You are offline

Please check your internet connection.

Success

Thank you for creating your shortlist.

Success

Successfully added to your favourites list

Error

An error occurred adding to your favourites list

Success

Successfully removed from your favourites list

Sorry listing cannot be favourited

This listing cannot be favourited as we haven't added it to our listings yet. Please let us know about this issue at hello@travlr.com

false

Swiss Cheese, Chocolates and Mountains Small-Group Tour from Zurich

Venture to the Heidi-like region of eastern Switzerland on this full day guided coach tour from Zurich. Discover the secrets behind Switzerland's famous cheese and chocolate! Trace the path of raw milk from grazing cows on lush meadows to the production at the Appenzeller show dairy and a boutique chocolate manufacture. Take in fascinating mountain views on an aerial cable car ride to the top of Hoher Kasten and learn about local customs on a guided stroll through the charming village of Appenzell, where old traditions are still alive. Even better, you'll travel in a personalized small group with a maximum of 16 people!

per adult from

$239

AUD

Duration

11 hours

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Scenic drive through the stunning, green and hilly countryside
    • Visit to Appenzeller diary including museum and cheese tasting
    • Aerial cable car ride up to Mt. Hoher Kasten with its revolving restaurant and breath-taking views
    • Visit of a boutique Chocolate Manufacture, chocolate tasting included
    • Visit of a typical Swiss cow farm
    • Visit of the herbal garden "Kräuterzauber"
    • Guided walk through the charming and traditional village of Appenzell
    • Goody bag with typical Swiss products from each visited attraction
    • Transportation in comfortable Mercedes minibus, free WIFI included
    • Entry/Admission - Kräuterzauber
    • Entry/Admission - Appenzeller Schaukaeserei
    • Entry/Admission - Hoher Kasten
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Sihlquai, Sihlstrasse 41, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland

    Depart from central Zurich in an air-conditioned minivan and set out on a scenic drive along beautiful Lake Zürich via the City of Rapperswil with its medieval castle to the gently rolling hills of the Appenzellerland with photo stops en route.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Stein, Stein, Canton of Appenzell

    Discover a typically Swiss farm and taste a glass of fresh cow milk.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Kräuterzauber, Hasen 189, 9063 Stein, Switzerland

    Visit an enchanting herb garden of a natural cosmetics manufacturer.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Appenzeller Schaukaeserei, Dorf 711, Stein 9063 Switzerland

    Find out how natural Swiss milk and herbs are turned into Switzerland's tangiest cheese at the Appenzeller show dairy in Stein AR. Marvel at the imposing cellar storing up to 12,500 wheels of cheese and try to guess the top secret ingredients of the world-famous Appenzeller cheese during a cheese tasting.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Hoher Kasten, Dorf 22, Bruelisau 9058 Switzerland

    Your tour continues to the village of Brulisau where you'll board the aerial cable-car to the panoramic Mt. Hoher Kasten. At 6,000 feet (1,800 meters), enjoy breathtaking views over the Rhine Valley and Austria's Voralberg region. Go for a walk through the Alpine Garden or enjoy lunch at the spectacular revolving mountain restaurant (not included).

    Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

    Stop At: Appenzellerland Tourismus AI, Hauptgasse 4, 9050 Appenzell, Switzerland

    Follow your tour guide on a walk through the quaint village of Appenzell and learn about the ancient traditions and customs of this region while browsing local specialty shops in the pedestrian zone with its decoratively painted wooden facades.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Appenzell, Appenzell, Canton of Appenzell

    Visit a boutique chocolate manufacture and follow the Maître Chocolatier's explanation of the artisan craft of chocolate making before indulging your senses during a chocolate tasting. Enjoy some time at leisure before heading back to Zürich.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Sihlquai, Sihlstrasse 41, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland

    After a great day we will drop you off again in Zürich.

    Duration: 1 minute

  • Departure Point :
    Best of Switzerland Tours AG, Sihlquai Coach Parking, Limmatstrasse 4, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 12 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • 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.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

9

Organised by Best of Switzerland Tours

Activity ID: V-3885SW313BS

More like this

Is this your business?

If this is your business, Claim Your Listing so you can manage and update your profile through our Business Portal.

Or you can improve this listing by Suggesting an Edit .