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Basler Münster

The cathedral of Basel, the "Basler Münster".

FIND CULTURAL DAY TRIPS THROUGHOUT SWITZERLAND

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Chillon Castle

Chillon Castle is a medieval fortress located on a beautiful spot along Lake Geneva, with nice views over the lake. It’s close to the atmospheric town of Montreux and can easily be reached by public transportation and on foot.

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Maison Cailler

This chocolate factory and multi-media museum allows visitors to learn about the making of delicious Swiss chocolate.

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COVID-19 friendlyIndependent or small group activities that easily allow avoiding the masses

Gruyères

An atmospheric medieval town, known for its castle and the nearby cheese and chocolate factories.

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La Maison du Gruyère

This cheese factory and show dairy explains how the famous 'Le Gruyère AOP' cheese is made.

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Chocolate Train

Enjoy a one day train and bus trip from Montreux, visiting the cheese and chocolate factories near Gruyères.

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  • Attraction type: Culinary tour, Cheese;
    Culture;
    Culinary tour, Chocolate;
    Scenic trip, By train;
    Scenic trip, By bus
  • Escort: independent (no guide)
  • Region: Montreux (South-West Switzerland)
  • Duration: 1 day or less
COVID-19 friendlyIndependent or small group activities that easily allow avoiding the masses

Jet d'Eau Geneva

This huge fountain is the landmark of Geneva.

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Swiss Museum of Transport

Interactive museum with cars, trains, planes and more modes of transport. Great for both adults and children.

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COVID-19 friendlyIndependent or small group activities that easily allow avoiding the masses

Castles of Bellinzona

Explore the three castles of Bellinzona, a UNESCO World Heritage site from the Middle Ages.

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  • Attraction type: Culture, Museum;
    Culture, Monument;
    City tour
  • Escort: independent (no guide)
  • Region: Bellinzona (Ticino)
  • Duration: 1 day or less

Münster Cathedral Basel

Imposing cathedral along the river Rhine.

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Swissminiatur

The miniature version of Switzerland. You can see many of its highlights in a few hours.

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  • Attraction type: Culture, Museum
  • Escort: independent (no guide)
  • Region: Lake Lugano (Ticino)
  • Duration: 1 day or less

The Ticino region in one day

Don't have much time, or looking for an introduction to the Ticino region? This one day trip to Lugano and Locarno makes sure you won't miss the best spots.

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  • Attraction type: Natural site, Mountain top, By funicular;
    Natural site, Mountain top, By cable car;
    Natural site, Lake;
    Culture, Monument;
    City tour;
    Scenic trip, By train;
    Scenic trip, By boat
  • Escort: independent (no guide)
  • Region: Lake Maggiore (Ticino), Lake Lugano (Ticino)
  • Duration: 1 day or less

Madonna del Sasso

The Madonna del Sasso is a historical church on a sacred mountain just outside Locarno. The church, the walk to get there and the view from the top are definitely worth a visit.

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  • Attraction type: Culture, Monument;
    Natural site, Mountain top, By funicular
  • Escort: independent (no guide)
  • Region: Locarno (Ticino)
  • Duration: 1 day or less
COVID-19 safeActivities with extra hygiene measures to guarantee your safety Free cancellationAt least one (usually all) retailers listed here offer free cancellation for this activity

Entrance ticket to Chaplin's World

A ticket for an independent visit to this interactive museum. Explore the house and studio of Charlie Chaplin, the comic actor who shaped the film industry from the 1920's to the 1960's.

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Badge of ExcellenceThis activity meets the highest Viator quality standards and is well reviewed by travelers. More information. COVID-19 safeActivities with extra hygiene measures to guarantee your safety Free cancellationAt least one (usually all) retailers listed here offer free cancellation for this activity

Entrance ticket to the Olympic Museum in Lausanne

Entrance ticket to the Olympic Museum in Lausanne.

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COVID-19 safeActivities with extra hygiene measures to guarantee your safety Free cancellationAt least one (usually all) retailers listed here offer free cancellation for this activity

Entrance tickets to Maestrani’s Chocolarium

Entrance tickets to Maestrani’s Chocolarium: a Swiss chocolate factory in Flawil, where you can learn about chocolate, watch how it's made, taste it and buy it.

