Mountains, Cheese & Chocolate

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Extraordinary small group excursion to the idyllic region of Eastern Switzerland. Visit the Appenzeller cheese factory and discover how they produce this tasty cheese. Enjoy fascinating views on a ride by aerial cable car to the top of the Panorama Mountain "Hoher Kasten" and learn about ancient customs on a guided stroll through the charming village of Appenzell where old traditions are still alive.

Departure point: 
Zürich Sihlquai Coach Parking behind Zürich main train station (HB).
Detailed description:

Please check-in at our ticket office marked with "Best of Switzerland Tours" at the latest 15 minutes prior to departure.


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Drive in a comfortable minibus (max. 16 passengers) on the panoramic highway along beautiful Lake Zürich to the Lindt Chocolate Shop where a great shopping opportunity awaits you. Buy some of the most delicious Swiss Chocolate at best conditions! Continue via the city of Rapperswil with its medieval castle and the green and hilly region of Appenzell. In Stein you visit the show dairy where the famous Appenzeller cheese is made! Learn about the cheese production and try some samples of this rich, aged cheese during a cheese tasting. Continue via the picturesque village of Appenzell to Brülisau where you board the aerial cable car and ascent the Panorama Mountain Hoher Kasten (1800m). Relish fascinating views from the top over the gently rolling hills of the Appenzellerland, the Rhine Valley and Vorarlberg (Austria). Take a walk through the Alpine Garden and visit the spectacular revolving restaurant for a regional meal. After this unique experience, a guided walk through the small town of Appenzell awaits you. Your guide explains the ancient traditions and interesting customs of this region. The pedestrian zone with its decoratively painted wooden facades invites you for a stroll or some shopping before heading back to Zürich.


  1. Carparkplatz Sihlquai Zürich
  2. Kilchberg
  3. Rapperswil
  4. 711
  5. Appenzell
  6. Hoher Kasten