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Zurich Stopover

Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 917

Enjoy both the city of Zurich and the attractions of Lake Zurich with its pretty historical towns. Take a Trolley tour in the city and a bus tour around the lake including a cable car ride.


European Stopover & City Map

Arrive independently in Zurich for a 3 night stay. The following morning, have a 2 hour “Classic Trolley” tour of the city which will include the financial district, some important museums, Grossmunter Church, St. Peter’s Church with Europe’s largest clock face, Fraumunster Church with its Chagall windows and the University District. In the summer, this will be on an open air trolley.

The next day enjoy a mini bus tour along Lake Zurich starting with a visit to the Lindt Chocolate Shop where you can buy all the chocolate you want, Then it’s on to Rappperswil, a small town known for its medieval castle and narrow alleyways. Then head to the Appenzell Region and Stein with its Cheese Factory to learn how cheese is made. Continue to Brulisau where you will take a cable car to the peak of Panorama Mountain for amazing views of not only the immediate countryside but much further afield into the Rhine Valley and Austria. Then walk through the Alpine Garden after which finish in the picturesque town of Appenzell with time for shopping before heading back to Zurich.


 

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Accommodation in Zurich

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    Best Western Premier Hotel Glockenhof



    The Best Western Premier Hotel Glockenhof is located in a prime position in the heart of the city with the famous Zurcher Bahnhofstrasse (shopping street) a few steps away and the banks of Lake Zurich a couple of minutes on foot. Soak up the nature ...

    The Best Western Premier Hotel Glockenhof is located in a prime position in the heart of the city with the famous Zurcher Bahnhofstrasse (shopping street) a few steps away and the banks of Lake Zurich a couple of minutes on foot. Soak up the nature and spirit of this exciting destination. The hotel has 2 acclaimed restaurants (including one of the nicest outdoor restaurants in the city), a contemporary hotel bar and a boulevard cafe. A leafy inner courtyard, framed by historic houses is the setting for the garden - an oasis of peace.

    Facilities

    • Ironing Board
    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Air Conditioning
    • Business Centre
    • Hairdryers
    • Lounge
    • Multi-lingual Staff
    • Porters
    • Restaurant

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    Hotel Coronado



    The hotel is within an easy and quick to reach due to the tram stop which is just opposite the hotel. It also takes just a few minutes to reach it from Zurich Main Station, the Zurich Exhibition Centre or Zurich Airport. The hotel has ...

    The hotel is within an easy and quick to reach due to the tram stop which is just opposite the hotel. It also takes just a few minutes to reach it from Zurich Main Station, the Zurich Exhibition Centre or Zurich Airport. The hotel has spacious rooms, simple but practically furnished, free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and opposite is Irchel Park, which is a pleasant area for a stroll or some jogging. All this and more await you when you stay at the Hotel Coronado.

    Facilities

    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Bicycle hire
    • Coffee/Tea
    • Internet Access
    • Luggage Storage
    • Parking

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Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 917

Itinerary

Day 1

Zurich Airport to Zurich City Centre

Duration30 Minutes

Hotel Coronado

The hotel is within an easy and quick to reach due to the tram stop which is just opposite the hotel. It also takes just a few minutes to reach it from Zurich Main Station, the Zurich Exhibition Centre or Zurich Airport. The hotel has spacious rooms, simple but practically furnished, free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and opposite is Irchel Park, which is a pleasant area for a stroll or some jogging. All this and more await you when you stay at the Hotel Coronado.

Meal Plan Room Only
Duration3 Nights
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Hotel Coronado

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    Hotel Coronado



    The hotel is within an easy and quick to reach due to the tram stop which is just opposite the hotel. It also takes just a few minutes to reach it from Zurich Main Station, the Zurich Exhibition Centre or Zurich Airport. The hotel has ...

    The hotel is within an easy and quick to reach due to the tram stop which is just opposite the hotel. It also takes just a few minutes to reach it from Zurich Main Station, the Zurich Exhibition Centre or Zurich Airport. The hotel has spacious rooms, simple but practically furnished, free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and opposite is Irchel Park, which is a pleasant area for a stroll or some jogging. All this and more await you when you stay at the Hotel Coronado.

    Facilities

    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Bicycle hire
    • Coffee/Tea
    • Internet Access
    • Luggage Storage
    • Parking

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Day 2

The Zurich Trolley Experience - City Tour of Zurich

Discover the sights of the city of Zurich on board the nostalgic "Classic Trolley", a one of a kind experience in Switzerland. The approx. 2-hour trip tours the business and financial center, Bahnhofstrasse, the most important museums, historic Limmatquai, Grossmunster Church, St. Peter's Church with Europe's largest clock face, Fraumunster Church with its famous Chagall windows, residential areas, the university district and Zurich's finest views. You will listen to informative commentary via earphones in the language of your choice. In summer, you can enjoy the city tour and get some fresh air, too, as the streetcar has open-air seats in the rear section.

Duration2 Hours
Day 3

Mountains, Cheese and Chocolate

Drive in a comfortable minibus (small group - max. 16 passengers) on the panoramic highway along beautiful Lake Zurich to the Lindt Chocolate Shop where a great shopping opportunity awaits you. Buy some of the most delicious Swiss Chocolates at best conditions. The journey continues to Rapperswil, well known for its medieval castle and on to the green and hilly region of Appenzell. In Stein you will visit the cheese factory where the famous Appenzeller cheese is made. Learn more about the cheese making and the ancient traditions of this typical region. Continue via the picturesque village of Appenzell to Brulisau. Here you start the ride with the aerial cable car to the peak of the Panorama Mountain "Hoher Kasten" (1,800m / 6,000ft). Enjoy the fascinating view over the gently rolling hills of the Appenzellerland, the Rhine Valley and the Vorarlberg (Austria). Take a walk through the Alpine Garden and visit the spectacular revolving restaurant (lunch at your own cost). After this unique experience a guided walk through the small town of Appenzell awaits you. The pedestrian zone with its beautiful facades invites you for a stroll or some shopping during your time at leisure before heading back to Zurich.

Duration8 Hours
Day 4

Zurich City Centre to Zurich Airport

Duration30 Minutes

Other Information

DEPARTURES:

Daily

PRICE INCLUDES:

Round trip airport or train station transfers, 3 nights’ accommodation in Zurich, breakfast daily, a “Zurich Trolley Experience - City Tour”, and a “Mountains, Cheese and Chocolate” excursion.

PRICE EXCLUDES:

All other meals, beverages, gratuities and items of a personal nature.

OTHER INFORMATION:

Prices are subject to availability at the time of booking, and based on twin/double.  Prices are subject to change. 

DP ZURCITY4DCH
29 Oct 2018
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