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  • Attraction type: Culinary tour, Chocolate;
    Culture, Museum
  • Escort: independent (ticket only)
  • Duration: 1 day or less
  • Details & booking: Viator.com
  • More ways to book: Tiqets, GetYourGuide

Guided two hour walking tour of Lucerne

Small group guided walk in the historical town center of Lucerne. Apart from many medieval buildings, the city wall, old town squares and the lake, you'll see famous sights: the Chapel Bridge, the Jesuit Church, and the Culture and Convention Centre on the lake front.

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Badge of ExcellenceThis activity meets the highest Viator quality standards and is well reviewed by travelers. More information. COVID-19 safeActivities with extra hygiene measures to guarantee your safety Free cancellationAt least one (usually all) retailers listed here offer free cancellation for this activity

Guided walk in Lucerne and a boat ride

A local guide takes you to the historical town center, including the Chapel Bridge and the castle (Château Gütsch). A one hour boat ride to see Lucerne and the mountains from a different perspective is included as well. This small group tour takes about 3 hours.

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Free cancellationAt least one (usually all) retailers listed here offer free cancellation for this activity

Walking tour of the Geneva Old Town and United Nations

2- to 3-hour guided walking tour from the United Nations buildings via the historical town center to Lake Geneva.

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Badge of ExcellenceThis activity meets the highest Viator quality standards and is well reviewed by travelers. More information. COVID-19 safeActivities with extra hygiene measures to guarantee your safety Free cancellationAt least one (usually all) retailers listed here offer free cancellation for this activity

Full day trip to medieval Gruyères and chocolate factory from Geneva

After a scenic bus ride you'll arrive in the medieval tiny town of Gruyères to admire the castle and the ancient houses. Visits to the Maison Cailler and the cheese factory are included too, and you'll have time to explore Gruyères on your own and have lunch.

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  • Attraction type: Culinary tour, Cheese;
    Culture, Museum;
    Culinary tour, Chocolate;
    Scenic trip, By bus
  • Escort: guide
  • Region: Geneva (South-West Switzerland)
  • Duration: 1 day or less
  • Details & booking: Viator.com
COVID-19 safeActivities with extra hygiene measures to guarantee your safety Free cancellationAt least one (usually all) retailers listed here offer free cancellation for this activity

Day trip to the Lavaux vineyards, Vevey, Montreux and Chillon Castle from Geneva

Enjoy Lake Geneva during this 10-hour guided tour. A stop in the vineyards and a glass of wine are included, as well Chillon Castle and stops in Vevey and Montreux.

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Badge of ExcellenceThis activity meets the highest Viator quality standards and is well reviewed by travelers. More information. COVID-19 safeActivities with extra hygiene measures to guarantee your safety Free cancellationAt least one (usually all) retailers listed here offer free cancellation for this activity

Swiss cheese, chocolate and the Golden Pass train from Geneva

This varied day trip from Geneva includes a bus ride along the lake to the medieval town of Gruyères, visits to the cheese and chocolate factory, and a scenic ride with the Golden Pass train.

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Swiss cheese, chocolate and the Golden Pass train from Lausanne

This varied day trip from Lausanne includes a bus ride along the lake to the medieval town of Gruyères, visits to the cheese and chocolate factory, and a scenic ride with the Golden Pass train.

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Free cancellationAt least one (usually all) retailers listed here offer free cancellation for this activity

Lake Geneva boat trip, Chillon Castle, Montreux and Vevey from Lausanne

A wonderful tour to the region called 'Swiss Riviera'! It includes a boat trip from Vevey to Chillon Castle, a visit to the castle and the opportunity to explore the picturesque towns of Vevey and Montreux.

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Free cancellationAt least one (usually all) retailers listed here offer free cancellation for this activity

Guided walk along the Lake Lucerne castles

Guided walking tour along the castles and villas in the Lake Lucerne region. This tour along St. Charles Hall, Neuhabsburg Castle, and Meggenhorn Castle takes about 4 hours.

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Free cancellationAt least one (usually all) retailers listed here offer free cancellation for this activity

Guided Stockalper Palace tour in Brig

Explore the impressive 3-tower 17th century castle with a guide. Afterwards, you can enjoy the gardens on your own.

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  • Attraction type: Culture, Monument
  • Escort: guide
  • Region: Brig (Valais)
  • Duration: 1 day or less
  • Details & booking: Viator.com
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