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Zurich City Highlights Tour with Felsenegg Cable Car and Ferry Ride

Zurich City Highlights Tour with Felsenegg Cable Car and Ferry Ride

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Explore Zurich on a half-day sightseeing tour of the city. Climb aboard a luxury coach for a panoramic tour of top sights like the Swiss National Museum, the Zurich Opera House and the Old Town, and then take to the water for a scenic ferry crossing of Lake Zurich. Marvel at the grand architecture of Fraumünster Church and the Bahnhofstrasse and then gaze at sweeping Alpine vistas as you ride a cable car to the vertiginous Felsenegg vantage point.
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  • 4 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.28
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$69.28
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Zurich Old Town Walking Tour

Zurich Old Town Walking Tour

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Delve into Switzerland’s colorful past and discover top Zurich attractions on this Zurich walking tour. Follow your guide along the beautiful Bahnhofstrasse, where locals mingle in bustling boutiques, art galleries, and cafes. Head towards Lindenhof, and discover local landmarks including the City Hall and St. Peter's Church. Stroll the winding alleys of Niederdorf in the Old Town, home to the attractive churches of Fraumünster and Grossmünster.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$28.87
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$28.87

Zurich Highlights Tour

Zurich Highlights Tour

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Discover the spectacular sights of Zurich on a comprehensive 2-hour coach tour of the vibrant Swiss city. Cruise past legendary landmarks like the sophisticated Bahnhofstrasse and admire the shimmering surface of Lake Zurich as you listen to illuminating commentary from a knowledgeable guide. See, too, the sacred St Peter’s Church and the charming Old Town, and then ride the Dolderbahn railway to the undulating hills of the Zurichberg district. Select either a morning or afternoon departure to suit your schedule If you want more, upgrade your tour at the 1pm option and add an 1-hour cruise and a visit to the Chocolate Lindt Shop!
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$39.26
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$39.26
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Glacier Express Panoramic Train Round Trip in one Day Private Tour from Zürich

Glacier Express Panoramic Train Round Trip in one Day Private Tour from Zürich

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Experience the majesty of the Swiss Alps by train on this private 1-day Glacier Express tour from Zurich. Explore the Old Town of Chur — Graubünden’s ancient capital — with a private guide, then board the Glacier Express. Travel through the Grand Canyon of Switzerland to Disentis in the Rhine valley, and onward through Andermatt and Brig. Along the way, take in spectacular views over Switzerland’s soaring peaks and stop off to sightsee with a private guide. Then, travel along Lake Thun’s beautiful shoreline back to Zurich.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$389.49
Price varies by group size
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$389.49
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Private Tour: Zurich City Highlights

Private Tour: Zurich City Highlights

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Discover the spectacular sights of Zurich on a private tour of the cultural Swiss city. Admire legendary landmarks and historical monuments like the Bahnhofstrasse and the charming Old Town while enriching your knowledge of the region’s rich history. See the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, the place Albert Einstein imparted his wisdom; browse the exhibits within the Swiss National Museum; and take a tranquil cruise on the shimmering surface of Lake Zurich. Customize the itinerary of this private tour according to your interests and receive the undivided attention of your personal guide.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$418.53
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$418.53
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Private trip from Zurich to discover 4 neighbouring countries in 1 day

Private trip from Zurich to discover 4 neighbouring countries in 1 day

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Discover 4 countries in 1 day. Starting the private journey from Zurich, sit back and relax in the comfortable vehicle, as we drive along Lake Zurich, Obersee and Walensee, accompanied by green hills and valleys. Cross the border to Vaduz - Liechtenstein. The emblem of the city – hilltop Vaduz Castle, which is the residence of the royal family, and the famous post-office with its high-in-demand stamps. Next, continue the way to Bregenz, Western Austria that is hugging the shores of Lake Constance – named by locals as Bodensee. Martins Tower, Lake Promenade and the famous Kunsthaus Kub. Proceed to the main-sightseeing location in Southern Germany – Lindau a lovely Iceland well-known for its old townhouses and the spectacular view. The next destination will be Meersburg, from where you will drive through the bridge over the lake Bodensee to Constance city to reach Stein am Rhein, where you can stroll around the charming city. Return to your hotel in Zurich after a long but exciting day!
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,294.54
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$1,294.54
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Zürich Historic District Tour

