entry into the authentic Heidi House is optional. Our trip along Lake Walen takes us back to Zurich.

Includes:
  • Transportation by coach
  • Photo stop at the castle
  • Leisure time in Rapperswil and Vaduz.
The Best of Zurich city tour with guide

Price from $55.00 per person

Discover the unique city with a tour of the main sights of Zurich.

Duration of tour: 2 hours 15 minutes

The Tour

Discover this unique city, winner of the award 'City of Best quality of life'! See the castle-like National Museum, the shopping and business centre on Bahnhofstrasse, the Limmatquai with its medieval Old Town and view to the Lindenhof, where the brave women of Zurich saved the city from the invaders, the largest church clock-face of Europe on St. Peter, the patriarchal Guild Houses, the Opera house with its famous June-Festivals, and the lake (picture stop). Enjoy the great experience travelling uphill on the cog-wheel railway into the 'Zurichberg' district with its recently renovated noble five-star Grand Hotel Dolder and many superb mansions of glorious past times. You will see the University and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zuerich). Its most famous student and professor was Albert Einstein. Finally there will be a stop in the Old Town at Fraumunster Church, where you will admire the world-famous Chagall-Windows with detailed explanations. After this, your guide will invite you to a short stroll through the Old Town of Zurich.

Includes:
  • Transportation by coach
  • Cog-wheel to Zurichberg
  • Services of a local guide

 

Geneva

 

Annecy Tour

Price from $93.00 per person

Enjoy this escape across the border to the picturesque French city of Annecy! Also called the "Venice of the Alps", Annecy offers to the visitors harmonious and romantic landscapes as well as cultural activities such as museums, castles and exhibitions.

Duration of tour: 4 hours 45 minutes

The Tour

Annecy called the "Venice of the Alps" offers harmonious and romantic landscapes. Surrounded by mountains, the picturesque old town is located on the banks of the Thiou River and Lake Annecy, one of the largest and arguably most spectacular natural lakes in France. The old town and its colorful and flowered pedestrian streets, crossed by the river draw a picturesque and enchanting framework. The castle "Chateau d'Annecy" guards over the old town. Although Annecy has several museums and interesting churches, the lovely old town with its endless flowerfilled balconies houses antique markets and handcrafts shops. Rich in cultural activities, from museums, castles and exhibitions, Annecy is rated the label "Art and History" so dear to the hearts of the inhabitants.

Includes:
  • Bus ride
  • Guide
  • Walking tour in Annecy
Chamonix Mont-Blanc

Price from $160.00 per person  

This tour takes you to Chamonix in France and to the beautiful and majestic Mont Blanc, which you may ascend by cable car.

Duration of tour: 9 hours 35 minutes

The Tour

Chamonix is a picturesque alpine town dominated by the Alps mountains and glaciers rising majestically upwards to Mont-Blanc, the highest mountain of Europe. A 90 minutes' drive by bus through the picturesque Arve Valley takes you from Geneva to Chamonix. Enjoy the famous village of Chamonix with its little streets full of charm and admire the Alps. Chamonix Mont Blanc has been at the sharp end of Alpine adventure since 1760, when a Genevois scientist offered a prize for the first ascent of the highest Alp. It had its first growth spurt in the Victorian era, hosted the first Winter Olympics in 1924 and has re-emerged on the freeride wave as the capital of all-mountain skiing. This steep-sided valley, draped with tumbling glaciers beneath a crown of rocky spires, is where snowsports and mountaineering meet. With Chamonix being renowned as the world capital of alpinism, freeride skiing, ice climbing and ultra-trail running, this busy little town is a popular place for day trippers. A good place for shopping, designer brand,fashionable mountain brand or trendy surf wear settled in Chamonix. Lots of boutiques are selling local product as cheese, meats or fresh savoie honey.

Includes:
  • Transportation by coach
  • Leisure time in Chamonix
Geneva City Tour and Boat Cruise

Price from $100.00 per person

This city tour gives you an insight in the international organisations district, the Old Town on foot and even a mini-train ride and a boat cruise on Lake of Geneva.

Duration of tour: 3 hours 30 minutes

The Tour

Discover the International Geneva through the world's peacemaking organizations. Hear all about the peaceful site and diplomatic places such as Red Cross, UN, Unicef, WTO. Let yourself enjoy the beautiful shores of Lake Geneva, its attraction as the famous fountain "Jet d'eau" and the flower clock. Explore Geneva old town on our mini-train, you will be taking a step back in time with Saint Peter's cathedral: known as the church where John Calvin gave his inspiring sermons during the mid-16th century. The imposing Romanesque-Gothic church with a neoclassical facade still dominates the center of the international Swiss town. On this stroll, you will also explore Place Bourg-de-four, original market place, the arsenal and the town hall; lose yourself in the grandeur and beauty of this culturally influential town. On addition to the Geneva city tour, this 1 hour guided tour will make you discover the major attractions of the Leman lake: the stone of Niton, the Water Fountain, the Black Harbour, the Diodati house, The UN building, the castle of Bellerive, the Mermaid, and many more interesting sites. Don't miss this unique opportunity to sightseeing one of Europa's most beautiful lakes.

Includes:
  • Bus ride
  • Guide
  • Mini-train if available or walking tour
  • Boat cruise

 

Lucerne

 
A Walk Around Lucerne

Price from $29.00 per person  

Stroll around Lucerne and discover the sights with a local expert guide!

Duration of tour: 2 hours

The Tour

Join us for a walk around Lucerne! Already in the Middle Ages, Lucerne was a city of bridges. In 1400, Lucerne was the only city in Europe to boast four bridges. The Hof Bridge, constructed around 1250 (demolished 1834), and the Chapel Bridge, built around 1300, formed part of the city fortifications. The Spreuer Bridge served to connect the lower parts of the city. Nowadays the less attractive Reuss Bridge is the oldest river crossing and contributed considerably to the city's development. It was not until the 19th and 20th centuries that five more bridges were added. However, Lucerne is also a city of palaces, churches and squares. You will learn some funny, interesting and true facts about Lucerne's history, churches, bridges, lanes, squares, towers and of course about Lucerne's trademark, the Chapel Bridge with the Water Tower.

Includes:
  • Service of a local guide
Interlaken - Grindelwald

Price from $141.00 per person  

A tour to Grindelwald, a typical glacier village in the Jungfrau region.

Duration of tour: 9 hours 30 minutes

The Tour

An excursion to one of Switzerland's most magnificent Alpine regions. The guided coach tour takes you via the scenic route to Interlaken at the foot of the snow-covered Alps of the Bernese Oberland. After some time at leisure in Interlaken the coach takes you to the well-known holiday resort of Grindelwald, which is nick-named the 'Glacier Village'. You will have enough time to explore the area on your own. An optional cable car ride (summer only) to the sunny terrace of 'Mount First' at 2168 m/7113 ft is recommended for a breathtaking panorama of the Bernese Alps. In the late afternoon meet your coach and guide for the return journey to Lucerne.

Includes:
  • Transportation by coach
  • Services of a local guide
  • Leisure time in Grindelwald

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