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The Great Tour of Zurich
"This tour shows you the most interesting sights of Zurich and its surroundings! Start with a guided city tour of Zurich which shows you the commercial center a section of the Old Town Fraumuenster Church with its famous Chagall windows historical Limmatquai and the university district. Drive along the Hoehenstrasse which offers spectacular views into the Alps we then drive to Rapperswil which is named the 'City of Roses'. The charming little town of Rapperswil offers unique attractions for visitors - the Rose Gardens the Castle the deer park on the Lindenhof and the picturesque Old Town.After a guided orientation tour and some time at leisure in Rapperswil
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Heidiland and Liechtenstein Tour from Zurich: Two Countries in One Day
"After first doing a city tour of Zurich we follow Lake Zurich to Rapperswil the city of roses. We visit the picturesque Old Town and its medieval castle; you will also have some time at leisure here. Then after crossing the Ricken Pass with its panoramic views of the Alps we reach the lovely Toggenberg region whose pretty hill a the capital of the tiny Principality of Liechtenstein you will have more time at leisure. A visit to the Post Office is recommended; the famous stamps from this tiny state are coveted worldwide by philatelists and amateur stamp lovers alike. And finally the setting for the Heidi stories. In the summer months you visit Heidi's village. A pleasant short walk leads to a collection of typical mountain houses a village shop and of course lots of little goats. Entry into the authentic Heidi House is optional. In wintertime you'll visit the quaint Swiss village of Werdenberg instead.A beautiful trip back to Zurich along the banks of Lake Walen
From CHF84.00
 
Private Tour: Zurich City Highlights
"You’ll be picked up from your Zurich hotel at your selected departure time for your choice of a 2-hour or 4-hour private sightseeing tour by minivan. Before your tour begins your expert local guide will give an overview of what you'll see giving you the chance to amend the itinerary according to your preferences. Below is a sample itinerary. Throughout your tour your guide will offer interesting commentary about the sights you see making for a more meaningful immersive experience. By the time your tour ends back at your hotel you’ll discover why Zurich is ranked one of the world’s top 25 cities with the highest quality of life!"
From CHF88.00

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Café-Konditorei Rosenstaedter

This is a very pleasant and friendly cafe set on Rapperswil's ancient Fischmarkt (and opposite a branch of Macdonald's, which is rather unfortunate).Its outside tables looked extremely inviting and...
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Rathaus

The old Town hall was built in XV century and has been renovated recently. Nowadays this historical building host a restaurant. A pleasant and shaded terracce will offer you some refreshing moment and...
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Untere Bahnhofstrasse 5, Rapperswil, Switzerland,
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Untere Bahnhofplatz 5, (formerly Swiss Q Hotel), Rapperswil, St. Gallen, 8640, Switzerland
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Hauptplatz 11, Rapperswil, 8640, Switzerland
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FISCHMARKTPLATZ, Rapperswil, SG 8640
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Hoehenweg 15, Hasenstrick, Rapperswil, St. Gallen, 8342, Switzerland
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Top Things to Do in Rapperswil

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Stadtpfarrkirche St Johann - Church

The catholic parish church St. Johann is a reconstruction in Neo-Gothic style after a devastating fire in 1882. Of the works of art - not that there were too many, reformation's iconoclasm had hit...
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Altstadt - Old Town

Rapperswil's Altstadt (old town centre) is very attractive. The majority of its buildings seem to date from the 16th-18th centuries, with later additions and modifications, although there are a few...
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Rapperswil Castle

On top of the hill, above Rapperswil's old town and with gorgeous views of the lake and the Alps, is the castle. It was erected at the end of the 12th century and reconstructed after 1350. Nowadays...
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Rose Gardens

Rapperswil is also named "city of roses", which is a bit over the top, I'd say. They do have some nice rose gardens, but nothing overly spectacular. It's probably more history related as two roses are...
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Castle Hill

Switzerland is notoriously expensive, but these views are all to be enjoyed for free From the Lindenhof viewing terrace, my guide book stated that I would see The Santis Massif in the North East, The...
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Wooden Bridge

Sonja pointed out this wooden bridge from the castle walls. Holzbrücke Rapperswil-Hurden is the longest wooden bridge in Europe (840 metres) and was opened on April 6th 2001. It links Rapperswil and...
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german_eagle

"Rapperswil"
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barbskie

"Rapperswil, the city of roses"
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suvanki

"VT mini meet to Rapperswil"
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Tripack

"Rapperswil - Swiss VT capital for one day ;-)"
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leics

"Worth the boat trip (and the train ride)!"
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