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Rhine Falls and Stein am Rhein Half-Day Tour from Zurich provided by Best of Switzerland Tours

Rhine Falls and Stein am Rhein Half-Day Tour from Zurich

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Switzerland is known around the world for its natural beauty and snow-capped mountains, but one sight may stand out from the rest: Rhine Falls, the largest waterfall in Europe. Outdoor enthusiasts marvel at this natural wonder on this coach tour from Zurich, where you're whisked to the falls, and the quaint town of Stein am Rhein. Highlights include the views of the countryside along the Swiss-German border, a stop at Laufen Castle, and an optional boat ride to see the falls up close.
You’ll have 2 starting options
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  • Pass by Sihlquai
  • 1
    Rhine Falls
    Stop: 70 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by Munot
  • 2
    Stein am Rhein
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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    Pass by Sihlquai
You'll end at
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  • Visit Rhine Falls, and Laufen Castle, on this sightseeing tour from Zurich
  • Enjoy a guided walking tour through the medieval Old Town in Stein am Rhein
  • Travel comfortably in an air-conditioned coach, with a guide to lead the way
  • Hassle-free pickup and drop-off from Central Zurich—or the airport—included
Important Information
Departure Point
Best of Switzerland Tours AG, Sihlquai Coach Parking, Limmatstrasse 4, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland Zurich Airport, 8302 Kloten, Switzerland
5h 15m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Walking tour at Stein am Rhein
  • Entry/Admission - Rhine Falls
  • Food and drinks
  • Boat ride at Rhine Falls (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • If you would like to be picked up and/or drop off at the airport, please notify supplier at least or up to 24 hours before departure
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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StotheN wrote a review Dec 2019
Toulouse, France209 contributions73 helpful votes
I liked today. Got up on time, had a nice breakfast and found a Franc coin in the street. But the highlight was this tour to Rhine falls and Stein am Rhein with Best of Switzerland. Good meetup point and on-time departure. The coach wasnt full and the tour guide was Urs. He was
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Date of experience: December 2019
Eva wrote a review Dec 2019
12 contributions2 helpful votes
Rhine Falls was absolutely amazing. I’ve never seen a waterfall before and it did not disappoint. The little town of Stein am Rhein was a nice touch as well - the buildings are all painted with frescoes, there is a nice view of the river, and on the day I went there were a few
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Date of experience: December 2019
JohnSG911 wrote a review Dec 2019
Singapore, Singapore126 contributions29 helpful votes
An enjoyable afternoon with the family. The waterfall at the Rhine was average. The height of the fall is not very high. There are 3 levels where you can go down and get pretty close to the water. During winter period, the water flow is not as much as summer period - which
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Date of experience: December 2019
ToddandKaren wrote a review Dec 2019
California32 contributions4 helpful votes
We visited in October 2019. We are so happy we did. The falls were flowing hard. It is a very impressive sight to see. There are boat tours that take you up to the edge of the falls and so a small island in the middle of the falls with a lookout tower. We did not take those
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Date of experience: October 2019
Chhaya S wrote a review Nov 2019
26 contributions15 helpful votes
This was a great half-day getaway that allows you to see the historic town of Stein am Rhein and see the Rhine Falls. It was a bit rainy the day we went, however, if the weather is good- the boat ride to the falls looked like it would be an amazing way to see/experience the
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Everything is Perfect
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Ryan F
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Great Tour
We really enjoyed seeing the major sights with a guide. Very informative, not to expense, and really time saving
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Katy E
Wowww, this was the highlight of our whole trip to Lucerne! So stunning from the top and a whole host of activities
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Good value tour
Excellent knowledgeable guide and all interesting locations were visited. Thoroughly recommended, particularly if y
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Great experience
Really enjoyed my trip ! This trip was last minute and I was able to secure a booking on this tour a day before. En
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My husband and I absolutely LOVED being in Switzerland and this trip made the whole stay. It was wonderful to be ab
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Great trip but grumpy bus driver
This tour was great we really enjoyed all of it, our guide was very informative and helpful the whole day. The onl
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Not worth it. At all.
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Worry free way to see Lucerne and Mount Titlis.
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