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Rhine Falls and Stein am Rhein Half-Day Tour from Zurich provided by Best of Switzerland Tours

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Rhine Falls and Stein am Rhein Half-Day Tour from Zurich

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Face masks provided for travellers
Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Approved Health & Safety Concept COVID-19 under the "Clean & Safe" campaign supported by Switzerland Tourism. Face masks and disinfectant wipes will be provided free of charge.
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Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Switzerland is known around the world for its natural beauty and snow-capped mountains, but one sight may stand out from the rest: Rhine Falls, the largest waterfall in Europe. Outdoor enthusiasts marvel at this natural wonder on this coach tour from Zurich, where you're whisked to the falls, and the quaint town of Stein am Rhein. Highlights include the views of the countryside along the Swiss-German border, a stop at Laufen Castle, and an optional boat ride to see the falls up close.
You’ll have 2 starting options
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  • Pass by Sihlquai
  • 1
    Rhine Falls
    Stop: 70 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by Munot
  • 2
    Stein am Rhein
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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    Pass by Sihlquai
You'll end at
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  • Visit Rhine Falls, and Laufen Castle, on this sightseeing tour from Zurich
  • Enjoy a guided walking tour through the medieval Old Town in Stein am Rhein
  • Travel comfortably in an air-conditioned coach, with a guide to lead the way
  • Hassle-free pickup and drop-off from Central Zurich—or the airport—included
Important Information
Departure Point
Best of Switzerland Tours AG, Sihlquai Coach Parking, Limmatstrasse 4, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland Zurich Airport, 8302 Kloten, Switzerland
5h 15m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Walking tour at Stein am Rhein
  • Entry/Admission - Rhine Falls
  • Food and drinks
  • Boat ride at Rhine Falls (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • If you would like to be picked up and/or drop off at the airport, please notify supplier at least or up to 24 hours before departure
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Efi S wrote a review Jul 2020
Egkomi, Cyprus68 contributions22 helpful votes
Both Rhinefalls and Stein am Rhein were beautiful. We got the 15 minute boat trip which is enough. We did not have time to explore the castle though which was disappointing. The village is so picturesque but small and the one hour is enough. Andreas, our driver and guide was
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Response from Best-of-Switzerland, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Rhine Falls and Stein am Rhein Half-Day Tour from Zurich
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Efi2019s, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your tour to the Rhine Falls & Stein am Rhein! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your tour with our tour guide Andreas and the boat trip to the falls. However, we would sincerely like to apologize for the behavior of your co-travelers. Since the health and safety of our guests and employees is our top priority, we have elaborated a solid safety concept based on the recommendations of the Federal Office of Public Health (BAG). It is in the interest of us all to comply with these rules and our tour guides are instructed to inform all guests accordingly. Thank you very much for following the instructions and not letting yourself be distracted by the misconduct of your fellow travelers! We hope that over time more and more guests will be accustomed to masks so that we can avoid similar incidents in the future. And if all goes well, you may be able to enjoy our tour without a mask on your next visit to Switzerland - we would be very happy to welcome you again! Best regards, Best of Switzerland Tours
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StotheN wrote a review Dec 2019
Toulouse, France209 contributions74 helpful votes
I liked today. Got up on time, had a nice breakfast and found a Franc coin in the street. But the highlight was this tour to Rhine falls and Stein am Rhein with Best of Switzerland. Good meetup point and on-time departure. The coach wasnt full and the tour guide was Urs. He was
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Date of experience: December 2019
2 Helpful votes
Eva wrote a review Dec 2019
12 contributions2 helpful votes
Rhine Falls was absolutely amazing. I’ve never seen a waterfall before and it did not disappoint. The little town of Stein am Rhein was a nice touch as well - the buildings are all painted with frescoes, there is a nice view of the river, and on the day I went there were a few
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Date of experience: December 2019
1 Helpful vote
JohnSG911 wrote a review Dec 2019
Singapore, Singapore126 contributions29 helpful votes
An enjoyable afternoon with the family. The waterfall at the Rhine was average. The height of the fall is not very high. There are 3 levels where you can go down and get pretty close to the water. During winter period, the water flow is not as much as summer period - which
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Date of experience: December 2019
ToddandKaren wrote a review Dec 2019
California32 contributions4 helpful votes
We visited in October 2019. We are so happy we did. The falls were flowing hard. It is a very impressive sight to see. There are boat tours that take you up to the edge of the falls and so a small island in the middle of the falls with a lookout tower. We did not take those
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Date of experience: October 2019
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I have amazing experience over your one must visit this place I highly recommend this place it's just a mail Expres
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Amazing !
This was an amazing experience and Konrad, our driver and guide was perfect! After all the checks for COVID we star
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If you are short on time, this is a good option
We were only going to be in Zurich for a day and a half before flying back home in the states. Initially, we had be
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Something Majestic
It's impossible to criticise a tour that ends up with one visiting a site that is awe inspiring. Jungfraujoch, th
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Amazing option for experiencing the Alps!!
This was our favorite day of our two week European vacation! We took a bus ride up into the mountains. Then we took
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Very impressed me ..
After the longest few hours of our life to climb to the roof of Europe and feel stunned at the panoramic scene ahea
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Wonderful experience!
I had a day to spare while visiting Zurich. This was a great choice it was a little confusing finding the correct s
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Everything is Perfect
Everything and everyone is perfect from the tour guide, bus driver, and the fellow tourist I have been with during
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Ryan F
Great half-day trip to snowy resort on a mountain-top
This was a fabulous trip with a fantastic, knowledgeable guide that provided clear information and expectations for
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We stayed in Zurich, and booked all of our tours. This was a great tour with excellent guide. Lucerne was beautiful
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Great Tour
We really enjoyed seeing the major sights with a guide. Very informative, not to expense, and really time saving
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Disappointed on lack of cable car
Pick up easy enough, tour guide excellent, knowledgeable and showed the sights in a logical manner. Bit disappointi
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Katy E
Wowww, this was the highlight of our whole trip to Lucerne! So stunning from the top and a whole host of activities
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Good value tour
Excellent knowledgeable guide and all interesting locations were visited. Thoroughly recommended, particularly if y
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It was indeed a wonderful experience with a very informative and knowledgeable tour guide, Antje.... and for the dr
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