Discover the most beautiful corners of Zurich and take in the panoramic views over the city & Lake Zurich. Visit picturesque Lucerne and ascent to the top of Mount Titlis to immerse yourself into the spectacular world of world of snow & glaciers of the Swiss Alps!
Arriving at Zurich airport, make your way independently to your hotel in the centre of the city. The rest of the day is yours to spend as you please, relaxing at your hotel or exploring the city on your own.
The morning is free to spend as you chose. This afternoon, discover why Zürich is frequently awarded "city with best quality of life" and learn about Switzerland's business and cultural centre while listening to your multilingual guide pointing out the highlights of this unique town. Heading out to the beautiful surrounding area, you cross Lake Zürich by ferry and ride a cable car to Felsenegg with stunning views of the town, the lake and the snow-capped Alps. Your excursion combines the interesting city of Zürich with its beautiful nature in the surroundings. Enjoy the drive in a comfortable, air-conditioned coach passing by the castle-like National Museum, the shopping avenue Bahnhofstrasse, Zürich's famous financial district and the renowned Opera House. A photo stop is planned at the picturesque Lake Zürich before driving through the university quarter where you can see the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and Zürich's Art Museum. We then reach the charming Old Town for our next picture stop and an introduction stroll through the pleasant pedestrian area to admire the patriarchal guild houses, St. Peter Church with Europe's largest clock-face, the "Grossmünster" Church and the "Fraumünster" Church with the famous stained glass windows by Marc Chagall. Heading out of the city, the journey continues along the “Gold Coast” to Meilen where you board the ferry and cross the pristine waters of Lake of Zürich to Horgen. Move on to Adliswil for the ultimate highlight of your city tour: The ride by the only aerial cable car* in the Canton of Zürich to the Felsenegg viewpoint. A popular recreational area for the locals living in & around Zürich, it offers incredible panoramic views over Zürich, the lake and the snow-capped Alps. Enjoy the fresh air of the beautiful forest before heading back to the city. (B)
Today set out on a full-day tour to Lucern and Mt Titlis taking you into a magnificent world of Alpine glaciers. Departing from Zürich, the scenic coach journey begins through the beautiful countryside via Albis Pass and along the shores of the Lake of the Four Cantons to Lucerne. Take in the views during a short photo stop en-route and enjoy a brief orientation drive of this charming town while your guide points out its main attractions like the Chapel Bridge, the Town Hall, the Jesuit Church and the Culture and Congress Centre. Enjoy some time at leisure to explore the Old Town on your own before the journey continues to Engelberg where the breath-taking journey by different aerial cable cars to the top of Mt. Titlis begins. Enjoy the spectacular sight of the glacier's deep crevasses and gigantic ice boulders from the revolving cable car Rotair. Once at the top of Mt. Titlis, located at 3000 m.a.s.l, you'll be amazed by the high alpine panorama and enjoy magnificent views of the Alps from the restaurants or the sun terrace. Many different activities in this winter wonderland await you. Weather permitting, you can visit the Glacier Cave & pass over Europe's highest suspension bridge - the Cliff Walk, 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 - all is included! After descending by aerial cable cars, relax onboard the comfortable coach as you travel back to Zurich, via Lucerne. This has a duration of 9 hours 30 minutes and you can expect to arrive back in Zurich at 7:00 pm. (B)
Your Zurich City break ends after breakfast today. Make your way to the airport or railway station to travel onward. Or ask about extending your stay in Zurich or another Swiss destination of your choice. (B)