Canton Zurich
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Zürich: City Tour, Cruise, and Lindt Home of Chocolate Visit

1. Zürich: City Tour, Cruise, and Lindt Home of Chocolate Visit

Climb aboard a comfortable, air-conditioned coach to see the highlights of Zürich, such as the castle-like National Museum, the shopping avenue of Bahnhofstrasse, and the famous financial district. Stop at the picturesque harbor of Enge and enjoy the beautiful vistas of the crystal-clear Lake Zürich. Continue past the Zürich Opera House and go into the Zürichberg district. Admire numerous mansions that reflect the glorious past, and take in the panoramas of the lake and the snow-covered Alps before going to the university quarter. See buildings such as the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZürich) and the Zürich Museum of Art. Enter the Old Town to learn Zürich's history during an entertaining stroll through the medieval streets. See the patriarchal guild houses, Zürich Town Hall, and Europe's largest clock face on the Romanesque church of St. Peter. See the imposing cathedral of Grossmünster, and look at the Fraumünster church, whose stained-glass windows are by Marc Chagall. Take a 30-minute boat cruise on the pristine waters of Lake Zürich, then stroll along the shore to the newly-opened Lindt Home of Chocolate. See the world’s tallest free-standing chocolate fountain and join an audio-guided tour of the museum, followed by an unlimited chocolate tasting. Browse the gift shop before returning to Zurich Main Station by trolleybus and tramway. While your tour ends here, your 24-hour ticket allows you to continue exploring the town like a local and make use of Zurich’s excellent public transport system.

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Switzerland: Swiss All-in-One Travel Pass

2. Switzerland: Swiss All-in-One Travel Pass

Travel all over Switzerland with a Swiss Rail pass, valid all over the country. Choose between a 3, 4, 8, or 15 consecutive day pass. This ticket offers you hassle-free and unlimited travel throughout Switzerland on the Swiss Train Network, buses and public boats. This pass includes the Glacier Express, Golden Pass Line, Bernina Express, and others. This pass includes museum admission, boat rides, and discounts on many mountain excursions. Enjoy unlimited usage of public transport and free entrance to over 500 museums across the country.

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From Zurich: Lucerne & Pilatus Mountain Tour with Lunch

3. From Zurich: Lucerne & Pilatus Mountain Tour with Lunch

Journey to Mount Pilatus – a mystical, white-winter paradise – and enjoy lunch at a cosy restaurant with spectacular views overlooking the Swiss Alps and the city of Lucerne. From Zürich, take a scenic coach journey through the beautiful countryside and along the Lake of the Four Cantons to Lucerne. See the main sights of this charming town. Enjoy some time at leisure to explore the old town before continuing to Kriens. Take the panoramic gondolas and aerial cableway to the summit of Mt. Pilatus (7000ft / 2132m). At the peak, a mystical, white-winter paradise awaits you with breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and lakes! Warm up in the self-service restaurant Bellevue on top of Mt. Pilatus with a lunch voucher (worth CHF 20) of your choice. According to the legend, kind dragons used to inhabit this mountain! Discover the Dragon Path and enjoy the spectacular alpine panorama.

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Swiss Travel Pass: Unlimited Travel on Train, Bus & Boat

4. Swiss Travel Pass: Unlimited Travel on Train, Bus & Boat

The Swiss Travel Pass is a must-have for any traveler to Switzerland. You can enjoy unlimited access by public train, bus, and boat to over 90 cities and towns and benefit from free entrance to 500+ museums, discounted city tours, and access to private and scenic trains with a pre-requisite seat reservation. There are two broad types of Swiss Travel Pass: Continuous and Flexi, with an option to choose from 3, 4, 8, and 15 days. Apart from it being an ‘all-in-one’ pass which allows a traveler to access all modes of public transportation within the country, it also offers numerous other benefits on the mountain excursions. So be it the adventurous, the avid or the leisure traveler, you will have the chance to make the most of your Switzerland Travel Pass.

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Private Transfer From Zurich Airport to Grindelwald

5. Private Transfer From Zurich Airport to Grindelwald

After a long flight, when your plane has just touched down, all you will want is a private airport transfer direct to your reserved hotel in Grindelwald. Just head to the visitor center, where your friendly driver will be waiting for you to assist you with your luggage if needed and lead you to the car. Upon confirmation of your trip from Zurich Airport to Grindelwald, you will receive a transfer voucher with all the details. You will be provided with a 24/7 contact number for any urgent question you may have regarding your transfer. For the safety of your child, just ask for the child seat free of charge. Avoid any stress, hassles and queues, as you skip the taxi waiting lines by ensuring your private transfer in a very comfortable vehicle with VIP services.