Zürich Historic District Tour

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Zurich has a beautiful, historic old town. Many of the buildings are several hundred years old. In small, private groups, we, two local residents, will guide you for about two hours through winding alleys and cosy squares, right across the old town on both sides of the Limmat river. We will visit places where you can feel the rich history of the city and which can only be reached via special access.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.23
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$29.23
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Zermatt Village Matterhorn Area plus Mt. Gornergrat Small Group Tour from Zürich

Zermatt Village Matterhorn Area plus Mt. Gornergrat Small Group Tour from Zürich

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Experience the unique day tour within a small group to the Matterhorn area, the glacier world and all-year-place of snow in the Alps. You meet your tour guide in Zurich at the train station. Together you travel typically Swiss-style by train to Visp (2 hours) and from there by the coghwheel railway to Zermatt. At Zermatt you will walk through the historical part of this alpine village and get many information about the history of climbing the Matterhorn. Your tourguide will lead you after that to the « Matterhorn railway », the coghwheel train that will take you to Mount Gornergrat, the best place for stunning views to the Matterhorn. Enjoy your time at your disposal (approx. 2 hours), where you can have lunch with a 360-degrees-panorama. You will travel back together with the tour guide to Zermatt, where the return travel via Visp to Bern will take place. Your tourguide will lead you to your train back to Zurich.
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  • 11 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$221.76
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$221.76
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Chocolate hunting in Zurich: Follow the taste!

Chocolate hunting in Zurich: Follow the taste!

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This Experience is offered by a private local. Together, with a chocolate-lover, you will walk across the city, enjoying good-quality chocolate and learning about the city’s most famous chocolate shops. Most importantly, you will visit the chocolatiers that locals know and love. This is also a chance for you to ask for tips about what to buy, where to go, and what to eat during your time in Zurich. Don’t forget to bring your camera as the chocolate shops are a treat for both the taste buds and the eye. So be prepared for a delicious afternoon at Zurich’s tastiest places. You will taste a lot of chocolates in the best places in Zurich including a hot drink, so join this Experience and get ready for a unique chocolate Experience.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$111.44
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$111.44

Zurich Walking Tour: Albert Einstein's Exploration Game in the OLD TOWN

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Zurich Walking Tour: Albert Einstein's Exploration Game in the OLD TOWN

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Embark on a quest around Zurich by solving clues help Einstein develop the famous Theory of Relativity, all with the help of your smartphone. Unlock new stories as you discover on your own Paradenplatz, St. Peter's Church, the Old Town, and more. + Find the real story behind Albert Einstein's General Theory of Relativity + Solve clues around town and discover other hidden gems + Explore Zurich in a unique and memorable way Each clue will lead you from one place to another, giving you exact directions so you won't need a map, a GPS or a guide. When you solve the clues and guess the answer, the secret story of that place is unlocked. Start and stop whenever you want. The tour will take you from 1.5 to 2 hours to complete, but there’s no time limit so you can finish it at your own pace. After you buy the quest, an access code will be delivered to you by mail. Go to the starting point and be ready to begin the adventure.
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  • 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$5.95
$9.03
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Zurich Highlights In A 2+ Hour Walking Tour Including Panoramic Views

