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This versatile full day excursion on the route of the Grand Tour of Switzerland shows you the spectacular north. See Zürich, Switzerland's cultural and economic centre and visit the stunning Rhine Falls and the medieval town of Stein am Rhein.
Starbucks Coffee, Pilatusstrasse 1, 6003 Lucerne (opposite of the Lucerne train station in the same building as Hotel Monopol)
Detailed Description: http://www.switzerland-tours.ch/travel-infos/departure-places
We kindly ask you to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the tour start and wait inside the lounge of the Starbucks Coffee. Our guide will meet you there.
Listen to your multilingual guide explaining Switzerland's interesting history and culture on the drive to Kilchberg, home of the headquarters of the world-famous chocolate factory Lindt & Sprüngli. At the Lindt Chocolate Shop a great shopping opportunity awaits you. Browse the immense assortment and buy some of the most delicious Swiss chocolate as a gift for your friends and families back home. On a short Zürich city touryou drive along the shores of the beautiful Lake Zürich, pass by the emblematic churches of the charming Old Town towards the University quarter and cross the picturesque Limmatquai before arriving at the impressive main train station. After a short lunch break (30-45 minutes) you continue northwards through picturesque landscapes with gently rolling vineyards and charming farming villages. Reach one of Switzerland's major attractions at the medieval castle Laufen and enjoy approx. 1 hour at the mighty Rhine Falls - Europe's biggest waterfall! The panoramic trail leads you to the viewing platform right above the falls where you feel the spindrift of the rumbling waters. Those seeking the ultimate adventure might take the optional boat ride* in the fizzy waters below the falls. Continue via Schaffhausen to the medieval town of Stein am Rhein. Learn about the well-preserved old town on a stroll and admire the many distinctive historic buildings. The half-timbered frame houses stun visitors with their exceptional frescoes. After some time at leisure, drive back in the evening via Zürich to Lucerne.