Mountains, Cheese and Chocolate

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 Zurich 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” (1,800m / 6,000ft). 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 Zurich.


  • Date:
    April, November, December: Friday
    May to October: Monday, Wednesday and Friday
  • Departure: 10.15am
  • Duration: 8¾ h
  • Available in following languages: German, English

Spanish on request

Dogs are not allowed


Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
Ausstellungsstrasse 15
8005 Zürich


Adults Children (6 – 16)
CHF 138 CHF 69



Zürich Tourismus
Tourist Service
Im Hauptbahnhof
8001 Zürich
Phone-No.: +41 44 215 40 00
Fax: +41 44 215 40 44