Black Forest and Rhine Falls Day Trip from Zurich

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Black Forest and Rhine Falls Day Trip from Zurich
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Visit the breathtaking Black Forest region and the Rhine Falls – Europe’s largest waterfall – in one day on a tour from Zurich! The full-day trip starts with a visit to Titisee-Neustadt, a pretty town in the heart of Germany's Black Forest. Admire its star attraction, Lake Titisee, and visit the locally renowned Drubb watchmaker to see traditional German cuckoo clocks being made. Before returning to Zurich, stop at Rhine Falls to watch the waters of the Rhine River crashing down a 75-foot (23-meter) drop.
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In Brief

Location:
Zürich, Switzerland
Country:
Switzerland
Duration:
7 hours
Operates:
May to October
Monday to Friday
Highlights:
Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
Instant Confirmation
Led by a local guide
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Itinerary
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Pass By: Schluchsee, 79859 Schluchsee, Baden-Wurttemberg Germany

Meet your guide in central Zurich and then hop aboard your luxury coach for the journey north to the Black Forest in southern Germany. The journey lasts just over 1.5 hours, so sit back and relax, taking in the postcard-perfect scenery; as Lake Schluchsee drops from your view, the lush green hills and woods of the Black Forest take center stage.

Stop At: Lake Titisee, 79811 Titisee-Neustadt, Baden-Wurttemberg Germany

Stop for roughly two hours in the town of Titisee-Neustadt on the edge of Lake Titisee – an area that’s known for being the heart of the Black Forest. One of the area’s famous exports is German cuckoo clocks, so head inside Drubba – a prestigious clock producer – to see how these traditional clocks are made.

Then, spend the rest of your time in the town at leisure; stroll around Lake Titisee independently, enjoy a boat ride or perhaps visit a café to sample the region’s legendary Black Forest Gateau (activities and food at your own expense). The rich cake -- also known as Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte -- is constructed as a chocolate cake, layered with cherries, whipped cream and lashings of cherry brandy.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Lenzkirch Höhe, Schliechtstraße 24A, 79853 Lenzkirch, Germany

Meet your guide and travel south through the impressive spruce forests of Lenzkirch, working your way back into Switzerland.

Stop At: Rhine Falls, Rheinfallquai, Neuhausen am Rheinfall 8212 Switzerland

Head into the Upper Rhine region to stop at Rhine Falls – Europe’s largest waterfalls – and enjoy a break of roughly 45 minutes. Gaze at the water as it crashes down a drop of 75 feet (23 meters), pose for photos, and stroll around admiring the scenery

Duration: 45 minutes

Inclusions

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local guide

Exclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Boat ride at Rhinefalls (optional - CHF 10.

Departure Time

12:15 PM

Departure Point

Bus Station, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

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Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

