Take a Rhine Falls day trip from Zurich to enjoy a gorgeous and scenic journey to one of Switzerland’s most spectacular natural wonders.
- See the medieval Castle Laufen
- One-hour leisure time at the mighty Rhine Falls
- Schloss Laufen Rhine Falls Experience: Historama, Belvedere panoramic trail, Känzeli viewing platform, and panoramic lift
- Feel the spray from one of Europe’s largest waterfalls!
Zurich – Rhine Falls – Zurich
This enchanting morning tour takes you on a scenic route to the stunning Rhine Falls! See the medieval Castle Laufen, situated directly above the falls, and feel the roar and vibration of Europe’s biggest cascades from the panoramic trails and viewing platforms.
Sit back and relax on a comfortable coach while listening to your multilingual guide introduce Switzerland’s interesting history and culture. We’ll drive through the picturesque landscape with gently rolling vineyards and charming villages, ultimately arriving at the splendid medieval Castle Laufen!
Enjoy approximately one hour of leisure time at the mighty Rhine Falls, one of Switzerland’s major attractions.
Delight in unique views of Europe’s biggest waterfall 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 will feel the spindrift of the rumbling waters.
Capture stunning photographs of the cataract, the fizzy waters of the basin below, 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 famous Munot Fortress from the 16th century. We’ll then continue for a short stretch through Germany.
Before you arrive back in the city center of Zurich, we’ll make a brief stop at the airport, where departing guests may end their tour.
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Last Updated on October 23, 2021 by Tours Editor @ gotravelyourself.com