Zurich Highlights In A 2+ Hour Walking Tour Including Panoramic Views

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Zurich boasts a unique and far-reaching history, but appreciating the city’s landmarks can be difficult on a self-led tour. Be immersed in the history and culture of Switzerland’s biggest city on a walking tour of highlights including Lindenhof, St Peter’s Church, and Fraumünster, while benefiting from the more personalized experience of a small-group tour.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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$55.43
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$55.43
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Mount Pilatus Golden Round Trip with Lake Cruise Private Tour from Zürich

Mount Pilatus Golden Round Trip with Lake Cruise Private Tour from Zürich

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The "Golden Round Trip" — a popular route for tourists — involves taking a boat from Lucerne across Lake Lucerne to Alpnachstad, going up on the cogwheel railway, coming down on the aerial cableways and panorama gondolas, and taking a bus back to Lucerne with your private tourguide.  Mount Pilatus is a mountain massiv with several peaks, overlooking Lucerne. The top can be reached with the Pilatus Railway, the world's steepest cogwheel railway, from Alpnachstad, operating from May to November (depending on snow conditions) and the whole year with the aerial panorama gondolas and aerial cableways from Kriens.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$336.58
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$336.58
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Jungfraujoch Top of Europe Private Tour from Zürich

Jungfraujoch Top of Europe Private Tour from Zürich

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Spend a day in the Swiss Alps with a private guide, and enjoy a personalized experience for just you and your group amid stunning alpine scenery. Traveling by both intercity and cogwheel trains, you’ll venture from Zurich into the heart of the Bernese highlands. Check out Staubbach Falls, Wengen and the Top of Europe at Jungfraujoch. Ample free time is factored in for you explore at leisure eat at your own expense.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$522.32
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$522.32
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Schilthorn Piz Gloria (James Bond Location) Private Tour from Zürich

Schilthorn Piz Gloria (James Bond Location) Private Tour from Zürich

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Schilthorn is a popular tourist destination, but it can be a bit intimidating to navigate the journey from Zurich. Relax and let a local show you the way on this full day tour with a private guide. Experience the “thrill walk,” dine at the revolving restaurant built for the 1969 James Bond movie “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service,” and visit the on-site Bond World 007 Center. You’ll also spend some time in the ski village of Murren.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$356.84
Price varies by group size
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$356.84
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Historical Walk through St. Gallens Old Town with a Local

Historical Walk through St. Gallens Old Town with a Local

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This tour is provided by a private local. Discover the historical side of St. Gallen with a passionate local who wants to share all the best-kept secrets of St. Gallen with you! Our excursion will start at the Vadian statue. You will learn about the various architectural styles from different time periods and find out how the city has changed over time. From visiting churches to discovering the history behind the old city gate or the Cathedral, you will encounter unique sites that an ordinary tourist tour won’t show you! We know that travelling is the best way of learning, and having a knowledgeable local by your side to give you insider tips and share local secrets is even better! Of course, if you wish to learn about something in particular or have a special interest, just let me know, and I will adjust the itinerary for you!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$139.59
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$139.59

Architectural Walk of Zurich with a Local

Architectural Walk of Zurich with a Local

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You can slow down to admire the standout buildings in Zurich on this charming walking tour. Meet-up just steps from the city's main train station to start your tour and follow your guide past important landmarks, including Fraumunster Church, Kalanderplatz, and St. Peter's Church. Along the way, learn about the history of these remarkable buildings and hear how the city has changed over centuries.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$117.07
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$117.07

À Maurice Watch Workshop in Zurich

À Maurice Watch Workshop in Zurich

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Appreciating Switzerland’s watchmaking history can be tricky for visitors to Zurich. Meet real watchmakers at a private Maurice de Mauriac workshop and listen as they share insights into the craft’s history and technique. Then, take the opportunity to try your own hand at the precise craft under the supervision of a professional and pose for memorable snaps while dressed in the traditional smock and magnifying glasses.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$360.81
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$360.81