We had a great time. Our tour guide Raymond was very helpful, knowledgeable and had a good sense of humor. Driver Richard was very nice as well. Thanks for such an amazing and funfilled day..
• Submitted 21 Oct 2019
Perfect amount of time to get to both places in one day. Definitely choose the boat ride at Rhine Falls....waterfall is breath taking.
• Submitted 14 Oct 2019
Anna is an amazing tour guide! She is friendly and detailed with a good sense of humour. She is also patient with troublemakers in the tour group. The driver is polite and an expert with sharp turns. We had a pleasant and smooth journey thanks to him. Highly recommended!!
• Submitted 09 Oct 2019
Our trip to Black Forest and Rhine Falls through Viator was an amazing experience. The Driver and Guide were very nice people. An excellent one day trip from Zürich. Highly recommended.
• Submitted 23 Aug 2019
Rhine falls is an amazing place, wide waterfall and boat ride takes near to the waterfall, if lucky enough to go on a sunny day you get to see rainbow colors in the waterfall
• Submitted 15 Jul 2019
Absolutely loved the tour! Anna was our guide and very informative but not too talky so we could sit back and really enjoy the sites. The Black Forest countryside was so beautiful and the pretty lake town of Titisee-Neustadt was so much fun to explore. The bus parks close to the town so easy walking around. We also had Black Forest cake! Next stop was Rhine Falls with a fun boat ride and time to take lots of pictures.
• Submitted 27 Sep 2018
This was a great day. Enjoyed seeing the countryside.
• Submitted 21 Sep 2018
This was the first trip I booked with viator and I was a bit doubtful how the tour will go. But it was really nice trip as the travel organizer viator assigned was really good. Sufficient time was provided in black forest and Rhine falls. Tour guide also provided us other informations which was good. for others also I would recommend this trip if you are in Zurich and looking or a day trip. Trip organizer was Gray Line Zurich.
• Submitted 14 Aug 2018
I know some other reviews had nothing good to say about this tour but I feel they were expecting too much from a 7 hour tour. If you only have one day to go to the Black Forest then this is the tour for you. You get about 2 hours in a small town within the Black Forest. There are many shops and restaurants as well as a boat tour of the lake to check out. With the tour group, which is larger, you get a 15 minute presentation on how the clocks are made and the rest of the time is yours. The town is more on the touristy side but still enjoyable. During the the drive there and back you get to see the forest. I would say my only complaint is that we didn't like we saw many other buses stopping to take a few pictures. After that it is on to the Rhine Falls. If you don't pay to do the boat ride there is really nothing else to do there. I would recommend doing the boat ride, you get close to the falls and it wasn't expensive. You NEED your PASSPORT for this tour.
• Submitted 12 Jul 2018
Beautiful place and the Rhine falls are beautiful
• Submitted 06 Jun 2018
very nice
• Submitted 08 May 2018
A very comfortable trip. Our guide was very informative and we had plenty of time to enjoy the sights. Highly recommended!
• Submitted 18 Jan 2018
What a wonderful Day Trip. The Black Forest was really beautiful as was the village of Titisee-Neustadt. The visit to the Cuckoo Clock maker Drubba was really enjoyable and informative. I thoroughly enjoyed Black Forest Gateau and coffee at a local cafe. Rhine falls were really spectacular and we got up close to them. I would highly recommend this Day Trip from Zurich.
• Submitted 12 Dec 2017
awesome ..the coco clock was not a good experience we were just taken to a shop not proper demonstration . the rest of the tour was nice. the Rhine falls woooooooo.....,the boat ride woooo ....
• Submitted 08 Dec 2017
My husband and I enjoyed this day trip! Our guide was friendly and knowledgeable! The Rhine Falls was awesome and we loved the cuckoo clocks we bought one!
• Submitted 01 Oct 2017
This tour was amazing!
• Submitted 01 Oct 2017
This tour was so enchanting! Our tour guide was superb and very informative. He was so kind to take the time to capture our pictures with the splendid views. If you have extra time on your trip to Switzerland, make sure to book this voucher. The original Black Forest cake is a delicacy and a once in a life time experience to taste!!
• Submitted 27 Sep 2017
We are glad we took this tour. It was short but enjoyable! The ride was good, smooth and slowed at photographic sights. Black Forest is a nice town. Rhine falls was spectacular. Pictures n videos aren't enough. We tried the famous Black Forest cake but it turned out too small. Guide wasn't too bad
• Submitted 11 Sep 2017
I suggest taking the boat trip at the falls. Was really cool getting so close.
• Submitted 28 Aug 2017
This tour was amazing!
• Submitted 03 Aug 2017
Great trip with many different experiences and good management. Really enjoyed it even though it rained most of the time.
• Submitted 26 Jun 2017
Worth it!
• Submitted 04 Nov 2016
Very beautiful and the clock demonstration was very informative.
• Submitted 03 Nov 2016
The tour was excellent and the tour guide Anna was very informative and helpful.
• Submitted 16 Oct 2016

In Brief

Location:
Zürich, Switzerland
Country:
Switzerland
Duration:
7 hours
Operates:
May to October
Monday to Friday
Highlights:
Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
Instant Confirmation
Led by a local guide

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