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Day Trip With Chocolate, Cheese, and Mountains

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Duration:   9 hours


  • Visit to the Lindt Chocolate Shop
  • Cheese tasting at a show dairy 
  • Cable car ride up the Hoher Kasten panoramic mountain

The tour starts by heading to the Lindt Chocolate Shop, where top-quality Swiss chocolate can be purchased at discount prices. The journey then continues to the hilly region of Appenzell, where a visit to a show dairy complete with cheese-tasting is on the program.

Afterwards, a ride on the aerial cableway takes you from Brüllisau up to the summit of the panoramic mountain, Hoher Kasten. From the spectacular revolving restaurant (food not included), guests can enjoy a fabulous 360° view of the surrounding region. Back in the village of Appenzell, a stroll accompanied by a tour guide leads through the picturesque pedestrian zone, where typical, beautifully adorned half-timbered houses line the famous Landsgemeindeplatz square.

Here you hear all about the unusual political traditions practiced by the people of Appenzell, and other stories and anecdotes. Afterwards, you pay a visit to a traditional bakery before returning to Zurich. 

Meeting Point

Bus Station Zürich, Sihlquai

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This small group tour visits the idyllic region of Canton Appenzell, where age-old traditions are still actively lived. And there is plenty of opportunity to sample some Swiss cheese and chocolate.




9 h

Group size

Small-group tour with max. 16 persons

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