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Private Tour from Zurich to Jungfraujoch - The Top of Europe

6. Private Tour from Zurich to Jungfraujoch - The Top of Europe

During this excursion, witness the tallest point in Europe with your own eyes – the fascinating Jungfraujoch Mountain, which has been acknowledged as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The private journey will begin right from your hotel or any desired location in Zurich. Upon arrival at Grindelwald and after having a short break, ride the cogwheel train through the Swiss mountains to the Jungfraujoch train station, also known as Europe‘s highest station, which lies 3,500 meters above sea level. From this point on, dive into a Swiss snowy wonderland. Admire Aletsch - the longest glacier of the Alps, breathe in the fresh cool air and take some photographs of the captivating scenery. You can occasionally drink warm beverages or dine at one of the panoramic restaurants.  On the descending journey, admire the charming Alpine village of Lauterbrunnen, where 72 mesmerizing waterfalls and colorful Alpine meadows are located. Finally, enjoy your private return transfer to the initial meeting point in Zurich.

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Private Transfer From Zurich Airport to Davos

7. Private Transfer From Zurich Airport to Davos

After a long flight, when your plane has just touched down, all you will want is a private airport transfer direct to your reserved hotel in Davos. Just head to the visitor center, where your friendly driver will be waiting for you to assist you with your luggage if needed and lead you to the car. Upon confirmation of your trip from Zurich Airport to Davos, you will receive a transfer voucher with all the details. You will be provided with a 24/7 contact number for any urgent question you may have regarding your transfer. For the safety of your child, just ask for the child seat free of charge. Avoid any stress, hassles and queues, as you skip the taxi waiting lines by ensuring your private transfer in a very comfortable vehicle with VIP services.

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Fribourg and Gruyeres Full–Day Trip

8. Fribourg and Gruyeres Full–Day Trip

On this full day excursion, see and learn about one of the best-kept medieval towns in Switzerland – Fribourg. Reach Fribourg in a private, comfortable vehicle, direct from your favourite location in Zurich. Upon arrival, you are free to stroll around the area, explore the narrow streets with old fashioned shops and cafes, gaze at the calm waters of the River Sarine, and have a moment of peace in the Cathedral of St. Nicholas – the main highlight of the city. Its beautifully stained glass windows along with the Gothic design will send you back in time. Move on to the most picturesque region of Switzerland – the mysterious town of Gruyeres, founded in the early middle ages. Swiss Gruyeres is famous for its delicious yellow cheese, which carries the same name as the town itself. You will have the chance to visit the cheese factory – la Maison du Gruyere – where you will witness the whole process of making cheese. Next, enter the oldest chocolate factory in Switzerland – La Maison Cailler. Here, find out how chocolate arrived in Europe and how the Swiss made it even better!

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Zurich: Airport and City Private Transfer

9. Zurich: Airport and City Private Transfer

Whether your trip is just beginning or coming to an end, ensure a hassle-free vacation from start to finish when you book your private airport transfer service in advance. Avoid long taxi lines, busy public transport, and language barrier confusions, then simply sit back and relax. Upon landing at Zurich Airport, collect your luggage and make your way to the arrivals hall where your friendly and professional driver will be waiting for you. Relax as your driver takes care of the luggage, then admire the view as you travel to your city hotel. For departures, enjoy pickup directly from your accommodation in Zurich and receive the same stellar service on the way to the airport.

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From Zurich: Full-Day Mount Stanserhorn Discovery Tour

10. From Zurich: Full-Day Mount Stanserhorn Discovery Tour

On this full-day tour you will discover the magnificent Mount Stanserhorn in the heart of the stunning Swiss countryside. From Zürich you will be taken on a scenic coach journey to Lucerne through the beautiful countryside via the Albis Pass and along the shores of the Lake Lucerne. On a short tour of the city you will take a photo stop at the Lion Monument or Lake Lucerne (depending on traffic conditions) and see the main sights of this charming town. Enjoy some time at leisure to explore the Old Town before continuing on to Stans, where you will board the vintage funicular train for an unforgettable ride through blooming meadows to the valley station of the world’s first CabriO cable car. This latest master piece of Swiss engineering is a unique open top aerial cable car which takes you up to Mount Stanserhorn (6,230 feet/1,900 meters). The unimpaired view from the roofless upper deck of the gondola is truly memorable. On the top of the mountain, a magnificent panoramic view over ten lakes, 100 kilometers of the Alpine mountain range and three countries awaits you. Take the short hike to the peak and visit the marmot park to watch these cute animals play, and have the option of sampling a typically Swiss dish in the revolving Rondorama restaurant. After descending to Stans, you will take the public train back to Lucerne for some additional time in this lovely city before taking the coach back to Zurich in the evening.

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What people are saying about Canton Zurich

Excellent City tour of Zurich Monica was our Tour guide; she had a thorough knowledge of the historical aspects of the places we visited: she was an absolutely wonderful Tour Guide ! Kept us regularly informed during the entire tour Visit to Lind Home was fantastic Very pleased overall

Very nice tour! Martin was a very friendly and personable guide. On this tour you saw a lot and it was very varied. You could also nibble on a lot of chocolate in the Lindt Museum. The boat tour was a bit short, but still really nice!

We can only recommend this excursion, Andreas had a wonderful attentive guide and the time flew by. Everything was as described and thanks to Andreas everything was still like a private excursion with friends

Easy to use. You can use it on trains trams and buses.

Such a breeze to have this pass! Highly Recommended!