Self-Guided Tour: Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe

Self-Guided Tour: Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe

This is a self-guided tour. You travel independent the classic "round trip" from your starting point via Interlaken to Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe, the outbount journey via Lauterbrunnen, the return travel via Grindelwald and Interlaken back to your origin destination. With our detailed travel instructions you travel according your preferences, you may stop whereever you want (Lauterbrunnen, Kleine Scheidegg, Grindelwald, Jungfraujoch) and enjoy the views at a specific point as long as you prefer. You will get the travel booklet and all necessary personalized tickets by e-mail after your booking - no mobile device necessary during the tour.
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  • 12 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$275.79
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$275.79
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Shopping and History Tour of Zurich

Shopping and History Tour of Zurich

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Would you like to explores the stores and boutiques of Zurich with the added comfort of being driven from store to store? Would you like to combine the shopping experience with a leisurely tour of the city? Taxibike offers a tailor made service for every customer, whereby you choose the duration and shops that you would like to visit and we will provide the transport. Our Taxibikes will pick you up from your hotel and take you direct to the shops of your choice. Meanwhile as you drive to the stores we can provide a tour of the city. There are so many interesting things to see in Zurich such as historical places and beautiful buildings.
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  • 30 minutes to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$28.87
Price varies by group size
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$28.87
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Banks and notorious customers: Exciting stories about the Gnomes of Zurich

Banks and notorious customers: Exciting stories about the Gnomes of Zurich

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Switzerland is internationally known for beautiful landscapes, quality products such as exquisite watches and delicious chocolates as well as for its professional financial industry. Bankers are sometimes referred to as the gnomes of Zurich because they discretely manage the assets of their clients thanks to the legendary banking secrecy. Listen to exciting stories about some of the most notorious clients (such as dictators, fraudsters and other criminals) of the gnomes of Zurich. The 90-minute walking tour takes you through the heart of the Swiss financial center. You will be accompanied by a very experienced compliance expert, who presents this topic in a compact and entertaining way.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.03
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$45.03
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Northern Switzerland (Private Tour)

Northern Switzerland (Private Tour)

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Do you want to discover the highest waterfalls in Europe? Do you want to know how watches are made? Do you want to know why the citizens of Schaffhausen painted the Swiss flag on the rooftop of their houses? Do you want to know why in Medievel Towers the stairs mostly turn by the left side? Do you want to discover the only picturesque village located at the other side of the Rhine river? Then this is the right tour for you!
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$557.22
Price varies by group size
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$557.22
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Private trip from Zurich to Lucerne & Mount Pilatus

Private trip from Zurich to Lucerne & Mount Pilatus

Take your time and discover the beauty of Lucerne and Mt. Pilatus by going on a private day trip. Enjoy the luxury of having a door-to-door private transport and a driver-guide to entertain you with commentary along the way. Get the aerial cableway to Mt. Pilatus, see views of Lake Lucerne, and stop off at quaint local cafes en route.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,069.41
per group
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$1,069.41
per group

Mount Titlis (Private Tour)

Mount Titlis (Private Tour)

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Enjoy the breath-taking views of the Swiss Alps from the Rotair revolving cable car bringing you up to a world of snow and glaciers. On top fantastic views of the Swiss Alps and many different activities in this winter wonderland await you. Visit the Glacier Cave and pass over Europe's highest suspension bridge - the Cliff Walk and take a ride with the Ice Flyer which brings you close to the crevasses and the Glacier Park where you can experience snow tubing even in summer!
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$844.27
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$844.27
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Highlights of Zurich City (Private Tour)

Highlights of Zurich City (Private Tour)

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Discover the highlights of Zurich during this two hours orientation tour! Get an overview of this stunning town and important city for Switzerland. Learn about the banking secret, the Romans who built a toll station here, admire the charming medieval old part of town and enjoy a magnificent viewpoint over Zurich City and the Lake area. And last but not least; ask all your questions to your private driver-guide and get some recommendations about where to eat and what to do during your stay in Zurich!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$309.56
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$309.56
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