Our distance calculator will help you in knowing the! On the drive to the falls he explained about where we were going and what we would be seeing. Switzerland is famously known for its majestic alpine ranges and major cities like Geneva and Zurich. It is relaxing and easy going. Go to There are some good walks in this area, you might ask your hotel if they have suggestions, or go to the tourist office in the main train station and see if they have brochures. I also understand that the tour is mostly film, you don't really get to see the chocolate being made. The castle is mainly used as a restaurant now, but we were in no condition for fine dining after that hike. After knowing all the above factors, it is also important that you know for how much time you will have to travel.
I will be out of town most of next week, but if you are leaving soon I will try to post over the weekend. Overview Visit the magnificent Rhine Falls and pretty village of Stein am Rhein on this 5-hour trip from. Also, there is an excellent flea market on Saturdays from about 8 — 4 pm also at Burkliplatz, lots of fun stuff on offer. Walk straight past the Opera House until you come to the end of the sidewalk where there is an intersection with a very busy two-lane road Utoquai. The bridge across the river is naturally a good spot to admire the riverfront from, as is the small ferry terminal.
You could just go as far as you wanted and turn back. Packed with quintessential European charm, Stein am Rhein is simply captivating and is one of the. It did not work for me at Schaffhausen, but on their home page, the icon for lost luggage includes an umbrella with a tag on it gives the opening hours for the luggage office, since they are the same place. Pity it is such a climb up to the castle but I might send hubby up there while I relax by the river - wouldn't be the first time we have done that sort of thing - I don't do ascent very well! A great day and chance to get into the mountains. You can follow him through his travel blog , and on and. You could easily spend a half day at least doing this.
There are fruit, vegetables, cheeses, breads, flowers, it is quite a good market and interesting to see. Next, take the Belvedere Trail to a viewing platform right above the falls. Oh…the boat is small and our 4 year old was fine with some coloring books after about 45 minutes of sightseeing, but I could see the 2-4 yo crowd struggling with not having room to move around. The width of the old town areas is less than that, so really you will be in quite a tightly confined area. The tourist office is open year-round Monday to Friday 9:30am to noon and 1:30 to 5pm. The Stadelhofen train station is much closer to your hotel than the Hautbanhof, and you can walk to the hotel from the Stadelhofen train station in just over 5 minutes.
I think the Lindt tour is only in German, I have tried to find English tours in the past and have never had any luck in finding them. See the splendid medieval castle of Schloss Laufen and the mighty Rhine Falls and experience Europe's biggest waterfall. You can check our flight distance calculator to find before travelling. You can take the train to Murg or Mols about an hour from Zurich , then take a ferry down to the other end of the lake to Weesen and have lunch see below and then get the train to Zurich from there. Adventure Daddy carried Miss C to the top in our Tula Toddler carrier, and she walked a bit of it, but I found myself huffing and puffing more than once on the climb. Getting to Stein am Rhein For travellers to Switzerland, visiting Stein am Rhein as a day trip from Zurich may be the best approach.
I have not done this, but check guidebooks for info on how to do it, I don't believe it is complicated and would be a nice combination and a pretty ride down the Rhine river. Markets - There is a farmers market every Tuesday and Friday morning at Burkliplatz on the lake which is quite near your hotel. I will be in Zurich for at least 3 days while my husband is at a conference and am looking for ways to fill my day and see as much as I can. An E-Ticket will be sent to you via email as soon as details of your reservation are confirmed or your supporting information is received by us. You can walk around the town and have lunch, there are also walks in the nearby countryside. Hear how most houses date to the Renaissance, and are built from stone inlaid with delicate wood windows.
Getting to Stein am Rhein: By car, it takes less than an hour to reach Stein am Rhein from Zurich 55 km , while the train ride takes 1h20min — 1h30min. Myself and a few friends from Zurich went on a quick day trip to Stein am Rhein this weekend. There is a medieval portion of the town which is very charming and if you climb the hill you will get great views. We have guests in town and decided it was finally time to cross boat ride on the Rhein off my must do list. Walensee — this is a beautiful, very large glacial lake in the middle of jagged mountain peaks If you have seen the Remarkables in New Zealand, they will look familiar. On many of the medieval houses, their front façade is decorated with elaborately painted frescos. The town of Stein am Rhein is picturesque and lovely.