Mountains, Cheese and Chocolate - Zürich Tourism

Day Excursions

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Day Excursions

Day Excursions

… to the land of eternal ice

Day Excursions
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Thanks to Zürich’s optimum location, Switzerland's top destinations can easily be reached on short or day tours. In this way, you can experience the combination of Swiss sights during the day and Zürich’s diverse range of cultural events, gastronomic highlights and nightlife after returning to the city.

Ausflug in die idyllische, hügelige Gegend der Ostschweiz mit Besuch in einem Schokolade-Fabrikladen und einer Schaukäserei.
Ausflug in die idyllische, hügelige Gegend der Ostschweiz mit Besuch in einem Schokolade-Fabrikladen und einer Schaukäserei.

8.75h, Best of Switzerland Tours

Mountains, Cheese and Chocolate

Exclusive Small Group Tour

Unforgettable excursion to a beautiful, idyllic region of Eastern Switzerland. 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 Chocolates at best conditions!

The journey continues to Rapperswil, well known for its medieval castle and on to the green and hilly region of Appenzell. In Stein you will visit the cheese factory where the famous Appenzeller cheese is made! Learn more about the cheese making and the ancient traditions of this typical region. Continuation via the picturesque village of Appenzell to Brülisau. Here you start the ride with the aerial cable car to the peak of the Panorama Mountain “Hoher Kasten” (1800m / 6000 ft). Enjoy the fascinating view over the gently rolling hills of the Appenzellerland, the Rhine Valley and the Vorarlberg (Austria). Take a walk through the Alpine Garden and visit the spectacular revolving restaurant (Lunch excl.). After this unique experience a guided walk through the small town of Appenzell awaits you. The pedestrian zone with its beautiful facades invites you for a stroll or some shopping during your time at leisure before heading back to Zürich.

*Dogs prohibited

Detailed information :


May - October


Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri


10:15 am




German, English, Spanish


CHF 138 / EUR 113 Adults
CHF 69 / EUR 57 Children

Departure location

Sihlquai bus station - 10 minutes before departure

Zürich Tourism
+41 (0) 44 215 40 00
*All prices are in Swiss Francs and correct at time of print. Prices shown in currencies other than Swiss Francs are guideline prices only and subject to exchange rate variations. All programmes and prices are subject to change without prior notice.