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€ 124.00
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Child (Age 6-15)

Swiss Traditions - Appenzellerland

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Product code: 4380
Overview

Drive in a comfortable minibus (maximum 16 passengers) on the panoramic highway along beautiful Lake Zürich to the Lindt Chocolate Shop, heaven for all chocolate lovers!

Buy some of the most delicious Swiss chocolate at best conditions as a gift for your friends and family back home.

Continue via the city of Rapperswil with its medieval castle to 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.

Enjoy your afternoon at leisure (approximately four hours) discovering the picturesque village of Appenzell.

Stroll through the quaint pedestrian zone with its painted wooden houses.

Enjoy a local speciality in one of the cosy restaurants, pass by at the visitor centre of the local brewery "Brauquöll Appenzell" and visit the heritage museum.

You will be fascinated by its rich culture and interesting history.

In the late afternoon, meet again your guide who leads you to the square of the cantonal assembly, the "Landsgemeindeplatz", and explains you the particular, political traditions of this region.

Furthermore, you visit a traditional bakery before driving back to Zürich. 

Highlights
  • Lindt Chocolate Shop visit with free sample (no factory visit)
  • Stunning, green and hilly countryside as seen in Heidi movies
  • Entrance to Appenzeller cheese factory, including cheese tasting
  • Time at leisure (approximately 3 hours) in Appenzell, a picturesque village where Swiss traditions are still alive
  • Cultural and historical museum of Appenzell focussing on embroideries, handicraft and traditional customs
  • Small group for a more personal experience: maximum 16 passengers
Good to Know
  • Scheduling Scheduling: Semi-Private Tour
  • Languages offered on the Activity / TourLanguages offered on the Activity / Tour: English, German
  • Duration Duration:
  • Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • May to October the tour operates on Monday, Wednesday and FridyMay to October the tour operates on Monday, Wednesday and Fridy
  • In April, November and December the tour operates an a Monday and FridayIn April, November and December the tour operates an a Monday and Friday
  • Infants (0 – 5 years): not recommended on our small group excursions. Exceptions on request.Infants (0 – 5 years): not recommended on our small group excursions. Exceptions on request.
  • Children from the age of 16 pay the full adult rateChildren from the age of 16 pay the full adult rate
  • Children from the age 6-15 pay 50% of the adult rateChildren from the age 6-15 pay 50% of the adult rate
  • Pick-up service Pick-up service
    Sihlquai Bus Station
  • Easy Cancellation Easy Cancellation
    Regular Tours can be cancelled up to 48 hours before the Tour start free of charge.
  • On Request On Request
  • Cut-off TimeCut-off Time
    Available to be booked until 3 days before the tour starts. We reserve the option to confirm the tour or not due to availability.
Inclusions
  • Live guide in English and German
  • Transportation in comfortable minibus (maximum 16 passengers)
  • Visit of Lindt Chocolate Shop
  • Visit of show dairy, including cheese tasting
  • Admission to the Appenzell Heritage Museum
Exclusions
  • Meals
  • Beverages
  • Personal expenses
Meeting Point
Departure Time

Sihlquai Bus Station at 10:00

Arrival Time

Sihlquai Bus Station at 19:00

Address

Sihlquai Coach Parking
Limmatstrasse 4
8005 Zürich

Arrival by tramway

Take tramway no. 4 / 13 / 17 and alight at the stop "Sihlquai / HB". The coach parking is located across the street and the meeting point is a white ticket office marked with "Best of Switzerland Tours" or "Tickets here".

Arrival by train

Take a train to Zürich main train station (HB). The departure place is located on the backside of the train station, about 5 – 10 minutes walking distance away. Please direct yourself to track no. 18. This is the last track on the street level. Walk along the track with the tracks to your left and the street to your right until the street turns to the right – follow the street to the right and you will see a restaurant called "St. Gallerhof", then Hotel Walhalla and a Starbucks coffee shop. The bus parking is located across the street and the meeting point is a white ticket office marked with "Best of Switzerland Tours" or "Tickets here".

Arrival by car

There are several car parks around Sihlquai coach parking. Please be aware that they are very expensive and we, therefore, recommend to arrive by public transport. If you still prefer to arrive by car, we recommend the following car park, which is very close and open 24 hours:

Parkhaus Hauptbahnhof
Sihlquai 41
8005 Zürich

Cross the coach parking towards the main train station. Our meeting point is a white ticket office marked with "Best of Switzerland Tours" or "Tickets here".

Know Before You Go
  • For the check-in we require your confirmation details and a proof of identity (ID).
  • Please check in at least 15 minutes prior to the tour start at our departure point.
  • There will be no guide during leisure time in Appenzell
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