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Zurich Adventure – Ideas for Day Excursions
Top excursion destinations in and around Zurich: Whoever has a bit more time can discover the popular Zurich sights on a day trip by bus, boat and train.

Zurich Adventure – Ideas for Day Excursions in and Around Zurich

Numerous sight of interest are discovered in the small neighboring towns and nature areas surrounding Zurich, for which taking the time to visit them on a day excursion is really worth the time.

You get to the castle hill and Rapperswil "Riviera" in less than an hour by boat, train or car – as well as reach the Fotomuseum Winterthur or the famous Schaffhausen Rhine falls in the same amount of time.

A guided Titlis excursion, Baden bathing experience or coffee and Zug's famous cherry cake along with a healthy chat also entice people outdoors. With the ZürichCARD such excursion ideas are half the price and travel with the City Card is piece of cake.

Attractions, Monuments, Squares & Streets
Roses shape the townscape in picturesque Rapperswil.
Nature, Water
A relaxed ride on Lake Zurich is part of a visit to Zurich
Nature, Water
Europe's biggest waterfall is in Switzerland: Rhine Falls near Schaffhausen...
Attractions, Architecture, Squares & Streets
Inviting parks, picturesque Old Town and urban industrial district – The city of Baden has all this. ...
Nature
Immerse in a fairy-tale-like underground world – the Höllgrotten caves enchant old and young alike
Culture, Museums, Science & Technology
The exciting experiments at the Technorama Winterthur are not just aimed at children
Nature, Zoos & Animals
Wolfs etc. – Explore the wild animals of Switzerland at the Langenberg wildlife park, west of Lake Zurich
Culture, Museums, Cultural History, Attractions, Architecture, Vantage Points
The most important feudal castle in eastern Switzerland is a living museum of life in the Middle Ages.
Attractions, Vantage Points, Sport, Walks, Hikes, Mountains
Breathtaking views, countless footpaths and an excursion restaurant attract people to the Felsenegg. ...
Sport, Hikes, Mountain Biking, Nature, Mountains
The Zugerberg mountain is an ideal excursion destination for nature lovers and sports enthusiasts all year...
Sport, Walks, Hikes, Bike Tours, Mountain Biking, Summer Tobogganing, Nature, Mountains
The Atzmännig is a leisure paradise and popular excursion for families with children
Sport, Walks, Hikes, Mountain Biking, Climbing, Mountains
Mountain peaks, clear air, panorama views – the perfect place to relax.
Full-Day Excursions
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Visit Mt. Rigi, one of Switzerland’s most popular excursion destinations.
Attractions, Nature, Parks & Gardens, Zoos & Animals
Young explorers can experience wild animals at close quarters.
Guided
German
Guided tours of a place of culture for more than 1,000 years.
Nature, Zoos & Animals
Knie’s Children's Zoo belongs to Switzerland’s tradition-steeped Knie Circus, and is a popular meeting...
Full-Day Excursions
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Excursion to Lucerne and the high-Alpine glacier world of Mt. Titlis (9,900 ft a.s.l.).
Full-Day Excursions
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Excursion to Mount Pilatus and Lucerne. Includes a cogwheel train ride and boat cruise in summer.
Full-Day Excursions
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Unforgettable excursion to the magnificent world of the Jungfraujoch – on the Top of Europe.
Sport, Walks, Nature, Mountains
At 409 yards, the Raiffeisen Skywalk is one of the longest pedestrian suspension bridges in Europe
Walks, Hikes, Bike Tours, Mountain Biking, Climbing, Summer Tobogganing, Nature, Mountains
Flumserberg is located between Zurich and Chur and offers a wide range of mountain experiences in summer
Sport, Walks, Hikes, Bike Tours, Mountain Biking, Running, Climbing, Nature, Mountains
Here guests can find relaxation in an untouched Alpine world with breathtaking views.
Hikes, Nature, Mountains
Mountain fans and nature lovers will find plenty to amuse them with hiking and mountain biking on the Hoch-...

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