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Switzerland Mountains, Cheese and Chocolates Tour from Zurich

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    Depart from central Zurich in an air-conditioned minivan and travel along the scenic shores of Lake Zurich on your way to the world-famous Lindt chocolate factory outlet. On arrival, indulge your sweet tooth with delectable Swiss chocolate. After purchasing appetizing souvenirs, travel past the town of Rapperswill, renowned for its impressive medieval castle, and arrive at the village of Stein. 
    Visit a local cheese factory to uncover the production secrets behind Appenzeller cheese, and then continue to Brulisau to experience panoramic vistas of the dramatic Swiss Alps. Ride an aerial cable car to the snow-capped summit of Mt Hoher Kasten and capture breathtaking views from an altitude of 6,000 feet (1,800 meters).
    Enjoy a unique dining experience in the mountaintop’s revolving restaurant (own expense) and stroll through the beautiful Alpine Garden before returning to sea level for a short walking tor of Appenzell. 
    After thoroughly exploring the region, return to your vehicle and relax during the journey back to Zurich, where the tour concludes.
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    Reviewed June 15, 2019 via mobile

    Great fun for the whole day, would recommend doing the tour if you’re not sure what to tackle when In Zürich like we were as we had little time. It captures a little taste of everything. The highlight for my husband and I was the...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    2  Thank Aluette B
    Reviewed May 7, 2019

    I live in Switzerland and just want to make you fully aware that going to the Appenzell is not the great Swiss Alps experience, rather rolling hills. You might be better off taking a day trip to a great mountain spot with the train -SBB...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
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    Best-of-Switzerland, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Best of Switzerland Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2019

    Dear skylit2018, thanks for your submission. Next to our half- and full-day trips to Switzerland's most popular attractions, we offer a small selection of small-group tours with a maximum of 16 participants. These are especially tailored for guests who are seeking experiences off the beaten...More

    Reviewed October 7, 2018

    Our Tour Guide Beat was very informative and responded to all our questions. We had a 40 minute drive to our first stop which was a Lintz Chocolate outlet. There were ample amount of samples with the option of purchasing chocolate. Next stop was cheese...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
    2  Thank Sandy D
    Reviewed June 3, 2018

    My husband and I recently returned from Switzerland and started our trip in Zurich. We arrived on a Sunday holiday and knew the following Monday was a holiday as well so we were not sure what would be open for us to visit and what...More

    Date of experience: May 2018
    4  Thank audge729
    Best-of-Switzerland, Geschäftsführer at Best of Switzerland Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

    Dear Audge Thank you very much for your excellent review on our tour to the lovely Appenzell-Region. Great you enjoyed the guiding with Urs and we will forward your compliment to him of course. We wish that these great memories will last for a lifetime...More

    Reviewed May 31, 2018

    This tour was well worth the money! Our tour guide, Beat, was fantastic. He provided a lot of interesting facts throughout the day and kept us laughing with his entertaining commentary. There was plenty of time at the chocolate and cheese stops, but we would...More

    Date of experience: May 2018
    2  Thank Brianna B
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