Half-day tour to Stein am Rhein and Schaffhausen Rhine Falls from Zurich

Limmatstrasse 4, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland, Zurich, Switzerland
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5h 15min
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What To Expect

Discover the Rhine Falls, Europe’s biggest waterfall, and visit the medieval town of Stein am Rhein on an afternoon coach excursion from Zurich. Travel along the Grand Tour of Switzerland to the medieval Laufen Castle by the falls and marvel at the exceptional frescoes in the well-preserved Old Town of Stein am Rhein.You will journey along the Grand Tour of Switzerland through gently rolling vineyards and charming farming villages to Northern Switzerland near the border with Germany. You will then reach the splendid Laufen Castle for the first highlight of the afternoon: the mighty Rhine Falls! Enjoy about one hour at your leisure to explore Europe’s biggest waterfall and one of Switzerland’s major tourist attractions.Next will follow a guided stroll through the winding alleys of the well-preserved Old Town, where, thanks to your guide, you'll learn the story behind the exceptional frescoes of the many distinctive buildings. Walk past the half-timbered houses to the White Eagle and admire the oldest preserved mural painting of the Renaissance in Switzerland. Last but not least, you'll enjoy some time at your leisure before meeting for the evening drive back to Zurich.

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Important info

Know in advance:

  • you can book a maximum of 10 people per option
  • external weather conditions are beyond the tour operator's control, consequently they are unable to offer refunds due to poor or less than ideal weather
  • refunds aren't possible for last-minute cancellations due to flight changes or unforeseen health issues. Please consider a travel insurance before your trip to cover such situations
What's included
Admission to Laufen Castle at Rhine Falls. Guided tour. Transportation in air-conditioned coach
What's not included
Boat ride at Rhine Falls (available April to October, CHF 10.- per adult / CHF 5.- per child)
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Know Before You Go

See Europe's biggest waterfalls. Visit a charming medieval town. Experience the ancient Castle Laufen

Cancellation Policy
can-cancel You can cancel your tour until a day in advance
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Meeting Point

The departure place is the Sihlquai Bus Station (Limmatstrasse 4). The meeting point is at the white ticket booth marked with "Best of Switzerland Tours" or "Tickets here" signs.