Rhine Falls half day tour from Zurich
Excursions & day trips

Rhine Falls half day tour from Zurich

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Free cancellation
Language: English , Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 3 hours 45 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Drive through picturesque landscape
  • Explore the splendid medieval Castle Laufen
  • Delight in unique views from the panoramic lift
  • Enjoy a beautiful sight from the viewing platform right above Europe's biggest waterfalls
What to expect

This enchanting morning tour takes you on a scenic route to Northern Switzerland and shows you the stunning Rhine Falls. See the medieval Castle Laufen, settled directly above the falls and feel the roar and vibration of Europe's biggest waterfalls from the panoramic trails and viewing platforms.

Sit back and relax on a comfortable coach while listening to your multilingual guide explaining about Switzerland's interesting history and culture. Drive through picturesque landscape with gently rolling vineyards and charming farming villages to reach the splendid medieval Castle Laufen.

Enjoy approximately one hour leisure time at the mighty Rhine Falls, one of Switzerland's major attractions. Delight in unique views of Europe's biggest waterfalls from the panoramic lift and see how an average of 700'000 liters of water per second plunge across a width of 150 meters into the basin below. A beautiful, short stroll on the Belvedere panoramic trail takes you to the viewing platform right above the falls where you feel the spindrift of the rumbling waters. Capture stunning photographs of the cataract, the fizzy waters of the below basin and the natural beauty of the surrounding area. Visit the Historama at the patriarchal castle to learn more about the interesting history of this unique place.

The return journey passes by the picturesque town of Schaffhausen with its well-known Munot Fortress from the 16th century. The way then continues for a short stretch through Germany.

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What's included
  • Live guide in English and Spanish
  • Transportation in a comfortable coach
  • Admission to Laufen Castle at Rhine Falls
What's not included
  • Meals
  • Beverages
  • Personal expenses
Reduced price
  • Children (age 6-15)
  • Infants (age 0-5): Free admission
Where

Limmatstrasse 4, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland

Meeting point:

The official departure place is the Sihlquai Coach Terminal on Limmatstrasse 5. The meeting point is a white ticket office with "Best of Switzerland Tours" or "Tickets here" signs.

What to remember
  • Important: The way back goes via Germany. Passport is mandatory
  • You're recommended to bring a pair of solid shoes
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When
  • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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Provider
Best of Switzerland Tours AG
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the experience begins.
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