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Private Trip from Zurich to St. Gallen and Appenzell

1. Private Trip from Zurich to St. Gallen and Appenzell

Spend the day discovering Saint Gallen and Appenzell starting the thrilling private journey from your hotel or any suitable location for you in Zurich. Reaching Saint Galen, first you will see the main landmark of this charming city – the Abbey Library that has been acknowledged as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will be impressed by the elegant architecture together with the brightly-painted oriel windows and sophisticated Rococo design. Wander around the lovely Old Town free of traffic, where numerous cozy tea shops, shoe stores, perfumeries and petite coffee houses. Next, process to the small town of Appenzell, which is well known as the most traditional region of Switzerland. This is the perfect place for an unhurried walk through the streets full of chalets with aesthetically pleasing decorated facades and shops that sell local products. Visit the Appenzell Museum, which is located in the Townhall - strongly reflecting cultural and religious traditions. At the end, private return back to your hotel in Zurich.

Zürich: Appenzell Day-Trip with Cheese & Chocolate Tastings

2. Zürich: Appenzell Day-Trip with Cheese & Chocolate Tastings

Experience Appenzell in a small group on this fantastic excursion. Explore the idyllic region, which still maintains the old traditions, and discover the world of mountains, cheese, and chocolate. 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. Discover a typically Swiss farm and taste a glass of fresh cow milk before heading to the Appenzeller show dairy in Stein AR. Find out how natural Swiss milk and herbs are turned into Switzerland's tangiest cheese and marvel at the imposing cellar storing up to 12,500 wheels of cheese. Try to guess the top secret ingredients of the world-famous Appenzeller cheese during a cheese tasting. Go to Brülisau and take the cable car to the Hoher Kasten mountain, where you can admire the panoramic views from a height of 1,800 meters. Visit the impressive revolving restaurant, and enjoy the fantastic panoramic views of the hilly, green Appenzell region, the Rhine Valley, and Vorarlberg. Next, head to 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. Back in Appenzell, your tour guide will take you on a short walking tour, showing you the town's beautiful streets, squares, and decoratively painted wooden houses. Discover a traditional bakery and learn more about Appenzeller Biberli (Swiss gingerbread). You then have some time to explore the town on your own and purchase traditional souvenirs.

Appenzell Scavenger Hunt and Sights Self-Guided Tour

3. Appenzell Scavenger Hunt and Sights Self-Guided Tour

Get to know Appenzell at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour. You'll explore the city on foot and get points for solving different types of tasks: Find sights: You will use hints to find the best sights and hidden gems throughout the city. The map function in the app will help you get there. Solve questions: Once you’ve arrived at the place you’re looking for, you’ll be asked questions about the sight. Most of the time, the answers are hidden in signs, pictures, etc. A great and fun way to learn new things about the city. Have fun: During the adventure, you can also expect exciting photo tasks that require a lot of creativity. If you master the snapshots, you will be rewarded with points. Along the way, you’ll reach amazing places like the Landsgemeindeplatz, Löwendrogerie, Rathaus and many more exciting sights in the neighbourhood. After you book the game, you’ll get a game code via email with instructions on how to play. Head to the “Poststrasse 12" and use the code to unlock the game in the app. The tour ends at the Schmäuslemarkt. The experience is not limited in time. You can explore the city at your own pace and take breaks. Just download the Explorial-App, go to the starting point, and you’re ready to start with the game. The tour lasts on average about 1-2 hours.

Appenzell: Appenzeller Demonstration Dairy Ticket & Tastings

4. Appenzell: Appenzeller Demonstration Dairy Ticket & Tastings

Book your ticket to the Appenzeller Demonstration Dairy to experience the world-famous Appenzeller cheese. See where the cheese is made, get a taste of local flavors, and join hands-on activities. Take home your own herb mix.  Discover Appenzeller cheese production at the Appenzeller Demonstration Dairy, located in the midst of an idyllic and picturesque alpine landscape. Use an on-site telescope to get a sense of the vast landscape of the Alpstein massif and experience a 360-degree panoramic view.  Marvel at the impressive cheese cellar where up to 12,500 cheeses are stored and enjoy a fascinating view of the cheese vat. Explore the property and listen to the typical sounds of the Appenzellerland.  With the scent of herbs in the air, create your own herbal mix to enjoy at home. During cheese tastings, find out why Appenzeller cheese is known as the spiciest cheese.

Malpensa Airport: Private Transfer to Oberegg

5. Malpensa Airport: Private Transfer to Oberegg

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4.7 / 5

based on 29 reviews

The trip to the top of mount Hoher Kaster was spectacular! The view breathtaking. Appelzel is a picturesque small town with freshly baked goods, nice liquors and great chocolate, though very expensive. We tasted bits of organic cheese and chocolate and visited an organic farm. The guide, Monica was very friendly and helpful as well as knowledgeable. Nevertheless, I found the whole tour exorbitantly expensive.

Great trip around the Appenzell region highlighting the sights, people and history there. Konrad was a great guide to take us through - his knowledge, experience and his personal touch helped make this such a positive part of our trip.

Fantastic scenery, excellent cheese, and creative chocolates. Outstanding guide with excellent English.

Was very interesting & the staff was very friendly. Cheese is delicious.