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Private Tour: Rhine Falls Tour from Zurich
"Begin your private tour with morning or afternoon pickup from your centrally located Zurich hotel. Ride in a comfortable minivan through the Northern Switzerland countryside near the German border passing through a famous wine-making region and seeing quaint traditional farm houses in the village of Marthalen. Continue to Schaffhausen and delight in the town’s intricately painted houses with bay windows. View Laufen Castle which dates back as far as 858 A.D.Arrive at Rhine Falls Europe’s biggest waterfall and spend one full hour marveling at this natural wonder. Take the Belvedere panoramic trail right to the top of the falls or take a thrilling optional boat ride to a large rock in the middle of these dramatic falls for a closer look. Being able to get so close to these 75-foot (23-meter) falls allows you to really feel their power and force. Throughout your tour your knowledgeable guide will tell you about the sights you pass. A private tour is a much more laid-back personal experience than a big bus tour
From CHF113.00
 
Rhine Falls Tour from Zurich
"After pickup from your Zurich hotel or the airport travel through the northern Switzerland countryside close to the German border passing gently rolling vineyards. Pass quaint farming villages admiring the traditional frame houses. You will have a photo stop at the medieval Laufen Castle.Arrive at Rhine Falls Europe's biggest waterfall at 450 feet (150 meters) wide and 75 feet (23 meters) tall. Savor an hour of free time to capture photos and admire the falls from different perspectives. Take an optional boat ride (June to August only) to a large rock in the your informative guide will tell you more about the sights you see and the history and culture of northern Switzerland. On your way back you will pass through Schaffhausen where you can see the distinctive circular Munot Fortress
From CHF52.00
 
Zurich Super Saver 2: Rhine Falls including Best of Zurich City Tour
"Rhine Falls Tour from Zurich (3 hours):Travel by air-conditioned coach to Northern Switzerland to see the beautiful Rhine Falls - Europe's largest waterfall. Capture stunning photographs of the cascading water and natural beauty of the area or embark on an optional boat trip for an unforgettable experience (June to August only). The tour concludes at Zurich Sihlquai where you will have approximately 30 minutes to spend at your leisure.Best of Zurich City Tour (2 hours):Visit the the Bahnhofstrasse shopping street and the National Museum.Make a brief stop by Lake Zurich before boarding the Dolderbahn (cog-wheel railway) to the Zurichberg district. Admire the Chagall windows on Fraumunster Church and take a brief guided st before your Best of Zurich City Tour concludes in the Old Town. If you decide to add-on the third tour simply stay onboard the coach and travel onto the Sihlquai Bus Terminal.Zurich West including the Lindt Chocolate Factory Outlet tour (3 hours):See the fun side of Zurich on this unique tour to Zurich West and the Lindt Chocolate Factory outlet. Delve into the district’s and learn about its transformation from industrial district to epicenter of cool and quirky culture! See the Prime Tower (Zurich's tallest building)
From CHF76.00

More Things to Do in Burg Hohenzollern

Sculptures of Hohenzollerns

The sculptures around and inside the castle are the work of Gustav Willgohs.Hohenzollern (from Hohenzollern in Swabia) - a dynasty of Brandenburg kurfurst (1415-1701), Prussian kings (1701-1918), the...
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Mar 14, 2015

Schloss and Burg Hohenzollern

Hohenzollern Castle (Burg Hohenzollern) is a castle about 50 kilometers south of Stuttgart. It is considered the ancestral seat of the Hohenzollern family, which emerged in the Middle Ages and...
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Mar 14, 2015

STATUE'S & VIEWPOINT'S - 11

After enjoying a rest, we made our way down to the lower courtyard. This is situated between the inner and outer Battlement Wall'sA MUST DO, is the long walk around the Castle, as here, located...
balhannah
Nov 22, 2011

THE CANON -10

Located in the main courtyard of Hohenzollern Castle, is quite a large medevial Canon sitting on a gun carriage. Have at look at it, because you will see the Prussian Coat of Arms embedded in the...
balhannah
Nov 22, 2011

TIME FOR A BREAK - 9

The day had been quite hot with the Sun blazing overhead. We had been constantly walking, so we decided it was time for a break.First the Toilet's, and two blocks are located on the upper courtyard,...
balhannah
Nov 22, 2011

BIRD'S OF PREY - 8

As with most Castle's, there is always a Bird's of Prey Show. We weren't interested as we have seen so many of them.Inbetween show's here at Hohenzollern Castle, the Bird's are show. They are chained...
balhannah
Nov 22, 2011
 
 
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THE HOHENZOLLERN BAND - 6

If you happen to be at Hohenzollern Castle on an OPEN DAY like we were, then you will see the Castle Band.We thoroughly enjoyed it!The Band made their way up the Castle Tower that overlooked the main...
balhannah
Nov 22, 2011

CHRIST CHAPEL - 4

Seeing Christ Chapel was next, and as it was open, we proceeded inside for a look. There are two Churches at the Castle, a Catholic and Protestant, and Christ Chapel is the latter. Friedrich Wilhellm...
balhannah
Nov 22, 2011

BURG HOHENZOLLERN

Have you ever planned your driving holiday, and then found a place you really wanted to see but weren't going near it?Well, this is what happened when I saw a photo of this huge Burg. I read about it,...
balhannah
Nov 22, 2011

ST. MICHAEL'S CHAPEL -7

St. Michael's Chapel is the Catholic Church at the Castle.The Chapel of St. Michael is the oldest part of the castle complex. It has beautiful 13th century stained glass windows and an impressive...
balhannah
Nov 22, 2011

INSIDE HOHENZOLLERN CASTLE - 5

Being here at the Castle on an Open Day, did have some advantages. We were able to wander through the room's, on our own, with-out a guide. There was always somebody on hand to answer question's. I...
balhannah
Nov 22, 2011

THE GATE TOWER & MAIL BOX - 3

The next gate we came to was the tall Gate Tower & Mail Box. This is an impressive Gate Tower!After we pass through here, we see the Carriage Courtyard, where the Horse and Carriage's arrived and...
balhannah
Nov 21, 2011

BURG HOHENZOLLERN ENTRANCE -1

The Shuttle Bus dropped us off nearly at the Eagle's Gate, which is the main entrance to the Castle.What a surprise I had when going to pay, as I was told it was an "open day," and entry was free.In...
balhannah
Nov 21, 2011

VIEW POINT ZELLER HORN -2

We are now inside the Castle Wall's and winding our way up the hill to where we enter the Schnarrwach Bastion and the Zeller Horn view point through another Castle gate, this one has a couple of...
balhannah
Nov 21, 2011

Top 5 Burg Hohenzollern Writers

balhannah

"STUNNING CASTLE!"
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Kuznetsov_Sergey

"Burg and Schloss Hohenzollern"
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Ujamaflip

"Enchanting Castle"
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Cristian_Uluru

"The amazing Burg Hohenzollern"
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timada

"I've got the whole world in my hand !"
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